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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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Here are some details about my project:
Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Whimsical, Geeky, Hipster, Retro / Vintage, Funky, Casual
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What materials did you use? Mountain Top Alpacas handspun in "Mardi Gras" though it looks more like something out of Lisa Frank

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What are you most proud of? I'm very proud that this outrageous yarn choice doesn't completely overwhelm the lace pattern. I just really wanted to use this seizure-inducing yarn.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't do what I did. Use a solid or semi-solid yarn or something with very little variegation in the same color family. Your shawl will look much more respectable than mine.

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Beautiful!!!! Love the colors.

07/06/2012 Flag

what a great yarn love it

08/05/2012 Flag

What IS this yarn?? It's gorgeous!!

10/26/2012 Flag

It was a hand dyed alpaca lace weight I got online. The colorway was called Mardi Gras. The website isn't working, but this is their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mountain-Top-Alpacas/267285756660652

10/26/2012 Flag

It reminds me of stained glass!

04/25/2013 Flag

I think this is gorgeous! I started with a multicolor yarn, chickened out, and went with a tonal yarn instead. Now, because yours look so good, I'll probably have to go back and do the shawl again in my original yarn choice! =D

09/22/2013 Flag