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The Basics of Crocheted Lace: A Beginner’s Primer

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The Basics of Crocheted Lace: A Beginner’s Primer

Making crocheted lace is as easy as learning a new stitch pattern.  Many of you have probably already made lace in larger weights of yarn (think sport, DK or worsted weight) as edgings on garments and blankets. Crocheters seem to shy away from lace for a lot of different reasons.  My goal is to debunk 2 of the most common reasons and get you excited about crocheting lace. Fear #1: The Size of the Yarn and Hook Usually, yarn weights dictate which hook size we should use. For example, with worsted weight yarns, the most common hook sizes used are...

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