October 2014

Attach this regal lion to a pillow as shown, or use yarn instead of crochet thread to make a lightweight pictorial blanket.

Designed by Olive Ashcroft in 1930, this novel design is an excellent imitation of the Nottingham lace, a favorite of days gone by, the background resembling the crackle-stitch in Battenberg-work, and affording a very pleasing change from the usual filet crochet spaces, while no more difficult to