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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Ready for Pattern #4 in our series on grafting two-sided lace? Joni is ready to take you to the next step! Mastering the lace grafting techniques she has covered in this series will give you the aptitude to turn this practice pattern into a gorgeous lace cowl. Read on, and remember – never stop learning! […]

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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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In Practice Swatch 1, we created knit and purl stitches when we grafted the upper and lower pieces of a stockinette stitch swatch together. We also created an ssk decrease on the lower piece (which corresponds to the lower row of two chart rows) by drawing the tapestry needle through two stitches so that the […]

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Ralph is Not the Provisional Cast-On

What is a Provisional Cast-On? There are several different types of provisional cast-ons to choose from, but they all have the same goal: to leave live loops at the bottom of the knitting so that the loops can be used again, either by knitting in the opposite direction or by grafting the live loops at […]

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