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.
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.
So beautiful. So drapy, and it sits around the neck just right.
A terrific little shawl to knit. I loved the knit on border and the fact I didn’t have to bind off 200+ stitches.