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Top-Down Shawl Workshop with Stephen West

September 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

**If this workshop has sold out and you wish to be added to our waitlist, please email the shop. Be sure to include your phone number.

Stephen West uses his popular shawl designs to talk about shape, construction and drape. Students will knit a small triangular swatch while topics such as cast ons, increases, bind offs and blocking are discussed. You will also learn some of Stephen’s favorite tips and tricks!


There will be time towards the end of the workshop to start a new Westknits shawl. Bring your chosen pattern from Ravelry and yarn for a new Westknits project or a shopping bag to shop for your next shawl! Stephen will help choose colors for your next project. Recommended patterns…


  • Scrap yarn
  • circular needles of choice for a swatch

About Stephen

Stephen West is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma. After moving to the Chicago area, he caught the knitting bug and started designing patterns while epic amounts of wool infiltrated into his life. There was no looking back. He now lives in Amsterdam and travels frequently teaching knitting workshops throughout the United States and Europe. He creates his own series of popular self-published pattern collections and also designs for Malabrigo Yarns and

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