Archive for the ‘Fishtail Lace Top’ Category


knittedyarns 2007 – The Year in Yarn

Looking back, 2007 was a year where my knitting made significant progress. When I consider the projects that I completed this year, I wonder where I found the time to make them all! By category, here are my 2007 finished objects: SWEATERS Black and Red with Fair Isle Crewneck Sweater – Made from Karabella cashmere […]

knittedyarns Fishtail Lace Top-The Saga Continues

After testing a number of different lace patterns, I decided to use a plain stocking knit stitch for the top portion of the sweater and the main part of the sleeves.  The rationale for this design change was that using two different lace patterns involved more complex changes in terms of math and shaping and […]

knittedyarns Fishtail Lace Sweater Evolves

I visited The Point to check out the sample of their Fishtail Lace Top to see how the fishtail lace meets the eyelet lace used for the upper portion ot the top since the pattern has no photograph to use as a guide. I discovered that where the two sections meet there is no rhyme […]

knittedyarns Knitting Across Oak Park – Soccer Moms, Mexican Food, Cappucino and Beads

As an added bonus to my Omaha trip, I stopped in Chicago on my way home to visit close friends in Oak Park where I can have stuffed pizza and Mexican food! On the trip from Omaha to Chicago, I sat opposite a woman who crocheted a baby cap while I worked on my Fishtail […]

knittedyarns Omaha Bound in Stitches

I had to go to Omaha for a short business trip. Of course, it’s important to point out that while the time in Omaha may be short, it’s difficult to get from New York City to Omaha in a short amount of time since most flights require a switch in another midwestern city. Given how […]

knittedyarns Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool Alternative – aka "Yarn Buying Adventure"

One of our friends celebrated her 50th birthday at the National Arts Club with dinner and dancing the same evening as the Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool Festival, Therefore, I decided to forgo what would have been my fourth annual trek to the Rhinebeck fairgrounds. While I felt disappointed at not going, I couldn’t really feel deprived since I […]