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Anteros Shawl


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Anteros is the god of requited love in greek mythology. What's better than being wrapped up in your favorite shawl on a cold day? This shawl is simple and elegant, you'll love knitting it and wearing it, and it'll love you too! This pattern is for a simple and elegant shawl that features lovely lace stripes. The shawl is worked from the top down, beginning with a garter stitch tab. This shawl is easy to customize, and after beginning the stockinette portion you could begin working the lace stripes as early or as late as you would like. You can also choose to make the lace or stockinette stripes larger, or work more or less stripes. Any lace, fingering, sport, or DK weight yarn can be used for this shawl. The size and amount of yarn will vary according to the weight and quantity of yarn used. The sample shown uses 500 yards of fingering weight yarn and measures 66" x 26" at center spine (168 x 66 cm). BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit, purl, increase, yo, GAUGE Gauge is not essential for this pattern SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS sizes vary, pattern can be made in a variety of yarns SUGGESTED YARN 500 yards of Fingering weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Swans Island Merino Fingering

Supplies Needed

  • US 6 (4mm) 32" circular knitting needles
  • yarn needle

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Mari Knits
Mari Knits
I started knitting in the long cold winters of Armenia while serving in the Peace Corps. Knitting was a way for me to keep some remaining shreds of sanity. My first knitting projects were small toys that I would hide in my friends homes when I went to visit them...Ok, maybe knitting fed my lack of sanity.