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Taygete by Deisgns by Romi

$7.00

A lovely nymph pursued by Zeus, Taygete was said to have been transformed by Artemis into a doe to elude capture. Later, the deception being unsuccessful, she bore Zeus a son, Lacedaemon, the founder of Sparta. The shawl bearing Taygete’s name is a lovely combination of the woodland greens through which she ran and played in her doe form. Fit for every day use in stripes and lace, the construction is side to side in the upper portion, with stitches easily picked up in the loops around the shaped triangle and knit down in lace. A picot edging is then knit on around the entire shawl border. The pattern includes instructions to calculate requirements for different yardages based on a percentage system.

Gauge: 20 sts/30 rows = 4"/10cm in garter st after blocking

Finished Measurements: Width, tip to tip: 91 inches after blocking Depth, point to top: 21 inches after blocking

Materials Used: Shown: A Verb for Keeping Warm, Creating [100% superwash merino; 385yd/100g skein]; color: Magic Bean, 1 skein A Verb for Keeping Warm, Creating [100% superwash merino; 385yd/100g skein]; color: The French Monk's Finest, 1 skein Needle Size 1 - set US #4/3.5 mm circular knitting needles

Pattern / Kit Includes: charts and written instructions; instructions on increasing or decreasing size of shawl.

Skill Level: Adventurous beginner to intermediate

Other Details: Stitch Markers (optional) Tapestry Needle Blocking Wires T-pins