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Erebor Lace Shawl Knitting Pattern 5

Erebor Lace Shawl pattern

My new design was inspired by the Dwarven artwork in Peter Jackon’s Hobbit films, which were, of course, based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel of the same name. Unfortunately, I still don’t have great pictures of this, but as I don’t know when I will be able to remedy this, I...

Erebor Shawl 4

Introducing: Erebor Shawl

Finished at last. My new¬†design, the Erebor Shawl. Sorry for the terrible pictures, I haven’t had a chance to take any with anything other than my phone, but I wanted to share something anyway. I had hoped to have the Erebor Shawl published by now, but I’ve only just finished...

Tidal Beach Close Up 2

Tidal Beach Shawl

It’s finally done. It’s been a learning curve, and it’s taken longer than I expected, but my first knitting design is published now. The test knit was interesting. Although I had the pattern tech edited before hand, my wonderfull test knitters still found a handful of small mistakes. They also...

Mrs. Montague's Pattern Knitting Stitch Pattern 1

Analysing Stitch Patterns – Mrs. Montague’s Pattern

As part of the learning process of designing my own shawls, I’ve been examining stitch patterns. Rather than simply copying them from stitch dictionaries, I want to understand how they work, why the fabric knitted with a certain stitch pattern behaves the way it does. And it’s an excuse to...

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Luna Moth Shawl

I may have mentioned before I love knitting lace. Love it. I get tremendous satisfaction out of carefully making sure that each individual decrease and yarn over is in exactly the right place. I love seeing the pattern unfold and then there’s the moment of blocking where it transforms from...