So the other day I broke down and bought a big-ass cone of size 10 crochet thread and went to town through my gazillions of ancient thread patterns. I found one that I like:
This is from a book of patterns from the mid-50s. I made a go of starting it, but my thread is too big for this one.
Then I found this one:
This is from a book of patterns from the mid-70s. In addition to all my missing pattern books, I also appear to be missing some steel hooks, so instead of a size 10 or whatever hook it called for, I am using my smallest regular hook, a size B.
I actually got within three rounds of finishing it over the weekend but then my hands gave out. Here's a photo from the first several rounds. I'll post more when it's done.
|It's going to take just a wee bit of blocking.|