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Clarus in process

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Wild Clarus in process

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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 Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Casual
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What materials did you use? Deborah Norville Serenity (sport weight), US 6 needles.

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What are you most proud of? That I stepped outside the box a bit to see what happens when I experiment! I'm usually a follow-every-instruction-to-the-letter kind of knitter, so this was a fun "stretch" for me. I was worried that the yarn weight and colors would not play nice with the knitted pattern, and that the sport weight would make too bulky a shawl. I decided to use larger needles to open it up a bit, and will probably do an "extreme blocking" to make the knitted stitches pop. I'll also wear it over black, so the lace isn't lost.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I printed the triangle pattern at 110% on my computer printer, then cut it out. I taped small post-its together to mark my progress, and added the center section to the post-its so I could see everything at once. Works great, and is easy to carry around in my knitting bag.

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A beautiful soft and comfy personal rainbow...I love it...nice job and congrats on stepping beyond your comfort zone...this is an inspiration...!

04/07/2012 Flag

I love the color! Really pretty :)

04/08/2012 Flag

So pretty! I love peeking at your work!

05/02/2012 Flag