Poe

I love the details. The way things go together, the little bits and pieces that make a beautiful whole. And I’m in love with this new pattern.

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Poe is the last of the Seven Sonnets. I was shocked, shocked I tell you, to find that no one had used the name Poe for a pattern. But hey, more goodness for me. When I received this gorgeous Breathless yarn from Shalimar Yarns I immediately thought of the dark poetry of Edgar Allan Poe. Specifically The Raven. I’ve always loved all his work, and I was so pleased the wings of this shawlette worked out just as I envisioned.

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It has a shallow crescent/half-circle shape, achieved by working top-down – no short-rows involved. It does have a lot of cables though. If you don’t know how to cable without a cable needle, I would highly suggest you try it out – it will make this project go so much faster.

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Poe is now available on Ravelry as and individual download or as the final of the Seven Sonnets. So if you were waiting to see all seven before you committed – now’s your time. All Seven Sonnets are published and available.

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Needles: Size 7 needles (4.5 mm)

Yarn: Breathless in the Byzantium colorway by Shalimar Yarns, 420 yards to 100g, fingering weight

Gauge: 18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in blocked stockinette

Size: Approximately 70″ wide and 17″ deep

Poe is available to purchase individually for $6.00 USD

Or as part of the Seven Sonnets for $21.95

Comments

  1. Kaia says

    This one is gorgeous. They all are, of course, but the yarn just makes this one pop. I wish I wasn’t all shawled out for now, but at some point I definitely need to make it!