Chastity from Gawain's Shield


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 of the very few able to achieve the quest of the Holy Grail).

Round Table Yarns Galahad (100% Merino, 350 yds/365 m per 100 g skein); 1 skein each in two colors; sample uses colorways Glastonbury (body) and Excalibur (border)
or 350 yds (365 m) each of another sport weight yarn in two colors
Note: The yarn used for this pattern is a 3-ply sport weight that works to 24 sts in four inches of stockinette on a US size 4 (3.5 mm) needle.

US 5 (3.75 mm) 32″ (80 cm) or longer circular needle, or size to obtain gauge

23 sts and 52 rows over 4″ (10 cm) of garter stitch, blocked

Finished Measurements
40″ (101.5 cm) long and 6.5″ (16.5 cm) at widest section