My daughter Michela and her fiancé TJ announced their engagement around the same time that the 2017 issue of Interweave Knits Winter came out. This particular issue has a bridal story, which seemed very fortuitous, and I tried to decide which one of the beautiful lace wedding shawls I would knit. (Here, I’ll interject a […]

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Now that all five of the lace patterns have been grafted, let’s take a closer look at the grafting instructions. If you’ve been following this series, you know that the grafting instructions were presented in charted format. How do grafting charts work? A grafting chart serves the same function as a chart for a knitting […]

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Joni is taking you to the finish line with Pattern #5 in her series on two-sided lace grafting! This series of tips will get you grafting shawls, cowls, and any number of lace projects where the presentation must be impeccable (think bridal veil, or dressy, delicate accessories with signature style). Take a look at what she has planned […]

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We’ve tripped through a couple of swatches, and now we are on our third lace pattern. This series with Joni Coniglio, Interweave Senior Project Editor and in-house lace expert, will have a total of eight installments. We are close to the end, and hope that by the time it is all said and done – […]

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Grafting Two-Sided Lace: Lace Pattern 2 Lace Pattern 2 is a garter-stitch-based lace. It’s worked over a multiple of seven stitches, plus one. The instructions here are for a swatch worked over twenty-nine stitches. For the grafting, I used Rows 3 and 4 of the lace chart (Row 3 for the grafted row itself and […]

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