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Friday, November 15, 2013

Rohan

"And beyond the Sea of Rhûn and on the far fields of the South, the thunder of the cavalry of the Mark was heard, and the White Horse upon Green floated in many winds until Éomer grew old"
- the Appendicies of The Return of the King


 ROHAN
WRAPPED FAIR ISLE SHAWL
THE TWO TOWERS COLLECTION

  
from the needles of Susan Pandorf


Size: 84 inches wide by 25 inches deep
 Materials: 16 balls KnitPicks Palette: 5 verdant heather ( green) & cornmeal (yellow), 3 currant (dark red )& autumn heather (light red)
size 3 (US) 42 inch circular & double point needles
Gauge: 8 sts = 1 inch



This wide triangular shawl wraps around your torso & ties behind your waist. Rohan women are practical sorts; can’t have the shawl flying off while they are working or riding.

Shawl is worked from bottom up, in the round, with steeking. Fair isle experience recommended.

Whether mucking out stalls or riding off to battle, all shield maidens can now proudly show off their heraldic background while keeping warm & cozy this winter!

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