JingWoo by Rastus Hsu

JingWoo

Knitting
May 2023
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 50 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1920 yards (1756 m)
One Size
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JingWoo means a house of mirrors in Mandarin and is inspired by geometric origami squares. This piece is a fun and relaxing knit for anyone who enjoys creating a fascinating fabric with simple stitches.

SIZE
One Size

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Length: 85” / 216 cm.
Width: 14.5” / 37 cm.

MATERIALS
Yarn: 5 skeins of Opus by Walcot Yarns (70% Argentinian merino, 30% baby alpaca, 384 yds / 350 m – 100 g), colourway Aperol.

Or approx. 1920 yds / 1750 m of sport-weight yarn.

Needles: US 2.5 / 3 mm 32” / 80 cm circular needles.

GAUGE
25 sts x 50 rows to 4” / 10 cm in Garter Stitch, after blocking.

26 sts x 40 rows to 4” / 10 cm in St St, after blocking.

CONSTRUCTION
The rectangular shawl is worked flat from end to end and uses two basic stitches — knits and purls — in a clever way. The result is a 3-dimensional origami square that resembles the symmetry and reflection in a house of mirrors.

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