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La Lune Rousse

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Extravagant and flamboyant, Cora Pearl, took Paris by storm. Frequently pictured with her trademark pearl necklaces, this shawl is a homage to her.

La Lune Rousse is an asymmetric semi-circular shawl with short row shaping, beads, eyelets and lace, worked from the top-down. The beads are optional, and instructions are included for both beaded and un-beaded versions.

This pattern is also available as part of the Courtesans shawl collection, see here

437 yds / 400 m fingering weight / 4 ply yarn

4 mm / US 6 needles
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle

150 size 6 beads
• 21 beads per short row section (105 in total for short rows)
• 45 for the edging
Crochet hook suitable for beading

55 x 16 “ / 140 x 40 cm

18 sts x 28 rows = 4 “ / 10 cm in stocking st


Beaded version shown in Skein Top Draw Socks in the ‘Equinox’ colour way, with antique copper beads

Un-beaded version shown in Yarn Pony Show Pony in the ‘Toffee Cinder’ colour way
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