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La Croix Pattée (Cross Pattée) PDF


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La Croix Patte, a pattern for thread crochet from Cara's Handcrafted Crocheted Ornaments (Also known as St. John's, Maltese, Regeneration, Fishtail, Campaign, Forme and Iron Cross.) A friend asked if I could design an Iron Cross to use as an embellishment on a hat for a teenaged boy. I think this design has broad appeal and can picture it being used for a lot of different decorative applications. The effect of working in back loops only produces a very different texture, quite reminiscent of knitting! All of the patterns found on Craftsy are available for instant download only. Once you have purchased a pattern it will be immediately added to your Craftsy account where you will have the ability to download it. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Magic Circle or adjustable ring Crochet in back loop only Crochet in bottom loop of chain SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Cross is just over 2 inches across PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Aunt Lydia Size 3 crochet thread

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  • Smal amount of size 3 crochet thread
  • 2.75 mm steel crochet hook
  • pins for blocking

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Heritage Heartcraft
Heritage Heartcraft
~Heritage Heartcraft, heirloom quality thread crochet by Cara Louise Reitbauer~ I have been crocheting since about 1974 at age 8 when my mother taught me with regular yarn and larger crochet hooks. A year or so later, she found a bag that had been her mother's which contained some gorgeous doilies her mother had made, along with some skinny crochet thread and some impossibly small steel crochet hooks. I fell in love on the spot, created my very first doily without any pattern by copying one of hers, using her hooks and her thread. I have been designing and crafting small articles such as doilies, coasters, snowflakes and angels ever since! (Although I do confess to using patterns too!) Every time I make something I feel a kinship with the grandmother I was never able to meet, and so her spirit is alive in me- all these years later, and still use her hooks, which are now over 60 years old! I've got sites all over the web! Patterns- Custom Orders- Facebook- Website- Pinterest- Heritage Heartcraft is a proud member of the Mad Mad Makers network: ~Members of the Mad Mad Makers network are dedicated to not only growing their own handcrafted businesses, but also to helping their fellow community members grow theirs. ~Each member is also committed to the true principle of handcrafting- meaning to fashion or make by hand or chiefly by hand processes rather than machine made, being homegrown and homemade. All our members' items are individually handwrought by our shop owners and are not contracted out to any off-site manufacturer. ~For more information about joining our network please see our website at­rmation/ Thank you for stopping in. Love and prayers, Cara Louise