Browsing Tag: Lace

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Ishbel

No this is not a April’s Fool’s joke… I finally have my very own Ishbel.  This is in Miss Bab’s Yummy and I may have about 10 yards yet.  The color was Violette.  I should remark that this yarn bled a lot… I had to rinse it and rinse it.  I finally added vinegar to [&hellip…

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198 Yards of Heaven

Look!!! Two finished objects this month so far… whohoo… This is a lovely free Ravelry pattern – 198 Yards of Heaven. I used some love Karaoke that was a gift from my two knitting buds — Beverly and Dawn.  I have two more balls that might become another one of these…because it’s perfect size to [&hellip…

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522

522 is the number of stitches I casted on last night for Maplewing shawl.  I decided that since I just added more lace yarn to the stash it was time to cast a project on.  In fact, I’m actually in a casting on mood, which sometimes does not strike me, so I’m taking advantage of [&hellip…

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Greta Garbo Shawl with Nordic Lites

When I went to the Estonian Lace Knitting Class with Nancy Bush a few months ago, Nancy talked about the Greta Garbo shawl,  which is the first shawl after the cover that you see in the first edition – it was fixed in the next editions. It didn’t make the book due to there not [&hellip…

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In A Funk

I can see why this time of the year is so popular for vacations. I’ve been stuck in a funk and just haven’t felt like doing anything really. I’ve gone to work, I’ve done a little knitting, but my creative juices feel very sapped. I’m taking my vitamins, so I feeling a bit better. I [&hellip…

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D is for Deadlines

Once again I can confirm why knitter’s have this thing called – rotation. Knitting the same things – day after day after day… gets dang boring. Plus this makes for a very boring blog. I seem to just be focused on my projects right now and since everyone knows what Mac ‘n Cheese looks like [&hellip…

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Happy Valentines Day!

A beautiful bunch of Stargazer lily’s showed up today from my Valentine.  We have to wait a little longer before they bloom as they were fresh cut from the farm. I still have to set the heel up for the sock that will go to my Silly Sock pal.  It’s not complicated, but will take [&hellip…