Things I Learned From Evelyn Clark

I spent this past weekend at a knitting retreat taking a lace design class from Evelyn Clark. She is, in fact, as lovely as you would imagine. Evelyn is also a fountain of knowledge, not just in lace, and one could likely be a learning sponge just by sitting next to her at a meal.

Here are a few other things I learned.

  • Gaia is the new Smooshy.
  • If all else fails, fake it. They will never know.
  • If knitting wasn’t ment to be inventive we would still be knitting the same old patterns.
  • Wraps Per Inch are your friend.

    If you can, locate and purchase a copy of her Knitting Lace Triangles book. It is well written, informative, and above all the charts are all correct, a rarity these days in publishing. Plus it has the BEST calculator for determining what size shawl you can make, something that makes it worth the purchase of the book alone.

  • 1 Response to “Things I Learned From Evelyn Clark”

    1. 1 Ellen

      EAC is a favorite designer and one I’ve had a hard time finding information about. Where and how did you find out about her class? I’ve never had a bad experience with her things so I’ll be looking for that book!

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