Triangle Shawl

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Triangle Shawl

Sasha writes: Here is a photo of my recent craft project. It is a crocheted shawl. The pattern is a Fractal known as the Sierpinski Triangle. The shawl was surprisingly easy to construct, thanks to the book 'Making Mathematics With Needlework' - it was simply made from components called 'arches' (a chain of five stitches) and 'fans' (three double treble stitches), and each row contained the instructions for the next row. If two components on the previous row were both arches, I crocheted an arch between them. If one component was an arch and the other was a fan, I crocheted a fan between them. If the two components were both fans, I crocheted an arch between them. I am very pleased with the result!

A Sierpinski Triangle Shawl made from blue yarn with rainbow speckles

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