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Parade of Bavarian lace baby afghans from the workshop with lynx
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Mar 30, 2013 07:26:35   #
Designer1234 (a regular here)
 
Here are the projects done by our students in this very successful workshop that is still in progress.

I think this is one of the prettiest crochet afghans that there is.

Enjoy, and please let the students know if you like their work.
prismaticr's work - front of block



 
Mar 30, 2013 07:42:54   #
MotherHensRoost
 
Absolutely LOVE this. Just beautiful. Color combinations are just striking.
Mar 30, 2013 07:45:10   #
knitonefl
 
This is really pretty, can you tell me what the pattern is?
Mar 30, 2013 08:05:50   #
Grannie maggie (a regular here)
 
Lovely.
Mar 30, 2013 08:34:22   #
Xiang (a regular here)
 
Hi all, this is my humble attempt at the Bavarian Lace. It is worked in 12 ply Acrylic yarn, on an 8mm Hook.

A final photo of the blanket will be posted on completion.

Cheers

Xiang :-D :thumbup:
First attempt at block

Second attempt, this is a stayer, but colours are not true to the original

Mar 30, 2013 08:37:52   #
MotherHensRoost
 
Xiang wrote:
Hi all, this is my humble attempt at the Bavarian Lace. It is worked in 12 ply Acrylic yarn, on an 8mm Hook.

A final photo of the blanket will be posted on completion.

Cheers

Xiang :-D :thumbup:


Just beautiful. Well done.
 
Mar 30, 2013 09:07:05   #
Xiang (a regular here)
 
MotherHensRoost wrote:
Just beautiful. Well done.


Thank you MotherHensRoost
Mar 30, 2013 10:40:48   #
Raybo
 
They are simply beautiful.
Mar 30, 2013 11:11:18   #
knitknack
 
Absolutely lovely. The students have had a great teacher and it cetainly shows in their work.
Would love the pattern for this if it is available. You can PM me with the instructions, if you care to.
Thanks
Mar 30, 2013 11:44:17   #
Cashmeregma (a regular here)
 
Quite beautiful. Love this and plan on doing this workshop, so thank you for keeping it on even after the workshop is closed. Beautiful Bavarian lace examples. :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
Mar 30, 2013 11:53:10   #
Lynx
 
knitknack wrote:
Absolutely lovely. The students have had a great teacher and it cetainly shows in their work.
Would love the pattern for this if it is available. You can PM me with the instructions, if you care to.
Thanks


If you go to the knitting and crochet workshop section of the forum you will find my workshop with the pattern, pictures and the video clips I made to help people out
 
Mar 30, 2013 13:08:28   #
Lynx
 
As the teacher I figured I better show my blanket although it still needs a few rounds to finish it off. :)


Mar 30, 2013 13:10:17   #
Lynx
 
And this is something I tried out earlier today. Making Bavarian granny squares and joining them together


Mar 30, 2013 14:42:46   #
Designer1234 (a regular here)
 
go to the following link

http://www.knittingparadise.com/s-105-1.html

once you are there, you are in the workshop main page. scroll down to
#20 Bavarian lace with lynx. go in and read from page one -- and join in if you wish. all the information is there. Designer1234
Mar 30, 2013 15:59:04   #
kaixixang (a regular here)
 
Lynx wrote:
And this is something I tried out earlier today. Making Bavarian granny squares and joining them together


Exactly what I was thinking!
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