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The Road to Bruges

A scarf that mimicks the traditional bobbin lace developed in Bruges, Belgium.
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In the nineteenth century, crochet was largerly used to imitate traditional lace techniques, such as bobbin lace. One famous type of bobbin lace came from Bruges/Bregge, Belgium, and crochet de Bruges was developed to imitate it. The simple, ribbonlike technique is well worth exploring with materials other than thin, white cotton thread.

SKU: EP2737

Author/Speaker/Editor: Annette Petavy

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Details
Finished Size: About 69" long and 10 1/2" wide.
Yarn: Ornaghi Filati Merino Kind (100% wool; 137 yd [125 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]; ): #904, 4 balls. Yarn distributed by Aurora Yarns.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium.
Gauge: 9 rows of Bruges ribbon = 4"; 4 dc = about 1".
Hook: Size G/7 (4.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Crochet Fall 2008.

SKU: EP2737

Author/Speaker/Editor: Annette Petavy

Format: eProject