"What is a lace lifeline, pray tell?"
A “lace lifeline” is just a length of a contrasting color of yarn run through a row of stitches you know you’ve knit correctly. It’s super useful in lace knitting, because the nature of lace knitting makes ripping out mistakes and putting the stitches back on the needle correctly extremely difficult.
With a lifeline, if you make a mistake in your lace knitting you just rip out the rows back down to the lifeline, which lets you easily put everything back on your needles.
Lifelines are truly a lifesaver when it comes to lace knitting. Hope this is helpful!
Spreading the good news of lifelines. JUST USE THEM.
I once attempted to knit lace without lifelines and, because of ONE mistake and the nature of the pattern, had to completely frog half a shawl and restart
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