This was my first allover lace project, and it was great fun — even this simple pattern kept me interested and challenged, which is good. Plus, I feel a bit more prepared to take on my new copy of Victorian Lace Today…
But is it no longer a ‘party’ scarf if I leave off the beads? My sister is a very basic dresser, so even the lace scarf was a leap for her. Crystal beads were just not going to happen.
pattern: by Lisa Sisk for MagKnits
yarn: 1 skein ArtFibers Alfabeto, 100% silk
needles: 4mm bamboo
mods: skipped the beads for my low-maintenance sister
Here it is, pre-blocking, at the bottom of my bathroom sink. What a sad little blob it is!
And lit from behind by my sister’s attic window: