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Irish Lace

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This Irish Lace afghan is delicate and oh-so-soft. You'll have a great time making this lace crochet pattern. With an easy tutorial, you won't have any problems crocheting this gem. Free Irish lace patterns are a great way to add some delicate charm to your home. Fluffy tassels give the throw an extra touch of coziness that will make it great to lounge with. Throw this lace crochet pattern over an armchair for a stylish look. Treat it with love, and it will love you back.

Irish Lace
This image courtesy of www.patonsyarns.com

Easy

Crochet Hook: J/10 or 6 mm hook

Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials:

  • Patons Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz) or Patons Décor (100 g/3.5 oz)15 balls
  • Crochet hook: Size 6 mm (U.S. J or 10) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension

Size: Approx 56 x 64 ins [142 x 162 cm]

Gauge: 1 motif = 4 ins [10 cm] square

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

Panel (Make 7)
First square: Ch 6. Join with sl st to forma ring.

1st rnd: Ch 2. (Yoh. Insert hook into ring.Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook- Dc2tog made. [Ch 3. (Yoh. Insert hook into ring.Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and drawthrough 2 loops) 3 times. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook -Dc3tog made] 7 times. Ch 3. Sl st to join to top of first dc2tog.

2nd rnd: Sl st to center of next ch-3 arch.Ch 1. 1 sc in same arch. (Ch 5. 1 sc in next arch) 7 times. Ch 2. 1 dc in first sc.

3rd rnd:*Ch 5. (Dc3tog. Ch 3. Dc3tog) in next arch.** Ch 5. 1 sc in next arch. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once.Ch 5. Sl st in top of dc. Fasten off.


Second to fifteenth squares

1st and 2nd rnds: Work as given for first square.

3rd rnd: Join to previous square. Ch 5.*(Dc3tog. Ch 1) in next arch. Insert hook from RS in center ch of corner of previous square and sl st. (Ch 1. Dc3tog) in same arch.* **Ch 2. Insert hook from RS in center ch of ch 5 arch of previous square and sl st. Ch 2.** 1 sc in next arch. Rep from ** to ** once more. Rep from * to * once more. 2 squares joined.[Ch 5. 1 sc in next arch. Ch 5. (Dc3tog.Ch 3. Dc3tog) in next arch] twice. Ch 5.Sl st in top of dc. Fasten off.

Edging

1st row: Join yarn with sl st toone corner ch-3 sp of square at one endof panel. Ch 3. 2 dc in same ch-3 sp.*(5 dc in next ch-5 arch) twice. 2 dc incorner arch. 1 dc between squares (overjoining st). 2 dc in next corner arch. Repfrom * ending with 3 dc in last cornerch-3 sp. Ch 3. Turn.

2nd row:1 sc between dc groups ofprevious row. *Ch 5. 1 sc between 5 dcgroups. Rep from * to last 3 dc group.Ch 3. 1 sc in top of ch 3. Ch 3. Turn.

3rd row: 2 dc in ch 3 arch. *5 dc in nextch-5 arch. Rep from * to last ch-3 arch.3 dc in ch-3 arch. Ch 3. Turn.

4th row: Miss first 2 sts. *(1 dc. Ch 2.1 dc) in next st. Miss next 3 sts. Repfrom * to last 4 sts. (1 dc. Ch 2. 1 dc) innext st. Miss next 2 sts. 1 dc in last st.Ch 2. Turn.

5th row: 1 hdc in each st or ch to end of row. Fasten off. Work these 5 rows edging along otherside of panel.

Finishing

Sew 7 panels tog catching back loop only of each hdc along edges.

Fringe

Cut 24 inch [61 cm] lengths ofyarn. Taking 3 strands tog, knot into firstand last st. Taking 6 strands tog, knotinto fringe evenly across end of afghan. For second row of knots, take 3 strands from every section and knot together. Trim fringe evenly.

 

 

 

 

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