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3.5" and 5" IC needle sets, in your choice of a Black Vegan Suede case, or a Grey Denim Case

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Fixed Circulars, Interchangeable Tips, Cables, Connectors & Adaptors, and a selection of Deluxe Needle Sets!

Handcrafted wooden shawl pins made in India; available in Mango Wood or Rosewood

Visit Ancient Arts Yarns + Dye Studio - 607 Manitou Road SE, Calgary, Alberta

Visit Ancient Arts Yarns + Dye Studio - 607 Manitou Road SE, Calgary, Alberta

Visit Ancient Arts Yarns + Dye Studio - 607 Manitou Road SE, Calgary, Alberta

Visit Ancient Arts Yarns + Dye Studio - 607 Manitou Road SE, Calgary, Alberta

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LNGSHP-HERLDK-4

Longship Shawl Kit

Size: Small
Color: Seven Seas
Denim 2
Seven Seas
Red Brick
Woodlands
Periwinkle
Irish Linen
Denim 4
Pieces of Eight
House Orchid

LONGSHIP SHAWL KIT
Pattern Design by Padma R.
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Order a Kit and save 10%
Each KIT includes the Pattern and the amount of Yarn required
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The Longship Shawl is inspired by the ancient Vikings' ships in which they explored unknown and dangerous seas. Undoubtedly, these courageous seafarers must have developed a unique bond with both ship and ocean. I imagined one such Viking, left behind on land, climbing to the top of a cliff to look out over the ocean. He might have imagined the creaking and billowing of the sails, the splash of oars, the shouts of the men, and the feel of the deck heaving under his feet. Did he long to be back at sea?

Ship and sea make their presence felt throughout this design: cables and twisted stitches produce a dramatic, richly textured fabric. Along the right edge, ocean waves rise and fall on a twisted rib background travelling the length of the shawl, continuing into the border. In the shawl body, diagonal ridges echo the graceful lines of a longship prow seen head-on (as in this image https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gokstad_ship). Thicker cables and eyelet columns indicate the heavy ropes and chains used on board. Short, horizontal garter ridges represent wavelets lapping around the ship's hull.

Sizes:  Small, Medium, Large

Finished Measurements: (after blocking and allowing fabric to relax)
Length: 170 (205.5, 241.5) cm / 67 (81,95")
Width at cast off edge: 88.5 (106.5, 125) cm / 34.75 (42, 49.25")

Materials:
Yarn: 4 (5,6) skeins
Needle size: 3.5 mm / US 4, 80 cm/32" circular needles or size needed to achieve gauge

The sample shown in the photos is size Medium and was knit in the colourway Denim 2.

Herlig DK
50% Viking Norway Wool / 50% Merino Wool
250 meters / 273 yards per 100 gram / 3.5 oz skein

Also available in compatible yarn

Lascaux DK
25% Manx Loaghtan Wool / 75% Punta Arenas Wool
250 meters / 273 yards per 100 gram / 3.5 oz skein

 

Pattern is available as a downloadable PDF at checkout.  A link for future download will also be emailed to you with your receipt.

In Stock Yarns:  We will pick and ship your in-stock yarn as soon as possible, within a few business days. Please note that if your order also includes dyed-to-order yarns you will need to allow up to 1 - 2 weeks for us to dye and ship your yarn.

Working with Hand Dyed Yarn:While we strive for consistency, due to the hand dye process variations may exist between (and with some colourways within) dye lots. Therefore it is important to order sufficient yarn for your project, and if a uniform result is preferred we suggest alternating skeins. We hope that you will value and appreciate the beautiful and unique creations of the hand dye process and are always happy to assist you in working with hand dyed yarns!

Ancient Arts Yarn can be purchased through several different options:

  • Place an order through this website
  • Come visit our store at 607 Manitou Road SE, Calgary, AB
  • Order over the phone at 403-454-5663
  • Visit a local yarn shop that stocks Ancient Arts Yarns. A list of shops can be found under the stockist menu above.

Need help choosing the right yarn for your next project? Including questions on:

  • Choosing the right yarn base
  • Colour choices
  • Calculating yarn requirements

Please contact us at 403-454-5663 or email us at sales@ancientartsfibre.com to get started.

Order Changes

If you need to make changes to your order before you receive a shipping notice, please don't hesitate to contact us. We'll do our best to accommodate any changes you need. We can be reached by email at sales@ancientartsfibre.com or phone at 403-454-5663.

Combining Orders

To save on shipping costs, you can combine your orders. To do so, please contact us by email at sales@ancientartsfibre.com or by phone at 403-454-5663. If your order has not yet shipped, we can combine it with another order and refund to you any shipping costs may be saved by combining.

Shipments to United States

  • Shipped by USPS or UPS
  • Please note that only USPS will deliver to US PO Boxes
  • Tracking numbers provided on all shipments
  • All brokerage and duty paid by Ancient Arts, you will incur no additional cost to receive your order

Shipments to Canada

  • Shipped by Canada Post, ICS Courier, Purolator and UPS
  • Please note that only Canada Post will deliver to PO Boxes
  • All brokerage and duty paid by Ancient Arts, you will incur no additional cost to receive your order

Shipments to International (Outside Canada & USA)

  • Shipped by USPS and Canada Post.
  • Tracking number available to most destinations
  • You are responsible for any additional brokerage, duties or taxes that may be incurred on import into your country. We cannot change or reduce the amount on your commercial invoice or change the description to gift.

We offer a 60-day return and exchange policy from the date of shipment. To be eligible for a return or exchange yarn must be in original condition with label intact and be scent and smoke-free. Please note that shipping fees are non-refundable. Refunds will be issued to the original payment method used for the purchase.

Please contact us by email at sales@ancientartsfibre.com or by phone at 403-454-5663 to arrange return.

Phone: 403-454-5663

Email: info@ancientartsfibre.com

Studio: 607 Manitou Road SE, Calgary, AB, Canada