Crafty as a Serpent

A knit blog with recipes and theological musings interspersed.

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Location: Portland, Maine, United States

Abby d'Ambruoso is a Lutheran pastor and interfaith chaplain, currently serving in a variety of ministries in Portland, Maine.

Monday, February 04, 2008

Lace Knitting Meet Up

A few weeks ago, I went to Lacis, which is one of my LYS's. It's actually much, much more than an LYS, because it is a lace and textile museum, as well as being a place where people will teach you to make bobbin lace and tat.  I became reacquainted with tatting there a couple years ago.  

Anyway, I now work just a handful of blocks from Lacis.  So I could go there every day if I had a mind to do so.  I stopped in a few weeks ago and found beautiful lace weight yarn.  It made me wish I had a project for it.  Unfortunately, I don't.  I'll be knitting with the yarn I have for quite some time.

But a very kind lady told me they host a lace knitting group which happens on the first Saturday of the month.  This was great news.  

So on Saturday, I braved the torrential rain and the scariness of meeting brand new people, and I went to the knitting group.  I had a great time, and saw some lovely lace.  The 2 hours went by  in a blink of an eye.  

I'll certainly be back next month. 


Blogger k-bomb said...

I meet every week with a group of girls and it's amazing how time flies when we're together. And when I've missed a few weeks I really feel the need to get back with them as soon as possible.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 7:08:00 PM  
Anonymous Susie said...

Abby! When will we get to see pictures of your latest work? I was just looking through my wedding pictures and admiring Dawn and Karen's shawls and how beautiful they looked in them! I can't wait for my own. I just wanted to let you know how blessed I feel to have you for a friend!


Friday, February 22, 2008 4:53:00 PM  
Blogger Elysbeth said...

Bad about the rain, but amazing about Lacis being your LYS.

Sunday, March 30, 2008 3:14:00 PM  

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