The Russian cast off (Russian bind off) is a looser, stretchier and more elegant way of casting off than the traditional method. It works particularly well as a finishing to ribbing, especially on a ribbed collar or a ribbed band (eg on a hat).
The Lacy Shades of Pink Shells Afghan is a sweet easy crochet pattern. This lace crochet pattern will look great in any room of your house and this crochet afghan makes a great gift. Crochet with two different shades of pink.