Generosity covers more than just giving money, and in many ways it can be thought of as giving a helping hand. The lace border resembles fingers, providing that helping hand […]
Because fellowship refers to how knights interact with one another, I chose this yarn for the name: Lancelot is a knight whose fellowship is well-known. Also, the worsted weight yarn […]
Although chastity did not mean knights could not have sex at all, Galahad was the embodiment of chastity and was one of the only truly pure knights (and thus one […]
Courtesy was the way knights treated other people, trying not to be offensive or do harm. Of all of these five virtues, it was perhaps the most important, which is […]
Piety involves a knight’s religious ideals, and Avalon—although often seen as a pagan place—can also represent the religious Christianity of knighthood. Indeed, a small church once stood on Glastonbury Tor, […]
Although we think of a girdle as something else today, the girdle described in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight would have been worn as a belt. This pattern uses […]
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I love this pattern! Beautiful shawl! Starts out with a cast on of a lot of stitches, which means the closer you get to the end, the shorter the rows are.
So beautiful. So drapy, and it sits around the neck just right.
Really a fun knit and am looking forward to only binding off a few stitches at the end of the knitted on border. Great starter pattern for both German Short Rows and the Knitted on Border techniques.
A terrific little shawl to knit. I loved the knit on border and the fact I didn’t have to bind off 200+ stitches.