In this week's CAL we are going to go through the lower body lace edging that joins as you go, step-by-step. I created a how-to video for YouTube that you can watch and go over as many times as you wish. Please consider subscribing to my YouTube channel so you know right away when I post new instructional videos!
As I showed you last week, when you finish your motifs, you want to slip stitch to the corner of the final ch3 sp. From there, we begin the sideways worked edging that joins as you go, with foundation single crochet. Watch the video for a step by step instruction of foundation single crochet.
Every other row joins to the body of the motifs (the odd numbered rows). The crossed stitches are created by manipulating the position of the treble crochets. It is rather simple once you get the hang of it and it's explained in detail on the video.
The scalloped edging on the edging is worked simultaneously after the end of the crossed stitches row. Follow along in the video for extra tips and tricks for working the 19 sts along the chain loop!
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And if you are just starting today, here is a reminder about the details of where to get your supplies:
For every pattern sold, I will be donating $1.00 to the Wounded Warrior Project! The Solider Love Capelet Crochet Pattern is $3.99 and available as a PDF pattern that you can download immediately, either on my website, Ravelry or Craftsy Pattern Shops. The pattern includes 2 patterns actually. You can either use the stitch pattern of the yoke of the capelet to make a scarf, or make one of the two sizes of the capelet. It is a rather unstructered garment, but the small/medium is " and the large/extra large is ". Either way, the project takes only 2 skeins of Honor by Lorna's Laces, an H/8 (5mm) crochet hook, and five 1" buttons. My local yarn shop, A Good Yarn Sarasota, is stocked and ready to ship so you can always order there, or there is also a link to Lorna's Laces Shop Locator. You can purchase your yarn at A Good Yarn Sarasota, or anywhere Lorna's Laces Honor is sold.
Next week, I will show you how to do the return on the first row of motifs and made the middle row, which is the row you will repeat for your desired length of motifs.
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