MC Escher Tessellating Pattern Sweater

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MC Escher Tessellating Pattern Sweater


Machine knitter Donatella of inspiration & realisation turned a famous M.C. Escher woodcut called “Sky and Water I” into a tessellating knitting pattern that she used to make a fantastic sweater. Although these images would work fairly well as a fair isle pattern, Dontella chose to convert the pattern into a double bed jacquard motif to avoid floats and the results were clearly worth it.


If only Escher had been a knitter!

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