Gina McKnight, Monday Creek Publishing Author, Freelance Writer, Equestrian, Blogger, and Poet! Welcome to my international blog about horses, writers, authors, books, cowboys, equestrians, photographers, artists, poets, poems, and more horses.
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Wednesday, August 7, 2013
outlet for creativity on cold winter nights, my grandmother Noni crochets
exquisite filet lace, adorning handkerchiefs, doilies, collars, etc. She is a romantic
and literary connoisseur. Her love of delicate, fine things is exhibited in her
crochet uses the tiniest of mercerized cotton strands to create a decorative
lace. The French word ‘crochet’ (meaning hook), grandmother’s steel #14 (0.70mm) hook
twists, pivots, and spins as she constructs rows upon rows of ornate stitches. Her
tiny hands work from family treasured patterns, spending hours alternating
chain and double stitches.