Designer Annie Modesitt
Finished Size Café-curtain panels: About 17" wide and 24" long each. Shower-curtain insert: About 70" wide and 5" high.
Yarn Berroco Cotton Twist (70% cotton, 30% rayon; 85 yd [78 m]/50 g): #8369 Aegean, 11 balls for all pieces; 8 balls for a pair of café curtains; 3 balls for shower-curtain insert.
Needles Size 8 (5 mm): straight for café curtains; two 36" circulars (cir) for shower-curtain inset. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Purchased fabric shower curtain 70" wide; markers (m); tapestry needle; size G/7 (4.5 mm) crochet hook for window curtain hanging loops; spare 36" cir needle several sizes smaller than main needles for picking up running sts of shower-curtain insert; spare needle larger than main needles for binding off shower-curtain insert; ruler; pencil; fabric scissors; matching sewing thread; sewing machine (optional; substitute a sharp-pointed sewing needle if hemming by hand).
Gauge 18 sts (1 patt rep wide) from Rows 1–22 of Lace chart measure about 4" wide for window curtain and about 4 3⁄8" wide for shower-curtain insert; 24 sts (1 patt rep wide) and 17 rows = 4" repeating Rows 31 and 32 of chart for window-curtain eyelet stripe; 5-st edging at each side of window curtains measures about ½" wide.