Westknits

Internationally renowned knitting designer Stephen West creates his own series of popular self-published pattern collections and also designs for Malabrigo Yarns and knitty.com.

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Book 2

$22.00
tephen West delivers another collection of fun woolly accessories in Westknits Book Two. The 11 new designs range from various hats and scarves to cabled mittens and a blanket. Heavily influenced by quality yarns and rustic textures, Stephen introduces crisp patterns that utilize simple stitches to showcase the yarns and colors. Enjoy creating these one-of-a-kind accessories! Learn More

Botanic Hat

$6.95
Short Description: This design was inspired by the simplicity of a wooden pavilion roof at the Chicago Botanic Gardens. Knit from brim to crown, this reversible ribbed beanie features pronounced slipped stitch columns that feed into the center top of the hat. Materials Used: Worsted weight, MC ~ 80yds(standard), 120yds(folded brim), CC - 60yds; Shown in Cascade Ecological Wool & Debbie Bliss Luxury Tweed (standard version), Malabrigo Merino Worsted & Plymouth Boku (folded brim version) Needle Size: 1 set US 6/4mm and US 7/4.5mm DPNs Gauge: 22 sts = 4"/10cm in 3x1 rib (unstretched), using US 7/4.5mm needles Finished Measurements: One size to fit average adult head (22-24"/56-61cm) Pattern Includes: Option to knit standard beanie style or the hat with a folded brim. Skill Level: Beginner Learn More

Chevry

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Short Description: Chevry is a top-down shawl featuring a graphic chevron motif in the center. Four strands of yarn are used to create the bold blocks of color within the fabric using the intarsia technique. Garter and stockinette stitch provide easy knitting so you can focus on the construction and colorwork. Materials Used: Yarn: Fingering weight Color A: 400yds / 366m, Color B: 320yds / 293m Shown in: A Verb for Keeping Warm Floating (70% Superfine Alpaca, 20% Silk, 10% Cashmere; 400yds / 366m per 100g skein) Color A: Tide Pools Color B: Supernova Needle Size: 32? US 3 / 3.25mm circular Gauge: 22 sts and 44 rows = 4? / 10cm in stockinette stitch Finished Measurements: 20? / 51cm. From CO edge to tip along center stitch. 74? / 188cm. Wingspan along top edge. Measurements taken after blocking. Learn More

Clockwork

$6.30
Clockwork is an enjoyable striped garter stitch shawl/scarf, perfect for featuring two beautiful colors of yarn. Bold slipped stitch columns add structural interest while increases give this gear-inspired design a unique arched shape. Picking colors is always the hardest part, but have fun and be prepared to make a striking statement. Finished Measurements: 10? / 25cm wide from CO to BO, 92? / 234cm from tip to tip along BO edge Yarn: Fingering weight Color A: 420 yds Color B: 275 yds Learn More

Daybreak

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Daybreak is a semicircular shawl, featuring clear graphic stripes that echo a rising sun. The generous wingspan allows the fabric to drape comfortably around your shoulders and neck. There is plenty of room to play with color in the three sections of this arched shawl. There are three sizes available to knit this shawl. Small (Medium, Large) Yardage Color A: 135 (240, 325) yds / 123 (219, 297)m Color B: 200 (270, 440) yds / 183 (247, 402)m Suggested yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Sock Schoppel-Wolle Zauberball Yarn weight: Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) Gauge: 23 stitches = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch Needle size: US 4 - 3.5 mm Learn More

Earth & Sky

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Sizes: Small Medium, Large Finished Measurements: 15 18.5, 23.5? / 38 47, 60cm from CO edge to tip along center stitch, 55 68, 80? / 140 173, 203cm wingspan along top edge. Measurements taken after blocking. Measurements will alter depending on needle size, tension, fiber content, and how much you stretch the fabric when blocking. Recommended Yarn: 3 colors of Fingering or Sport weight Suggested Yarn: The Fibre Company Road to China Light Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light Yardage: Color A: 150, (150, 260)yds / 137, (137, 238)m Color B: 65, (175, 175)yds / 59, (160, 160)m Color C: 180, (225, 318)yds / 165, (206, 291)m Learn More

Flamboyan

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Flamboyan is an elegant triangular shawl composed of garter and stockinette stitch along with a ribbed edge. Basic intarsia techniques are utilized to achieve a block of color in the center of the shawl. Choose your favorite color combination and luxuriate in this special piece of knitwear! Finished Measurements: 78? / 198cm wingspan along top edge, 21? / 53cm from CO edge to tip along center stitch Color A: 400 yds / 366m Color B: 440 yds / 402m Pattern Notes: You will be working with two separate strands of color A so split color A into two balls. This shawl can easily be made smaller or larger by knitting to a different number of inches. Learn More

Garter Goodness

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This large wrap begins with a small corner cast on. Yarn over increases gradually curve from the I-cord edge resulting in an expansive fabric. The sample features four colors, but feel free to experiment with dditional stripes and colors from your stash. The garter stitch goodness is perfect for mindless travel knitting. Gauge: 20 sts & 40 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch. Finished Measurements: 52” / 132cm long from CO to BO edge, 154” / 391cm wide measured along BO edge. Materials Used: Fingering weight Yardage: Approximately 1380yds / 1262m total. Colors A, B, & C each used 375yds / 343m Color D used 255yds / 233m. Shown in: Hedgehog Fibres Sock Yarn (85% Merino, 15% Nylon; 383yds / 350m per 100g skein) Color A - Monarch Color B - Bike Bell Color C - Stone Color D - Graphite Needle Size: 60” US 5 / 3.75mm circular Pattern Includes: Detailed written instructions Learn More

Herbivore

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Herbivore is a shawl named after the plant-like structures within the fabric. Increases at each edge and at three other locations create the unique shape, while twisted stitches branch out from those increases. This pattern uses about 430 yds of a fingering weight yarn and would look great in solid as well as variegated and semi-solid yarns. Learn More

Jag In Garter

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This long scarf begins with a strip of I-cord. Westknits’ signature shortcut rows elongate the shape and contrasting stripes with yarn overs accent the angles. The I-cord jags are incorporated into the shortcut row wedges so there is minimal finishing with just a few ends to weave in. Choose one main color and several contrast color stripes or change your main color in each short row wedge with one contrast color. The color possibilities are endless! Gauge: 22 sts & 48 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch Finished Measurements: 2 [17]” / 30 [43]cm at widest part, 82 [124]” / 208 [315]cm wingspan. Measurements taken after blocking. Sizes: Small [Large] Materials Used: Fingering weight Yardage: MC: 710 [1050] yds / 649 [960]m CC: 100 [130]yds / 91 [119]m total Large Size: CC1: 20 yds / 18m CC2: 20 yds / 18m CC3: 25 yds / 23m CC4: 65 yds / 59m Needle Size: 47” US 4/ 3.5mm circular Pattern Includes: Detailed written instructions Learn More

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