In the past year, I was bit by the lace bug and churned out a few lacy gifts over the holidays. Sure, lace can be complicated when there is an intricate pattern requiring the crafter's undivided concentration. Most times, it only looks difficult. You'd be surprised how easy it is! If you can knit 2 together and make yarn overs, you can make lace. And even a simple motif will garner "oohs" and "aahs".
If you've never, ever tried lace before, this lacy tank is a great one to try. Lovin' the eyelets bordered by a column of slipped stitches. Once I got started, I easily memorized the pattern. And using stitch markers between each lace repeat helped a lot too.
Right now I'm working on the plain knit portion. Hopefully I can get through the back quickly. I'm itching to wear this tank--if the weather ever warms up.