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I’ve got about 9″ done on my Honeybee Cardigan. I think I need about 14″ for it to be a comfortable length. If only it were suitable for social knitting! 23 more words


Knitting: Shetland Lace Abbreviations

Tonight I learned that the two books I checked out from the Lacemakers of Puget Sound guild library have unique ways of speaking to knitting abbreviations. 300 more words

Lace Knitting

History of Lace: Shetland Lace Knitting

Before I start in about the topic as I have it titled, I want to say that I do knit and I do enjoy it, but not for the same reasons as I enjoy spinning.   535 more words

Lace Knitting


Two progress status reports today!

First is the Trifles sampler, in progress as a dorm gift to Younger Daughter, who will need such a thing in a year or so. 506 more words


DIY - Lace Sampler - Part 2

I changed my mind; I’ve decided to just make one swatch surrounding all sides with seed stitch. Instead of 40 stitches, cast on 44 stitches, with the first and last 4 stitches in seed stitch. 462 more words


Lace Frustration and Yarn Snobbery

“dos, quatro, seis, ocho…. joder!!” were the words I heard coming from Belen during this week’s Spanish-English Yarn session. Having already unraveled her semi-lace beret, the second time around wasn’t proving to be any more successful. 333 more words

Two Nancies

After a weekend at Vogue Knitting Live, our local yarn shop Knit Nirvana hosted Nancy Bush and Nancy Marchant on Monday evening for show and tell, wine and book signing.   263 more words