Rainbow Lace Crochet Top

My new crochet top

Isn’t it nice that when the world is going crazy and you don’t know what tomorrow will bring, we still have crochet? There are still a few stray ends to weave in, but by and large, this rainbow top is done and I look forward to wearing it.

I worked with Camilla Cotton Magic by Ice Yarns and simply loved this yarn. It’s mercerized cotton that’s a bit on the thick side for thread, and it comes in a whole array of dazzling color-changing varieties. Like most cotton yarns, it’s a bit stiff if done in a tight stitch, but a lacy pattern like this one gives it some nice drape.

The yoke in close-up

This item involved quite a bit of improvising and I’m not sure I could recreate it if I tried. I used this diagram for the yoke and this one for the bottom.

I wish all my Jewish readers an easy Yom Kippur fast and a blessed new year.

Author: Anna

An Orthodox Jewish wife and mother enjoying a simple life with her family and chickens, somewhere in the hills, in Israel.

4 thoughts on “Rainbow Lace Crochet Top”

  1. That is beautiful! I agree, about crochet. Back in the spring of 2020, I started a single stitch afghan. California king size! Maybe 2 feet more. It has been comforting to work on. Especially as I have tried to focus on Bible verses related to peace.

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