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The Goddesses are seven lacy, crocheted wrap patterns all inspired by Nashville’s connection with Athens through our full-size replica of the Parthenon.

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Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Rita’s Wrap is a crescent-shaped lace piece that builds in layers from the center out. Made with a hank of your favorite hand-dyed lace-weight yarn--we chose one with a little squish to it--and blocked sharply to enhance the stitch definition and laciness, Rita’s perfect to accompany you on your summer travels.
Crochet: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Athena’s Wrap is a lacy accessory. It is worked sideways to create the length and a good portion of the width of the wrap. The laciest rows are then worked back and forth along the bottom edge of the fabric. After blocking, it is 76 in.(193cm) along the inner curve, and 9.5 in.(24.1cm)wide.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Hestia is our newest Parthenon-inspired wrap. It is a light wrap roughly scalene in shape. It begins with a tiny number of stitches at one side, and gradually increases in length and width. The lotus flower edging is added after the body is completed.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Ersa is a generous, asymmetrical wrap as written. Initially worked in short rows to achieve the length, it is completed with a dramatic border worked in long rows along the edge. The pattern also offers options for a symmetrical wrap or a scarf.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Jo’s Shawlette is a lace-edged piece that makes the most of your precious luxury yarns. Made with one ball of lighter-than-air silk and mohair, it’s a lacy wisp of a wrap. Worked up in specialty yarns with sequins or beads, it adds a little sparkle to your wardrobe. Jo’s Shawlette also makes a quick holiday gift for a family me...
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Cate’s Wrap is a tribute to the beautiful, knitted design, Nymphalidea, by Melinda VerMeer. It is worked in two lace weight yarns--one with gradual color changes, and the other in a sharply contrasting color. The yarns are not cut but are carried up the side. Cate’s Wrap is worked like a triangle with short rows along one side. The s...
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Epione is a generous, crescent-shaped wrap. Initially worked in short rows to achieve the length, it is finished with a dramatic border worked in rows along the outside edge.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Patty’s Wrap is a crocheted tribute to the knitted design, Happy Street, by Veera Valimaki. It is worked from the top down in lace-weight yarn. Formed using short rows of bold stripes, the final wrap is a symmetrical, crescent-shaped shawl.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Phemonoe is a generous, spiral-shaped wrap. Initially worked in repeating, nested crescents to achieve the length, it is finished with a lacy border worked in rows along outside edge.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
With Aganippe, Gina Lynette and I begin a series of wraps with names from Ancient Greek myths. Our inspiration and backdrop for this series is the full-sized replica of the Athenian Parthenon located here in Nashville, TN. It was constructed as part of the state’s Centennial Exposition.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Calliope is the second in our series of wraps inspired by the Nashville Parthenon replica. It is a generous, crescent-shaped wrap initially worked side-to-side and then finished with lacier parts worked in rows along the bottom curve. It is crocheted in a hand-dyed, chocolate-colored, merino-silk blend yarn. In the myths, Calliope was the muse o...
Crochet: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Bobbe’s Summer Scarf is worked with a single skein of self-striping yarn. It’s light enough to be worn on the warmest days, but substantial enough to keep off the chill when you step inside.
Crochet: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Kendall’s Lace is a crescent-shaped shawl or scarf worked from the top down beginning with a small number of stitches. Its generous proportions and airy drape allow it to be worn as a shawl or gathered as a scarf. Crocheted in a linen/cotton blend, it’s perfect for spring days and cool summer nights.
Crochet: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Leah’s Lace is a crescent-shaped shawl or scarf worked from the top down. Its generous proportions and airy drape allow it to be worn as a shawl or gathered as a scarf. The pattern can be easily adjusted to make any size wrap or to use almost every yard of that special yarn.
Crochet: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Carolyn’s Lace is a crescent-shaped shawl or scarf made with one Schoppel Laceball. It is worked from side to side for the body, and the laciest part is worked back and forth in rows when the top part is finished. Short rows give the wrap its curved shape.
Crochet: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Shayron’s Lace is a circular shawl or scarf made with lace-weight yarn. It is worked side to side for the denser body, and the laciest parts are worked along the outer curve when the top part is finished.
Crochet: Scarf
Fibonacci’s Biased is a lightweight wrap or scarf in the shape of a parallelogram. It uses the Fibonacci Sequence in both ascending and descending order to achieve the striping. The wrap is worked on the bias, so the striping is diagonal.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Sandra’s Wrap is a lacy, linen wrap worked sideways for the top section. The lacier edging is added last and worked back and forth along the lower curve of the wrap. The curve in the wrap is created with short rows.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Olivia’s Wrap is worked in two colors of lace weight yarn. I used Mountain Colors Winter Lace Juniors. Each hank of the Juniors contains 600 yards. When I finished the wrap, I had very small balls of each color left.
Crochet: Cowl
Diana’s Cowl is a long, lacy cowl crocheted as a rectangle and then seamed together with slip stitches. Each side of the cowl features a different lace pattern. One side has a ribbed look; the other side has a bumpy look. The inside and outside edgings are added to the cowl last.
Crochet: Scarf
Mia’s Scarf is a tubular, lace scarf worked in both Freia Ombre and Freia Flux lace. The Ombre color, Cloud, gradually grows darker as the scarf develops; the Flux color, Seaglass, gives the scarf pops of unusual color.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Several months ago, my very stylish friend and accomplished knitter, Sue, came into the yarn store with her Bermuda Scarf designed by Ilga Leja. It was beautiful, and I spent lots of time staring at it. I wanted to design a crocheted shawlette that would pay tribute to Ilga Leja’s wonderful design, so I came up with Sue’s Shawlette. ...
Crochet: Cowl
Jess’s Cowl is a long, lacy cowl worked in one of the dreamy Freia Ombre laceweights. It takes one ball to complete the cowl. The body works up in three colors; the inside edging works up in one color; and the outside edging works up in the last two colors in the ball.
Crochet: Cowl
Mackensie’s Cowl is a long, lightweight cowl that can be worked up in 2-3 evenings of crocheting. It would be a quick holiday gift for a friend or relative.
Crochet: Cowl
Marissa’s Cowl is a 4-color striped cowl worked flat in one piece and then seamed together at the neck. It is approximately 11 inches (28cm) in width and 36 inches (91.4cm) around.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
I think Derecho, by Laura Aylor, is a wonderful design. I have stared and stared at it, trying to figure out its road map. Here is my crocheted tribute to Laura’s lovely knitted design-- Meg’s Wrap.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Michele’s Lace is a delicate, crescent-shaped shawlette 52 inches (132cm) from tip-to-tip and 12.5 inches (31.7cm) in width (post-blocking). It is worked from the top down and begins with 10 chain stitches.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Kelly’s Lace is a very lightweight shawl/wrap which begins at the center-top with 3 chain stitches. It increases in both length and width with each row. The final row before the edging is the longest row. As you can see, the wrap lends itself to yarns which change color. The Freia Flux forms v-shaped stripes of color as the wrap grows.
Crochet: Cowl
Many, many thanks to all of the Ravelers who have supported me by purchasing, making, and commenting on my designs. I appreciate your support so much! This month marks my first anniversary for submitting designs on Ravelry, and I wanted to thank each of you. So, here is my Thank-You Cowl.
Crochet: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Heidi Kirrmaier created a wonderfully clever and good-looking wrap/scarf for knitters called Windward. Zoe’s Lace is my tribute to her fun design.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Oh, how I have admired Paulina Popiolek’s Cameo! It is beauty and simplicity wrapped into one wrap. I asked Paulina if she would allow me to try my hand at a crocheted version inspired by her design, and she told me to go for it. Here, then, is Lara’s Wrap.
Crochet: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
One of the most beautiful garter stitch designs on Ravelry is Color Affection by Veera Valimaki. I have admired it for a long while, and I wanted to make a crocheted wrap inspired by Veera’s design. So, here is Stephanie’s Wrap.
Crochet: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Claire’s Lace is a long, triangular wrap, shawlette, or scarf worked side-to-side for the body. Then, the laciest parts are worked back and forth across the length of the wrap.
Crochet: Scarf, Necktie, Shawl / Wrap
Nori’s Lace is a long, triangular wrap, shawlette, or scarf worked side-to-side for the body. Then, the laciest parts are worked back and forth across the length of the wrap.
Crochet: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Sara’s Wrap is a lacy accessory. It’s worked sideways to create the body of the wrap, and the crocheted edging is added last. After blocking, it is 65 in.(165cm) along the inner curve, and 84 in. (213 cm) along the outer curve of the fabric. From the top of the wrap to the tip of the picot on the edging, it is 10.5 in. (26.6cm) in length.
Crochet: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Ava’s Wrap is a lacy accessory. It’s worked sideways to create the body of the wrap, and the crocheted edging is added last. After blocking, it is 59 in.(150cm) along the inner curve, and 77 in. (195.5cm) along the outer curve of the fabric. From the top of the wrap to the tip of the picot on the edging, it is 10 in. (25.4cm) in length.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Donau Wrap is a light wrap 82 inches (208 cm) in length by 21 inches (53cm) at the widest point. Donau is Danube in German, and I named it this because the Noro colorway reminded me of the river I saw in both Germany and Serbia. Both sides of the wrap come to a point, so that it is not completely rectangular in shape. Although I have provided a ...
Crochet: Bag - Other
This is a quick and easy bag to make. It’s perfect for your small, take-along projects. The bag is 7 inches (17.8cm) high, and the square bottom is 5 inches x 5 inches (12.7cm square). To close the bag, simply push the longer strap through the loop made by the shorter strap. It can, then, be worn on your wrist. Gauge is not really importan...
Crochet: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Violet Waves is a lightweight wrap for spring and summer. It softly undulates with the wonderful colors of Noro yarn. The finished wrap measures 72 inches (182.9cm) in length by 18 inches(45.7cm) in width. The top of the wrap is made with the Tunisian Simple Stitch. It is is only 15 stitches across and can be made with a conventional crochet hoo...
Crochet: Throw, Baby Blanket
Windy City Baby is a soft blanket for baby, or it is a great throw to use in any room of your home. Crocheted in the colors of spring--greens, lilacs, purples, and blues--Windy City Baby has a four-row repeat. The edging has a leafy appearance. The finished blanket is 35 inches long and 36 and 1/2 inches wide.
Crochet: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Julianne’s Summer Shawlette is formed by beginning at one point and increasing every other row until a triangular wrap is formed. It is 66 inches in length and 27 inches at the widest point. The Solomon’s Knot stitch used gives the wrap a loose and airy look for the spring and summer months.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Jess’s Golden Shawlette is a soft wrap made of alternating loops and shells. It is made from the bottom up--loops stack on shells and shells stack on loops. After the first few rows, it is an easy repeat. The edging has the appearance of leaves attached to the bottom of the shawlette.
Crochet: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Summer Festival was inspired by Josephinentuch / Josephine Shawl by Susan Gutperl. My friend, Sue, showed me her lovely, knitted wrap that she had made with Sekku, and I decided to try and make a crocheted version. It was so fun to make because the Noro Sekku had such surprising, wonderful colors. I tried to accentuate the thick/thin of the Sekk...
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Jess’s Easy Shawlette is a light-weight accessory. Start at the point of the triangle with 8 chain stitches, and increase each row. You can increase the length and width of the shawlette by adding more rows. If you do, however, you’ll need additional yarn. After two set-up rows, the rest of the shawlette is a single row repeat. The e...
Crochet: Necktie
Arezzo is a lacy neck kerchief approximately 41 inches in length and 14 inches at the deepest point. It is crocheted from the longest side and gradually decreases to the point. The edging is added last and is composed of progressively taller stitches and picots. Arezzo has a nice drape and is made with one ball of Lace Lux.
Crochet: Drawstring Bag
This project bag is formed by making 24 triangles and then arranging them in a hexagonal shape. Single crochet the triangles together, and then continue to add rows to the top of the bag to give it additional depth. Loops are created at the top, and four cords of double crochet are woven through the loops to create drawstrings. I made the bag us...
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Assisi is an airy, light, versatile triangular shawlette constructed by first creating its length and then decreasing every other row to its point. Chain-4 spaces are created
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Orvieto is a semicircular wrap that can also be worn as a scarf. Start it in the middle, and increase the number of stitches every other row. The wrap will reach its widest point when you crochet the final two rows of the design.
Crochet: Scarf
I love the tailored elegance of the knitted Scalene by Carina Spencer, and I wanted to create a crocheted scarf with some of its attributes. It is truly a lovely design. The crocheted scarf is made of single crochet stitches and has both horizontal and vertical keyholes so that it is reversible. Before light blocking, the scarf is 13 in. tall by...
Crochet: Scarf
A soft, comfortable scarf with crossed stitches for texture. The triangular edging adds a little flair to the design. Total yardage will be about 260 yds, so you’ll need 2 skeins of madelinetosh tosh dk.
Crochet: Necklace
Make a lovely silk necklace for yourself or to give as a gift this holiday season. The necklace has two corded chains, and a diamond pendant hanging from the center.
Crochet: Wall Hanging
This pattern was inspired by The Beekeeper’s Quilt by Tiny Owl Knits. If you want to join in the hexapuff fun, but you’re not sure you can commit to making a quilt, here’s a project for you! It’s a decorative snowflake composed of 36 baby puffs. It’s assembled in the same way as the Hexapuff Lap Quilt and the Hexapuff Christmas tree. The possibi...
Crochet: Wall Hanging
This pattern was inspired by The Beekeeper’s Quilt by Tiny Owl Knits. If you want to join in the hexapuff fun, but you’re not sure you can commit to making a quilt, here’s a project for you! It’s a decorative Christmas tree composed of 22 puffs. It’s assembled in the same way as The Beekeeper’s Quilt and the H...
Crochet: Throw, Baby Blanket
This pattern was inspired by The Beekeeper’s Quilt by Tiny Owl Knits. This is the crocheted version of the quilt.