Broomstick Lace Tutorial

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This is a very wordy and picture-ey tutorial because it is a pretty involved process, so please bear with me! I’ll break it into four parts: Tips, Starting the Base, Working the First Row of Loops, and Making the First Row of Lace. This is gonna be intense . . . Ready? You can do it, I know you can!

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TIPS

  1. Be patient with yourself. Broomstick lace has a bit of a steep learning curve because it is so awkward. Take heart! Practice makes perfect, as they say.
  2. Pull your lace loops snugly around whatever lace tool you are using, but not too tight.
  3. If you are a beginner, I suggest using a synthetic or synthetic blend yarn. Anything with a little give and stretch will be easier to work with.
  4. This tutorial shows my way, using this pin. This is not the only correct method. There are many…

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