In classical music, grace notes are bits of ornamentation included at the discretion of the musician, and which augment and personalize the music. The curve of the “upside-down collar” looks a bit like grace notes as written in sheet music, and its addition to the cowl adds to its style, complexity, and warmth.
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knit, purl, lifted increases (explained), center decrease
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