Manohara by Melissa J. Goodale


May 2012
22 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
440 - 940 yards (402 - 860 m)
Small or Large
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Manohara is the third of four patterns included in the Birds of Mythology ebook released as part of the Malabrigo Freelance Pattern Project for May 2012.

Have you ever wanted to spread your wings and fly away? Manohara is a half-bird/half-woman heroine of Buddhist and Hindu lore who flies away from danger. With the Manohara shawls, knitting can become your escape from the daily grind. With options to make this shawl your own—sock weight or lace weight, one color or two, garter stitch or lace—nothing will hold you down!

Note this design can be worked in Fingering Weight yarn at 22 sts per 4in/10cm or Lace Weight at 24 sts per 4in/10cm. Also it can be worked with 1 skein or 2, and 1 color or 2.

Fingering Weight Shawl:
Wing Span: 40in/51cm
Depth: 20in/102cm

Lace Weight Shawl:
Wing Span: 52in/132cm
Depth: 26in/66cm