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Easy Broomstick Lace Collar, or Scarf, Pattern

March 7, 2012

Hello!

This site and contents now live at http://www.hellospeckless.com/

Hope to see you there,

Heidi

56 Comments leave one →
  1. March 7, 2012 7:09 am

    Thank you so much Heidi! A great little project :) I thought it was a wrist warmer until I read the title, LOL.. A great little neck warmer though… :) Elly

    • March 7, 2012 7:29 am

      Well, you could totally make it a headband . . . it’s a multi-purpose pattern, I suppose!

  2. March 7, 2012 7:22 am

    Ohhh !! It’s very beautiful !! Thank you !! Cil

  3. craftingismybliss permalink
    March 7, 2012 2:43 pm

    So pretty in the grey yarn. I have broomstick lace on my “to do” list.

  4. lee permalink
    March 8, 2012 10:27 am

    this is so pretty- what a great idea to use broomstick lace– it’s so delicate and lovely. great work! must make this! :) thanks for sharing the ‘how to’. :)

  5. March 8, 2012 10:57 am

    Broomstick lace is on my to-do list too! I think every time you post about it it climbs a spot on my list because I can’t resist any longer! :) Great pattern! And it fits perfectly with my current cowl/neckwarmer obsession. It’d be great to make in a light yarn for a springtime accessory!

    • March 8, 2012 11:57 am

      I think I’m headed toward (another!) neck accessory obsession, as well! Trying to resist . . .

  6. March 12, 2012 11:51 am

    I love this, and I love broomstick lace! I have wanted to try it since I started crocheting. I need to try it soon hehee :)

    • March 12, 2012 2:30 pm

      Hey, Melinda! Been wondering where you’ve been :)!

    • March 12, 2012 3:16 pm

      Hehe :-) I have been around just not as often as I used to be, I had to put my blog on hold for the time being :-/ Some stuff came up in rl I did not expect but all is good and maybe one day I may have time for my blog again at least I hope cause I love it!
      But don’t worry I will still be around to read your awesome posts! <3
      And I think I need to try this pattern, though I may turn it into a long scarf, I have a thing for long scarfs hehee! Would be nice to have for next winter!

    • March 12, 2012 3:23 pm

      long scarf = more practice = more pretty

  7. March 26, 2012 1:15 pm

    Broomstick lace is so pretty. I’m thinking of using it as a Kindle or iPad cover. :)

  8. Monica permalink
    July 8, 2012 9:48 pm

    Making an afghan based off of your pattern! thanks!

    • July 9, 2012 7:16 am

      Yes! Be sure to check out the patterns and tutorials tab — I have instructions for how to make a border when you’re all done!

  9. Leann permalink
    August 23, 2012 11:13 pm

    My mom taught me this stitch, really prety.

  10. Anonymous permalink
    August 30, 2012 9:55 pm

    really pretty and I would love to make this but it doesn’t print. ?

    • August 31, 2012 7:27 am

      If you click the “more” button to the right of the share toggles at the bottom of the post, that should do it (there’ll be a “print” button that pops down). I’ve never tried this, so let me know how it works!

    • Anonymous permalink
      September 3, 2012 11:42 am

      this still doesn’t print. I really would love to make this. fix?

    • September 3, 2012 5:03 pm

      I tried the print button here on my end, and it does seem to work! I would make a PDF to link to, but my design programs are down right now. I can’t understand why the print button shouldn’t work on your end, but my next suggestion is to copy and paste the text to a word editing program (text edit, ms word, etc.) and just print it that way.

    • Anonymous permalink
      October 1, 2012 8:00 am

      I was having trouble printing this and with the more button also. It will print if you right click on the text.

    • October 1, 2012 4:52 pm

      Hmmm. Suspicious! I wish it wouldn’t work on my end, so I could at least trouble-shoot what’s going on!

  11. September 21, 2012 7:24 pm

    I have a question. What’s a “lace pin”?

    • September 21, 2012 9:11 pm

      It’s a tool I made to make broomstick lace — I sell them in my shop!

    • jolynn permalink
      September 30, 2012 10:52 am

      When I used to do this we used a short well sanded piece of an old broom handle; hence, the name broom stick crochet. You can just buy a fat dowel and cut it. It helps to hold your place nd keep the stitches seperate as you cross over the stitches

  12. gladysalicea permalink
    September 30, 2012 6:59 am

    Esta super linda

  13. September 30, 2012 8:29 am

    I was successful at printing also. Possibly pressing “Ctrl” and P together would print.

    • September 30, 2012 10:44 am

      Ruth, thanks for letting me know — I was a bit worried!

  14. Brenda permalink
    September 30, 2012 10:29 am

    OMG best pattern EVER! I was looking for something new and fun for Christmas gifts and this is it!! Thank you so much!

  15. d carter permalink
    October 5, 2012 8:33 am

    This is awesome! I had never made broomstick lace before now and I love working on it. Your instructions are supreme. I did have a problem printing rows 4 nd 5. The print version comes out with the sites printed out. I just copied the two rows from here and put them in a word processor and taped the finished lines over them. Thanks for so much hard work. You are appreciated.

    • October 5, 2012 4:27 pm

      Thanks so much — I’ve never had the compliment of “supreme” before!

  16. October 9, 2012 9:28 pm

    This could easily be made into a clutch purse! Add a little lining, castover three sides, and voila!

  17. Anonymous permalink
    November 2, 2012 8:44 pm

    What size pin did you use?

  18. KJHC permalink
    November 17, 2012 9:52 pm

    I really love this pattern! I’ve already made one cowl for a friend for Christmas and am making another with the remainder of the ball of yarn for my step-mom. Such a lovely, fancy-looking (yet so easy!) pattern. Thank you!

    P.S. I put a picture on my blog, but I made sure to credit you for the pattern and link to your blog!

  19. Diane C permalink
    November 20, 2012 5:32 am

    Hi, I am Diane and I am re-learning the art of crocheting and I stumbled upon your website and this pattern and fell in love with it. I am going to try it and see if I can make this scarf I just love it!

    • November 20, 2012 7:30 am

      Awesome! I also have a lot of patterns that are geared more toward beginners under Patterns & Tutorials, as well!

  20. julie permalink
    December 30, 2012 11:58 am

    I have noticed several people trying to print and having trouble, just select the text and photos on the page you want. And copy and paste it into a word document. You shouldn’t have any trouble doing that.

    • December 30, 2012 12:01 pm

      Word — thanks, Julie. That’s actually what I do myself anyway. Then you can format it to use less paper and ink.

  21. January 3, 2013 2:13 am

    I love it. Thank you for sharing. I will try to do it.

  22. Sara permalink
    May 10, 2013 11:27 am

    Excellent pattern! What yarn did you use?

  23. Anonymous permalink
    June 9, 2013 4:39 am

    i have made many of these, including alot of baby blankets for showers. i use different lenghts of broomsticks for different size afghans…

  24. Carolin Sarian permalink
    September 20, 2013 4:38 pm

    I made a baby blanket with this pattern. It looked beautiful. But be prepared, it uses a lot of yarn. It is worth the yarn and the effort.

  25. Anonymous permalink
    December 6, 2013 11:06 am

    I just started the process of learning broomstick (jiffy) lace. Its a lot easier to learn than I expected!

  26. December 9, 2013 3:08 pm

    Thank you! I’m going to try it tonight! I think i’m going to make it a baggie for storing something (Haven’t thought what yet)

  27. December 30, 2014 3:49 pm

    This looks like a perfect pattern to try learning the broomstick lace stitch! I’m sure Minneapolis is inspiring for coming up with warm patterns… :) It seems like your pattern is very clear and thanks for adding ways to adapt it. So inspiring! Thanks Heidi!

    • December 31, 2014 7:33 am

      Thank you much! Yes, I feel like all I do is make scarves! :)

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