Friday, April 11, 2008

Resources for Lace Knitting

Books with particular lace shawls:
Gossamer Webs
The History and Techniques of Orenburg Lace Shawls by Galina Khmeleva & Carol R. Noble

The Gossamer Webs Design Collection
Three Orenburg Shawls to Knit
Design Interpretation by Galina Khmeleva

Victorian Lace Today by Jane Sowerby

Heirloom Knitting A Shetland Lace Knitter's Pattern and Workbook by Sharon Miller
Shetland Lace Knitting from Charts by Hazel Carter
The Art of Shetland Lace by Sarah Don

Arctic Lace
Knitting Projects and Stories Inspired by Alaska's Native Knitters by Donna Druchunas

Other Books:
Folk Shawls
25 Knitting Patterns and Tales from around the World by Cheryl Oberle

Stahman's Shawls and Scarves
Lace Faroese-Shaped Shawls from the Neck Down and Seaman's Scarves by Myrna A. I. Stahman

First Book of Modern Lace Knitting by Marianne Kinzel
Second Book of Modern Lace Knitting by Marianne Kinzel

Shawls and Scarves The Best of Knitter's Magazine edited by Nancy J. Thomas

A Gathering of Lace Gathered by Meg Swansen

Traditional Knitted Lace Shawls by Martha Watermann

Lavish Lace: Knitting with Hand-Painted Yarns by Carol R. Noble and Cheryl Potter

Wrapped in Comfort: Knitted Lace Shawls by Alison Jeppson Hyde

Shawl in Vogue Knitting on the Go

From Eunny Jang
Majoring in Lace Part 1, Part 2, Part3, and Part 4

Website: click here
Mimknits click here
Anne Hanson click here click here
Lace Shawl KAL click here
Top 10 Lace Shawl click here
Knit Picks click here
Knitting Pattern Central - Shawls and Stoles click here
Yarn Over - scarves, shawl, wraps click here
Faery Crafty blog links click here
Simple Knits click here
Heart Strings Fiber Art click here
Fiber Trends click here
I'm Knitting as Fast as I Can click here
Catherine Knits click here
Morehouse Farm click here
Spin Alpaca click here
Goddess Knits click here
Fiddlesticks Knitting click here
Monika free patterns click here
Rectangular Shawl patterns compiled by Jenny Raye click here
Wool & Fibre Original click here
Sivia Harding Lace Patterns click here
Louet NA - Euroflax (Casey Shawl, Lacey Shawl, Macey Shawl) click here
Ravelry click here (must become a member)

Individual Pattern:
Pattern with asterik (*) is suitable as a first project/lace beginner, based on Ravelry members.
Feather Lace Stole* click here
Easy Lace Scarf* click here
Ripple Scarf* click here
Branching Out Scarf* from Knitty Spring 05
Birch* from Rowan#34
Tiger Eye Lace Scarf* click here
Juno Regina Stole* from Knitty Fall 07
Forest Canopy Shawl* for $6.50
Blue Jean Lace Leaf Shawl*
Kiri Shawl*
Shetland Triangle* from Wrap Style
Candle Flame Shawl* from KnitPicks
Adamas Shawl*
Weekender Lace Wrap* click here
Easy Lace Stole* click here
Tripple Chevron Lace Shawl* click here
Trinity Stitch Shawl click here
Espresso and Morning Glory Capelet from Knitter's Summer 2006
Madli's Shawl from IK Summer 2004
Flower Basket Shawl* from IK Fall 2004
Lace Shawl Diagonale* click here
Slightly More than Scarf click here
Sunday Market Shawl* click here
Michaela Shawl from Berroco click here
Summer Stole from IK Summer 2003
Forest Path Stole from IK Summer 2003
Paisley Lace Shawl from IK Spring 2005
Lace Poncho Wrap from IK Fall 2005
Twilight Lace Wrap from IK Holiday 2006
Lacy Kerchief Scarf from IK Summer 2005
Arctic Diamond Shawl from IK Winter 2006
Cobweb Lace Stole from IK Spring 2008
Trellis Scarf from IK Spring 2006
Icarus Shawl, Little Arrowhead, Summer Lace from IK Summer 2006
Celemtine Shawlette from IK Spring 2007
Swallowtail Shawl from IK Fall 2006
Pewter Lace Shawl from IK Spring 2003
Print O' The Wave Stole - Intermediate click here
Bell Pattern Shawl click here
Shell Stitch and Eyelets Shawl click here
Cat's Paw Lace Shawl click here
Interlude Lace Wrap from Classic Ellite click here

Patterns from MagKnits (currently the site is shut down, so u want to find the patterns through googling them)
Blossom - Intermediate Sept07
Brigid - Intermediate May07
Cobweb - Simple
Frilling - Intermediate Aug05
Lace Leaf - Intermediate May06
Nereides- Simple July07
Squiggle - Simple Oct06
Three Shawls Project - Simple to Intermediate Oct05
Trellis & Vine - Intermediate feb06

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Thursday, April 03, 2008

Lace Knitting

Intro on Lace Knitting with chart

The video shows the shawl project with variegated yarn, interchangeable needle.

The video shows how to yarn over (yo) and knit which is follows the pattern

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Brookes Column of Leaves Scarf

Lacy scarf project, perfect for beginner yet easy project.
The result is beautiful.
The pattern is here, complete with step by step video tutorial.

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Wednesday, April 02, 2008

How to Intarsia

These videos show how to use 2 differents color in a row of knitting.
The project use 4 dpn to create seamless mitten.

Part 1

Part 2

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Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Fair Isle Knitting

The video isn't exactly show how to do step by step fair isle; instead of showing the beauty of fair isle with final steek cutting.

Individual pattern / referencens:
Fair Isle Bag from IK Summer 2004
Knitting in Color here
Knitting Pattern for clothing here

Inga Hat

The pattern is here

Another way to do intarsia is double knitting. DK method will create double thicknes for extra warmth such as hat, scarf.
The tutorial is here from Stitch Diva studio.
Project of double knitting can be found at Son of S&B by Debbie Stoller p. 36 Uncle Argyle Scarf and p. 39 Celtic Beannie.

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Sunday, March 30, 2008

Broomstick Lace

These series on how to do broomstick lace by Jennifer Hansen from Stitch Diva Studio(

Part 1

Part 2

Shaping - Decreasing

Shaping - Increasing

Working in the round


Sunday, March 23, 2008

Knitting in the Round

Video by Jennifer Hansen from Stitch Diva Studio (

Part 1
Using Double Point Needle

Part 2
Using Circular Needle

Part 3
Using Magic Loop


Sunday, March 02, 2008

Crochet with Beads

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