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Thank you, Liz!

Many thanks to Liz Lovick of Northern Lace in Orkney for her comprehensive explanation of the differences between and using the traditional knitting stitches Old Shale and Feather & Fan.  … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Feather and Fan versus Old Shale

Originally posted on Northern Lace:
Sometimes one person’s slip can cause decades of error.  This is definitely the case with the two separate and different Shetland patterns.  Feather and Fan…

November 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

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