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#57 CLOSED - BEAUTIFUL LACY CARDIGAN with TAMARA ELL
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May 20, 2014 19:26:06   #
Designer1234 (a regular here)
 
Welcome to workshop # 57 - with our teacher Tamara Ell.

PLEASE ALWAYS start reading from the beginning of this workshop, even if you join in late.



Please post "I'm In"as soon as you come into this workshop- once I have counted you into the student count, I will delete your post.
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Tamara has graciously arranged for KP members to receive 50% off the price of her pattern, and information as to how to buy it is in the Designers' Pattern Shoppe Section at the following link

http://www.knittingparadise.com/t-259210-1.html#5347769



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#1- Once you have posted here on this topic, a notification will be sent to you by email each time there is a post to the workshop as long as you are subscribed to our Section and if you have posted here. If you are not sure if you are subscribed”click on my profile at the top of any KP page, then click on Sections, then click on Subscribe to the Knitting and Crochet Workshops with Designer1234.
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Important:
once you have done that you will also see "Notification Information "-- there are two little boxes -- please put a tick in each one and you will see where to click so that they are accepted. This will mean that every time you post in any topic you will receive copies of that topic posts until you click unwatch

I would recommend that anyone using the workshops follow the above and you should have no probem receiving posts.

I hope this helps.

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WELCOME to you all --






 
May 21, 2014 11:22:42   #
TamaraEll
 
Hi everyone! I am excited about this workshop, does anyone have any questions?
May 21, 2014 23:45:19   #
TamaraEll
 
Tell me, everyone, what yarn have you chosen?
May 22, 2014 09:08:29   #
peacefulknitter (a regular here)
 
I have been trying to find the Kid Seta in teal, as I have located a seller for the Tili Thomas and believe this would look stunning on the red head I intend to give the sweater to.
May 22, 2014 10:14:49   #
TamaraEll
 
You can do this design without the Tilly as well, it just adds a little bit of bling. If you can only find the Kid, it will be equally beautiful.
May 22, 2014 12:43:17   #
Phylbert
 
TamaraEll wrote:
You can do this design without the Tilly as well, it just adds a little bit of bling. If you can only find the Kid, it will be equally beautiful.


This sounds like a good idea for me. I am a beginner knitter and have only done shawls, hats and scarves. I am looking forward to knitting your beautiful cardigan, but I was concerned about using 2 colors, since I have never done that before. I will probably stick with 1 color. Thanks Tamara! :-)
 
May 22, 2014 14:28:31   #
peacefulknitter (a regular here)
 
Have found the Kid Seta Teal from "Alpaca Direct" and the Tili Thomas from Ravelry member. May need to play catch up when received but looking forward to making this beautiful sweater.
May 22, 2014 14:40:40   #
TamaraEll
 
It is a big project, this workshop will be open for a while.
May 22, 2014 19:30:08   #
GoldenLaugh
 
I chose Cascade Kid Seta. Paradise Yarn is currently having all Cascade yarn at 20% off. I ordered & today I received an email saying it is backordered (I think all of you were ordering this yarn!) Hopefully it will arrive soon...
May 24, 2014 21:17:41   #
TamaraEll
 
Aloft from Knit Picks will also work nicely for this design if people are finding it hard to get the Kid Seta.

http://www.knitpicks.com/yarns/Aloft_Super_Kid_Mohair_Yarn__D5420210.html
May 26, 2014 12:42:23   #
janwalla
 
Im in, however i'm not sure when i can start as i have too many projects to finish, but ill start as soon as i can. Would any laceweight yarn do or do you have to use the mohair/kid silk sort?
 
May 26, 2014 12:54:31   #
TamaraEll
 
I suppose any would work, but I do suggest something with a bit of drape and fuz :-) A merino would make a different look. Keep to a light two ply so that your lace holes don't close up.
May 27, 2014 09:58:29   #
TamaraEll
 
Good morning! How is everyone? Are you all waiting for yarn or have some of you started?
May 27, 2014 11:12:42   #
peacefulknitter (a regular here)
 
I am waiting for yarn, it should be delivered this week to my home, but I will not return home until June 1st. Will have limited internet connection at that time, but have the printed instructions and will start as soon as home and unpacked. Anxious to start on the project.
May 27, 2014 22:14:51   #
Designer1234 (a regular here)
 
Hi everyone! sorry I haven't been around - have been going for some tests and when I get home I am ready for a nap, then our GD has been over and on and on.

I see things are pretty quiet. I hope you will ask questions and join in with the workshop. Have any of you started your cardigans? I hope you will drop by and let us know -- I realize that the sweater is a pattern and some of you might be getting on with it - so if you are, or are not. Let us know. I will try to get around a bit more.

You might have heard that i have had to postpone all the rest of the workshops do to health issues for both of us. I hope to be able to
start new workshops in the fall, but just don't have the time or the ability to start or look for new workshops. I think I am ready for a break - We have put on fifty plus workshops and hundreds of people have either taken or done our classes - I am very proud of that. I want you all to pass the word that each and every workshop will be left in the Section permanently for your information.

Take care -- I will try to drop by tomorrow.
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