Knit on US6/4mm needles with 5 balls of Ístex Loðband Einband Icelandic laceweight yarn, color 9178 black.
Total approximately 1200yds/1100m.
Finished dimensions after blocking: 50in/127cm square.
The charts are quite complex and the instructions are minimal - good chart interpretation skills are required.
Approximately 525 small black glass beads were added to the outer borders using a 1mm crochet hook.