I have been in love with Bruges lace from the moment I laid eyes on The Road to Bruges (see photo below)--a simple scarf that had an elegant drape and, I was assured, an easy pattern. Still, I struggled to wrap my mind around how the band of solid stitches curled so beautifully and how did you join them...
Scales, feathers, or armor, the crocodile stitch has become a popular technique to create 3-D crochet stitches that mimic the delicate strength of shapes found in nature. This intriguing stitch has steadily increased in popularity and is used in more and more patterns. Icarus Shawl by Tracey McCorkel...
This week I decided to reorganize my crochet books, making sure the beginner crochet books were together and the crochet pattern books were organized by pattern type. I will admit that this process took far longer than it should have. I kept stopping to browse through the pages of each book. Pages of...
Jun 15, 2013
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When I first started learning to crochet, the first technique I wanted to try was lace crochet. It didn't take me long to discover that crochet lace is not a single technique but a genre. Lace can be crocheted in any weight of yarn, from thread to bulky yarn, and there are multiple techniques within...
Aug 13, 2012
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