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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


Knitting News

It has been a busy few weeks around here!


Right now I am taking a week from work – to amazingly work on my knitting – I have several patterns that need some work.  266 more words



I’ve noticed that this post never actually got published. So here is the lace shawl actually completed!

You can see that I used wool from different colour lots, but it is more visible in the picture that it is in reality!