We Heart Layers

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It’s not too late to hook up a lacy top this season, and this heart-themed beauty by Fran Morgan works just as well over a little vest top on warm autumn days as over a long-sleeved tee when the clouds come in. You don’t need a chart for this nifty number –  enjoy the two-stitch… Continue reading

What is….broomstick lace

Conjure up some magic, either with a broomstick or a super-large knitting needle, for a lacy crochet stitch. Also called jiffy lace (because it’s so quick to work) or peacock eye crochet, this form of pretty, open crochet is worked with a large knitting needle (or a broomstick if you’re feeling very daring!) and a… Continue reading