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Bi-directional Lace Strips Stole

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Classic, Casual, Traditional
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What was your source for this knitting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo HeartStrings #H73 Bi-directional Lace Strips Stole

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What materials did you use? Himalaya Duke Silk yarn, 100% silk: 3 - 100g skeins total. One skein each of 3 colors #SI-013, #SI-006 and #SI-007.

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What are you most proud of? An unusual feature is that the panels are worked in the opposite direction of the panel to which they are joined, thus creating vertical symmetry of the tear-drop pendant motifs across the six adjoining panels.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? SIZING: one size fits all YARN: DK or light worsted weight, 225 yards of each of 3 colors for a total of 675 yards GAUGE: 5 stitches per inch over lace stitch pattern SUGGESTED NEEDLES: US 7 / 4.5 mm OTHER NOTIONS: tapestry needle for finishing ends blocking board and rust proof blocking wires/pins STITCH INSTRUCTIONS: written SKILL LEVEL: intermediate SPECIAL TECHNIQUES USED AND DESCRIBED: chain selvedge edge p2tog bind off attaching a strip of knitting to another strip as you knit

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It's so beautiful i love it. I'm thinking of making one for a dear friend of mine her birthday is coming up but I don't think I'll be able to understand the pattern well. I'm more of a visual learner than reading a pattern. I still couldn't see the difference when it comes to dc to hdc it looks the same to me. But I really would love to make this. Thank you for sharing.

09/19/2013 Flag