Tag Archives: lace

8 Tips for Knitting Lace

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Does lace intimidate you?  It certainly looks complicated — but the good news is that if you can follow directions, you can knit lace. And we already know you can follow directions.  That’s how you learned to knit, right? But there are some extra things you can do to make knitting lace easier.  So, here are my […]

Sea Glass Shawl

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Are you looking for some interesting summer knitting?  How about something in a nice, light cotton-linen blend, with pretty stripes and lace, that feels good to knit and even better to wear?  And how about a knitalong and giveaway to make it even more fun? How about my new shawl pattern? I had a ton […]

Effervescent Shawl Pattern

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I love lace shawls, but I do not always want to wear them.  You know what I mean? I prefer to wear an every-day, toss-around-your-neck-and-go Shawl That You Wear Like A Scarf.  In fact, scarf shawls are my new necklaces.  They keep me warm, and I always feel fabulous and cozy while wearing one.  They […]

Leafalicious Hat Pattern

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Here it is, in all its glory: Knit in bulky-weight yarn (shown here in hand-spun, hand-dyed yarn that a friend sent me — isn’t she nice?) with size 9 US (5.5mm) circular needles, the Leafalicious hat is knit in the round from the top down. You’ll use interesting stitches like Judy’s Magic Cast On, LRinc, […]