Spirotaenia Condensata by Julia Riede

Spirotaenia Condensata

September 2019
Hand spun sock weight
Light Fingering ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
500 - 600 yards (457 - 549 m)
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Spirotaenia Condensata is a triangle shawl worked sideways featuring lace and garter stitch.

This pattern has been inspired by the illustration of the species Spirotaenia condensata (Slide #24 Desmidiea, No. 9) in Ernst Haeckel’s book Kunstformen der Natur.

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

Finished Size
Size is adjustable. Sample shown measures 55 x 31 in (140 x 80 cm) after blocking.