Thursday, December 29, 2011

More Crochet Edgings for Handkerchiefs


A couple weeks ago, I made a post about how I added blue lacy trim to a handkerchief (you can see it here).
I thank you for your sweet comments and compliments on my work.

handkerchiefs with lace

Today I want to share two more handkerchiefs with added crochet edgings. Again, I experimented and came up with the simple patterns myself.

crochet lace

There are only four rounds of crochet in each pattern. First, using a thin and sharp hook, I made a round of single crochets directly on the trim of the handkerchief. Then it was easy to add three more rounds of double crochets and chains.

I used DMC #8 pearl cotton.

crochet lace pattern

crochet edging pattern

I'm linking this post to these link parties:

Show and Tell Friday @ My Romantic Home,
Potpourri Friday @ 2805,
Fibers on Friday @ Visions of Sugar Plums.

10 comments:

  1. Dearest Olga,

    Lovely edgings and great photos with the rose added...
    Happy New Year to you and your loved ones!

    Mariette

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  2. They are so lovely Olga. Happy New Year.

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  3. Hello

    Beautifil works, i love this handkerchiefs with added crochet edgings.
    Happy New Year with many beautiful works.

    Manuela

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  4. Very very pretty! I'd like to do this to pillowcases!

    Thanks for linking up to Fibers on Friday!

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  5. Very pretty. I am becoming my mother. Each of
    my teachers received a beautiful hankerchief made with loving hands by her. I am now trying to do the same for my little granddaughter. Thank you for sharing so many beautiful things.
    Hugs Judy

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  6. How beautiful! It's a piece of art!

    Thank you for for sharing at Potpourri Friday. I wish you a healthy, prosperous and sparkling New Year!

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  7. Nice! I found your post through the Fibers on Friday link party. :)
    Can you buy sharp hooks at a regular crafting store? Was there any finishing on the edges before you started your own handkerchief trim?

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  8. Hello and thank you
    I have just found you via a link on Sewritzytitzy.blogspot and I am so glad I did. Your work is beautiful.
    I love to crochet lace and flowers myself and have created a few patterns of my own also. I just haven't gotten to recording the patterns yet...that must go on my to do list.
    May I have your permission to link to your tutorials/patterns on my blog please as although my blog is mainly cardmaking I have followers who, like me, love to crochet edgings and flowers to use on our cards.
    You can email me at lindascreativeharmony@gmail.com or just leave a comment on the blog- creativeharmony.blogspot.co.uk
    I look forward to following your lovely work and those you link with too. Keep up the fabulous work. Hugs Linda (UK)

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  9. I love this handkerchiefs with added crochet edgings.
    pochette uomo

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