This Stephen West pattern is from the Amsterdam collection, a collection of knitting patterns inspired by the city of bikes.
This top-down shawl uses lace or fingering weight yarn in five different colors. Hold two strands of yarn together and knit thick garter stitch stripes in this top-down triangular shawl. Short rows are added to one half of the triangle in an eyelet stitch pattern, forming a long asymmetrical shape.
Yarn: Lace (Fingering) weight. Yarn is held double.
Finished Measurements: 19 (22)″ / 48 (56)cm from CO to BO along center stitch, 100 (110)″ / 254 (279)cm wingspan along top edge. Measurements taken after blocking.
Yardage: Lace Weight Version
Color A: 470yds / 430m
Color B: 445yds / 407m
Color C: 260yds / 238m
Color D: 305yds / 279m
Color E: 221yds / 202m
Fingering Weight Version
Color A: 220yds / 201m
Color B: 285yds / 261m
Color C: 360yds / 329m
Color D: 420yds / 384m
Color E: 320yds / 293m
Needles: 40” US 5 / 3.75mm (US 7 / 4.5mm) circular
Notions: Tapestry needle, 2 stitch markers