Crochet Three Chain Lace Border Tutorial
The Three Chain Lace Border is achieved by creating a sequence of chain stitches, resulting in a lacy and open design that complements a variety of projects. Its simplicity allows it to blend seamlessly with different stitch patterns and textures, enhancing the overall aesthetic appeal of your work.
In this tutorial, we'll guide you through the step-by-step process of crocheting the Three Chain Lace Border. You'll learn how to create the chain stitches, maintain a consistent tension, and seamlessly attach the border to your project. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced crocheter, the Three Chain Lace Border is a timeless technique that adds a touch of elegance to your crochet pieces. So, grab your crochet hook and yarn, and let's explore the art of crafting the Three Chain Lace Border!
Techniques used in this pattern (British term / American term):
Chain stitch – ch
Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc
Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc
Double treble / Treble – d.tr / tr
Shell - 3 tr/dc + 1 ch + 3tr/dc in the same stitch
Make 19 foundation chains.
Row 1: 5 ch miss, shell in next ch, 3 ch, 4 ch miss, 1 dc/sc in next, 3 ch, 2 ch miss, 1 dc/sc in next, 3 ch, shell in last ch. Turn.
Row 2: 5 ch miss, shell in next ch, 3 ch, 4 ch miss, 1 dc/sc in next, 3 ch, 2 ch miss, 1 dc/sc in next, 3 ch, shell in last ch. Turn.
Row 3: 3 ch, shell in shell, 3 tr/dc in space of 3 ch, 3 tr/dc in tr/dc below, 3 tr/dc in next space of 3 ch, shell in shell. Turn.
Row 4: 3 ch, shell in shell, 3 ch, 3 tr/dc in middle 3 tr/dc below, 3 ch, shell in shell,
12 d. tr/tr in space of 3 ch and shells below, 1 dc/sc in first ch of row below. Turn.
Row 5: 5 ch, work 11 times: 1 dc/sc in space between d.tr/tr + 5 ch; 1 dc/sc in space between d.tr/tr and shell, 2 ch,
shell in shell, 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in space of 3 ch, 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch, 3 ch, shell in shell, 1 tr/dc in first ch of previous row. Turn.
Repeat 2 - 5 rows.