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Cobweb Lace Stole
Finished
January 17 2008
June 14 2008
Project info
Cobweb Lace Stole
Cobweb Lace Stole by Michele Rose Orne
Knitting
self
Needles & yarn
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
Titan Wool Merinos Extra
857 yards in stash
0.44 skeins = 673.7 yards (616.0 meters), 44 grams
Liann Longad (Tallinn) in Tallinn, Harjumaa
Notes

I knew I wanted this one as soon as I saw the sneak peek on IK website. The green merino was comfortable to knit with and at first the lace pattern grew faster than I could believe. I knit both ends at the same time as KnitMongrel suggests.

After having knit the first repeat of the middle pattern it started to get boring. I think it’s because the pattern repeat is so long that it’s really difficult to memorise, but it still needs to be repeated - if I have to check each row from the chart, I’d rather have each row to be different from the previous ones, you know?

Also, because I had planned to use all 100 grams of yarn for this and after getting to the middle pattern it seemed that I’d have to knit a lot of repeats before the yarn would be all used up… I didn’t feel like knitting this at all. After deciding that I’d make it as long as the pattern says, no matter how much yarn would be left, I felt a lot better about it.

I ended up knitting six repeats of the middle pattern on both sides. The stole looked really small before blocking and I thought it might end up as a scarf, but it came out of the bath as stole-sized after all. A smallish stole, but a stole nevertheless. It’s light and airy and I’m very happy with it - definitely worth all the trouble.

Measurements:
before blocking: 86 cm x 30 cm
after blocking: 143 cm x 43 cm

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June 14 2008
 
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  • Project created: March 18, 2008
  • Finished: June 14, 2008
  • Updated: November 11, 2008