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|Here are some details about my project:|
|Style||Casual, Classic, Whimsical|
What was your source for this crocheting project?
Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Gone Fishin' Valance
What materials did you use? Crochet cotton, size 10, in 350 yd. (320 m) balls - dark green (4 balls); a size 8 (1.50 mm) steel crochet hook; and a 5/8" diameter curtain rod.
What are you most proud of? I love how the shading of the stitches create the trout and rock designs. I also was able to incorporate the rod pocket into the design so the curtain rod can be woven in and out at the top. I was able to work out a repeat in the rock pattern so the valance can be expanded, too!
What advice would you give someone starting this project? This is a great project for the intermediate crocheter. In addition to detailed instructions, a graph is also provided for reference. The valance is worked from side to side. The finished size is 51" wide x 18-1/4" - 22" long. Instructions are included to increase the width in 10-1/4" increments. This pattern is available for $3.50 and is written in U.S. terms.