Monday, March 16, 2009
I'm lace knitting.
I am knitting lace.
What are you knitting Kathy? Oh A lace scarf.
I may knit this scarf pattern only for all my gifts this Christmas.
This would eliminate learning another pattern and yet, continuing to knit lace.
I am such a cheater.
Thank you one and all for the encouragement and tips.
I'm the real winner here.
Do you know what Irish Lace is?
My Grandma, my Irish Grandma, My Nana
from County Mayo God Help Us,
called cobwebs in the house
as in "Oh there's a little Irish lace in the corner there"
and she'd grin as she dusted it away, '
She called St. Patricks Day
Patricks Day, with the emphasis on DAY.
She never wore green.
People would ask her why, and she would say :
I don't need to wear green,
I've the map of Ireland all over my face.
Have you an Irish friend who uses such
My Nana came to the US at 22 years of age.
She never lost her brogue.....
I'll talk to you in the comments. :)