Hairpin Lace Edging

Hairpin Lace Edging
Hairpin Lace Edging

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Hairpin Lace: Make a loop at end of thread and place 1 prong of staple in loop just made, insert hook in loop, wind thread around right prong of staple, thread over hook and draw through loop keeping work at center of staple, * drop loop from hook, turn staple 1/2 turn to the left, pick up the dropped loop at center, thread over and pull through loop, insert hook through top part of loop on left hand prong, thread over and pull through (2 loops on hook), thread over and pull through both loops completing the single crochet, repeat from * for length desired.

 

Hairpin Lace Edging

Materials Required: Tatting Thread, 1 ball White or color of your choice; 1/2 inch hairpin staple; Steel crochet hook No. 13.

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Work hairpin lace for desired length having a multiple of 32 plus 24 loops on each side of staple. When crocheting keep the twist in the loops.

1st Row: Attach thread in 1st 8 loops, ch 4, sl st in next loop, * ch 4, sl st in next loop, repeat from * 6 times, ch 4, sl st in next 8 loops, ** ch 4, sc in next 8 loops, ch 4, sl st in next 8 loops, ch 4, sl st in next loop, * ch 4, sl st in next loop, repeat from * 6 times, ch 4, sl st in next 8 loops, repeat from ** across length, ch 4, turn.

2nd Row: S1 st in 1st loop, * ch 5, sl st in next loop, repeat from * 7 times, skip next 8 loop group and next loop, cluster st in next sc (cluster st: keeping last loop of each st on hook work 2 trc in same st, thread over and work off all loops at one time), ch 4, cluster st in same sc, ch 4, sl st in top of cluster st just worked for picot, ch 4, cluster st in same sc, skip next loop, sl st in next loop, repeat from 1st * across row to within last 7 loops, * ch 5, sl st in next loop, repeat from * 6 times, ch 3, sl st in end st, cut thread.

3rd Row: With wrong side of last row worked toward you, working along opposite side of hairpin lace strip, attach thread in 1st 2 loops, * ch 4, sl st in next 2 loops, repeat from * twice, ** ch 4, sl st in next 8 loops, * ch 4, sl st in next 2 loops, repeat from * 11 times, repeat from ** across row to within last 16 loops, ch 4, sl st in next 8 loops, * ch 4, sl st in next 2 loops, repeat from * 3 times, turn.

4th Row: Ch 4, sc in 1st loop, ** ch 8, skip next loop, keeping last loop of each of the next 4 sts on hook

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