Soaps and Shuttle Lace

September 19, 2012

50mm Crochet Hook this one has a more traditional look

Filed under: knitting,knitting class projects,Tatting — by simplyshanan @ 6:26 pm



September 14, 2012

50mm SuperStix Crochet Hook and Knitting Hook or Knook

Filed under: knitting,knitting class projects — by simplyshanan @ 9:17 pm


My very first attempt at needle tatting – but I had to make a tatting needle first. It seems I need to make a smaller size though.

Filed under: knitting,knitting class projects,Tatting — by simplyshanan @ 2:53 am


September 8, 2012

Havenwood Farms Etsy Shop New Item! DPN – Cable Stitch Holders

Stitch Holders

Brand New item in Havenwood Farms Etsy Shop


Step two of the giant knook.


Step Two – making the hook


September 7, 2012

Working End of Hook


Another shot of the Knitting Hook is step one of production


New project in progress a Jumbo 50mm Knook, knitting hook, or crochet hook for Havenwood Farms Etsy Shop!


February 11, 2010

Knitting class projects

I joined a ladies tea and knitting class a few weeks ago.

Our first project was a dish cloth.  Mine looks more like a kite than a square, but the 2nd half is much better than the first half was. 

Our second project is rather large, a prayer shawl.  Because I am using a modified version on the dish cloth pattern, it is a little easier than it might otherwise be.  I actually have two shawls started at the same time.

The cotton one is coming along nicely.  I am adding a design to the body of the shawl that is similar to the one along the outside edge and it is looking good so far.

cotton shawl in sea mist Peaches and Cream worsted weight yarn

close up of center design

The second shawl is in lace weight alpaca and is just so dainty and pretty.

Lace weight alpaca yarn on size 5 needles

Gauge – lace weight

Yarn Name – Gossamer

Fiber – 100% Superfine Alpaca

Color – Tumeric

Supplier – Yarn Hollow ( )

I really LOVE this yarn.  I bought two skeins (both 4 ozs and 1240 yards) so I would have enough for the shawl I am making.  I may end up with enough for two shawls! 

Close up of the lace weight shawl

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