Aoide was the Ancient Greek titan muse of song and this shawl will make your heart and needles sing. It is a stunning heart-shaped shawl, worked top down in stripey stockinette with a gorgeous, wide lace border and eyelet edging.
The pattern is fully written and also has charts for the lace panel. The pattern has been tech edited and test knitted. There’s a screenshot of the pattern, and a list of the stitches used at the bottom of the photos. These additional techniques are used: provisional cast on, garter stitch tab and stretchy cast-off.
237m (260 yds) of Old Maiden Aunt Merino/Silk 4ply (50% Merino/50% silk, 400 yrds/100g) in Main Colour
146 m (160 yrds) of yrds of Old Maiden Aunt Merino/Silk 4ply (50% Merino/50% silk, 400 yrds/100g) in Contrast Colour
4mm (US 6) circular needles, 61 cm (24”) long
2 Stitch markers
Yarn needle for sewing in ends
Blocking mat and pins
20 stitches and 32 rows in 10 cm (4 inches) in stockinette stitch after blocking.
117 cm long by 69 cm deep (46” by 27”) after blocking.