Strega's Needles & Hooks

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Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Since I learnt that Lorna's Laces makes beautiful lace,
I decided to try it again.
This shawl didn't block out like it was supposed to due to
my own stupidity. Live & learn ..... to block scalloped edges one MUST
In fact, I did bind off twice, but still not loose enough.
Valuable lesson learnt!
It's the Sagittaria shawl from

This scarf was originally much wider but I didn't have enough yarn for a proper length so I frogged the first attempt... all 2 skeins of it!! OUCH!
It's the edge pattern from the Alpine Lace shawl in Victorian Lace Today. At least now the length is 63" which is sufficient.