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Daphne

by Ydun
The Apple Basket
Knitting
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches in Leaf pattern
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
383 yards (350 m)
Small
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A lacy, strappy top worked top-down and in the round in a laurel leaf pattern.

Daphne was a girl who, when pursued by the god Apollo in an amorous mood, was transformed into a laurel tree to escape his attentions. Apollo promptly adopted the laurel as his own holy tree, and thus poets are adorned with laurel wreaths.
I designed this for the Ravellenic Games 2012; hence the references to Greek mythology.