Swatch

Kerry's picture

Just finished a swatch of a pattern from Heirloom Knitting by Sharon Miller. The yarn is cashmere/merino laceweight (so soft) from ColourMart UK, and the needle was 3mm. I think it is destined to become the design for a scarf. The yarn colour is darker than in the photo.

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Bill's picture

...that's very delicate...beautiful!

BuduR's picture

it's beautiful Kerry.

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SKHolt's picture

Wow. That is most beautiful. I really admire your work.
Stan

This is fabulous - can't wait to see the finished project.

ronhuber's picture

What wonderful work, Kerry. You always inspire me.
Ron

RCC's picture

Stunningly beautiful, as usual!
Rex

knithappy's picture

that is amazingly beautiful!!! thanks for showing everyone!!!

TomH's picture

Beautiful work and pattern. I don't know the book. Is it a book of lace stitches or a book of patterns for thing like scarves, shawls, etc.?

MMario's picture

I may have to cough up the dough for that book after all. Bautiful!
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rjcb3's picture

...and that's just the swatch...

I can't wait to see the full piece.

I can't say it enough, I certainly ENVY lace knitters.

Beautiful pattern, and you've done wonderful work making it come to life.

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robert

yarnart's picture

It's gorgeous! Great job!

Wonderful! And I got some of my books I ordered from Amazon this week. 5 books on Lace Knitting. I may need your expertise once I start (after I finish the healing shawl and maybe a baby blanket). I hope you will help guide me.

TomH's picture

Really, lace isn't that difficult. Just find a simpler pattern you like and give it a go. It's just really knitting and counting. If you can knit, purl, yarn over and decrease, you can make amazing lace. It might only look difficult. I'm sure there are some difficult lace stitch patterns somewhere. Just don't do those ... yet.

MasonM's picture

Very nice. Your swatches look better than my finished work LOL

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Kerry's picture

Thanks to everyone for your comments and encouragement.