I've been working on a new doily that incorporates the Lover's Knot (or Solomon's Knot) crochet stitch. I've shied away from patterns that included this stitch because I just thought it was too much effort to learn a new stitch. What a dummy and scaredy-cat! The pattern included a couple of pictures and explained the stitch, but I learned it on YouTube HERE. It's just a short, 2-minute video that explains it well. I only had to see it once and I had it down. It did take some practice to get the stitches the same size.
This is a beautiful doily. I can't wait for y'all to see it. I saw it somewhere online and searched for the book with the pattern and got lucky. I found it at a great little Website called Treasured Heirlooms Crochet. I've purchased at least three different times from this site and been extremely pleased each time. You get very fast shipping (Priority Mail) and Michelle Crean, the owner, is as nice and responsive as she could possibly be. I've found vintage pattern books there I couldn't find anywhere else. Bookmark her and check it out when you have time or are looking for a pattern book. (No, I'm not receiving any compensation for giving her a link...she just deserves it!)
Anywho, I'm all proud of myself for learning the Lover's Knot and now I can't wait to make a shawl using it too. Stay tuned.
I"m a huge dork for having this NASCAR cookbook.
I'm about to make two pans of Baked Ziti using a recipe in here. Pictures and recipe to come. I think I may have posted it here before because I've made it many times.
Gotta go. Bye.