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April 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch, blocked
US 5 - 3.75 mm
680 yards (622 m)
122 cm / 48 inches wingspan; 39.4 cm / 15.5 inches deep at centre
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Like its northern cousin Aldred, Tikal is inspired by architecture – in this case an edging, resembling the pyramids at the Mayan city of Tikal in Guatemala, features ribbing to echo the pyramid staircases.

Tikal uses garter stitch short rows to create a graceful arc and give the shawl depth. Tikal comes in one size, and the pattern includes written instructions only.

For the adventurous intermediate knitter.

PDF has 5 pages.

Yardage has been updated to allow a safe margin depending on your gauge