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Amazing Crochet Lace: New Fashions Inspired by Old-Fashioned Lace

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Crochet just got chic.

From the runways of Paris to the sidewalks of small towns, crochet has emerged as a cool and sophisticated fashion trend.

And nothing is cooler than doing it yourself–quickly and easily. Inspired by vintage patterns, Doris Chan presents twenty fresh, fantastic designs for beginner and advanced crocheters alike. Chan’s designs brilliantly translate old
Paperback, 144 pages
Published November 21st 2006 by Potter Craft
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The best thing about this book - some of these patterns are absolutely drop-dead gorgeous! If I ever get thin I am going to splurge on expensive materials and make the Risa Robe - it's a knockout!

The worst thing about this book - the patterns only list the brand and type of yarn used for the piece in the photo, without telling the reader what the weight of the yarn is. This makes it extremely difficult to know how to substitute a different yarn - like maybe one that doesn't cost twenty dollars a
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Looked good, but I don't think that it really comes off all the well. I haven't tried any of them yet. They all seem too hard. Perhaps a more expereienced hooker would like this book.
Inspirational book as I have tagged a few patterns that I will attempt in the coming months!
After reading this book, i have considered crocheting again.
I love Doris Chan. She is awesome. <--That is all.
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Throughout my childhood I’d seen my mother do needlework and learned from her by example. I can’t remember exactly why I was home from school that week. I think I might have had the mumps, or was it after I had my tonsils out. Whatever. I wasn’t allowed to go outside and ride my bike, climb trees or pet the neighbor’s pony. I’d read all the books I had at home. I was bored to tears and probably so ...more
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