The Neapolitan Lace Edge :: Crochet Stitch #193

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the neapolitan lace edge stitch. This stitch creates a delicate lace edge pattern. The neapolitan lace edge stitch would be great for all edging projects!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet
sl st
Slip Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Chain 5

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Chain 5

  • Note: Work from the narrow end. End with row 6 of pattern, end off
  • Row 1: [3dc, ch 3, 3dc] in 5th ch from hook (shell made), turn.
  • Row 2: ch3, shell in next ch 3 space of previous shell, turn.
  • Row 3: ch3, shell in next ch 3 space of previous shell, turn.
  • Row 4: ch 5, shell in next ch 3 space of previous shell, turn.
  • Row 5: ch 3, shell in next ch 3 space of previous shell, [ch2, 1dc] 6 times in next ch 5 space, 1sc in next ch 3 space, turn.
  • Row 6: ch3, 2dc in next ch 2 space *[Sl st, ch3, 2dc] in each of next 4 ch 2 spaces, 1sc in next ch 2 space (before shell), ch3, shell in ch 3 space of next shell, turn.
  • Row 7: ch3, shell in next ch 3 space of previous shell, turn.
  • Repeat rows 4-7 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Neapolitan Lace Edge. (Reversible)

Example of the Neapolitan Lace Edge. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)


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