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I originally designed Hecate for the Shakespeare in Lace October shipment. This is the second time I've designed for this Wooly Wonka club, and I like working with Anne and her yarns so much I've signed on for a third year - I'll be creating a sock design this time. I'm also collaborating with Anne on a special project for April, which happens to coincide with a certain birthday-ending-in-zero of mine.

Original Hecate 3
Now let's get back to Hecate. This two color triangular shawl is worked from the center back down. A simple, single color lace pattern gives way to gently curving, lacy stripes then onto a solid color openwork lace pattern and finally ending with a picot bind-off. This is one of those patterns that works well in all sorts of combinations. Two of my test knitters, Karen and Raquel made Hecate in other yarns & colors to make this point.

Karen's green version:

Karen Hecate 7

Raquel's brown and aqua:

Raquel Hecate 4


Size: One Size

Finished Measurements: 60” across top edge, 30” from top edge to bottom point

Yarn: Wooly Wonka Fibers Brigit Sock, 100% Australian Merino, 435 yards/398m per 100 g skein,
MC: Cauldron, 1 skein (the sample project used about 375 yards)
CC: Scale of Dragon, 1 skein (the sample project used about 240 yards)

Needles: US 7 (4.5mm) 32” circular needle or size to obtain gauge

Gauge: 17 sts & 30 rows in simple lace pattern (see notes) - blocked, always take the time to check gauge

Other Materials: Scrap Yarn, Place Markers (PM), tapestry needle

Price: $6.50



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