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May 6, 2013 09:03:26   #
jberg (a regular here)
 
Good morning. I am currently frogging (for the umteenth time!) the easy triangle shawl on the Paton's website using this yarn. I might be looking for a different pattern and was just wondering if anyone out there has used this yarn, what you think of it and what you turned it into. Thanks and Happy Needling. jberg
 
May 6, 2013 09:14:36   #
cgthomps
 
I bought 4 skeins of the Paton's Lace in a pretty pink/brown verigated pattern when there was a great yarn sale going on. I am still looking for a pattern to make a light weight summer sweater from it, and, I am a new knitter so it needs to be EASY! I'll be looking forward to the replies.
May 6, 2013 09:17:03   #
flginny
 
I bought the same pink/brown yarn you did and also some white/gray. I haven't used it yet, either, so I'll watch with you for replies.
Virginia

cgthomps wrote:
I bought 4 skeins of the Paton's Lace in a pretty pink/brown verigated pattern when there was a great yarn sale going on. I am still looking for a pattern to make a light weight summer sweater from it, and, I am a new knitter so it needs to be EASY! I'll be looking forward to the replies.
May 6, 2013 09:46:29   #
Yaya579
 
I bought the orange and brown at a great sale too. :) I'm also waiting for the pattern to use it. Good luck ladies!!
May 6, 2013 11:41:38   #
chickkie (a regular here)
 
and I have the blue/white Patons lace... haven't used it yet either
May 6, 2013 11:49:54   #
Yaya579
 
Well look at all of us not using yarn just hoarding. Lol ;)
 
May 6, 2013 12:32:58   #
gail-11
 
I have some Moonlit Mohair I have been looking for a pattern to make - it seem a bit scratchy for a scarf or cowl. Not sure I have enough for a shawl though.
It is very pretty.
May 7, 2013 03:25:25   #
Jessica-Jean (a regular here)
 
I made myself an oversized passion amorosa shawl http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/passione-amorosa with Patons Lace Sequin. It's wonderful! My first finished object with lace weight yarn, though it does work up as though it were a sport weight. I guess its halo causes that.
May 7, 2013 06:07:11   #
Chemchic
 
I put it in Rav cast on! I can't believe i missed this pattern.
May 7, 2013 06:55:16   #
Jessica-Jean (a regular here)
 
Chemchic wrote:
I put it in Rav cast on! I can't believe i missed this pattern.
There are so many; it's easy to miss just the one that will make you cast on instantly!
Ain't the Internet GREAT!???!!! :thumbup:

Imagine ... pre-Internet ... some patterns may have been knit by multiple people, but there wasn't much networking going on and no useful way of comparing your creation to another's. Now, clickity-click and knowledge is right there!
May 7, 2013 07:50:40   #
Beve
 
I made a rectangular shawl for my MIL. I used the lovely light turquoise color an decorated it randomly with crochet flowers of complementing colors. I loved working with the yarn, but too much frogging can cause it to "lump" in places.
 
May 7, 2013 08:00:14   #
jbweaver
 
jberg wrote:
Good morning. I am currently frogging (for the umteenth time!) the easy triangle shawl on the Paton's website using this yarn. I might be looking for a different pattern and was just wondering if anyone out there has used this yarn, what you think of it and what you turned it into. Thanks and Happy Needling. jberg


I used the colorway, bonfire, for the wingspan that I made. I posted a picture a couple weeks ago. It was okay to work with, I don't remember having any problems with it.
May 7, 2013 08:37:17   #
blizz61
 
I have used this yarn for three shawls and one scarf, one of the shawls I used the Paton's Lace Sequin. The yarn is a PITA to frog, but blocks very easily and is so soft. I love the drape of it. Be forewarned, the yarn sheds. Found that out when I had to do a presentation to a packed room, and wore a shawl over a black dress. I had hairs all over the place! Here are photos of two of the shawls and a scarf.






May 7, 2013 09:00:01   #
ginnyfloyd
 
Jessica-Jean wrote:
I made myself an oversized passion amorosa shawl http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/passione-amorosa with Patons Lace Sequin. It's wonderful! My first finished object with lace weight yarn, though it does work up as though it were a sport weight. I guess its halo causes that.


Thank you for sharing this pattern site, added it to my large bucket list :)
May 7, 2013 09:03:02   #
mirl56 (a regular here)
 
I made one of these with Patons lace:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/multnomah
Sorry, no pics of mine.

I don't remember having any issues working with the yarn. Even though they call it laceweight, it doesn't seem so to me. Maybe like JJ said, because it halos so much it doesn't feel like laceweight.

I do have some more in my stash but just haven't gotten to it yet.
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