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BROOMSTICK LACE PIN INFO PLEASE
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May 30, 2011 15:55:02   #
DEE DEE
 
Just purchased a booklet with the most gorgeous chrocheted broomstick lace shawl pattern. One of the materials needed is a size 50 broomstick lace pin. I have never heard of such an item and was wondering what it is and what does it look like. I am sure any one of the KP sisters will help me out. The Leaflet I purchased is Leisure Arts #75267 and the shawl is on page 22. I bought LionBrand Homespun yarn. The color is called
Tudor. Can't wait to start this project.
Dee Dee
 
May 30, 2011 19:26:50   #
BoBeau
 
Lion Brand has them for $11.99. They are marked 25mm. When I made broomstick lace, I used a dowel that I got from Home Depot for about $3. Cut it in half, and sand the end round and it worked just fine.
May 30, 2011 19:36:48   #
DEE DEE
 
BoBeau wrote:
Lion Brand has them for $11.99. They are marked 25mm. When I made broomstick lace, I used a dowel that I got from Home Depot for about $3. Cut it in half, and sand the end round and it worked just fine.


BoBeau, Thank you for the info. Will look into it. However, the pattern calls for a size 50 broomstick lace PIN which confuses me. DEE DEE
May 30, 2011 19:42:36   #
Ellie2438
 
Try looking for it on you tube.
Ellie xx
May 30, 2011 19:46:02   #
DEE DEE
 
[quote=Ellie2438]Try looking for it on you tube.
Ellie xx[/quote

Having trouble with you tube so cannot view anything. Appreciate your help. Dee Dee
May 31, 2011 06:58:55   #
love cats
 
#50 needle can be bought at most craft stores for the broomstick lace pattern
 
May 31, 2011 07:56:22   #
DEE DEE
 
Ellie2438 wrote:
Try looking for it on you tube.
Ellie xx


Thank you. I did that. Learned a lot.
Dee Dee
May 31, 2011 07:57:21   #
DEE DEE
 
love cats wrote:
#50 needle can be bought at most craft stores for the broomstick lace pattern


Ordered one from Ebay for $5. Thank you.
Dee Dee
May 31, 2011 08:14:37   #
BoBeau
 
on Lion Brand site, size 50 needle is 25mm in diameter. 25 mm is same as 1 inch. Home Depot has dowels that diameter.
May 31, 2011 08:46:39   #
DEE DEE
 
love cats wrote:
#50 needle can be bought at most craft stores for the broomstick lace pattern


Thank you for your reply. Ordered one from Ebay.
I also love cats.

Dee Dee
May 31, 2011 09:59:32   #
Leya
 
I have one amongst my mother's craft supplies and did not know what is was until this thread.
Thank you
 
May 31, 2011 11:21:40   #
rubydialynn
 
You can get them here........... Lynn


http://compare.ebay.com/like/360198401556?var=lv&ltyp=AllFixedPriceItemTypes&var=sbar&_lwgsi=y
May 31, 2011 11:44:01   #
JJKnitter
 
Some people use the word "Pin' for knitting needles.
Broomstick Pin #50 means a knitting needle size 50.
When you do Broomstick Lace you will need a 3rd hand so
I hold the needle between my knees.
Hope this helps and good luck.
JJKnitter
May 31, 2011 11:45:28   #
doi1401
 
It's just a big fat knitting needle.
Have used it many times for broom stick lace baby blankets.
They are beautiful and unlike any other baby blankets you might make.
May 31, 2011 12:26:41   #
Pudgypooh
 
I used a Susan Bates US 50 knitting needle with great results.
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