Egyptian Crescent by Kieran Foley

Egyptian Crescent

Knitting
June 2020
Lace ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch on 3.25mm/US3 needle
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1300 - 1350 yards (1189 - 1234 m)
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A luxurious crescent shawl inspired by the opulence of ancient Egyptian jewelry. The color scheme of gold and precious stones is echoed in dibadu’s handpainted 100% silk yarn, Seda Encantada. The yarn is held double; each color comes in two 50g skeins of slightly different colorways, adding depth and richness when held together.

Knit with three colors: 094 red, 116 yellow and 124 blue. The yarn is available from dibadu.de.
Yardage: approximately 1200m/1312yds
Three needle sizes are used: 3mm/US2.5, 3.25mm/US3 and 3.5mm/US4
Dimensions: approximately 162cm/64in across by 66cm/26in deep at center back
Gauge: approximately 19 stitches and 28 rows = 10cm/4in in stocking stitch on 3.25mm/US3 needle
Beads: approximately 200 size 6 colored glass beads are added with a crochet hook

Techniques include stranded knitting, stacked stitches, short rows, lace stitches and beading.

The eyelet bands and stranded sections are charted and the rest of the pattern is in written form. The pattern contains two charts, a written pattern for the stacked stitch section and ribbed and beaded bands, notes on techniques and a phototutorial on placing beads.

English and German versions of the pdf are available.

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