Aghamora by Ágnes Kutas


April 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in pattern (Chart A), measured on the blocked shawl
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
405 - 722 yards (370 - 660 m)
XS, S, M, L
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Slowly the sun rises and the weather warms, germinating an idea, sprouting new growths that will be both calm and complex as they tell a story with nature’s forms.

In the opening chapter of this pattern, delicate growths quickly bloom, effortlessly, cables without a cable needle. Their easy-to-memorize pattern is a soothing rhythm that forms the main landscape of the shawl’s body; a pattern that appears complex yet is an easy repeat that quickly grows. But then, the pattern intensifies, as these growths fade and develop with twisting cables and lace into a pattern of outstretched leaves that define the border of the shawl. And finally, just as the afternoon daylight and fading sun of the harvest announces the last chapter of the story, the pattern calms again, into an easy rhythm of ribbing and decreasing leaves that stretch out their points.

Aghamora is a cable and lace, crescent-shaped shawl worked from the top-down through the border. Includes both charted and written instructions. US and metric measurements.

The finished size of your shawl is easily adjustable, by working additional repeats as noted in the pattern.

Araucania Nuble
75% merino 25% silk
249 meters (272 yards) / 50 grams
Colorway: #13

370 (460, 560, 660) meters
405 (503, 612, 722) yards

3.75 mm (US 5) circular needle
4 mm (US 6) circular needle
4.5 mm (US 7) circular needle

stitch markers (optional)
cable needle
blocking pins

XS 85.5 x 37 cm or 33¾ x 14½ inches
S 100 x 41 cm or 39¼ x 16¼ inches
M 114.5 x 45 cm or 45 x 17¾ inches
L 129 x 49 cm or 50¾ x 19¼ inches

20 stitches / 30 rows = 10 cm (4 inches)
in pattern (Chart A), measured on the
blocked shawl.

Obtaining the gauge given is not crucial for a successful project but will affect the finished size and the yardage needed.