The Lace Trestles Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #181

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the lace trestles stitch. This stitch creates a delicate pattern. The lace trestles stitch would be great for shawls, summer blouses and wraps!

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Materials Used

Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.

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Crystal Palace Bamboo Crochet Hook

Crystal Palaces’ Bamboo Crochet Hooks are lovely, and feel great in your hand. These 6 inch crochet hooks are made from specially selected, cured, and finished bamboo for an exceptionally smooth feel. Made in Japan.

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 4 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiple of 4 + 2

  • Row 1: 1dc in 10th ch from hook, *ch3, skip next 3ch, 1dc in next ch, rep from * across, turn.
  • Row 2: ch 5, (counts as dc, ch 2), *1sc in center ch of next ch 3 space, ch 2**, 1dc in next dc, ch 2, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, 1dc in 4th ch of tch, turn.
  • Row 3: ch 6, (counts as dc, ch 3), *1dc in the next dc, ch 3, rep from * across, 1dc in the 3rd ch, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Lace Trestles Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Lace Trestles Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)


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