manique

My Grand-Mère was a star in many ways and she had a love affair with her crochet.  She spent hours in her ‘crochet-chair’ making all kinds of projects.  One of them were her famous ‘maniques’ (potholders) that are still used and abused from mothers to daughters.  Yes, Saskia is a fan too.

Made from white cotton, their sizes and thickness vary.   As a novice, I haven’t figured out what stitches she used.  It looks like HDC for some.

Below is a picture of those antiques and you can tell that they have seen better days!  They got burnt, soiled, chewed on (dogs) but they do their job to the perfection!

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