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Childeric's Bees

Knitting
June 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
US 7 - 4.5 mm
625 - 900 yards (572 - 823 m)
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This design was inspired by the golden bees uncovered in the tomb of Childeric (king of the Franks ~457-481). I’ve added a few flowers at the top of each bee.

This pattern is a long curving scarf/shawl made up of wedge-shaped repeats. The length can be adjusted by changing the number of repeats. The sample scarf has 14 repeats, but 11 would make a good-sized scarf that would hang nicely around your neck.

Instructions are both written and charted.

This pattern was the subject of my 2012 Tour de France KAL.