by crafter2243 Moderator 03 Aug 2018

There are times when I still want to do lacework by hand. Dug out my crochet hook and had a good time while watching TV. So glad my wrist is free of the cast.

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by spendlove Moderator 11 Aug 2018

This is really lovely - I can't get on with crochet and fine thread.

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by basketkase 11 Aug 2018

Oh my, this is stunning......so delicate, beautiful job!

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by cfidl 09 Aug 2018

That is lovely. I wish I could crochet at times. I can still do the nifty knitter. Lol!

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by jrob Moderator 09 Aug 2018

Wow, I’m amazed at your intricate work. It’s beautiful.

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by AllRaggedy 09 Aug 2018

Very pretty.

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by lucy12345 08 Aug 2018

Beautiful!! Well done

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by arisann 07 Aug 2018

wow great wok!!

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crafter2243 by crafter2243 07 Aug 2018

Thank you.

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by heleninca 07 Aug 2018

Beautiful!!

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crafter2243 by crafter2243 07 Aug 2018

Thank you

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by pennyhal2 07 Aug 2018

It's wonderful to be back doing what you love! This doily is gorgeous! I'm not skilled enough to do such fine work, but you are a master crocherer!

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crafter2243 by crafter2243 07 Aug 2018

Thank you. I am grateful I am still capable of doing this kind of work

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by graceandham 04 Aug 2018

Even though we've never met, I'm impressed that I "know" someone who can make this pretty doily.

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crafter2243 by crafter2243 04 Aug 2018

Thank you. We were taught in school when I was young. It was not my favorite subject at that time. The love for needle work of all kind came much later, but the basis was there.

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by sdrise 04 Aug 2018

Beautiful work!! Love Doilies too. Wish I could crochet then I could make them too Beautiful job!. Glad your wrist is doing better and this great exercise for it too

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crafter2243 by crafter2243 04 Aug 2018

It also helps the arthritis. Keep on moving is the idea,

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by dragonflyer 04 Aug 2018

Well, it is lovely! So glad your cast is off and your wrist is better....what a testament to your healing being able to whip this out so soon! I love hand crocheted doilies...I have done many myself and have many that my MIL did...I was sad that none of her daughters wanted any of her handmade items so I took them from the bags they had put them in that were to be given to the Goodwill...glad I was able to fetch them out before they were taken away...

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crafter2243 by crafter2243 04 Aug 2018

I was able to finish it so fast, because it was started before. Once I saw a bedspread with doilies sewn to the quilt. Looked amazing.

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by lilylady 04 Aug 2018

This is beautiful. Just told a friend the other day that a couldn't see why someone would make these on an embroidery machine when we have sew many from mom's, grandma's, and other people who took the time to hand make them. I love theses!

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crafter2243 by crafter2243 04 Aug 2018

I am with you. I still love them and find working with my hands very therapeutic.

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by mops Moderator 04 Aug 2018

Beautiful. So happy you can do it again now your cast is off! I find knitting and crocheting so relaxing.
I still have a few things my grandmother made. Even then they were out of fashion (and my mother really hated them) but I am glad I have them - albeit tucked away in a drawer.

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crafter2243 by crafter2243 04 Aug 2018

I still use them and refuse to think of them as out of fashion.

mops by mops 04 Aug 2018

I love making them!
I noticed your design is made with 14 groups to start with, later 28; rather unusual, quite often it is 16. I think I'll try this out - your picture is so good it can serve as a pattern!
But for now I'll have to test a pattern and digitize Vivaldi autumn and winter. :)

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by pennifold 04 Aug 2018

Gorgeous lacework Angie - love handmade crochet. Love Chris

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crafter2243 by crafter2243 04 Aug 2018

Thanks Chris

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by mrskiki 04 Aug 2018

So lovely. I just can't do that fine thread work. Hugs. Nan W

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crafter2243 by crafter2243 04 Aug 2018

I am lucky that I still can.

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by gerryvb 04 Aug 2018

wow, even after 10 weeks you've still got it haha....it's beautiful. It reminds me of my mom she made these kind of lacework too. My compliments (and hugs) for you !!

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crafter2243 by crafter2243 04 Aug 2018

Thank you my friend. I still love the doilies

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by toogie 03 Aug 2018

Beautifully made, so very nice. I love doing this kind of work but like you have not done in a long time.

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crafter2243 by crafter2243 03 Aug 2018

And you are busy with your quilt plus...........

toogie by toogie 07 Aug 2018

Haven't work on my quilt since around the 4th of July...Kept the grand children 8 days and nights then a few days after was off on my trip to Canada. Just got home so soon will have to tackle it again-lol

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by rescuer Moderator 03 Aug 2018

Beautifully done!
I am so glad you are free from the cast. It would have driven me nuts!

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crafter2243 by crafter2243 03 Aug 2018

10 weeks was a long time. Almost did drive me nuts.

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