Lace Squares Crochet Stitch Photo Tutorial

Blossom Lady
Jan 21, 2024 05:55 AM
Lace Squares Crochet Stitch Photo Tutorial

The lace squares stitch is a gorgeous crochet lace stitch forming little floating squares on a lattice. It makes a very airy fabric that is great for shawls and summer garments. Lerarn how to crochet lace squares stitch with this photo tutorial.

Size

The patterns are written for a 15cm by 15cm / 6” by 6” square.

Abbreviations

st = stitch

ch = chain

sc = single crochet

dc = double crochet

tr = treble crochet

yo = yarn over

dc2tog = double crochet 2 stitches together

skip = miss

Stitch Multiple

The pattern needs a multiple of 8 + 7 number of stitches; your starting chain will be a multiple of 8 + 10 for an extra turning chain.

Special Stitches

Square cluster: the cluster is worked in mini rows back and forth

Ch 2, then sc in the indicated st, turn

Ch 2, dc in the sc below, dc 2 in the next 2 chains, turn

Ch 2, dc 3, turn

The Actual Crochet Lace Stitch Pattern

With your 5 mm / US H-8 hook ch 26,

Row 1: Work a square cluster in 8th ch from the hook* (counting the starting ch 2 of the cluster), skip 3, [(dc, ch 3, dc), skip 3, work a square cluster in the next st, skip 3] twice, tr in last st, turn.

* Refer to the cluster instructions in the special stitches section. The cluster starts with a ch 2. After adding those 2 stitches, make a sc in the 8th chain from the hook (counting these 2 new chain stitches)

Row 2: Ch 6, [(dc, ch 3, dc) in top of square cluster of the row below*, work a square cluster in the ch-3 space] twice, (dc, ch 3, dc) in top of the last square cluster from the row below, tr in 3rd ch below.

* Work in the 2nd ch from the turning chain of the last row of the cluster

Row 3: Ch 6*, [work a square cluster in the ch-3 space, (dc, ch 3, dc) in top of square cluster from the row below] twice, work a square cluster in the ch-3 space, ch 2, tr in base of the 3rd dc of the cluster.

* does not include the starting ch 2 of the square cluster that follows

Repeat Row 2 and 3.

Repeat Row 2.

Last Row: Ch 6, tr in ch-3 space below, ch 3, [sc in top of square cluster below, ch 3, tr in ch-3 space, ch 3] twice, tr in 3rd ch below.

Blocking

When you’re done with the crocheting part, make sure to weave in all the ends.

To make your stitch pattern even prettier and help straighten your edges block your project lightly.

Lace Squares Crochet Stitch Photo Tutorial
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Lace Squares Crochet Stitch Photo Tutorial
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Lace Squares Crochet Stitch Photo Tutorial
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Lace Squares Crochet Stitch Photo Tutorial
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Lace Squares Crochet Stitch Photo Tutorial
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Lace Squares Crochet Stitch Photo Tutorial
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Lace Squares Crochet Stitch Photo Tutorial
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Lace Squares Crochet Stitch Photo Tutorial
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