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Rhiza

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This shawl mimics the wings of a Rhiza laciniosa as depicted in Mémoires sur les lépidoptères. From a simple center to rippling detail. Rhiza is a genus of moth (don’t worry not the wool eating type).

There are three files - all, just charted, and just written.

Sizes and yarn:
Large grey
Fyberspates Scrumptious Lace 55% Merino, 45% Silk 1093 yards/100 grams; color: 506 Slate; 1 skein
Height (Center to tip) 52 inches/132 cm
Length (Wingspan) 92 inches/ 234 cm

Matte Grey
Wollmeise Lace-Garn 100% Merino 1740 yards / 300 grams; color: Graf Ratz; 1 skein.
Height (Center to tip) 31 inches/ 79 cm
Length (Wingspan) 87 inches/ 221 cm

Pink
The Periwinkle Sheep Wink L A C E 75% Merino, 20% Silk, 5% Metallic 875 yards/100 grams; color: Orchid; 1 skein.
Height (Center to tip) 35 inches/ 89 cm
Length (Wingspan) 69 inches/ 175 cm

Light Blue
Juno Fibre Arts Alice 70% Alpaca, 20% Silk, 10% Cashmere 437 yards/100 grams; Flight; 1 skein.
Height (Center to tip) 24 inches/ 61 cm
Length (Wingspan) 35 inches/ 89 cm

Gauge and needles:
Large grey
18 sts/36 rows = 4” in stockinette after blocking on US 4 (3.5 mm)
Matte Grey
24 sts/40 rows = 4” in stockinette after blocking on US 2 (2.75 mm)
Pink
36 sts/48 rows = 4” in stockinette after blocking on US 1 (2.25 mm)
Light Blue
24 sts/34rows = 4” in stockinette after blocking on US 5 (3.75 mm)

And thanks to Marsha, Lexie, Becca, and EmiJ for being models.