Tuesday, June 1, 2010

To lace or not to lace?


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I am knitting lace. Okay, I am attempting to knit lace.

Ask me how it's going.
G'ahead. I dare ya.

Let's see, so far:
  1. I've come to the sad realization that I will not have nearly enough yarn to do 14 repeats.
  2. The thought of 14 repeats makes me weak in the knees.
  3. I just saw Mary's. It doesn't seem that she and I have knit the same pattern. And hers is correct. This does not bode well for me.
I feel sick.

I'm on repeat #5.

I think I just spent way too much time making a bandanna.

On a high note, I may have invented a new pattern.

5 comments:

  1. Hehe - I'm just adding a fifth repeat, where originally there are only four, and I know I'll be done soon, but that last repeat is killing me!
    Keep going, I'm sure it will look great in the end!

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  2. From here it looks pretty nice, but I guess too little yarn is an insurmountable problem.

    Bugger! That's not a good way to start the month.

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  3. It looks really pretty to me - maybe your pattern is the better one!! And the thing about lace is that when you block it, you stretch it out. So it's going to be a lot bigger than you think - even with less than 14 repeats!!! You are doing great!

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  4. Crazy lady! Stretch it out and pin it. Then I can tell you if it's right or not. And it doesn't have to be nearly 15 repeats. You'll probably wear it a lot more if it's just a small piece. I told you...a jean jacket and some lipstick and you'll shock the entire island!!!

    Oh...and mine isn't nearly finished!!!

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  5. Yikes! Stretch and see, but it's looking beautiful to me so far :)

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