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Hortensia Scarf Crochet Pattern

Posted on by MK Carroll

Simple stitches make a lace scarf that drapes on the bias. Instructions are given in both written and charted format, using US terminology (a version with UK terminology is in the works). The open lace sections are reminiscent of the 4-petaled Hortensia flowers, commonly called hydrangeas.

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Posted on by MK Carroll

"Nothing is carved in stone" - Dad's sense of humor here

"Nothing is carved in stone" - Dad's sense of humor here

Now I can tell Dad I put something around nothing, hahahahahaha - need any more proof I'm his daughter? 

More Rock Doilies

Posted on by MK Carroll

More crochet lace rock doilies:

Crochet lace rock doilies

...and what the undersides look like:

Crochet lace rock doilies, undersides

These are fun and a good, healthy way for me to relieve stress. These are all freehanded - I don't work from a pattern, just improvise motifs and then close the doily around the rocks with crocheted loops and decreases, using triple crochet, double crochet, and single crochet stitches. Margaret Oomen's crochet covered sea stones have been a huge inspiration for these; you can find a free pattern for Little Urchin Crochet Covered Sea Stones on the Purl Bee blog and photos of Margaret's work on her blog, Resurrection Fern