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Maighdean Mhara


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Inspired by the silkiness of the yarn and a lace pattern reminiscing of diamonds and sea foam, Maighdean Mhara means Maiden of The Sea, and it honors a beautiful yarn. The shawl has arrow shaped ends (easy to CO, easy to BO!) BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit purl k2tog ssk k3tog sssk increase decrease yarn over GAUGE 19 sts / 23 rows in pattern = 4″ / 10cm

Supplies Needed

  • Laceweight yarn, such as Anzula Mermaid, 60% Plant fiber, 40% Silk, 700 yards / 640m per 115 grams.
  • US5 / 3.75mm needles
  • One crochet hook, similar size

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Spanish-born Ruth Garcia-Alcantud has been immersed in fashion from an early age and professionally designing knitwear for the last several years. With an attention for finishing and embellishing, she pairs elegant shapes with bright color and detail to stand the test of changing fashions. Her aim is to make you look amazing effortlessly. She has been published by Vogue Knitting, Twist Collective and Interweave. You can read her blog and browse her patterns at rock+purl When not designing or teaching, Ruth reads biographies, cooks and learns about photography from her home in West Sussex, UK. Join the rock+purl Ravelry group for updates on releases, discussions and questions/answers about the rock+purl patterns!!