Title: Lacy Wraps
Author: Kristi Simpson
Publisher: Leisure Arts, Inc., 2017
Photographer: Ken West
Lacy Wraps Review
If you are looking for a way to add a little extra style to your wardrobe, Lacy Wraps includes 8 lacy shawl designs for you to choose from.
The patterns are written in American Crochet Terms and they are all listed as Easy Skill Level projects. The yarns used to crochet these projects range from fine weight  to bulky weight  yarn.
The General Instructions begin on page 28 and include the Abbreviations, Symbols & Terms, Crochet Terminology, Yarn Weight Symbols, Difficulty Levels and Hook Sizes. You will also find the following terms outlined:
- Joining with a sc
- Joining with a dc
- Back ridge (with diagram)
- Back or front loop only (with diagram)
- Post Stitch (with diagram)
- Working in space before a stitch (with diagram)
- Fringe (with diagrams)
The written instructions are presented in an easy to follow format and the special stitches used for each design are included (with diagrams if necessary) at the very beginning of each pattern. I personally like this because it makes it easy to reference the stitches you need to crochet when you are working on the design.
The Designs included are:
- Fiesta – 14½”h x 55″w – Medium Weight Yarn  and 6 mm (J) hook
- Chain Links – 17½”h x 63¾”w – Light Weight Yarn  and 6 mm (J) hook
- Filigree – 18″h x 50″w – Light Weight Yarn  and a 6 mm (J) hook
- Pearls – 18½”h x 48¼”w – Medium Weight Yarn  and a 9 mm (M/N) hook
- Escape – 20″h x 67¼”w – Bulky Weight Yarn  and a 15 mm (P/Q) hook
- Color Splash – 18″h x 47″w – Fine Weight Yarn  and a 6 mm (J) hook
- Granny Connection – 16½”h x 57½”w – Light Weight Yarn  and a 6 mm (J) hook
- Grace – 15½” x 62½” – Light Weight Yarn  and a 6 mm (J) hook
The size measurements listed above do not include the fringe measurements.
The Samples were crocheted using:
Fiesta: Lion Brand® Shawl in a Ball® #202 Calming Desert
Chain Links: Lion Brand® Vanna’s Style #113 Red
Filigree: Lion Brand Collection® Superwash Merino #174 Spring Leaf
Pearls: Red Heart® Unforgettable® #3930 Pearly
Escape: Patons® Peak™ #21007 Imperial Blue
Color Splash: Premier® Cotton Fair™ Variegated – #32-09 Violets and White – # 27-01 White
Granny Connection: Lion Brand Collection® Superwash Merino #147 Purple
Grace: Lion Brand Collection® Superwash Merino #170 Dijon
I love that the yarns used to design these projects are yarns I can find locally and at shops I purchase from online.
My favorite designs are Grace, Fiesta and Filigree. Which ones do you like the best?
Here’s a look at the 8 pretty designs you can make:
For a closer look at the projects, please visit the Lacy Wraps page at Leisure Arts HERE.
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Start Date: June 6, 2017; 12:00 am ET
End Date: June 13, 2017, 11:59 pm ET
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I’d like to thank Leisure Arts, Inc. for providing me with the review copy of Lacy Wraps and for the giveaway copy for my readers!