Deco design in progress

I showed you this lovely blue Indigodragonfly Merino Silk 4 ply sock yarn before it became anything. I wound it into a ball at the start of the Olympics and I used about 90% of the skein to become this loosely knit shawl with beads:

The subtle textured zig zag body pattern is echoed and enhanced by beads in the lace border. This was a quick knit.

I also worked it up in Cascade Yarns Forest Hills lace (another silk/merino blend) with subtle black beads. It’s very light weight and when you wear it and move, the light catches the body patterning.

What this pattern lacks right now is a name. It was (as I mentioned before) inspired by a motif that I’ve seen on a few Art Deco buildings, but it’s not tied to one in particular. Here’s something similar from the Ottawa Hydro building:

I’ve had a few suggestions, but I could use more help on this. Help? Please? The pattern is yours if you come up with the right name.


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9 Responses to Deco design in progress

  1. Lynne says:

    Makes me think of “Shades of Deco” :) Pretty!

  2. Becca says:

    Love it! Reminds me of waves so “Deco Waves”.

  3. Kate Slocum says:

    Migrating Geese, Geese in Flight, Angles and Elegance, Fall in Ottowa, Moonlit Walk, Age of Elegance ….. ??? Beautiful!

  4. Mary Cleveland says:

    “Purly Alps” or “Alps”

  5. Sherry says:

    How about “le corbusier” after the famous architect who first used the term ‘art deco’?

  6. Ariana Howland says:

    The first thing I though of when I saw it was a mountain range, and I thought “Mountains Majesty” or “Himalaya”

  7. ashley thompson says:

    I would call it Rolling Hills or Hillside…thats what it reminds me of.

  8. Susan Zuris says:

    This reminds me of the pyramids. Maybe you could call it “Giza.” It’s SO pretty!

  9. Becky says:

    Walk Like an Egyptian