Lace Knitting

Last night, after the sale madness had died down, I worked on my Wool Peddler’s Shawl, snuggled up in my favourite knitting chair (large, soft, close to the woodstove). I have finally reached the end of the garter stitch section (hurrah!) and am enjoying the rhythm of the lace border. I do love to knit lace, I really do. I’m already thinking of the next shawl, and feeling very ambitious about it. I’ve been spending far too much time browsing shawl patterns on Ravelry, but I’m still undecided. I definitely want to use lace weight this time; I’m even thinking of trying my hand with cobweb weight. I’ve always sworn off the stuff, but it looks so wonderful knitted up, and I have some gorgeous cobweb weight yarns here, waiting for January’s update, including a pure cashmere cobweb weight, soft as a whisper. I’d love to do something really intricate and heirloomy with it. Any inspiring suggestions?

3 thoughts on “Lace Knitting

  1. Hi Dee – “Swan Lake” and “Wings of a Swan” are both beautiful knits – – or any of Sharon Miller’s designs (I’m not yet brave enough to attempt one of them but marvel from afar). There’s a lovely selection on as well…
    I would second the Anne Hanson recommendations (Knitspot) – she is also really helpful, and a lovely lady to deal with.
    It’s time to repay you for all your inspiration!