Skuld by Anna Dalvi

Skuld

Knitting
June 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
US 6 - 4.0 mm
195 cm x 70 cm (77" x 28") adjustable in pattern
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Skuld is the first shawl in a series of three shawls on the theme of the three Norns (UrΓ°r, VerΓ°andi and Skuld) in Norse mythology. The determine the fate of all living creatures by spinning the threads of life. And they water Yggdrasil – the tree of life – so the branches do not dry out or rot.

Skuld is the Norn representing the future, and since the future is dark and unknown for us mortals, I choose to use β€œSleep Comes Down” in dark blues and black.

The Norns are responsible for spinning the threads of life for all living things, and our lives are all intertwined.