|Mounting doilies in a ring|
We also explored different fibers for lace knitting, with a lot of attention to Shetland sheep and Shetland wool. A conundrum: What is Shetland yarn? Is it yarn produced in Shetland from Shetland sheep? Yarn produced in Shetland from any type of sheep from any location? Yarn produced from Shetland sheep regardless of location? All of the above? Other variations?
|Shetland fiber and yarn|
This is only a small slice of all of the good things that happened at the 2011 Boise lace retreat.