Fíorghrá by Knitterarium

Fíorghrá

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Knitting
November 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
400 yards (366 m)
Size shown – 60" [152.5cm] long x 10" [25.5cm] wide. Easily adaptable and notes are given on how to do this in the pattern.
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Fíorghrá - means true love in Irish.

In many of our Celtic legends we hear stories of true love and the trials and sorrows that had to be overcome for true love.

Fíorghrá brings together these elements and unites them all in a lace beaded scarf.

The intertwining hearts that run the length of Fíorghrá are made up of beaded tear drop shapes; forever joining romance with tragedy.

Starting off from a crochet provisional cast on (details given); visually the intertwining hearts run up the side of the scarf for one side, stitches are then picked up and the other side is worked so that the intertwining hearts join and come together to meet in the middle.

The ends on either side are open beaded loops which give a gentle, scalloped, feminine look and add to the romance of this pattern.

Yarn:
400yds/366m Fingering Sock Weight Yarn made the size shown.

Needles:
4mm US size 6 needles.

Skills Required:
sl2tog-k1-p2sso, k2tog, p2tog,ssk, yo, crochet provisional cast on

Gauge:
28 sts and 30 rows = 4” 10cm stockinette stitch using 4mm needles.

Notions:
About 180 size 5 Miyuki triangle beads
1mm crochet hook or preferred method for attaching beads
4mm crochet hook
Cotton waste yarn in same weight yarn as scarf

Finished Measurements:
Size shown – 60” 152.5cm long x 10” 25.5cm wide.
Fíorghrá is easily adaptable and this is explained in the pattern notes.

Pattern includes charts and full written instructions with bead placement shown clearly in both sets of directions. You may find it useful to print your pattern on a colour printer though should you not have one you could always use a coloured pencil to mark your beaded stitches.

TERMS OF USE:
This pattern is intended for your personal non-commercial use only. Do not copy, share or sell the pattern.