Thursday, May 13, 2010

Getting My Lace On

I'm been trying to up my lace knitting skills so I knit the Spring Beret ( recently. I used Tahki Yarns Palma (a very pretty organic cotton that was gifted to me) in a pretty pink color. I used a little more than a full skein on size US 8 & 9 needles.

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This is a pic of it blocking on a small mixing bowl. I used the mixing bowl perched on a candlestick holder to get the lace streched out and down so it would dry quickly.

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And other pic after it was done drying and sitting on the table.
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I really like the ring of darker pink on the crown. Once I got going (after ripping it out twice) it was a pretty simple knit. I'm tempted to make another in another color. What do you think, dear reader?

1 comment:

tinkers said...

love that color! totally make another one! i can't wait to see it!