The hairpin lace project has sparked my interest in crochet. So, upon the advice of Yarn Crawl I bought the book "Happy Hooker" by Deb Stoller. I have been crocheting along with the book and have so far made 2 swatches.
They aren't perfect as I have found that sometimes what I think they mean is not what they actually mean. Which is what i discover when I move on to the next step in the book. Then I get an epiphany "OOOOH, That's what they meant..."