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Art Deco Mosaic Shawl An Art Deco pattern is the inspiration for Christina Behnke’s stunning triangular shawl. An open gauge takes advantage of the mohair halo.

KNITTED MEASUREMENTS

the color you will be knitting and also corresponds

Width at upper edge 57"/144.5cm

with the first st and last st of the row. The other

Length at center 27"/68.5cm

color will be slipped on those 2 rows. 3) When slipping sts, slip them wyib on RS rows

MATERIALS

and wyif on WS rows. Therefore, the yarn is always

• 3 .88oz/25g hanks (each approx 165yd/151m)

carried on the WS of the work.

of Artyarns Silk Halo (mohair/silk) in #312

4) For ease in knitting, pm between each repeat.

lavender (A) SHAWL

• Size 8 (5mm) circular needle, 40"/100cm long

With A, using the cable cast-on method, cast on

OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

285 sts. Knit 2 rows. Beg charts

GAUGE

Row 1 (RS) Work chart 1 to rep line, work 56-st rep

20 sts and 42 rows = 4"/10cm over chart pats using

4 times, work to end of chart.

size 8 (5mm) needle.

Cont to work chart in this way through row

TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

56—229 sts.

COLOR & TEXTURE

• 2 hanks in #H18 dark gray (B)

Work chart 2 as foll: NOTES

Row 1 (RS) Work chart 2 to rep line, work 56-st rep

1) Decreases are worked only on RS rows only, do

3 times, work to end of chart.

not work decreases on WS rows.

Cont to work chart in this way through row

2) Carry color not in use loosely up side of work.

56—173 sts.

3) Circular needle is used to accommodate large

Work chart 1 as foll:

number of sts. Do not join.

Row 1 (RS) Work chart 1 to rep line, work 56-st rep twice, work to end of chart.

READING MOSAIC CHARTS

Cont to work chart in this way through row

1) One row of the chart represents two rows of

56—117 sts.

knitting. Read the RS rows from right to left and

Work chart 2 as foll:

the WS rows from left to right. Only one color is

Row 1 (RS) Work chart 2 to rep line, work 56-st rep

worked over 2 rows, slipping the other color.

once, work to end of chart.

2) Chart is worked in garter st (knit every row).

Cont to work chart in this way through row

The letters at the RH side of the chart represent

56—61 sts.

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Shawls & Wraps 2  

Nearly limitless in function, style, and knitting techniques, shawls are a much-loved project for knitters of all skill levels. Shawls & Wra...

Shawls & Wraps 2  

Nearly limitless in function, style, and knitting techniques, shawls are a much-loved project for knitters of all skill levels. Shawls & Wra...

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