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Knit This: Mastering Lace Shawls taught by Laura Nelkin

Learn to knit two beautiful lace shawls with Laura Nelkin as she sends you on a lace journey that is out of this world!

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Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Traditional, Classic, Whimsical, Retro / Vintage, Romantic
AltheaMarshal on

What materials did you use? Knit Picks Stoll soild in Peapod green..2 skeins

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Lovely, and what a great shade of green! I still haven't decided on what color/yarn to do my Clarus in yet....decisions decisions. Thanks for the tip about stitch markers. I had a bit of issue w/Skywalker until I started using lifelines every few rows and stitch markers every pattern repeat. That way it helped me know exactly when I went astray. Alto tedious at first, I can't recommend using stitch markers & lifelines enough!! PS: Love your Cardi. Mine just came out of surgery a week ago for a bad aura hematoma on her beautiful large ear. Now the ear won't stand up :( Hope once it heals it'll stand to attention again.

07/14/2012 Flag

thank you I really enjoyed the color while working on this type of pattern...I would recommend something tonal or single color.

07/16/2012 Flag

hope your cardi feels better soon!!

07/16/2012 Flag

Thanks. She's nearly back to her ole' squirrel chasin' self already :D

07/16/2012 Flag

Lovely color. What kind of wire did you use for the edged blocking? Is it special for crafting or just hardware stuff?? I have never seen that done before. Interesting tip. And, two paws up for your "wuppy" who is feeling better!!

09/15/2012 Flag

knit picks set that has correct gauage of wire for blocking...worth investment as makes blocking easier and more fun

09/15/2012 Flag

Great job. Nice to see KP Stroll used for lace. I have been looking at it for a shawl but hadn't taken the plunge. Definitely makes Stroll an option. Did you have any problems blocking because of the nylon content?

09/17/2012 Flag

No trouble blocking and it wasn't too wet when I blocked it. Also having the pads on the table in front of a big window with the air coming over it meant it was dry in less than 24 hours.

09/18/2012 Flag