A Lunula is a Bronze Age golden ornament found primarily in Ireland (though a few have been discovered in both Britain and on the Continent, too)

They are paper-thin hammered crescent shapes made of gold that were worn around the neck.

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The wingspan of this shawl is 215 cm / 85 inches


This pattern uses Tunisian crochet techniques and was designed to be made with a regular, short crochet hook.

Yarn used in sample:
Kettle Yarn Co. Islington Fingering
Bluefaced Leicester, Silk
“Turmeric” – 2 skeins (800 m)

Wingspan: 215 cm / 85 inches
Hook: 5 mm & 5.5 mm (H & I Hook)

Lunula is worked in layered panels.
The first panel is made primarily out of Tunisian Knit Stitch.
The second features clevely-placed increases and short rows for shaping in Tunsian Simple Stitch fabric.
The third completes the border with more Tunisian Knit Stitch.

For more on Lunula’s inspiration and the yarn I used click here

This pattern comes with easy-to-follow charts and text instruction and links to helpful technique videos.

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Aoibhe Ni

I'm a crochet shawl designer from Ireland.
Feminist. Trekkie. Dog Lover.

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