Jenny Brandis' Handcrafts

I have finally got up the courage to try lacemaking again. The vision is still off but new glasses are on order, the Saturday Markets in Kununurra have started and I just could not wait any longer.

I have started a new length with the same pattern as last year (Zigzag pattern by Jo Edkins) as it has proven to be a perfect pattern for demonstrating - quick little elements that show off cloth stitch, half stitch, spider, cloth st with twist fans, torchon ground and footside.

the first time...
First effort back in June 2005 .......

made in 2007/08
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The first effort was just 3 months after I began learning lace making and I did not record the thread I used. Last year it was in finca 40 lemon and this year it is in Finca 40 black. I think I will vary it as I go and add colour or variation every 30 cm or so - will be interesting to see how it goes over the next few months and I will try to keep you posted.

So, what do you think?

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