Beautiful lamp shades - paint doilies (or leave them natural), cover in wallpaper paste and stick to a balloon. Wait for the dollies to dry (preferably overnight), pop the balloon. Et voila! Its a bowl.a lampshade.you decide.
No "Amazing texture stitch! Text is in Russian, but there are many more clear pictures. The stitch looks beautiful on either the knit or the purl side. I'm looking forward to trying this great technique." comment via
The pattern is free and called unique blanket by Yolanda Soto Lopez on ravelry. Photo doesn't bring you to pattern. Search it on ravelry.( as per some comments this pattern is no longer free). If anyone does have a link or the pattern please do share.