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beekudzu
01-19-2008, 12:21 AM
I am about to take on a project which some people might call ambitious, but most would probably call stupid. I would like to make curtains for my kitchen. And my bedroom. And possibly my family room.
I have the pattern from the Mason-Dixon Knitting book and another that I found somewhere on the web. I'm not wild about either. I would like for it to be fairly quick, meaning a simple lace pattern.
Any ideas?

ah
01-19-2008, 12:56 AM
Here's one from Knit Picks. (http://www.knitpicks.com/Dappled+Lace+Caf%c3%a9+Curtain_PD50576220.html)

ignora
01-19-2008, 01:39 AM
I was going to post the one above, too. I also found this one (http://www.knitonthenet.com/issue3/patterns/italianlacecurtain/)..

IndianPrincessSIP
01-19-2008, 02:04 AM
Here's a diamond pattern one.
http://www.gallentine.org/Knitting/Doorcurtain.html

Here's an idea of a pattern, you could probably work out fairly easily. I think the pattern here is for a knitting machine.

http://www.stephthornton.co.uk/knitting/bond/list/curtains.htm

beekudzu
01-19-2008, 09:50 AM
Thanks! Those are just the kinds of things I was looking for.

bethany
01-19-2008, 10:25 AM
those are very pretty! Thanks!

mcginnhold
01-19-2008, 10:29 AM
Hi :grphug: ,

Hope this helps. I bookedmarked it a little while ago, haven't tried it yet:frog: due to a recent project,lol. It is called the Dappled Lace Cafe Curtain. Free knitting download from KnitPicks.com . http://www.knitpicks.com/Dappled+Lace+Caf%a9+Curtain_PD50576220.html
:heart: Elise (MCGINNHOLD@MSN.COM)

beekudzu
01-23-2008, 02:07 PM
Thanks again. I think I am going to try the one from KnitPicks. At least for the kitchen. After I posted this I had a "I'm so silly" moment and figured that I coudl use any lace pattern and just adapt it to the size I want. So I have a few more ideas to bat around, too.
Thought this one would look good. After all, a curtain could be just a big old scarf!

http://straw.com/cpy/patterns/scarves/pandasilk-silkenease-scarf.html

Abbily
01-23-2008, 04:40 PM
I think that would make a lovely curtain! I was going to suggest checking out a stitch dictionary from the library and just finding a stitch pattern you like. :)

knittingymnast
01-23-2008, 09:51 PM
those are very pretty. thanks! :heart:

knittingymnast
01-23-2008, 09:52 PM
there is no such thing as a stupid question. :flirt:

DorothyDot
01-28-2008, 09:59 PM
I'm doing a lace curtain for the first time. Couldn't find a pattern, so I found a lovely lacy scarf and repeated the pattern to cover the window. It was a pattern from here: http://knitty.com/ISSUEspring05/PATTbranchingout.html

Maybe you could find one you like and do the same?

Dot

beekudzu
01-31-2008, 12:24 AM
Ooh, that's pretty. Thank you. That would look really good at the door.

hocns
01-31-2008, 07:00 PM
That's funny, I was just thinking about knitting curtains for my dining room, eventually. I was planning on finding a lace pattern from the Barbara Walker Treasury and adapting it.

beekudzu
01-31-2008, 11:11 PM
Are there lots of lace patterns in that book? I'm not familiar with it. I don't know if I want them the same everywhere or just a tad different in every room. What do y'all think?