The Lace Trestles Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #181

How to Crochet the Lace Trestles Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

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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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiple of 4 + 2

Stitch 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.

Stitch Pattern Swatch Photos

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

Stitch Pattern Characteristics


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