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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Aquitania

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • k2tog
  • ssk
  • YO
  • s1-k2tog-psso
  • 3/3LC
  • 3/3RC
  • garter stitch
  • short rows

Pattern Description:

In the year 800, Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, became the first emperor in Europe since the collapse of the Roman Empire three centuries before. Aquitania was one of the regions under his rule. A portion of Aquitania is now known as Aquitaine, a region in southern France on the Bay of Biscay.

Crescent is worked from a long cast on, through the lace and garter stitch short rows for shaping, to the bind off edge.

Model knit in largest size with 1 hank of yarn. 15 yards of yarn remained.


16 sts and 36 rows to 4 inches in stitch pattern, blocked

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 9 x 52, 10 x 63 [11 x 76, 12 x 89] inches
  • 23 x 132, 25 x 160 [28 x 193, 30.5 x 226] cm


  • Yarn: fingering weight; 350, 450 [550, 650] yards
  • Needles: US 5 (3.75 mm) needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Yarn needle
  • Cable needle (optional)
  • Stitch markers (optional)

Suggested yarn:

650 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Sheepwalk Yarn & Fiber


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I have knit and crocheted, and done various forms of embroidery and needlepoint since early grammar school. Making things with bits of colored string is so integral to my being that the few times of ...

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