New on the needles: yet another triangle garter shawl.

This yarn has been in my stash for a while. It was one of the first “nice” yarns I ordered for myself, it was shipped all the way from the U.S., got stuck in customs and is just gorgeous. So it was a bit of shock to me that, despite the fact that I loveContinue reading “New on the needles: yet another triangle garter shawl.”

FO: Large Rectangle

It was tight, let me tell you. When I started the edging, I was pretty confident that the yarn would be enough. I actually even envisioned what a hexipuff would look like, made from the left overs. Then, the further I proceeded the more nervous I got. The ball of your shrunk and shrunk andContinue reading “FO: Large Rectangle”

The Shawlette is dead, long live the shawl!

Okay, technically, it’s a scarf. I think. It’s from the same book, Victorian Lace Today, and it’s called “Large rectangle”. Somehow, I imagined victorian lace to be named a bit more … poetic. Grand. Impressive. But here we are, with the large rectangle. Mine isn’t large yet, btw. That’s because I only started it lastContinue reading “The Shawlette is dead, long live the shawl!”

On my needles: Victorian inspired Shawlette

This is the little shawl I’ve been working on in the last few days. Yes, I know – I didn’t really need any more WIPs. But this yarn was so lovely, and it was calling out to me, and I was dying to knit something from “Victorian Lace Today” and … so I started. IContinue reading “On my needles: Victorian inspired Shawlette”