The project that never ends

I went shopping for new yarn about a week ago, and I decided to try something new, so I bought some worsted weight cotton yarn and this – some DMC Traditions mercerized cotton thread. I like lace, especially soft handmade lace. My mom used to tat, but I never learned how, so I decided to try crocheting some lace. Unfortunately patterns for it seem to be in short supply, and this was one of the few that I could find that I liked. (If anyone has links to nice lace patterns, be sure to let me know!)

At any rate, this is what I have finished so far. Click the picture for a better view. 😀

Very pretty!

Oh, and here’s the address of the pattern I’m using.


  1. Carol says:

    Very nice! I don’t have any patterns to share, but I like the one you’re doing. What are you going to do with it?

  2. Melissa says:

    mmmm… Actually, I haven’t decided on a use for it, I just enjoy making it. So far, the plan is to just keep going, winding it up onto a rectangle of cardboard until I have quite a bit of it, and then bring it out to use on a later project for that loving homemade touch.

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