I've been told perfection is boring. Well, I'm certainly not boring (just ask my friends) and I'm definitely not perfect (just ask my kids)! Because of this I have a standing policy of rewarding people who nicely bring an error to my attention with a free single pattern download from my Ravelry pattern store.
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Ravelry ID: jodiemom
I love Shakespeare comedies. Even though they are predictable, and (in the current liberated climate) dreadfully un-
I also love to make and wear well-
When I created the structure used for all the shawlettes in this series –a half-
Both written and charted formats are provided.
Sweet and charming Hero has a life fit for a modern day soap opera. She adores Claude, but her father wants an alliance with Claude’s boss Don Pedro who is a prince. Fortunately Don Pedro decides to help the course of true love along and fixes it so Claude and Hero can marry. However, when the wedding day arrives, Don Pedro’s scheming younger brother convinces Claude that Hero has been, well, a very naughty girl indeed. Scandal, chaos, and drama ensue and the wedding becomes a funeral instead. It seems so dramatic, but in the end, it was all Much Ado About Nothing.
As Hero’s love life is not under her own control the central band of stitches is gradually maneuvered in one direction, then the other, by events (stitches) that happen along side it. The lace is worked only on the right side rows and follows an easily predictable course—something Shakespeare was known for in his comedies.
Skill level: Intermediate
Suggested Needle(s): US #7 (4.5 mm)
Sizes Offered: Radius 14, 16 or 20 inches after firm blocking
Yarn Weight: DK
Yardage Required: 492 to 861 yards
Techniques Used: Lace
Promotions: This pattern is part of the Ebook Shawlettes for M’Lady.