Discover thousands of images about Ripple stitch + broomstick lace (sort of), very nice for shawls, etc.: photo from a Russian site; and here is a Turkish video that provides good demo instruction even if you don
Check out the Free Shawl Crochet Pattern Round up! There are 11 FREE patterns, so you can take a break from all that gift making, and make something for yourself! To get the patterns, just click the photo!