Last year Estonia started yearlong celebration of 100th birthday. For our small country it was very important milestone. Although by blood I’m more Russian than Estonian, I was born here and raised as Estonian. And I am very grateful for that. I grew up speaking two languages and later thanks to American cartoons, I had […]
It has been very busy year, we created, knitted and published 52 patterns! I had some favorites this year that I would like to mention. In January we published pattern named “Amsterdam” dedicated to my mother. For me, tulips always remind me of her. https://lacebycr.com/en/shop/pdf-pattern-amsterdam/ On 1st of April pattern named “9gag” was published. I […]
I thought it would be interesting to show how shawl is created from scratch, what happens behind closed doors. I must say, there are reasons why not every pattern is done this way. Since this work was done by me personally, I didn’t quite finish pattern before starting. I will add comment where I did […]
I say, it is not. My first shawls were Swallowtails by Evelyn A. Clark and I used heavier lace weight mohair blend. I made one for myself and few for colleagues. I wore mine every winter for years, first on wool coat and later on with leather jacket.
Sometimes it doesn’t go by the plan and result can be surprising. Here is a story about shawl with such story.