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Summer Sprigs Lace Scarf

Just got done with two versions of this!:) will post photos soon!

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Summer Sprigs Lace Shawl Free Crochet pattern Summer Sprigs Lace Shawl Free Crochet pattern

I have wanted to try crocheting with some lace weight yarn for a while, and since it is nearly summer and I found a single ball of Rowan fine lace yarn in the sale bin I thought I’d go for it.

I didn’t think working in lace weight would really be much different to working with dk and heavier yarns, but I did learn a few things.  Firstly, I needed to work in daylight because the stitches are so small!  Secondly, it is definitely worth getting a nice hook with a handle on it.  I already had a plain metal hook (thanks to my mother -in-law) which I got quite far using but then found I was getting a lot of pain in my arms and wrists.  So much so that I had to put this project on hold for a while!  I…

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Oval tablecloth

Technically, it’s a centerpiece for a table! lol. but, since this is my first foray, let’s call it a table cloth!😀

Table cloth The design is American Weekly Design 3154. Many thanks to The Celtic Vintage Crochet group on Yahoo


It’s done in Mercerized cotton with size 20 thread and it’s approximately 22 x 32 inches.

Ma decided to use it!😀 so it’s gracing her table for now, as shown in the first picture.

A Bolero


I was looking for a pattern for a shrug, when I came across this one.

Till date, i never tried to make wearables (ones that need actual measurements, to be precise), therefore, the gauge was a little tough for me to follow. Mainly because i didn’t have access to the mentioned yarn, and had to improvise. BUT, after a considerable amount of do-overs, here it is!!😀

A testament to my ability to extemporise! :p



And… miracle of miracles, it FITS!!!!

Galaxy Cluster Doily

Can't believe I finished that!
Galaxy Cluster Doily

This is a wonderful written pattern By Susan Palmer.

I was honoured to be one of the test crocheters!😀 and hence this finished piece.  Susan was gracious enough to use my picture in the pattern. Also, the best part about her work is that this pattern is a gift from her. It’s free on Ravelry.

Here’s hoping i find a customer for this so i can make another one. This was so much fun to make! Cheers!