Salome's Dance by Ryan Hollist
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Salome's Dance

Crochet
March 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 9.5 rows = 4 inches
in double-crochet (dc)
4.0 mm (G)
6" width, length as desired (shown at 140")
US
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But when Herod’s birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias (Salome) danced before them, and pleased Herod. Whereupon he promised with an oath to give her whatsoever she would ask. -- Matthew 14:6-7

The simple lace pattern of this scarf accentuates movement, instead of distracting from it, while still being substantial enough to use as a practical accessory. The ends are designed to be attached to bangles or worn on the fingers, or drape it in your own artistic way. The pattern allows the scarf to be made as long (or short) as desired. Size shown is 6” by 212”. Pattern includes both written instructions and chart.

Finished Size

Width: 6”/15.2 cm Length: As desired, shown at 212”/538.5 cm

Yarn

The Sanguine Gryphon ‘Eidos’, 4 oz/420 yds, 3 skeins (for full length shown), shown in ‘The Vision of a Jewish State’ (Spring/Summer 2011 colourway)

Needles

Crochet hook size G-6 (4.00 mm), or size needed to obtain gauge

Gauge

20 sts and 9.5 rows = 4”/10 cm in dc (correct gauge is not essential for this pattern)