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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Ione

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • k2tog, k3tog, ssk, YO, short rows

Pattern Description:

Translated from the Greek, Ione (pronounced eye-Oh-nee) means "violet flower." Ione was one of Nereus and Doris' fifty daughters, a sea nymph, who with her sisters was helpful to sailors fighting perilous storms, most often in the Aegean Sea.

Shawl is worked sideways along the long edge starting with the lace pattern, and ending with garter stitch short rows that shape it into a pleasing crescent. Either size can be worn as a scarf or shoulder shawl.

Model: Twist, Yarns of Intrigue Bamboo Sock in large size; 425 yards in 100 grams; 50% superwash merino, 25% bamboo, 25% nylon

Stitch instructions: Charted and written.


13.75 sts to 4 inches (10 cm) in lace pattern, blocked

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 63 x 7.75 [73.5 x 8.5] inches; 160 x 19.7 [186.7 x 21.6] cm


  • Yarn: fingering weight; 230 [300] yards
  • Needles: US 5 (3.75 mm) needles

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers are optional

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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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