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Maidenhair Shawl

Knitting
January 1997
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches in Moss Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
2160 yards (1975 m)

Maidenhair Shawl:

Alice Starmore: "This shawl illustrates the impact of yarn and colour choice upon the patterns. The patterns are the same as in the cardigan, but the thicker, heathered wool creates an effect that is soft and subtle."



Virtual Yarns yarn pack requires the book Aran Knitting; 18 skeins, one size, about $185.


Aran Knitting
is one of the more technique-oriented Alice Starmore Books, yet still has many of her famous textured designs.



Alice Starmore Hebridean 3-ply, Alice Starmore Scottish Heather, and Jamieson’s Simply Shetland Heather Aran (formerly Soft Shetland) are comparable yarns.

Resources:
Knitting Beyond the Hebrides knit list