Pegantha Parthenon by Julia Riede

Pegantha Parthenon

Knitting
August 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
400 - 600 yards (366 - 549 m)
55 x 31 in (140 x 80 cm) after blocking
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Pegantha Parthenon is a modified Kite (triangle) shawl shaped by increases and short rows featuring lace and stockinette stitch.

This pattern has been inspired by the illustration of the species Pegantha parthenon (Slide #16: Pegantha, No. 1) in Ernst Haeckel’s book Kunstformen der Natur.

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

Finished Size
55 x 31 in (140 x 80 cm) after blocking.