Painting Bricks is a splashy semi-circular shawl. Easy garter stitch is combined with stockinette stitch stripes and slipped stitches for an exciting new Westknits shawl project.
Two skeins of the main color are combined with contrast colors in West Wool Bicycle. You can add as many contrast colors as you like to paint the bricks with your leftover color pops.
Finished Measurements Fingering Weight Version 94” / 239cm wingspan length, 28” / 71cm from CO to BO edge measured along center.
DK Weight Version 104” / 264cm wingspan length, 30” / 76cm from CO to BO edge measured along center. Measurements taken after blocking.
Yarn Fingering or DK weight
Yardage Fingering Weight Version MC - 720yds / 658m CC - 600yds / 549m total
The sample features 8 CC’s. The most yardage you need for the CC’s used in the border is approximately 85yds / 78m each. The CC’s used earlier in the pattern that aren’t used in the border only require between 45 – 70yds / 41 – 64m each.
DK Weight Version MC - 750yds / 686m CC - 650yds / 594m
Needles Fingering Weight Version US 5 / 3.75mm circular in 47” / 120cm length or size needed to obtain gauge
DK Weight Version US 7 / 4.5mm circular in 47” / 120cm length or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions 58 stitch markers, tapestry needle
Gauge Fingering Weight Version 20 sts & 40 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch after blocking
DK Weight Version18 sts & 36 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter sttich after blocking
Fingering Weight Version (dark blue MC) West Wool Bicycle MC - Marniére CC - White Peach, Roswitha, Beatrix, Glow, Prince, Aquamarine, Green Olive, & Cornflower
You can add as many color pops as you like. This shawl is great for showcasing leftover bits of fingering weight yarn!
DK Weight Version (light gray MC) West Wool Tandem MC - Pebble CC - White Peach, Roswitha, Beatrix, Glow, Prince, Aquamarine, Green Olive, & Cornflower along with some neon pops from Undercover Otter & La Bien Aimée