HNW - Irish Crochet
ldownward at chori.org
Wed Jan 3 08:57:21 PST 2001
> I've never made anything with Irish crochet..just played around with it
>some. Mostly because I remember as a child: my grandmother used to make the
>rose motifs...sort of as "granny squares"..but the layered Irish
>ones...added leaves to the edges and finished them square to make into
>bedspreads (which for some reason no one can find!!!). She kept tiny dolls
>in her crochet basket..and when a granddaughter was around..she would give us
>a doll..and one of the flowers for a "dress"...head thru the hole, arms under
>the first row of petals.. They were wonderful!
What a great memory!! Thanks for sharing that.
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