Mirror World by Holly Chayes
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Mirror World

Knitting
July 2011
Lace ?
6.5 stitches and 10 rows = 1 inch
in washed and blocked stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
950 yards (869 m)
17.5 inches (44.5 cm) down the center back
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Triangles mirrored make diamonds. Diamonds stacked make columns. Columns of diamonds and off-set triangles intermingle and play across a crescent of a field. And as they play, they all see themselves in the other. Because triangles mirrored make diamonds, and diamonds halved make triangles.

Knit in one piece from the top down, this shawl begins by casting on 11 stitches at the back of the neck and increasing eight stitches every other row to shape this shawl into a crescent. Finally, an eyelet-increase row is worked just before the bind off to ensure that a thorough blocking is possible.

This pattern is only charted. Though written directions may become available at a future date.

Skills Used:
reading charts
casting on
knitting
purling
slipping stitches
yarn over
k2tog
k2togtbl
ssk
sl 1-k2tog-psso
weaving in ends
blocking lace