Aegeria

Ægeria was one of the four water nymphs known as the Camenæ in ancient Rome. Pregnant women worshiped her to help ease delivery. She was also known as a prophet who could foretell a person's future.

Shawl starts with a long cast on, then the swirling eddies of lace are worked before the shawl is shaped by garter stitch short rows to form a pleasing crescent.


Yarn: fingering weight; 375 [550, 740] yards
Model: Wooly Wonka Fibers Artio Sock in Lagoon in smallest size; 435 yards in 100 grams; 50% BFL, 50% silk.
Gauge: 14 sts and 34 rows to 4 inches (10 cm) in lace pattern, blocked
Needles: US 6 (4 mm) needles
Finished size: 61 x 10 [78 x 11, 95 x 13] inches; 155 x 25 [198 x 28, 241.5 x 33] cm
Notions: stitch markers are optional, yarn needle
Difficulty:
Intermediate

Skills: k2tog, ssk, YO, k3tog, s1-k2tog-psso, short rows
Stitch instructions: Charted and written.

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