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Skywalker Shawl

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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 Cute, Romantic, Casual, Retro / Vintage, Traditional, Classic
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What materials did you use? String Theory Hand Dyed Yarn Caper Lace in Didgeridoo 80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon - 575 yards per skein Swan Island Natural Colors Collection Lace Weight in Current 50% Fine Merino Wool, 50% Tussah Silk 550 yards per skein

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What are you most proud of? I can read charted lace now, and not get a headache.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? USE LIFELINES!!!! This tip saved me countless times, as I'm a little scatterbrained and easily distracted, what with 3 dogs, two teenaged boys and one husband (which is technically the same as having an additional teenage boy and two toddlers)

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Oh that is REALLY nice. I love the shades in the yarn as well and they don't distract in showing off the beautiful lace pattern. My Skywalker is at present WIP. Am about to start the final increase round.

04/21/2013 Flag

That's great! What yarn and color are you using?

04/26/2013 Flag

This is absolutely gorgeous!

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04/26/2013 Flag

Thank you! This was a great learning experience.

04/29/2013 Flag