Saturday, July 19, 2014
My Passion -- Lace Knitting
So when I got the book, I looked at it for one day and then took it back to the library. That's because I went to my local yarn store and purchased it. There were just too many patterns in the book that I have to make that three weeks just wanted enough time. It is a very worthwhile purchase.
My first project was a shawlette called the Blue Dahlia. I made it without the beads in a wonderful alpaca lace yarn. It is one of those patterns you have to follow every row practically stitch by stitch, and mark the row when you finish (I use a sticky note).
So I spend an entire week in my easy chair, enjoying the air-conditioning, and worked on my bright blue shawl. I didn't even want to stop to eat or sleep, it was so much fun.
So come, on cold weather! I want to wear my scarf to work and be the height of fashion!
Until then, back to the needles.