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Angling for Diamonds sample done!

Angling for Diamonds is a top down triangle shawl that I knit with yarns I hand-dyed. I know I wanted to design a top down triangle shawl, but I struggled with the design. 592 more words



There is a Russian theorist, who theorizes that all people have what he calls the Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD).  ZPD is “the distance between the actual developmental level as determined by independent problem solving and the level of potential development as determined through problem solving under adult guidance or in collaboration with more capable peers” (Vygotsky, 1978b, p. 700 more words

Lace Knitting

Enchanting Civil War Era Photo

I have saved this photo for a special day – it’s a beautiful example of a Civil War era gown, and is beautiful on its own – notice the trim on the sleeves – the pattern in the dress – but the full-length lace shawl is absolutely gorgeous!  16 more words

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Lace Leaf KAL - Week 8 

Our last week is here. With all three shawls, Blackthorn and the medium and large version of Lace Leaf Shawl, you simply need to knit the border and cast off. 29 more words


Lace Leaf KAL - week 7 instructions!

Blackthorn: Knit Section 4, which I estimate will take 3 hours

Here’s my finished Blackthorn:

Lace Leaf Shawl:

Medium – repeat 12 (75 minutes)

Large – the second half of repeat 15 and repeat 16 (140 minutes) 14 more words


Lace Leaf KAL - week 6

We’ve said goodbye to the folks doing the regular lace leaf shawl and those of us doing Blackthorn or a bigger shawl plough onwards!

Blackthorn: knit Section 3, third repeat – 145 mins… 24 more words