La Barucci is the fifth of eight patterns in the Courtesans shawl collection.
Giulia Beneni, known as La Barucci, was one of the premier courtesans of Paris, notably having a brief liaison with Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (the future Edward VII) in 1867.
La Barucci is a crescent shawl with lace edging, worked from the bottom-up.
Materials 420 yds / 384 m fingering weight / 4 ply yarn
5 mm / US 8 needles Stitch markers (16) Tapestry needle Blocking wires / pins
Dimensions 53 x 14 “ / 130 x 35 cm
Gauge 16 sts x 22 rows = 4 “ / 10 cm in Stocking st
Sample shown in MadelineTosh Tosh Merino Light in the ‘Mare’ colour way.