It is no surprising that ladies are in love with all sorts of laces, we have lace dress, lace sneakers, adding lace to jeans, and bring lace into home decorating. Remember the diy tutorial on DIY Lace Concrete Planters? There are endless uses of lace fabrics, and how about if you can crochet your own lace?!! Sounds great, yes, I am going to share with you crochet laces today and starch them into fabulous crochet lace bowls for your table or vanity storage. These starched bowls will create stunning display centerpiece. Follow the free patterns via the link below and craft one for yourself, or gift it to someone special, they will love them!!
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Click the link for free pattern: Lace Bowl – Skill Level Intermediate
Click the link for free pattern: Filigree Bowl by Linda Permann
You may need to soak the lace after finish into starch, here is the guide: Place two cups of sugar and one cup of water in a saucepan. Stir the mixture constantly and heat it on the stove just until the sugar dissolves. Be very careful, as the solution is hot! Remove the pan from the heat and soak the crocheted bowl in the solution, using tongs to make sure the bowl is saturated. Let the solution cool slightly. With the tongs, remove the crocheted bowl from the saucepan, squeezing it as much as possible to remove any excess solution. Drape it over the bowl form, stretching it into shape with the tongs as desired. You can further shape the crocheted bowl with your fingers in a few minutes when the piece has cooled somewhat. Let the bowl dry for three days or until it is hard. Once the yarn returns to its original color, the bowl is starched and ready for use. Here is a video that can help you through: Starching Bowl. and Click the link for free pattern: Filigree Bowl by Linda Permann