One Ring to Rule Them All

Wine and Yarn

So…the magic ring. It really is magic you know, and it is a great tool to have in your crochet tool box and is one that can be difficult to master. It’s not that it’s super hard to accomplish; it’s just one of those things that is hard until you really get it and then it isn’t so hard anymore. When making a hat, or anything else that starts with a circle, there are two commonly used methods to starting said hat: one is to chain four and then join the chain into a circle and work around the circle you have created, and the second is to form a magic ring and work into it. What makes a magic ring so awesome is that when using the first method you tend to end up with a bit of a hole in the top of whatever you are working on, but…

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Frost Flowers (or Spanish Lace Stitch)

For many many years now I have wanted to do this pattern. I hope I have the time one day. I hope you like it too.

I might have to try a scarf of blanket.

FREE PRINTER FRIENDLY PATTERN STITCH HERE: http://www.knittingfool.com/StitchIndex/StitchDetail.aspx?StitchID=816

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http://tashaknits.blogspot.com/2010/11/frost-flowers-lace-pattern.html

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PATTERN: http://www.saunalahti.fi/meriam1/ohjeet/fftoppi/fftop_en.html

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http://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2012/04/cotton-ajour-sweater-with-lace-effect.html#axzz2qAOzgXFt

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Mohair machine knit http://foldi-knit.blogspot.hu/2011/09/mohair-and-silk-lace-shawl.html

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