Welty by Stephen West


June 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
550 - 935 yards (503 - 855 m)
Small (Large)
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This top down semi-circular shawl grows with yarn over increases. Textured bands of garter stitch, seed stitch, and stockinette stitch welts decorate the fabric. Choose a small or Large size and knit with one color or adde colorful stripes to the welted sections. A playful picot bind off finishes this flirty shawl.

Size: Small (Large)

Finished Measurements: 62 (82)“ / 157 (208)cm wingspan, 12 (16)” / 30 (41)cm from CO to BO edge. Measurements taken after blocking.

Yarn: Fingering weight

Yardage: 550 (935)yds / 503 (856)m total

Large Size MC - 620yds / 567m
Large Size CC - 315yds / 288m total

Three colors were used for the large CC stripes.
CC 1 (cream) - 80yds / 73m
CC 2 (light brown) - 115yds / 105m
CC 3 (gray) - 120yds / 110m

Shown in: Small Solid Version
A Verb for Keeping Warm Even Tinier Annapurna
Colorway - Magic Horse

Striped Large Version
Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light
MC - Edison Bulb

Shibui Pebble
CC 1 - Ivory
CC 2 - Sidewalk
CC 3 - Ash

Needles: 40? US 4 / 3.5mm circular

Notions: Tapestry needle

Gauge: 20 sts and 48 rows = 4? / 10cm in garter stitch

Pattern Notes: The striped version uses 3 contrasting natural colors used in order from lightest to darkest and then repeated. For a solid version, ignore MC & CC in the instructions. For a striped version, do not break MC strand. Carry MC along the right edge.

Photography & makeup by Alexandra Feo