Vintage Modern Crochet: Classic Crochet Lace Techniques for Contemporary Style
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Lace is one of the hottest trends in crochet, but it is by no means a new technique. In Vintage Modern Crochet, best-selling author Robyn Chachula feeds the craze for lace by exploring five classic crochet lace techniques, reinventing them in beautiful, compelling ways.
Crocheters will fall in love with the featured tunics, cowls, shawls, pullovers, and even a crochet dress–all thoroughly wearable and on-trend, yet timeless. Each technique-themed chapter features a fascinating introduction: learn about pineapple lace, Bruges lace, filet lace, Irish crochet, and Tunisian crochet. Each design also features a "Technique Tidbit" that will give you valuable insight into working the pattern.
Robyn Chachula's vintage-inspired creations are all you need for a trendy one-of-a-kind wardrobe!
using texture and weight to add drama to your fabric. This is traditionally achieved by padding out rounds by crocheting over cords or several strands of thread held together. In our simplified motifs, only the beginning ring uses this technique, but I challenge you to try it on others. To do so, you only need to add in a thicker weight cotton thread or cord and place it on top of the stitches you will be crocheting around. For our motifs, add a cord around Rnd 3 or 6 before doing the single
dc, make a dc in each of the next 3 dc, sk 2 ch-4 sps, dc in each of the next 3 dc, yo and pull through all lps on hook. Sl st in corresponding st in the middle of the joined 6 dc sts. Ch 3, rep from *** to *** once, ch 2, rep from *** to *** once more. Ch 2, dc in top of next cluster, ch 2, [in next sp: tr, sl st in corresponding tr, ch 2, tr, sl st in corresponding tr, (ch2, tr) twice]. Ch 2, dc in top of next cluster, [ch 2, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next sp, dc in next dc] twice. Ch 3, sk next
Fleur Swing top MEGAN GRANHOLM Tunisian is great for making tailored, almost knit-like sweaters, but it can also produce beautiful lace. This sweater, with its gentle shaping, can help ease you into Tunisian lace. It has just a bit of Tunisian lace at the neck of a structured but swingy pullover. FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Bust measurement is 29 (33, 37, 41, 45)" (73.5 [84, 94, 104, 114.5] cm) with negative ease in the bust and a loose fit in the hips. Sized for XS (S, M, L, XL). Size shown is M.
decrease made. Foundation Single Crochet (fsc) Ch 2 (does not count as fsc), insert hook in 2nd ch from hook, yo and pull up lp, yo and draw through 1 lp (the “ch"), yo and draw through 2 lps (the “fsc”), * insert hook under 2 lps of the “ch” st of last fsc, yo and pull up lp, yo and draw through 1 lp, yo and draw through 2 lps, rep from * for length of foundation. Adjustable Ring Make a large loop with the yarn. Holding the loop with your fingers, insert hook into loop and pull working yarn
CONVERSION CHART TO CONVERT:TO:MULTIPLY BY: InchesCentimeters2.54 CentimetersInches0.4 FeetCentimeters30.5 CentimetersFeet0.03 YardsMeters0.9 MetersYards1.1 CONTRIBUTORS Shelby Allaho holds a degree in fashion design and has worked as an art department director for an embroidery design firm. She has won numerous design awards and has exhibited her crochet work and taught crochet internationally. She is the coauthor of the book Crocheting Clothes Kids Love, and her designs have been published