Hestia by Julie Blagojevich


January 2014
Lace ?
18 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in half double crochets
4.5 mm
950 - 1000 yards (869 - 914 m)
one size--67 in. (170 cm) tip to tip by 26 in. (66 cm) at widest point after blocking
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Hestia is my 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.

Hestia was released for the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremonies and for the 2014 Ravellenic Games.

Crocheters were invited to participate in a crochet-along in our Ravelry group, CrochetWorks.
The resulting projects were wonderful!