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Kore's Return Shawl

Knitting
March 2012
Lace / 2 ply ?
US 6 - 4.0 mm
600 yards (549 m)
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From the pattern:

Kore is another name for the Greek goddess Persephone, who spent half of every year in Hades. When she returned to the land of the living each year, her mother Demeter was so overjoyed by her return that the earth burst forth with bounty – or what we know as springtime. So to celebrate Kore’s return (or perhaps to hurry it along!) here is a shawl bursting forth with flowers great and small, ready to keep out the spring chill and welcome the sun.

Yarn 600 yds (550 m) lace-weight Shown: Madelinetosh Tosh Lace in Rose; 100% merino wool, 2-ply, 950 yds (868 m)/4 oz (113 g)

Needles US size #6 (4 mm), or size to obtain desired fabric; 20 in circular (or longer) recommended

Gauge Not crucial to project

Notions Tapestry needle; 20 stitch markers (optional, for placing between pattern repeats)

Finished size 49 in (125 cm) by 18 in (46 cm)

This pattern is presented in written form for the initial portion of the shawl, and in both charted and written formats for the lace sections of the shawl. This pattern requires basic lace decreases and features simple shaping, and is suitable for an adventurous beginner.