Orithyia

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Orithyia Pattern

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Knitting: Orithyia
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Orithyia Zigzag
Orithyia Pages
Orithyia Plain

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized, Infant/Baby

Item:

Shawl

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Garter Stitch Tab
  • Increases - M1R and M1L
  • Decrease - S2k1pssp

Pattern Description:

Orithyia was the Ancient Greek goddess of the cold mountain winds. This shawl will keep you warm at the top of any mountain. It is a stunning heart-shaped shawl, worked top down in gorgeously warm and soft garter stitch and with two options for a bold striped edging.

You can see the two variations in the photos. The Zigzag shawl has a blue main colour and grey contrast colour and the Plain shawl has a grey main colour and blue contrast colour. I made both shawls from one skein of each yarn!

The pattern has written instructions only and includes suggestions on variations and tips on changing the size. The pattern has been tech edited and test knitted. There's a screenshot of the pattern in the photos.

Gauge:

19 stitches and 28 rows in 10 cm (4 inches) in garter stitch after blocking.

Gauge is not essential but will also affect the amount of yarn used. It will also change the size of the finished shawl.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 113 cm long by 55 cm deep (44.5" by 22") after blocking.

Materials:

  • 265 m (290 yds) of Fyberspates Rural Charm (70% BFL/20% silk/10% cashmere, 439 yds/100g) in Main Colour
  • 128 m (140 yds) of Fyberspates Rural Charm (70% BFL/20% silk/10% cashmere, 439 yds/100g) in Contrast Colour
  • 4mm (US 6) circular needles, 61 cm (24") long
  • Stitch Markers - 2 (for plain) or 6 (for zigzag)

You Will Also Need:

  • Yarn needle for sewing in ends
  • Blocking mat and pins

Suggested yarn:

440 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Fyberspates Rural Charm BFL Silk Cashmere

Colorway:

The Blues

About Designer

About Designer

Liz_C on craftsy.com
Kingfisher Knits
by Liz_C
Aberdeen, Scotland
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I?ve always loved creating things ? the list of crafts I?ve tried and enjoy is pretty long and varied. Learning to knit has been a fantastic experience for me ? it has all the advantages of my other crafts without the drawbacks. It?s relaxing, portable, practical & useful, decorative and offers boundless possibilities for creativity! There?s something magical in taking two sticks and some string ...

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