Lace workbook for beginners: what to expect

Good news for all knitters who would like to easily learn how to knit lace. “Lace Workbook for Beginners: Lace Knitting Simplified” is almost here. The official release date is February 26, and here’s what to expect. I had a help of my grandmother...

How to choose the perfect yarn for your lace project

This post on how to choose the perfect yarn for your lace project is an excerpt from the upcoming Lace Workbook for Beginners: Lace Knitting Simplified. Be ready because you’re about to master lace without tears! Most of the beginner lace knitters will freak out...

How to knit basic lace stitches

Lace knitting doesn’t have to be hard! Basically, lace knitting is an alternation of increases and decreases to form a pattern. Main increase used is ‘yarn over’ that forms a hole in your knitting. Occasionally, you might need to work two yarn overs...

How to knit two knitted pieces together

Sometimes there is a hideous moment when you need to sew two knitted pieces together. With an actual sewing needle (oh, I hate that part). For example, folding a hat brim in half and sew it in place or folding an edge in half for a blanket to get a super nice trim. It...

How to knit cobweb stitch / working 3 from 3

Cobweb stitch or knitting 3 from 3 is a very common technique in Estonian lace knitting. It will give your lace shawls this beautiful and intricate cobweb pattern. Also, it can be used to form magnificent life-like flowers or use it as an edging decor. STEP 1 Knit 3...

How to line a knitted Christmas stocking

So here’s what you need to line your Christmas stocking: fabric for lining; needle; thread; sewing machine (optional); iron; pins; scissors; Before we start, I want you to know that I am not a sewer. I’m far from it. Like…way over there behind that...

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