Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Project 13

Knitting continues on the Lacy Leaves Shawl, but I wanted to start something new.

Truthfully I'm a bit worried about the shawl. I'm not too far from the end of the pattern and it just isn't as wide as I'd like for it to be. I could easily continue the section I'm working now by just increasing the number of repeats, but I haven't decided if that is what I want to do. At any rate it has reached the stage where it is travel knitting. A little bulky perhaps, but an easy repeat to knit.

So what did I choose? The little lace bag from the cover of the May/June 2010 "Piecework" magazine, the fabulous lace issue.

When I went to add it to Ravelry , I discovered it was the 13th project. Good thing I'm not superstitious.

I'm using Lizbeth cotton thread in size 20 - color 684 Leaf Green-Lt. I have one ball and it may very well take two, but I thought I'd see how I got on with the pattern. It was a bit of a rocky start for me.

If you're wondering what I want with the bag or what I intend to use it for if I get it finished, put your mind at ease. I have NO idea. That's hardly the point with stringplay.

And speaking of "Piecework", the Jan/Feb 2011 issue is the 5th annual historical knitting issue.
Lots of good stuff. Have I mentioned lately that I LOVE Piecework?


minipurl said...

Beautiful :)

Sheri said...

Ooooo, can't wait to see how it looks. I LOVE the socks in the new Pieceworks. I got mine yesterday.

kaylace said...

Sonja, now really. You have a passion for bags so why do you need a reason..... IT"S A BAG, need you say more :)

Madam Butterfly said...

Sonja, I love this lacy beauty. I'll have to look up Piecework. I've never seen this magazine. Thank you for sharing!