Archive for the ‘Doilies’ Category

 

knittedyarns Marianne Kinzel’s Lace Primula Doily Becomes A Shawl

Marianne Kinzel’s First Book of Modern Lace Knitting was the last book that I bought at The Point last March before it went out of business. The book is a great resource of lace patterns with BOTH instructions and charts. It has an introduction to lace knitting including doilies which shows step by step photographs of […]

knittedyarns Blocking Oxblood Mommes Lysedug Shawl

Photographs of blocked Mommes Lysedug Doily knit as a shawl in Tosh Lace weight. Blocking dimensions included.

knittedyarns More Antique Lace Doily Knitting-Mommes Lysedug

While I promised myself that I wouldn’t allow knitting UFOs to accumulate this year, the fact that my 40″ Hiya Hiya circular needles broke was a great excuse for starting a new project. I have wanted to make a lace shawl from the Madeline Tosh Lace Superwash Merino that I bought from Webs at Stitches […]

knittedyarns 10 New Year’s Knitting Resolutions for 2010

January 1st is a time to be resolute with your knitting life. This year, I am reining in my knitting ambitions. Here are my 10 new year’s resolutions…

knittedyarns 5 Suggestions for the Hemlock Ring Blanket-Finished Object!

5 suggestions to help with knitting the Hemlock Ring Blanket.

knittedyarns Purl By the Sea Knitted Celebrations & Knitting Needle Challenges

  My husband and I trekked out to Montauk to take advantage of the glorious mid-summer weather and to visit Purl By the Sea.  I am working hard on my Hemlock Ring Blankie since it’s a gift for friends and I need to be finished before next weekend. One of my problems is that it’s […]

knittedyarns Maine Bound Knitting

Visiting our friends in York, ME has become a mid-July event where we combine great friends, ocean air, good food and knitting. As a surprise, I brought my friend Amanda the set of Heirloom Lace Placemats. Unfortunately, I miscalculated my knitting time and was shy of finishing the last placemat. Despite my efforts to knit […]

knittedyarns Heirloom Lace Doily Placements on Long Beach

After being stalled on the train home from Montauk last weekend, my husband wasn’t up for making the trek out to the beach. Instead we went to Long Beach which is about an hour from New York City. This still allows us to get out of the city and experience the sandy beaches of Long […]

knittedyarns Hemlock Ring Blankie Ruffles – Opps!

My Hemlock Ring Blanket is making s-l-o-w progress. This is attributable to the fact that as the blanket grows so do the number of stitches. Further, since the Hemlock Ring Blanket has gotten too large to be contained on my longest 10.5 needle, I have switched to Denises where I can keep adding to the […]

knittedyarns Montauk Bound With Knitting

We love the beach in Montauk which can be relatively empty (at least by New Yorkers’ standards) on holiday weekends. It’s a wonderful expanse of beach with rolling waves that make for peaceful rejuvenation. Of course, it’s not every Manhattanite’s idea of a “local” beach but my husband and I make it an adventure and […]