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My Chevron Lace Cardigan is Finally Finished! | Red-Handled Scissors

My Chevron Lace Cardigan is Finally Finished!

Despite last weekend’s tragic ripping-out-the-second-sleeve-with-just-two-inches-to-go, I have triumphed: my crocheted chevron lace cardigan is finally finished! This victory is especially sweet because, back when I was first learning how to crochet, this was the first large project with fancy yarn that I ever started. Alas, when the sleeves proved too difficult for my then-beginner hooking …

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Sunday Snapshot: The Crochet Perfectionist Blues | Red-Handled Scissors

Sunday Snapshot: The Crochet Perfectionist Blues

A mere two inches from finishing the second sleeve on my crocheted lace cardigan, I ripped the whole thing back to fix a mistake at the beginning. Better late than never, I guess!

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Chevron Lace Cardigan: The Yoke | Red-Handled Scissors

Chevron Lace Cardigan: The Yoke

I’m finally coming into my own in the crochet world. That’s right, folks: I’ve started my first cardigan! (Yes, I am aware that the high in Brooklyn for at least the next week is 90 degrees. What of if?) I’m just about done with the yoke, and I couldn’t be more pleased with how it’s …

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Old Lady Scarf to Match my Ugly Hat | Red-Handled Scissors

Old Lady Scarf to Match my Ugly Hat

By now, my original hat project has morphed into a trio of projects: a hat, a scarf, and then mittens to come. (Hey! How’d that happen?) This whole mess started with Ravelry. When I finished my first two projects, my pal Heather talked me into joining. As soon as I did, I couldn’t help but …

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