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Call of the Sirens

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Call of the Sirens

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, yarn over, decreases
  • knit cast-on
  • chart reading
  • grafting / Kitchener stitch

Pattern Description:

The Call of the Sirens lace stole draws on the Greek myths about the Sirens. The Sirens' calls could bewitch sailors to make them forget who they were and and where they were going. Often the Sirens caused them to forget to navigate their ships and the ships would be wrecked against the rocky shore.
The edging of the stole show the waves, followed by the rocky shoreline. The center portion of the stole represents the braided hair of the beautiful Sirens.

Gauge:

16 sts, 24 rows = 4" (10 cm) in pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • length: 197 cm (77.5") adjustable
  • width 75 cm (29.5")

Materials:

  • 850 yds laceweight yarn
  • US 7 (4.5 mm) needles

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch holder

Suggested yarn:

850 yards of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

The Verdant Gryphon Mithril


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Intermediate
Knitting
Accessory
Women
Shawl
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I'm originally from the west coast of Sweden, but have traded the rugged cliffs of Bohuslän for the Canadian wilderness. I'm is located in the rural parts of Ottawa and spend most of my summers ...

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