Tagged: shawl

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...

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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...

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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...

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Shawl knitting for beginners – how to get started

If you’re a reader of this blog, it’ll come as no surprise that I love knitting shawls. Love it. In fact, I love it so much, that now that I’ve started designing knitting patterns myself, the obvious place to start was a lace shawl. If you’ve never knitted a shawl before, or...

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Introducing: Tidal Beach Shawl

It’s done. The shawl knitted to my very first own design. Let me introduce Tidal Beach. So named because the ripples in the shawl remind me of the ripples left in the sand on the beach after the sea recedes. It’s been quite a learning curve, with many mistakes made...

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Finished my Arrow

My version of the Follow Your Arrow MKAL is completed at last. I’ve blogged about this before, of course, but in short, this was a mystery knitalong (MKAL) with a difference. Every week, each clue contained two options. As the shawl could also be knitted with either one or two...

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WIP Wednesday

If you follow any craft blogs at all, you’re probably familiar with the concept of WIP Wednesday. But if you’re not, WIP stands for Work In Progress. For some reason, it’s a thing craft bloggers do, showcasing the projects they’re working on on Wednesdays. I don’t know where it started, and who originally came up...