"Lace Shawl"

Crochet lace is the most beautiful form of crochet.

My beautiful lace shawl pattern is so soft and delicate, it is not only suitable to be draped around your shoulders, but may also be used to warm a baby. It makes a lovely prayer shawl as well.

Wear it yourself or experience the pleasure of seeing your children enjoying the results of your personal touch in crochet.

The charm of simple crochet translated into beautiful garments has unique appeal to the style-conscious.

Easy to make but loaded with fashion sense and flattering comfort, this crochet lace shawl is a truly elegant addition to anyone’s wardrobe.

With the investment of three afternoon’s work, and approximately three and a half balls of yarn, you will soon be admiring your lovely new creation.

If the terminology used in this pattern differs from what you're used to, check my equivalency tables for easy conversion.

Crochet Prayer Shawl

Materials: 4 balls white 8ply synthetic yarn, 5.00mm crochet hook.

Measurements: 180cm [72ins] wide, 108cm [43 ins] deep.

Tension: 3 shells – 23cm [9ins] wide, 3 rows – 12cm [4.75] deep.

Stitches: Chain, Triple Treble, Double Crochet, Slip Stitch.

Begin by working 262 ch.

1st Row: Work 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, * miss 4ch, into next ch work [1trip tr, 1ch] 6 times, 1trip tr, miss 4ch, 1dc into next ch. Repeat from * to end. 26 groups. Turn.

2nd Row: Ss to ctr of 1st group, * 7ch, 1trip tr into dc, 7ch, 1dc into 4th trip tr of next group. Repeat from * to ctr of last group. Turn.

3rd Row: Work 1ch, 1dc into 1st dc, * into next trip tr work [1trip tr, 1ch] 6 times, 1trip tr, 1dc into dc. Repeat from * to end. Turn.

Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows until 1 group remains. Fasten off.

You may also wish to make my pink shawl, puff stitch scarf, or lace fabric sweater pattern.

If you would like to learn how to crochet quickly and easily, my “CROCHET MADE EASY” e-book gives complete step by step instructions and photographs to help you master this beautiful craft, along with tips and information on caring for your finished projects so you may have years of enjoyment from them. More information on my e-book contents page. HAPPY CROCHETING!

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