Oh my gosh! What a dilemma. The wool I started this lace scarf in ended up being too hairy and you couldn't see the actual lace, so I dashed off to Lincraft and bought some very basic baby wool. Hopefully this will work better. I'm looking at this as a "practice piece", not a masterpiece! My first attempt at the nupps are very dodgy, but I think I'm getting the hang of them now. I love the word nupp. It is Estonian for the little bobble stitch that resembles "May Bells" or Lily of the Valley flowers. I just love the look of them!
Look how wobbly and dodgy my lace is. I understand it will take shape at the end when blocked, but it sure looks very sad right now! I have made mistakes, but I've decided this is very much a practice piece -so when my Nancy Bush book on Estonian Lace arrives from U.S(I am trying to be patient), I will be ready to tackle a shawl -maybe.
I love the shape of these leaves, it reminds me of a lace shawl I saw on Ravelry, called Vine Leaf Shawl I think. Note the colours- is Autumn on the way? I surely hope so! I adore Autumn!
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Beautiful leaves and lace, cheers MarieReplyDelete
oh so which pattern is it? I don't think you've said have you? You are going to LOVE that estonian lace book!ReplyDelete
well done because me and lace knitting don't go together. I've done a few lacy scarves for scarf swaps but am not very goodReplyDelete