Rhiannon by Sue Lazenby
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Rhiannon

Knitting
September 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 46 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch before blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
530 - 890 yards (485 - 814 m)
medium, large
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Available as a single pattern or as part of the Celtic Myth e-book collection.

Also available in the Create2Thrive webstore and on Patternfish as a KnitCompanion-ready file.

Rhiannon is pronounced Hree-AN-on (the “RH” is rolled like in Spanish “roho” but has a great deal more of the H sound in it than just R). I was inspired by Celtic tracery, the grid work on gates & pattern of horse shoes. This is a top down triangular shawl in two sizes (the large with a lace border) which makes a cosy wrap in either fingering or heavy lace weight / 3ply. The variety of patterns create an interesting knit for the intermediate knitter.

SIZES:
medium: heavy lace / 3ply - fingering: 47” - 50”/ 119 - 127 cm x 21” - 22” / 53 - 56 cm
large: heavy lace / 3ply (fingering): 56” / 142 cm x 26” / 66 cm (63” / 160 cm x 30” / 76 cm)

GAUGE: 4” / 10 cm over garter st before blocking:
heavy lace / 3ply on 3.75 mm needles 25 sts 46 rows
fingering on 4 mm needles 24 sts 46 rows

MATERIALS & TOOLS:

Yarn:
Medium: Heavy lace / 3ply - fingering approx. 530 - 550 yd / 485 m - 503 m
Large: Heavy lace / 3 ply (fingering) approx. 735 yd / 672 m (885 yd / 809 m)


Needles: 2 x 100cm / 40” circular needle.
Heavy lace / 3ply (fingering):
US # 5 / 3.75 mm (US # 6 / 4.0 mm) or size for gauge.
& US # 6 / 4.0 mm (US # 7 / 4.5 mm) or one size larger than main needle for smocked sections.


Notions: Waste yarn (& crochet hook if required) for provisional CO; cable needle (used for smocked stitch even if working cables without); 4 stitch markers; blocking wires & pins.

SKILL LEVEL: intermediate (3 / 5)

SKILLS NEEDED:
provisional CO, cabling, optional lace knitting.

The detailed instructions are fully written as well as charted throughout. There is a video link to show how to work the smocked stitch in the pattern.The pattern has been fully tech edited and tested.

I’d love to see your progress / finished shawl over in the
suseknits group.

NB: New regs in the EU (as of 13 june ‘14) mean that patterns aren’t refundable after download. HOWEVER if you’re unhappy in any way with your pattern I can still offer a refund / replacement. My T&Cs are here: http://www.suelazenbydesigns.com/p/the-small-print.html