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1  Re: Completed Spiderweb Capelet in Projects from the Stitch 'N B**ch Books by Debbie Stoller by Sheila B. on: April 19, 2005 09:44:28 AM
OK, it's taken forever to get these photos up.  Is there a secret that I don't know about? 

Anyway, after making the spider web capelet with yarnovers in row four (and switching it to circulars so it would fit) crafster was recommended to me and I discovered the pattern mistake.  So, I frogged it and knit it up again.  Then I cast off and found it was way too small.  I put it back on the needles with the intent to lengthen it, but decided I didn't like the color.  Here is a picture of what I thought was a boring color at the time.



Then I frogged it again and dyed it.  It was my first attempt at dying.  Desire is the mother of learning new crafts...or something like that.  I like how it turned out, and dying was fun.

I lengthened the capelet by 7 rows (rows 2-8) and widened it by one spiderweb (5 sts) to fit my big man shoulders.  It fits well now.  Here it is:





I have to say that after knitting it three times, I really grew to love the pattern.  This was my first lace and I found it relaxing as knitting should be, but not too boring like stockinette stitch can be.  Also, I love the way the spider webs have a vintage look to them (although it was less evident when the yarn became variegated).  I think the lace is ingenious and I want to knit it in different yarns and different shapes.  I don't know anything about lace, so I don't know if the designer put together other types of lace or completely made up her own.  In any case, the design rocks, Erin!
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