Knitting lace. The very phrase evokes clouds of soft finery, light enough to pass through the proverbial wedding ring. But lace isn't just for weddings! Lace is now vibrant, and modern, and more popular than ever! Today, everything from hats to sweaters incorporates the beauty of knitted lace; knitting...
Jun 27, 2014
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Tips for Joining A Shawl Worked in Two Halves Some long rectangular shawls or scarves are worked in two pieces and then joined at the center. Why? Because certain lace patterns produce a lovely scalloped or patterned edge at the cast-on end, but do not produce a matching pretty scallop at the bind-off...
Just for you: The Icelandic Lace Shawl I absolutely LOVED reading all the different clever solutions you folks have come up with to use as blocking surfaces ... amazing. I do think, however, that Jen S. gets the Creative Gold Star for the week: For items that just need to be patted into shape and dried...
What The Front Looks Like So, my lace-loving friends: I made a list of the more than 30 questions you asked in the comments from Monday's post. About a quarter of those were promptly addressed by your fellow commenters...which is a Very Good Thing, seeing as it would take me several weeks of posts...
Mom and my adorable niece Jackie Someone asked me the other day: "So, Sandi, what are you knitting for your mom for Mother's Day?" A bit of guilty silence ensued. The embarrassing truth is, I've spent hours and hours knitting for babies, for cancer survivors, for friends, for my husband...
May 4, 2007
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