Hairpin Lace Class

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This is another class I teach in Northern Illinois.

The Hairpin Lace was said to originally have been used with the finer threads on a large hairpin loom, going back to Victorian days. It is still done that way today only it is used with any yarn from your finer threads to worst weight yarn. The Hairpin Lace is a crochet technique done by using a crochet hook and a hairpin lace loom that forms long braid strips.
Once you have crochet enough braids, they are then attached by connecting or inter weaving the loops with a crochet hook or crochet stitches to form the pattern desired.

In my class we will be making a beautiful book marker while at the same time learning a new stitch in crocheting. It Is recommended that you have already mastered the single crochet and chain stitches.

This is a one day class that last for three hours.

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About crochetwithpassion

I have been certified through the Craft Yarn Council both in teaching and Instructor. I also have been teaching people to crochet for over fifteen years. This is what I will be doing through this blog. In the Crochet Master Class there are 18 projects. Some of the projects will be familiar to me such as Hairpin Lace; Tunisian Crochet; Filet Crochet; Double Ended Crochet; painted Crochet; Aran Crochet and Irish Crochet. However there are several in the book that are new and have peaked my interest and that includes the following: Woven Crochet; Tapestry Crochet; Entrelac Crochet; Fashion Crochet; Tassels; Bullion Stitch; Overlay Crochet; Bead Crochet; Bruges Crochet; Free-form crochet and Wire Crochet. Since Crocheting is a time consuming craft I will only be posting once a week. If you are like me and love to crochet but would really like to challenge yourself to go beyond what you are now doing, come along with me and move to the next level. Although the actual patterns will not be posted (copyright law) I will take you through each project and go through the process of each one. This is not a blog about free crochet patterns or selling crochet tools. What I would like to do is take you with me on the journey through this book as I learn and crochet each of 18 projects. I will attempt to crochet each project in the book, and in the process recording in detail my progress and the problems I encounter along the way and the process I went through to accomplish each project. I am hoping that you will not only learn from my experience but that it will inspire you to push yourself to the next phase in your crocheting skills. Until next time; keep those hooks flying.
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