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August 25, 2005



Thanks for this! I've not been a big fan of picots... following most directions as written, they are hard to make, so they slow you down, and the end result isn't always what you'd want it to be. You have to wonder why this perfected picot hasn't been discovered (or used in patterns) more. Very nice.


Thanks, Leisel. :) Yes, I'm sure that someone, somewhere has written about this method but I've never run across it. I find it hard to believe I could actually invent something like that! ha! It really is easier, though, I hope you like it. :)


Drive you crazy?!?! I will not touch that!!!

Repeat after me - lace is fun; lace is addicitve. Just keep repeating that and lace will become your favorite form of knitting!!


I Love that lace yarn! Its beautiful.. I think it would look great with that pattern :)


Bron - What a cool idea! I've always liked the look of picots but always actually avoided doing them like the plague. I'll have to give your technique a try - thanks for passing it along :)


Thanks, Robbyn! I hope it helps a bit. :)


Since all I've been doing is crocheting doilies, I've probably crocheted hundreds of picots, and I'm still not crazy about making them, but crocheting them the way you illustrated is best.


Vera - After 30 years of doing picots, I really think this method is the only way to go. But I've met no-one that does it! You'd think they'd publish it somewhere & make people's lives easier.


That handy dandy picot has been published - I have used it for 30 yrs. I don't know where I first came across it but I haven't ever messed with the other versions for exactly the same reasons you state. But - maybe you are getting the word out to a new generation and in that case - way to go!!


Cathy - I'll bet it was published a long time ago & then somehow people forgot! I hope that a few people are helped by my demonstration. :) I've never seen it, though - it was just something that seemed right. :)

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