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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
Yarn Weight Fingering (4 ply)
Sizing Women
Style Casual, Romantic, Cute, Holiday, Mod, Whimsical, Hipster, Funky
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Used 2 microwave food dyed Regia Sock yarns of 100 g each to knit up the Skywalker shawl. The yarn dyed into gradated colour and was knitted from the centre of the ball so that the gradation went from light to dark. Was inspired to use more than one colour by the many gorgeous shawls made by the Craftsy Students in this class. I talk about my experience in this class and the knitting with beads class by Laura Nelkin in my video journal ( episode 11 ).

01/26/2014 Flag

Wow! That looks like a Rose Window. Gorgeous. Just food dye? Very vibrant colours, considering.

01/29/2014 Flag

Hi Heather, I agree with you. Love the skywalker shawl pattern by Laura. Easy to knit up and fun to wear. Yes, I am amazed at the colour you can get from food dye. If you want to see the actual dyed skeins, check out Episode 6 on Socks where I talk about my microwave dyeing.

02/04/2014 Flag

If you are interested in my personal Craftsy journey, I invite you to check out my video podcast for this project in episode 11 Lace at http://www.quiltmoxie.com/shownotes .

05/20/2014 Flag