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Crochet Medallion Lace #87

Guide

Feel free to use any type of yarn (or even thread) for your project. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label.


Techniques used in this stitch

Chain Stitch – ch

Slip stitch - slt

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr/dc

Double treble / Treble – dtr/tr

Shell: make 3tr/dc +1ch + 3tr/dc in same space.

Picot of 5ch – picot: make 5ch and slt in previous tr/dc.

Stitch – st

Foundation Chain: 46 chs.

Row 1: Skip 6 ch, shell in next ch, skip 3ch, shell in next ch,12ch, skip 12ch, 1tr/dc in next, 12ch, skip 12ch, shell in next ch, 2ch, skip 4ch, 1tr/dc + 3ch + 1tr/dc in next ch, 2ch, 1tr/dc in last ch, turn.

Row 2: Make 6ch, 5tr/dc in space of 3ch, 2ch, shell in shell, 10ch, 2tr/dc in space of 12ch, 1tr/dc in tr/dc below, 2tr/dc in next space of 12ch, 10ch, [shell in shell] – 2 times, 1tr/dc in 6th ch, turn.

Row 3: Make 4ch, [shell in shell] – 2 times, 5ch, 2dc/sc in space of 12ch of Row 1, 5ch, 2tr/dc in space of 10ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 5tr/dc below, 2tr/dc in next space of 10ch, 5ch, 2dc/sc in space of 12ch of Row 1, 5ch, shell in shell, 2ch, 1tr/dc + 3ch + 1tr/dc in third tr/dc below, 2ch, 1tr/dc in 4th ch, turn.

Row 4: Make 6ch, 5tr/dc in space of 3ch, 2ch, shell in shell, 5ch, 2tr/dc in space of 5ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 9tr/dc below, 2tr/dc in next space of 5ch, 5ch, [shell in shell] – 2 times, 1tr/dc in 4th ch, turn.

Row 5: Make 4ch, [shell in shell] – 2 times, 3ch, 2tr/dc in space of 5ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 13tr/dc below, 2tr/dc in next space of 5ch, 3ch, shell in shell, 2ch, 1tr/dc + 3ch + 1tr/dc in third tr/dc below, 2ch, 1tr/dc in 4th ch, turn.

Row 6: Make 6ch, 5tr/dc in space of 3ch, 2ch, shell in shell, 5ch, skip 2tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in each of next 13tr/dc below, 5ch, [shell in shell] – 2 times, 1tr/dc in 4th ch, turn.

Row 7: Make 4ch, [shell in shell] – 2 times, 7ch, skip 2tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in each of next 9tr/dc below, 7ch, shell in shell, 2ch, 1tr/dc + 3ch + 1tr/dc in third tr/dc below, 2ch, 1tr/dc in 4th ch, turn.

Row 8: Make 6ch, 5tr/dc in space of 3ch, 2ch, shell in shell, 10ch, skip 2tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in each of next 5tr/dc below, 10ch, [shell in shell] – 2 times, 1tr/dc in 4th ch, turn.

Row 9: Make 4ch, [shell in shell] – 2 times, 12ch, skip 2tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below, 12ch, shell in shell, 2ch, 1tr/dc + 3ch + 1tr/dc in third tr/dc below, 2ch, 1tr/dc in 4th ch, turn.

Shell-row 1: Make 6ch, continue row.

Row 10: 1tr/dc in tr/dc below + 2ch (or work 6ch for all rows without Big shell), 5tr/dc in space of 3ch, 2ch, shell in shell, 10ch, 2tr/dc in space of 12ch, 1tr/dc in tr/dc below, 2tr/dc in next space of 12ch, 10ch, [shell in shell] – 2 times, 1tr/dc in 4th ch, turn.

Row 11: Make 4ch, [shell in shell] – 2 times, 5ch, 2dc/sc in space of 10ch of Row 8, 5ch, 2tr/dc in space of 10ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 5tr/dc below, 2tr/dc in next space of 10ch, 5ch, 2dc/sc in space of 10ch of Row 8, 5ch, shell in shell, 2ch, 1tr/dc + 3ch + 1tr/dc in third tr/dc below, 2ch, 1tr/dc in tr/dc below (or work 1tr/dc in 4th ch and turn for all rows without Big shell).

For insertion repeat rows 4 – 11.

Shell-row 2: Make 18tr/dc in space of 6ch, slt in 4th ch of Row 8.

Shell-row 3: Make 3ch, slt in last tr/dc of Row 7, turn, 3ch, skip 2tr/dc below, * 1tr/dc in each of next 2tr/dc, 3ch, skip 1tr/dc below; rep from * 4 more times, skip 1tr/dc.

Row 12: repeat Row 4, but work 1tr/dc in tr/dc below + 2ch instead 6ch at the beginning of a row.

Row 13: repeat Row 5, but work 1tr/dc in tr/dc below instead 1tr/dc in 4th ch at the end of a row.

Shell-row 4: * 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 2tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in space of 3ch; rep from* 4 more times, 3ch, slt in 4th ch of Row 6.

Shell-row 5: Make 3ch, slt in last tr/dc of Row 5, turn, * 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 3tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in space of 3ch; rep from* 4 more times, 3ch.

Row 14: repeat Row 6, but work 1tr/dc in tr/dc below + 2ch instead 6ch at the beginning of a row.

Row 15: repeat Row 7, but work 1tr/dc in tr/dc below instead 1tr/dc in 4th ch at the end of a row.

Shell-row 6: * 3ch, 1tr/dc in space of 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 4tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in next space of 3ch; rep from* 4 more times, 3ch, slt in 4th ch of Row 4.

Shell-row 7: Make 3ch, slt in last tr/dc of Row 3, turn, * 3ch, 1tr/dc in space of 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 2tr/dc below, 1tr/dc + 3ch + 1tr/dc in next st, 1tr/dc in each of next 3tr/dc below; rep from* 4 more times, 3ch.

Row 16: repeat Row 8, but work 1tr/dc in tr/dc below + 2ch instead 6ch at the beginning of a row.

Row 17: repeat Row 9, but work 1tr/dc in tr/dc below instead 1tr/dc in 4th ch at the end of a row.

Shell-row 8: Make 1tr/dc in space of 3ch, 3ch, * 2dtr/tr + 3ch + 2dtr/tr in next space of 3ch, 2ch, 2tr/dc in next space of 3ch, 2ch; rep from* 3 more times, 2dtr/tr + 3ch + 2dtr/tr in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1tr/dc in same space of 3ch, slt in 4th ch of Row 2.

Shell-row 9: Make 3ch, slt in last tr/dc of Row 1, turn, 2ch, 1dc/sc in tr/dc below, 3ch, * 1dc/sc in first dtr/tr, [ 2tr/dc + picot in space of 3ch] – make 7 times, 1dc/sc in fourth dtr/tr, 2ch, 1dc/sc between 2tr/dc, 2ch; rep from* 3 more times, 1dc/sc in first dtr/tr, [ 2tr/dc + picot in space of 3ch] – make 7 times, 1dc/sc in fourth dtr/tr, 3ch, 1dc/sc in first tr/dc below, 2ch.

Row 18: repeat Row 10.

* Work 9 rows of insertion,

then repeat rows for Big shell (Shell-row 1 - Shell-row 9 )+ 9 rows of insertion, * until you have reached your desired length.

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