Cerigo Shawl by Beatrice Perron Dahlen
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Cerigo Shawl

May 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 2 - 2.75 mm
1092 yards (999 m)
68 1/2" wide and 25 1/2" tall
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

-Size 68 1/2” wide and 25 1/2” tall
Yarn Knit One Crochet Too Cozette (62% silk, 30% cotton, 8% polyamide; 273 yd 250 m/50 g):
402 linen (MC), 2 skeins
682 midnight (CC), 2 skeins
-Gauge 17 sts and 35 rows = 4” in St st
Size 2 (2.75 mm): 29” or longer circular (cir) needle
Size 2 (2.75 mm) needle for border
Markers (m)
Cable needle (cn)
Waste yarn for provisional CO
Tapestry needle

Beatrice looked to depictions of ancient Greek garments to create a shawl. “This shawl was created with that simple beauty in mind. Its sections of reverse stockinette call to mind the gathered layers of fabric adorning the gods, and the applied border those simple and elegant embellishments. The yarn itself is divine: a silk cotton blend that has a lovely feel and is light to wear, something the Greek gods truly would have worn themselves.”