The Lace Cluster will give a boho feel to any crochet project. Whether you are using it in a bag design, a cushion or a throw, the lace cluster will really add some interest to the overall project. You can find the video tutorial in both left and right handed versions at the base of the post.
Pattern use ideas
Written in UK terms
This pattern gives you the basic principles for the lace cluster stitch, designed to help you create your own projects.
Video tutorial can be found at the base of the post.
ch – Chain
ss – Slip Stitch
tr – Treble Crochet
htrc – Half Treble Cluster – *yarn over and insert hook, yarn over pull through* 4 times. Yarn over and pull through all loops on the hook, chain 1 to secure.
*…* repeat instructions
[ … ] in same stitch
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Foundation chain: Chain in multiples of 6 plus 5.
Row 1: tr, ch2, tr into the 4th ch from the hook. skip 2ch, *htrc, skip 2ch, [tr, ch2, tr] skip 2ch* repeat to the end. tr in last stitch.
Row 2: ch3, *htrc into the ch2 space from previous row, [tr, ch2, tr] into top of htrc from previous row* repeat to the end. tr in last stitch.
Row 3: ch 3, *[tr, ch2, tr] into top of htrc from previous row, htrc into the ch2 space from previous row* repeat to the end. tr in last stitch.
Repeat row 2 & 3 until you reach your desired size.