6 Hour Clones Lace Workshop 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Become a member and take the 6 hour class for only $75 or attend as a Guest for $90. For more information call 925-276-2431 (925-CRO-CHE1) or email NYCCrochetGuild@gmail.com.
Maire Treanor revived Clones Lace, an Irish Crochet lace in the late 1980s when she moved to Clones, Ireland. Máire is the author of ‘Clones Lace – the story and patterns of an Irish Crochet’
Skill Level: Must be proficient with crochet slip stitch, single crochet, double crochet and treble stitches.
Explore the history of Clones Lace with samples of antique Irish Crochet and modern pieces and Modern Eastern European Irish Crochet.
Learn the rose, shamrock and Clones knot motifs. Patterns for additional motifs will be provided. Motifs will be joined together in a necklace. More advanced clones lace techniques for the Black masquerade mask, Clones Cat mask or Clones Burano Mask will be covered.
Supplies: Lizbeth or DMC Cordonnet #10 or #20 mercerized thread in variegated colors or any weight yarn and appropriate hook and scissors.
Homework: None for beginners. If you have been to a prior Clones lace workshop, bring some clones lace motifs to join together.
Note: This fee is non-refundable. If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute in your place.