Ulmus is off the needles and one step away from being finished. Once I finally got past the slipped rib stitch, which is really attractive and soft but oh-so-tiring, the lace edge went very quickly. The lacy leaf design is really pretty. And I’m totally in love with these colors. I’ve set aside some… Continue reading Ready to Block
reprise — from the French, literally “taken up again” Back in February, I started an Ulmus shawl. I’d had it in the queue for a while, bought the suggested yarn and cast on. Well, keeping a loose tension on the edge and changing colors at the same time proved to be a challenge. It got… Continue reading Ulmus Reprise
The Lacy Baktus was finished on the Fourth of July — fitting since there are lots of “fireworks colors” in this yarn. Lacy Baktus by Terhi Montonen Premier Serenity Garden Yarn – Gems U.S. #5 circular needle Finished size: 58″ x 12.5″ Serenity Garden Yarn is a really soft, fingering weigh, microfiber. Not a great deal… Continue reading Lacy Baktus – Finished
During Knit & Crochet Blog Month I talked about my journey in learning to knit lace. All my lace shawls have been knit in fingering weight yarn, which creates a lovely fabric and shows great stitch definition. I’ve been working up my courage (and skills) to try my first lace weight shawl. May first, I… Continue reading First Lace Weight Shawl
My goodness gracious! The past week or so has been so busy. Part of last week I was out of town for a conference with no access to the blog, and the rest of the week has been spent trying to catch up at work and home. I’ve been away from the blog for so… Continue reading Busy Days — I’m Back!