Olga’s Tablecloth Part 2, Revisions

A small change in the pattern, and a little bit of progress.  Despite the motifs being quite large, I still like them and think they will work on my table.  Its bigger, bolder which makes it more modern (I tell myself : )

OlgasTableclothStarted

Not long after I first posted about the tablecloth, I kept fiddling with the pattern (I have been fiddling with this pattern, wanting to make it, for years!).  I wasn’t satisfied with the way the first 2 rounds were coming out for me.  Kept trying different things, but those weren’t any better.  Continue reading “Olga’s Tablecloth Part 2, Revisions”

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Olga’s Tablecloth

My grandmother made this small tablecloth years ago.  I inherited it, and I love it.  I wish it was in good condition, it is old and stained, the bright sun today makes it look better than it is, hiding its imperfections. I have been wanting to make a larger one for my dining room, but the thought of all those tiny motifs has kept me from attempting it.

Crochet Tablecloth

A little closer, to give you a better sense of the overall pattern.  I really like it, not too flowery or lacey.

OlgasTablecloth6

Here is a closer look so you can get a peep at the details.  Continue reading “Olga’s Tablecloth”

Lotus Flower Scarf

Update:  I worked out how to start it with a circular motif for the first one, diagram is below at the end of the post.

As soon as I saw Loops & Threads Impeccable Glitter yarn in Ultra Violet, I knew my daughter would love it and I had to make something for her.  I had to buy it, I tell you, must. buy. yarn.

I had been searching Queen Anne’s Lace patterns, but none of those were quite right.  I wanted it a little bigger.  And then I saw the Lotus Flower Lace scarf at The Crochet Lounge.  Perfect!

Lotus Petal Scarf

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