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« on: August 12, 2010 02:16:45 PM »

I made this for the FOC Wist Swap for slingmomma, it is my first try at hairpin lace and the first time I ever used ribbon yarn.

it is very long


thin enough to be a nice scarf too!


folded up


closeup and the edge


thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2010 02:23:24 PM »

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« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2010 02:29:41 PM »

I seriously want one of these! I've never heard of hairpin lace before. Did you use a tute?
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« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2010 02:37:35 PM »

I used this pattern and I went online and googled haripin lace and watched some videos on how to do it. Joining the strips are a little awkward and finishing the ends but it sure does make a beautiful finished product!

http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/dagmar/dagmar.html
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« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2010 05:27:26 PM »

really pretty.  I've been meaning to make a loom.  I really want to try hairpin lace.
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« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2010 03:07:22 PM »

Your shawl looks lovely, and your joins are great! I'm sure slingmomma will love it.

Was working with the ribbon yarn ok? I wondered about using it for the hairpin lace shawl I'm making at the moment but I was worried about it twisting too much and being too stretchy. I'm ever so slightly obsessed with hairpin.

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« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2010 03:25:58 PM »

Your shawl looks lovely, and your joins are great! I'm sure slingmomma will love it.

Was working with the ribbon yarn ok? I wondered about using it for the hairpin lace shawl I'm making at the moment but I was worried about it twisting too much and being too stretchy. I'm ever so slightly obsessed with hairpin.



the ribbon yarn I used was 100% rayon, no stretch, I can't wait to use what I have left for something else, it is so pretty and cloth like, not yarn like, love it!
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« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2010 07:42:16 PM »

I just got my hairpin lace loom today. I so want to learn to do this! You've inspired me with your lavendar scarf.
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Beautiful. I love the color!
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