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Irish Lace



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
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Crochet Hook: J/10 or 6 mm hook

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


  • 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



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.


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.


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


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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Jan 23, 2015

how do i print this pattern?


Jun 3, 2014

I cannot join the second square to the first Square. Can someone please help me with this. I'm wondering if there is something missing from the pattern. Thanks!


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Nov 24, 2013

I Made this when I was about 15 yrs old I would love to get this pattern again I lost my bedspread during hurricane KATRAINA and have been searching for this pattern it is a beautiful pattern I love to crochet


Nov 16, 2013

To find the pattern do a search for Irish Lace Afghan.


Nov 16, 2013

i cannot find the pattern on the site that pops up. can you give me some help on finding it. it looks like a beautiful afghan


Nov 13, 2013

I cannot get it to there a secret word?


Sep 15, 2013

I can't get the pattern to open. it looks lovely, but I can't see the picture clear enough to copy. And the written instructions will not open.


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