Antique crochet has a lot of character, and so antique patterns are searched for by those looking to recreate classic styles and projects from a time gone by. Starting With a Beginners Crochet Block
You will generally start with a beginners crochet block; as it is the start of many other projects. Many older patterns contained just a picture with just a few of the more complicated sections explained, as a consequence you were expected to work from the picture for the majority of the pattern! Why not learn to crochet?
It just takes minutes to do a whole blanket with multiple thread changes. If you don't know how to read a crochet pattern, enlist the help of someone who does. Cebelia yarn is widely available in art and craft shops as well as many departmental stores.
Just get yourself a crochet tote bag (or crochet one yourself) and you are ready to go. Now get Crocheting.