HAP--what is a HAP? Sounded interesting and required more investigative work on my part--
Shetland Trader blog was a good source of information about this Shetland knitted shawl. The blog is authored by Gudrun Johnston and she has many HAP patterns to be found on Ravelry--just type in HAP and you'll find more than you bargained for!
Years ago I took a lace spinning and knitting workshop with Margaret Stove-- guess I just wasn't in the right place to get the knack of all that lace stuff. But, now, as I knit lace, It's all making sense to me.
I noticed that Gudrun uses cards to do her stripe sequences for her HAP knitting.
This is not much different than what weavers do to make their warps--so it seems to me that all crafts meet in the middle. To the right is Karen I's wrappings for her next woven shawl.
Will you begin a HAP? I think I will!
Below are several websites that you can browse for the history on HAPS--quite fascinating to me!