Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Another Snowflake

I would rather have thread snowflakes than real ones. This one is design #64 in Lavori Artistici #11. It's made from this, found in a thrift store, on US0 needles:



Blocked like this, a brilliant technique invented by Pat S.:



And now looks like this, approximately 11 inches in diameter:


4 comments:

Bridget said...

That.Is.Gorgeous!

(And, it will never turn to slush ...)

Kat said...

Gorgeous snowflake!

That stretching system is ingenious! Thanks for posting a picture.

Rain Dancer said...

I am so happy to see somebody else who knits snowflakes!! I love taking doily patterns and knitting them in crochet thread. I haven't explored your page fully - what size needles do you use?
Rain Dancer

chappy said...

gorgeous!