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  • “HOME WORK”, ROSE PUBLISHING CO. (LTD.), 1881

Crochet Alexandria Lace #73

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

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Picot of 5 half tr / half dc puff stitch – picot: 3ch, 1 puff.st in two loops of tr/dc, 1ch, sl.st in the same space of tr/dc.

Shell: work 3tr/dc + 2ch + 3tr/dc in the same space of 2ch (or in the same foundation ch).

Stitch - st

Make 14 foundation chains.

Row 1: Skip 3ch, shell in next ch, skip 2ch, 1dc/sc in next ch, 3ch, skip 3ch, shell in next, 1dc/sc in last ch, turn.

Row 2: 3 ch, shell in shell, 1dc/sc in last tr/dc of shell below, 3ch, shell in shell, 2ch, 1dc/sc in 3rd ch, turn.

Row 3: 5ch, 1tr/dc in 1st tr/dc of shell below, 2ch, shell in shell, 1dc/sc in last tr/dc of shell below, 3ch, shell in shell, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.

Row 4: 3ch, shell in shell, 1dc/sc in last tr/dc of shell below, 3ch, shell in shell, 2ch, 1tr/dc in last tr/dc of shell below, 2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below, 2ch, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.

Row 5: 5ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below, 2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc, 1 picot, 2 ch, 1tr/dc in 1st tr/dc of shell, 2ch, shell in shell, 1dc/sc in last tr/dc of shell below, 3ch, shell in shell, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.

Row 6: 3ch, shell in shell, 1dc/sc in last tr/dc of shell below, 3ch, shell in shell, 2ch, 1tr/dc in last tr/dc of shell below, * 2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below; rep from * 2 times, 2ch, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.

Row 7: 3ch, *1tr/dc in next tr/dc below, 2ch; rep from* 3times, 1tr/dc in 1st tr/dc of shell, 2ch, shell in shell, 1dc/sc in last tr/dc of shell below, 3ch, shell in shell, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.

Row 8: 3ch, shell in shell, 1dc/sc in last tr/dc of shell below, 3ch, shell in shell, * 1ch, skip 1 space of 2 ch, shell in next space; rep from *4 times, 1ch, work 1dc/sc into 3rd ch of 1st row (work 1dc/sc in last tr/dc of shell for each of the next repeated "Row 8"), turn.

Row 9: 1ch, *9tr/dc in space of 2ch of shell, 1dc/sc in space of 1ch between shells; rep from *4time, 2ch, shell in shell, 1dc/sc in last tr/dc of shell below, 3ch, shell in shell, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.

Repeat rows 2 – 9 until you have reached your desired length.

100% - Silk thread

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