Ione by Laura Patterson


December 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
13.75 stitches = 4 inches
in lace
US 5 - 3.75 mm
230 - 300 yards (210 - 274 m)
small, large
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Translated from the Greek, Ione (pronounced eye-Oh-nee) means “violet flower.” Ione was one of Nereus and Doris’ fifty daughters, a sea nymph, who with her sisters was helpful to sailors fighting perilous storms, most often in the Aegean Sea.

Scarf is worked sideways along the long edge starting with the lace pattern, and ending with garter stitch short rows that shape it into a pleasing crescent. Either size can be worn as a scarf or shoulder shawl.

Size (length x width): 63 x 7.75 (73.5 x 8.5) inches; 160 x 19.7 (186.7 x 21.6) cm.

Yarn: 230 (300) yards fingering weight yarn

Skills: k2tog, k3tog, ssk, YO, short rows.

Notions: Stitch markers are optional.

Stitch patterns: Charted and written.