пятница, 21 декабря 2007 г.

Lace Lampshade

Last night I finished lace lampshade for my hall. Hurray!

At the basis vintage doily pattern "Hemlock Ring" (1942) from The Canadian Spool Cotton Company with my modifications, border of lampshade is my own pattern. The border of lampshade I altered several times. Me it was desirable to obtain flat edge without the festoons. I knit it in mercerize cotton 330m/50g on 2.5mm needles.

I purchased the body of lamp in our local store IKEA. It wonderfully approached the already half finished lampshade.

finished lampshade
Happy knitting!

среда, 19 декабря 2007 г.

Apple blossom finished

Yesterday I finished my Apple blossom. I is very contented by result, very tender and watercolor picture came out. I will shape embroidery into the frame already after holidays.

Happy stitch!

понедельник, 17 декабря 2007 г.

Permin Museum Vierlande Sampler 1826


I was fascinated old samplers. They have an extraordinary remarkable charm by their structure, density and colour spectrum.
This beautiful design is produced by Permin of Copenhagen.
Vierlande is the name of an area near Hamburg, since 1868 part of Hamburg - represent in the broad spectrum of the various samplers a peculiarity. Originally they were stitched almost exclusively with black silk on unbleached linen. Their heyday was between 1770 and 1870.

I choose for this sampler 36ct Edinburgh Antique White linen from Zweigart. Linen was colored by black tea for creation of vintage style. I changed colour from chart by 3371 and 902 DMC floss. This colour more approach to resulting tone of canvas.
I made small alterations in the chart and personified sampler by initialism abbreviations.

First motifs

Week progress

Three week progress

Current state
Happy stitching!

вторник, 11 декабря 2007 г.

Apple blossom from Lanarte

I continue stitch wonderful design #34932 "Apple blossom" from artist Jan Kooistra from Lanarte.


I replace included in kit 30ct Ecru linen by 36ct Edinburgh Antique White linen from Zweigart
work in progress
Happy stitch!

вторник, 4 декабря 2007 г.

Crocheted lace

Lace shelf edgings.
This is a crocheted shelf edgings, I did from Burda Magazine. I used white Russian cotton yarn "Snowflake" 230m/25g and 0.75mm hook. The total length of 0.6m. Finished lace was colored by black tea for creation of vintage style.

Crochet doily.
The idea from a Spanish crochet magazine "Muestras y Motivos". I used Bulgarian perle cotton yarn "Swing" 330m/50g and 1.0mm hook. The total length of 1.35m, width of 40cm. I made this doily for my commode in february but now I don't like it. Now I like knitting lace doily))
Good knitting!

воскресенье, 25 ноября 2007 г.

My Quaker inspired

This is a Quaker Stitcher's tool I stitched & finished in September. It's stitched on 36ct Edinburgh Antique White Linen from Zweigart colored by black/green tea. I used 115 DMC floss.

  • For Biscornu I modified & added "Quaker Cat" design by The Workbasket.
  • Scissor Fob is my own original design.

Biscornu in progress

Finished biscornu

Scissor fob

My Quaker Stitcher's Tool
Happy stitching!

суббота, 17 ноября 2007 г.

Sweater from Phildar

I start a new project. This is a sweater from Phildar Homme magazine for my husband.

I choose Schachenmayr Blue Jeans yarn 125m/50g and 3.0 needles. I think that this yarn is good selection.
Good knitting!

пятница, 16 ноября 2007 г.

Niebling Oak doily


I have made it!

I have finished the my first Niebling project last night. It's a Niebling Oak doily. The pattern is from old german Anna Magazine (August 1985).
I knit it in mercerize cotton 330m/50g on 2.5mm needles.
I start doily two weeks ago and knitted it almost every everning. I'm very happy with the result!


You can see the doily here before pinned it.
Niebling Oak doily in progress

The test thread for Niebling Oak doily. For examination I knitted small doily from Lea Special magazine. Doily diameter 42 cm, I knit it on 2.5mm needles.
Happy knitting!

четверг, 15 ноября 2007 г.

Crochet Rope

Here are some examples of my crochet necklace in a different styles. Usually I use the perle cotton thread and 0.65 - 1 mm crochet hook. So far, I like this thread ease of crocheting.
My first experiment with crochet in Turkish technique resulted in this coral necklace for my younger sister. I used the coral chip beads and 10/0 glass Czech seed beads.

My sister like blue color and turquoise. This necklace has united all her wishes))). I used the 9/0 Czech opague seed beads, wthite 8 mm Chezh beads and turquoise.

My inspiration comes from the pattern "Diamond and Daggers" by Judith Bertoglio-Griffin in her book Patterns and Graphing for Bead Crochet Ropes. I used 11/0 glass Czech opaque and transperent seed beads and tear-shaped glass beads.

This lariat is my first experience in knitting bead rope. I has knitted its all for 5 hours. Its length is 1.20m, I love it)))I used 12/0 glass Czech transparent seed beads and amber chip beads.

This lariat I knitted for my sister. I used 11/0 glass Czech rainbow seed beads, haematite and thin silk thread various color for flower.

This necklace I knitted in a gift. I used 12/0 Czech seed beads of two pastel colors, viscose thread and glass beads for a flower.

Further there are my not finished projects.

Various crochet rope

Necklace with malachite cabochon

Necklace with Czech glass beads