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!

Video Tutorial


Chain Stitch
Single Crochet
Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 4 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

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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