One of those techniques would have to be the fashioning of lace from a broomstick.
*Who ever thought of using a broomstick?
*Was it a popular method for women to crochet lace?
*Are there examples of this type of lace in someone's archives somewhere?
*That I could see? Touch?
Well, I didn't use a broomstick handle for this crocheted broomstick lace -- but my Boye 50 plastic knitting needle and this book:
And of course, the book includes a pattern for the cutest dishcloth.
The crochet cotton is from my stash and I used my G hook.
And since I seem to obsessed with cherries of late (btw -- my sister must have taken extreme pity on me after my mushy-gushy fiasco [aka -> Dawn's attempt at cherry pie] because she baked me the most delicious home-made cherry pie.....which I
But this dishcloth needed a little something extra.
So I browsed this fabulous book:
cutest cherry pattern ever in here!
And found just what I was looking for!