The Braided Lace Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #20

Stitch Description

The Braided Lace Stitch is a great lace pattern that uses basic chain stitches and single crochets to create a loopy lace mesh. It’s a perfect stitch for shawls, blankets, scarves, and even hats!

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Bonbons Yarn

Indulge in color with Bonbons, Lion Brand Yarn’ collections of 8 miniature balls of yarn. Each collection includes 8 shades, perfect for any project requiring multiple colors, such as amigurumi, colorwork, embroidery, and embellishments. Bonbons are also great for friendship bracelets and kids’ crafts.

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Addi Swing Ergonomic Crochet Hook

Skacel Addi Swing Hook was developed with comfort in mind. The handle is constructed of two plastics: one colorful and soft, and the other, white and firm. The two balance each other perfectly for just the right amount of flexibility.This is a crochet hook to love! The beautifully balanced handle rests perfectly in your hand as addi’s Turbo hook glides in and out of each stitch. With addi Swing Hooks you can say good-bye (and good riddance!) to cramped fingers forever.

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 3

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 2

  • Prep Row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each ch across row, turn.
  • Row 1: Ch 1, sc in first st, *ch 5, skip next st, 1 sc in next st, rep from * across, turn.
  • Row 2: Ch 3, 1 sc in center ch of next ch-5 loop, *ch 1, sc in center ch of next ch-5 loop, rep from * across, 1 dc in last sc, turn.
  • Row 3: Ch 1, 1 sc in first sc, 1 sc in next sc, *1 sc in next ch-1 space, 1 sc in next sc, rep from * across, 1 sc in top of turning ch, turn.

    Repeat rows 1 – 3 until you have reached your desired length.

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