Archive - Apr 9, 2008

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Blocking Lace

Mes Swansen, in "A Gathering of Lace", describes how she hangs a shawl with a sideways knitted on garter stitch border over a 4" dowel suspended between two cupboards to block it.

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Argyle socks and Intarsia

I'm working on my first pair of Argyle socks. I've done a bit of intarsia in the past, but not much. I'm more into texture and less into color. Mostly because color just scares the crap out of me.

Hello All! ... and first project bloopers

Hello everyone from a total beginner. I took up knitting a couple of weeks ago and I'm completely hooked.

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Size Matters

OK in this case smaller is better!


Hi Guys,

I'm new here, but not new to knitting - more than 50 years experience.

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Icarus Shawl, originally uploaded by elemmaciltur.

Started: 24th April 2007
Finished: 03rd April 2008
Needles: 3.5 mm / 80 cm Addi Lace circs
Yarn: Rohrspatz & Wollmeise Lace-weight, 100% superwash merino, 300g Hank (530 m / 100 g), colour: "Poison No. 5"
Pattern: "Icarus" by Miriam Felton from Interweave Knit Summer 2006