by melanie jean juneau A friend asked me to crocheted a chapel veil. I could not find a pattern so I simply crocheted a full-sized shawl but used cotton thread and a size steel hook. This is my first time crocheting lace but it worked perfectly.
Wedding veils or also known as mantillas, is a common practice among women of faith. Throughout centuries, it served for a variety of purposes, like fashion or to signify one who is not married.
This lovely chapel veil is made of a stunningly beautiful, vintage gold lace. The color is the palest of golds, with an intricate embroidered pattern featuring roses and scallops. A pale gold, embroidered lace trim graces the edge. This mantilla is a rounded, D-shape and hits below the