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Garter Points pic A

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Heirloom Lace Edgings taught by Franklin Habit

Add elegance to any project with knitted lace edgings. Designer Franklin Habit guides you through their history and attachment methods and shows how to knit a charming sample.

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Category Knitting
Type Home Decor
Style Retro / Vintage, Romantic, Whimsical
Teresa Bolen on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? 'Kira Kira Cotton' purchased at Seria 100 yen shop. cotton 97%, polyester 3% worked on 4 mm needles. The yarn is a la-me (has a shiny blending filament running through it). A few shots I took showed a bit of sparkle, but it was hard for me to get a composition I liked and show any sparkle. If anyone has tips on how to photograph yarns/fabrics with blending filament, I would greatly appreciate the help. Thank you!

Teresa Bolen on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? I made a goal that I would photograph and catalog all of the homework for this class, and that I would photograph it to the best of my ability (even though I know next to nothing about the camera, and keep having to look things up in the Japanese manual). I'm pleased that I'm keeping that promise to myself so far and I like the dramatic improvement in my shots with the shift in my thinking.

Teresa Bolen on craftsy.com

Shot 2c was inspired by classmate ZoeOB's photo of her snowflake.

05/10/2013 Flag

I see a bit of sparkle, Teresa! Very nice.

05/10/2013 Flag

Thank you, Barbism :) It is showing a little - how lucky! Maybe it's a what the eye/camera lens actually sees in an instant vs. what the brain does with the fabric in motion seeing reflections off of many more points?

05/10/2013 Flag