Monthly Archives: May 2013

Blocking a Circular Lace Doily

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Decorative Crochet Chain Bind Off Technique for Lace Knitting (and knitted version)

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For Art’s Sake vs. Utilitarian – Does your knitting have to have a practical purpose?

Decorative Art – art for art’s sake vs. Applied Art – utilitarian / functional Where does the Art of Knitting fit? I’ve always thought of knitting primarily as serving the purpose of utilitarian art, although there certainly are many recent … Continue reading

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May Prize Giveaway (and KHS Store “Summer Hours”)

Prize Drawing Have you entered yet? In celebration of Memorial Day this month, Flag Day next month, and US Independence Day in July, this month’s Prize Pack to be given to a lucky winner at the end of May 2013 … Continue reading

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Easy “Cheating” Center Start for Double Point Needles

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Summer “schedule”

Sorry I am delayed getting more tutorials for the Pinwheel Flower Doily posted this month. As soon as I can get my computer and photos loaded, I will work as quickly as possible updating the KnitHeartStrings site. I started my … Continue reading

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Kicking off the May KAL for Pinwheel Flower Doily

So the saying goes … April showers bring May flowers. Let’s celebrate Spring and renewal with a flower-themed lace project this month. We’ll be switching away from the teensy yarn and needles of last month to thicker yarn and larger … Continue reading

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