Hexaleaf by Mia Rinde


February 2015
Lace ?
22 stitches = 4 inches
US 4 - 3.5 mm
437 - 656 yards (400 - 600 m)
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Hexagons are stable and symmetric, naturally occurring in anything from a benzene ring to the beehive honeycomb. Hexaleaf combines the striking geometric beauty of a hexagon with the softness of a leaf.

Hexaleaf is a shawl filled with hexagonal leaf motifs. It is a double spined shawl, a shape that makes it stay nicely on the shoulders. It requires 400-600 meters of lace or fingering weight yarn. The shawl is easily enlarged by adding additional repeats.

Blue shawl used 2 skeins BC Garn Silkbloom Extra Fino 55% Merino, 45% Silk, 328yd/300m per 50g on 3.5 mm (US 4) needles.
Blocked size is 120 x 60 cm (47 x 24 inches). Gauge : 22 stitches = 10 cm in pattern.