Foray into Overlay

Over the weekend I picked up this book from the library, Master Class Crochet by Jean Leinhauser and Rita Weiss.  It is filled with all the Masters of Crochet names we all know such as Margaret Hubert, Prudence Mapstone, Carol Ventura and so many more.  We all know fashion crochet,       free-form, hairpin lace, woven, clonesContinue reading “Foray into Overlay”

Lucy Ring Tutorial

Last night I made this ring playing around with popcorn stitches…. (another painting project) then I made a couple more… Now I will show you how to make your own, meet the characters…. First,  how to make a popcorn (pc) stitch, this popcorn is made with 5 dc into the ring,  then you will dropContinue reading “Lucy Ring Tutorial”

Thread Work

Over the weekend, there was an antique fair.  I went looking for anything crochet related and found these…  dainty little doilies.  So delightful to look at and study, the thread is so thin possibly size 80.   Then last night I made some more ponytails for my shop… I have some Irish Crochet soaking…. readyContinue reading “Thread Work”