A good thing, too, as in a moment of heat-induced
This time I'm making the Rose of England from Second Book of Modern Lace Knitting by Marianne Kinzel. The pattern as written is a tablecloth worked in cotton or linen thread. In JaggerSpun Zephyr (50% silk, 50% wool), she will be a lovely circular shawl.
Here she is at Round 10, already showing off her heraldic quinate symmetry and double yarn overs. As you can see, this Rose of England is a Lancaster rose.
The project poses a number of challenges. The pattern is beautifully written and clearly charted, but it does not give gauge or yardage requirements. If I run out of yarn, there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth of biblical proportions (the colorway is discontinued)... but (fiddle-dee-dee) I'm not going to worry about that just yet. Then there's the matter of blocking Rose. Aiee. Rust-proof pin roundup begins today!
One thing I'm not worried about is meeting the mid-October deadline. Church projects always involve any number of outspoken