Diamond Lace Bookmark by Heather M. Brown
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Diamond Lace Bookmark

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August 2009
Lace ?
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
15 - 20 yards (14 - 18 m)

This is a great little pattern for leftover yarn from larger lace projects. It’s a relatively simple and quick knit for anyone looking for a last-minute gift.

I stiffened this up a little bit using a water + cornstarch mixture. I ended up mixing the starch in cold water and then sticking it in the microwave in increments of 5 seconds until it was nice and pasty. I spread it on the bookmark using paper towels to soak up the excess and then let it dry.

Suggestion for blocking: In place of blocking wires, small double-pointed or straight needles can be used along with a few pins.

** Errata: **

  • Row 18 of chart added.
  • After casting on and knitting 3 rows: K3, P14, K3 (in lieu of purling the entire row) Updates are reflected in .pdf pattern download.

Lace bookmark designs have recently been moved over to my page here. Attachments are being updated and will be added as a free E-book soon. Thanks! :-)