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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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

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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