Amazing Crochet Lace is making me insane. I haven’t even made the Chrysanthemum Tea Shawl (which is amazing) and Doris Chan has me combing the internet for doily patterns I can “explode”. I have quite the stack of great ideas.
But then I got to thinking maybe I should practice making a doily before I use some good worsted wool on something that may come out wonky. So I went to Michael’s and got some crochet cotton (because I only needed one ball and it was like $3) and the correct size hook and started making a freaking doily. Yeah – the kind your granny has in her house.
This is bad. BAD. I have all sorts of ideas flashing through my head. I promise I’m not going to end up putting doilies on the backs and arms of my furniture, but I’m so incredibly inspired. This tiny hook and bit of cotton string, a couple of nights and look what happens:
Let’s not mention the obscene amount of lace weight yarn I have in my stash, which is just about the same gauge as crochet cotton.
I’m very scared.