Difference between revisions of "Netted Lace"

From Cunnan
Jump to navigationJump to search
Line 1: Line 1:
Originating with sailors that wanted to make something nice for their girlfriends, netted lace began by using and experimenting with the basic [[knotwork/netting|net-knotwork]] in beautiful and delicate ways (ie finer linens rather than coarser netting-twine).
+
Originating with sailors that wanted to make something nice for their girlfriends, netted lace began by using and experimenting with the basic [[netting|net-knotwork]] in beautiful and delicate ways (ie finer linens rather than coarser netting-twine).
   
 
Generally netted lace is done in a circular fashion, with each piece displaying radial symmetry. Lace of this form is perfect as a "[[snood]]". However, there is no reason why it should not be created in a rectangle - as long as it's structurally sound.
 
Generally netted lace is done in a circular fashion, with each piece displaying radial symmetry. Lace of this form is perfect as a "[[snood]]". However, there is no reason why it should not be created in a rectangle - as long as it's structurally sound.

Revision as of 15:43, 31 March 2004

Originating with sailors that wanted to make something nice for their girlfriends, netted lace began by using and experimenting with the basic net-knotwork in beautiful and delicate ways (ie finer linens rather than coarser netting-twine).

Generally netted lace is done in a circular fashion, with each piece displaying radial symmetry. Lace of this form is perfect as a "snood". However, there is no reason why it should not be created in a rectangle - as long as it's structurally sound.