Notre Dame Crescent Shawl

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Notre Dame Crescent Shawl

Cathedral burn in April 2019 was heartbreaking, but the generosity of people from around the world, and the resolve of the French citizens and their government give hope for its resurrection. The yarn chosen for this project has the colours of stained glass, and the overall shape of the shawl is suggestive of a section of the cathedral’s famous rose window. The horseshow lace motifs are reminiscent of gothic arches, and the columns between the arches evoke the flying buttresses that are quintessential traits of gothic architecture.

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Designed by Nancy Lekx
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