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The Prism Effect Shawl Pattern

By: Paola Albergamo from
The Prism Effect
The Prism Effect

"The Prism Effect is a warm and fun shawl featuring colorful triangles on a dark background with a play of colors that reminds me of light refraction through a prism. The shawl has a triangular shape obtained with a “twicely sideways” construction It is worked in consecutive vertical strips made of short row triangles joined as-you-go with no seams. Sounds difficult? Really, it isn’t. If you have worked short rows before, the only tricky part can be found in picking up sts to work the following strip (but this is done picking up one st in each selvedge, so it’s really simple!). Choose a neutral or a black(-ish) tone for the background and the most colorful sock yarn you have in your stash and start playing with this fun puzzle!"


Knitting Needle Size4 or 3.5 mm

Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials List

  • Ice Yarns Virgin Wool Deluxe (100% Wool; 306 yards [280 meters]/100 grams): Color fnt2-42304 Anthracite Black (MC), 2 balls
  • Schachenmayr Regia 6 fadig Color (75% Wool, 25% Nylon/Polyamide; 410 yards [375 meters]/150 grams): Color 06099 bright blue color (CC), 1 ball
  • 2 markers
  • stitch holders
  • waste yarn for provisional cast on
  • tapestry needle
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This is such an unusual shawl. I love it. It is also a good stash buster. I can see why you would use black or a dark color as a solid background. I know once I make one, my friends will want one as well. The instructions are easy to follow. I would not call them "easy" however. It takes a few techniques which is explained but a more experienced knitter should only tackle this. Thank you for the pattern.


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