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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.

Independent Designer
K.M. Bedigan
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