Kristi (from Shalimar Yarns) and I put together a lace tutorial for her blog this week. She snapped some awesome pictures, and I helped craft some clear (we hope!) instructions for basic lace knitting.
Here's a sample (using Zoe Sock in Blue Raspberry):
K2tog tbl (an alternative to SSK): This is a left-leaning decrease. Insert your right needle tip into the first two stitches on the left needle from right to left (back to front)...
To read the rest of the Lace Tutorial, just head on over to Shalimar Yarns' blog. Enjoy!