Ostracion Turritis by Julia Riede

Ostracion Turritis

June 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
250 - 400 yards (229 - 366 m)
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Ostracion Turritis is a triangle shawl with center panel featuring lace, stockinette stitch and horseshoes.

This pattern has been inspired by the illustration of the species Ostracion Turritis (Slide #42: Ostraciontes, No. 10) in Ernst Haeckel’s book Kunstformen der Natur.

It is part of the Knitting Art Forms of Nature project.

Finished Size
Size is completely adjustable. Sample shown measures 60 x 20 in (152 x 50 cm) after blocking.