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I just bought the Wrapped in Comfort, Knitted Lace Shawls and I wanted to make a shawl for my flower girl, who will be 8 in August. My wedding is in the fall, and the colors are all autumny colors you can think of. Below is a picture of her dress (as well as mine), does anyone have a suggestion in which shawl I should knit up? And what kind/color yarn I should use!?!?! I need to make a decision fast!!!!


http://knitty.com/ISSUEfall07/PATTmuir.html I thought this looked like it would go with your dresses. I think it could be modified to fit a little girl.
I really enjoy working with Gloss - either lace weight or fingering as suited to your pattern. The gloss lace bare is not white enough for a white dress - it would probably look yellow. However, there are other "fall" colors available in both weights or you could dye your own color to match/coordinate with whichever color dress your flower girl is wearing.

I'd like to add one final thought - If she's not familiar with shawls and would be fiddly with it, you might try a lace shrug instead. I made a nice lace shrug with shine sport for my neice who is a junior bridesmaid for another neice's wedding this spring. She loved it immediately and has already worn it to church a couple of times to "try it out".

Best of luck in your search and for a lovely wedding!
Yes, our Bare yarns are undyed natural sheep color. You would want a bleached white to match a wedding dress or another color to compliment your wedding colors.
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The free pattern, Queen of Diamonds fingerless gloves, calls for 1 skein of gloss sock yarn. Is this for one glove or both? I've been knitting for 8+ years, but I haven't ever knitted gloves, so I'm not sure how much yarn it will take.

Thanks for any help in advanced!!
Hi,
Both gloves can be made with one skein.

Thanks :)
I have never tried knitting socks or gloves. I really want to knit the Queen of Diamond fingerless gloves. Can you tell me what skill level this pattern requires? I am afraid of getting in over my head!

Thanks 8-))
Hi D,

I would say this pattern would be good for intermediate knitters - if you've never knitted socks or gloves, it might take a bit of concentration, unless you've done other small circumference knitting. There's a lovely lace pattern that would be easier if you have had lace experience. :)

I hope this helps!
Stacey
Customer Service
Thanks for your reply.

Which lace pattern are you refering to?

Thanks,
D
D
I knit this pattern last year and used the gloves as a Christmas gift. It is not an easy pattern, and if you aren't used to knitting in the round - mittens or socks - I would say you would have a difficult time. I had been knitting almost three years at the time, and I knit them, but they WERE a handful! --Susan

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