This free lace square crochet pattern is fun and easy to work up. It would make a great dishcloth, or afghan square for a lovely throw.
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I think I’ll use the cotton squares as trivets and make a lace afghan
using fingering weight yarn.
Approximately 25 yards WW yarn
Hook to correspond with the yarn chosen
Will depend on the yarn you choose
Worsted Weight = 6”
Bulky = 10”
Fingering = 3”
Gauge is not important with this pattern, depends on yarn and hook chosen
Vst– V stitch
[1dc, ch 2, 1dc] in the same st/sp
SH – Shell
[2dc, ch 2, 2dc] in the same st/sp
Round 1: Ch 6, sl st in first ch to form a ring. Ch 5, [1 dc into ring, ch 2] 7 times, sl st into 3rd ch of the first ch 5 to join round.
Round 2: Sl st into the next ch-2 sp. [Ch 5 and 1dc] in the same ch-2 sp, ch 1, [Vst in the next ch-2 sp, ch 1,] 7 times, sl st in the 3rd ch of the first ch-5 to join round.
Round 3: Sl st into the next ch-2 sp. [Ch3, 1dc, Ch 2, 2dc] in the same ch-2 sp, ch 2, [SH in the next Vst, ch 2] 7 times, sl st in the first ch-3 to join round.
Round 4: Sl st into the next dc, sl st into the ch-2 sp of the next SH. [Ch 3, 2dc, ch3, 3dc] in the same SH (first corner), ch 3, sc in the next SH, ch 3, *[3dc, ch 3, 3dc] in next SH (3 remaining corners), ch 3, sc in the next SH, ch 3, repeat from * 2x, sl st in top of first ch-3 to join round.
Round 5: Ch 3 and 1dc in the same st, dc in each of the next 2 dc, [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in next ch-3 corner sp, dc in each of the next 2 dc, 2dc in the next dc,3 dc in next ch-3, dc in next sc, 3 dc in next ch-3, *2 dc in the next dc, dc in each of the next 2dc, [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in next ch-3 corner sp, dc in each of the next 2 dc, 2dc in the next dc, 3 dc in next ch-3, dc in next sc, 3 dc in next ch-3, repeat from * 2x, sl st in top of first ch-3 to join round. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Lorene Eppolite is the designer behind Cre8tion Crochet and has been designing since October 2012. She loves to create fun and easy crochet accessories and garments and strives to make her designs to be achievable for any skill level. Just because it is easy, doesn’t mean it can’t be beautiful. Lorene was named one of the Top Ten Designers by The Yarn Box in 2012, and named a Top Blogger by AllFreeCrochet in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Lorene has many patterns published by Red Heart Yarns.