Liz Corke Knit Design
Anthousai, named for the flower nymphs of Ancient Greece, is a top down crescent shawl. It has a modified dayflower lace pattern forming the vines climbing up from the border of the shawl. The border creates a gentle ruffle along the edge.
The shawl is availiable in two sizes. The large size is knit in Fyberspates Rural Charm BFL Silk Cashmere, in green and uses 760 yards of yarn, and the smaller size is Eden Cottage Yarns Titus 4ply, in orange and uses 437 yards.
The pattern includes both charts and written instructions, so however you like to read your patterns, you're covered! The pattern has been tech edited and test knitted.
- 760 yards of Fyberspates Rural Charm BFL Silk Cashmere (70% Wool, 20% Silk, 10% Cashmere, 439 yards / 100g) or 437 yards of Eden Cottage Yarns Titus 4ply, (70% Merino, 30% Silk, 437 yards / 100 grams) (or your preferred yarn)
- 4mm (US 6) needles,
- 8 Stitch markers
24 stitches and 31 rows in 10cm (4 inches) in garter stitch.
Gauge is not essential, but may change the size of the finished shawl. Differences in gauge will also effect the amount of yarn used.
Large: 170 cm long by 63.5 cm (67" long by 25" deep) after blocking.
Small: 126 cm long by 46 cm (49.5" long by 18" deep) after blocking.
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