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Damaris Shawl is an asymmetrical triangular shawl knitted with two skeins, one of merino fingering and the other one a mohair and silk lace yarn (Eliane et Gabrielle color mustard from Garance et Compagnie).
These two skeins bought at the Laines en Nord festival inspired me to create this pattern, which I wanted to be large but light and airy with a play of texture and transparency.
The sections are composed of three short parts that give rhythm to the knitting and allow you to adjust the size of the knitting to the amount of wool you have, since it is quite possible to stop after any of these parts (allow for a few grams of fingering to knit a thin border) and to fold over either with the fingering yarn or with the lace yarn held in double.
The parts are composed of moss stitch, a two-tone textured stitch made with slipped stitches by alternating the two yarns and a very simple lace part made with the lace yarn.
Tone on tone, with contrasting colors, wools with spekcles... Damaris allows many variations. 
It is also possible to knit it only in fingering, to replace the mohair and silk yarn by a lace yarn of another composition. I encourage you to look at the creations of the testers, some of them have chosen these last options.
The sample is 26 stitches and 24 rows for a 10cm square in moss stitch, washed and blocked.
The shawl measures 98.4" x 20"

Damaris Shawl Eng

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