Also known as Jiffy Lace, broomstick lace is easier than it looks, probably the only time you'll use a crochet hook and a knitting needle, and does work up in a jiffy?making a beautiful crochet fabric to show off your pretty yarns. Here it showcases Knit Picks Glimmer in the ?Glimmering Lace Handkerchief Vest?, a classy topper and layering piece for just about any season.
It's made of 2 square panels joined at the top corners with metal rings, and features a cute ribbed hem edge and elegant draped neck. Aside from learning the broomstick lace technique, it's about as easy as a garment can be, with minimal seaming and no shaping at all. Front and back are the same, and offer lots of potential for personalizing your vest.
Pattern is written for sizes XS-2XL and includes a step-by-step photo tutorial for how to do the broomstick lace! Skill level: intermediate.
Size E (3.5mm): crochet hook
Size 35 (19mm): Straight knitting needle