Directoire by Patricia Martin
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Directoire

Knitting
June 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
400 - 440 yards (366 - 402 m)
One size (106cm (42”) x 51cm (20”))

Due to changes to EU legislation with regard to Value Added Tax liability from 1st January 2015 I have decided to temporarily suspend pattern sales until it becomes clear what the best option for me will be. I will also be using this opportunity to develop some new patterns, revise layouts, make any amendments and take some new photos. I haven’t set a date for reopening my Ravelry store but it’s unlikely to be before early summer 2015. If you’d like to be notified when I reopen send my a personal message and I’ll add you to a list for earburning when I reopen.

This shawl is inspired by the neo-classical Directoire style of the late 18th and early 19th century. The striking swags of the lace border echo the developing neo-classical architecture of the period and look best in a solid or semi-solid yarn.

The colourway in the sample photos is Robin