I am really pleased to say that I feel that I am getting the hang of this technique although it is quite a slow process (despite being told otherwise).
I do love the effect though. One thing that I have learnt is that you need to be careful which way you twist the stitches as they come off the ‘broomstick’ (I do not use an actual broomstick in case you are wondering – I use a ladle.) Other than that it is quite ‘easy’. You only need to know how to dc (UK terms).
The book that I learnt from is one I picked up in a second-hand bookshop.
As you can see from the cover it has lots of lovely photos. Patterns in it include a Fluffy Bed Cape and a baby matinee set. I don’t really mind – I was interested in the first two pages:
I shall keep you updated on my progress. Have you ever had a go at it? I would love to see.
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Have a great week 🙂