Lacework for Adventurous Crocheters: Master Traditional, Irish, Freeform, and Bruges Lace Crochet through Easy Step-by-Step Instructions

Lacework for Adventurous Crocheters: Master Traditional, Irish, Freeform, and Bruges Lace Crochet through Easy Step-by-Step Instructions

Margaret Hubert

Language: English

Pages: 91

ISBN: 2:00310426

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


This step-by-step technique reference introduces and thoroughly explores several styles of crochet that produce lacy fabric. With Lacework for Adventurous Crocheters, you'll delve into many exciting methods, including:

- Broomstick lace

- Hairpin lace

- Bruges lace

- Irish crochet

- Freeform crochet

Each section includes easy-to-follow, illustrated instructions, teaching all that is necessary to master the required skills. Charts, diagrams, and graphs are also provided, and swatch exercises in each section give the reader a chance to try the skills. Sections end with three to five small projects. Master this beautiful craft with Lacework for Adventurous Crocheters!

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corners. Using matching thread, sew cover to pillow. Boutique Hanger Trio Pretty and practical, these clothes-shaping covers turn ordinary wood hangers into padded hangers similar to the quilted numbers used in fancy boutiques. Crochet a bunch to use in your own closet or to give as gifts to clotheshorse friends. Skill Level: Easy YOU WILL NEED Yarn Lightweight cotton Shown: Paton’s Grace, 100% mercerized cotton, 1.75 oz (50 g)136 yds(125 m), Hanger 1: Orchid, Hanger 2: Lemon, Hanger 3:

ch 2, turn, dc in each of next 4 sts. With sl st to form seam, join first and last rows together, making sure seam is on WS of work. Fasten off. Weave in all ends. Margaret Hubert of Pawling, New York, is the author of many crochet and knitting books, including Plus Size Crochet, Knits for Men, Knit or Crochet—Have It Your Way, The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet, The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting, and The Granny Square Book. She has enjoyed a life-long career designing both crochet and knit

be a multiple of 8 plus 1, in order for the pattern to work out correctly. Ch a multiple of 16 plus 6. Row 1: 1 dc in 6th ch from hook, *ch 1, skip next ch, 1 dc in next ch, rep from * across, turn. Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), [1 dc in next space, 1 dc in next dc] twice, *ch 5, skip next 2 ch-1 spaces, 1 tr in next ch-1 space, ch 5, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in next dc, [1 dc in next space, 1 dc in next dc] 3 times (7 dc in group), rep from * across to within last 2 ch-1 spaces,

same sp as beg ch-3, ch 1, join with a sl st to top of beg ch-3. Rnds 9 and 10: Repeat Rnd 8. Rnds 11 and 12: Repeat Rnd 8, except add ch 2 before and after each shell. Sleeves Start at top of cap. With G/6 (4 mm) hook, ch 19 (22, 25, 28). Foundation Row: Skip first ch, 1 sc in next ch and each ch across, turn. (18, 21, 24, 27) sc Row 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as dc) 1 V st in next sc * skip 2 sc, 1 V st in next sc, rep from * 5 (6, 7, 8) more times, 1 dc in last sc, turn. (6, 7, 8, 9 V sts, 1

Devon Cross Squares (page 33); assemble squares as follows: Working on any square, with WS facing: Row 1: Sc in corner sp, *[ch 5, skip next 2 dc, sc in next dc] 4 times, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 5, sc in next dc, [ch 5, skip next 2 dc, sc in next dc] 3 times, ch 5, sc in last corner sp on this side of square*, place second square along side of square just worked, ch 5, sc in corner sp of new square, rep from * to *, ch 3, (you will now have worked along one end of two squares), turn work 180

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