Category: Tutorials

On Designing a Lace Triangle IV: Edgings

This post is part of the Fall Shawl Together organized by Cate of Infinite Twist. You can find other posts in this series at the Fall Shawl Together page. This is part four of an ongoing tutorial on designing lace

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On Designing a Lace Triangle III: Cast on

This is part three of an ongoing tutorial on designing lace triangles.  If you’d like to look at parts I and II, click on the links. In the first and second installments, we talked about the actual work of inserting

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On Designing a Lace Triangle II

Yesterday, I posted about designing a lace triangle using inserts.  Today I’m going to talk about all over lace, such as the lace used in Arabella.  Keep in mind that these are partial explanations, and that I will try to

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On Designing a Lace Triangle I

The first and only time I knit a lace triangle prior to designing Clothilde, I found myself really taken with the way the pattern sped along to a quick finish.  (The pattern was the Diamonds and Pearls Shawl, from The

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Blocking Pauline

  Blocking is key!  I know blocking is usually a good idea, but it’s especially important with Pauline.  Since the bonnet is knit entirely in stockinette, it will curl without blocking, even with the i-cord border.  Blocking also relaxes the

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