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Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace
Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace
Jennifer Hansen
Elegance comes easily when you learn new takes on traditional broomstick lace techniques with knit designer Jennifer Hansen.
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Crochet beautiful lace patterns friends and family will treasure! Find out how simple it can be to create the classic openwork motifs you love.
Jennifer Hansen
Jennifer Hansen
Made with a tool that's a cross between a crochet hook and a knitting needle, Tunisian crochet adds great texture and beautiful color to Jennifer Hansen's versatile and stylish garment.
Jennifer Hansen
Jennifer Hansen
Create a fresh, modern version of traditional Irish crochet! Learn to read charts, create breathtaking motifs and join them into a garment.
Myra Wood
Myra Wood
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"It's creating a strong fabric with a single loop," says crochet artist Olek of her chosen medium. "But you cut one loop, everything falls apart." With her massive public crochet installations, Olek turns this simple idea into something much, much bigger. Her work has transformed buildings and cities around the world, and for each project, she invites friends and strangers alike to join in the work and stitch with her. In this way, the artist literally weaves stronger community around a dramatic social statement. Crochet is her medium, but people, as much as yarn, are her material.
If knitting and crochet had a baby, it’d be Tunisian crochet. And boy would that baby be cute! That’s because this technique, also known as Afghan crochet, combines the best parts of the two styles.
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Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace