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Dahlia Lace Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial

I love the floral, spring look of this stitch pattern! In the green, it looks “leafy” but use it in a different color and you will get little fluttering flowers. So pretty!

Dahlia Lace Crochet Stitch. Perfect for a Throw, Afghan, Scarf, Wrap, Curtain, Lace Top and more! Now available with a printable Pattern Card. Take a gorgeous lace stitch pattern and make your own DIY crochet project! Part of the CrochetKim Crochet Stitch Library.

Dahlia Lace CrochetKim Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Stitch Multiple

Chain any multiple of 10 and then add 16

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Special Stitches

Shell (sh): 2 dc in stitch or space indicated

Crochet Pattern Instructions

Row 1: Sk 3 ch (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in next ch, sk 1 ch, sh (see Special Stitches above) in next ch, *ch 4, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch, ch 4, sk 3 ch, sh, sk 1 ch, sh in next ch, rep from * to last 10 ch, ch 4, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch, ch 4, sk 3 ch, sh in next ch, sk 1 ch, sh in last ch, turn.

Row 2: Ch 3, sk first dc, dc in next dc, sk dc, *sh in next dc, ch 4, sc in sc, ch 4, sh in next dc, sk 2 dc, sh in next dc, rep from * to last sc, ch 4, sc in sc, ch 4, sh in next dc, sk dc, dc in each of last 2 dc, turn.

Row 3 (RS): Ch 1, sc in first dc, sc in next dc, ch 4, sk dc, sh in next dc, *sh in next dc, ch 4, sc between next 2 dc, ch 4, sh in last dc of 2-sh group, rep from * to last sh, sh in next dc, ch 4, sk dc, sc in each of last 2 dc, turn.

Row 4: Ch 4 (counts as first tr here and throughout), sk first sc, [tr, ch 2, tr] in next sc, *sh in next dc, sk 2 dc, sh in last dc of 2-sh group, ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 4, rep from * to last 2 sh, sh in next dc, sk 2 dc, sh in last dc of 2-sh group, [tr, ch 2, tr] in next sc, tr in last sc, turn.

Row 5: Ch 3, sk first tr, dc in next tr, sk next tr, sh in next dc, *ch 4, sc between next 2 dc, ch 4, sh in last dc of 2-sh group, sh in next dc, rep from * to last sh, ch 4, sc between next 2 dc, ch 4, sh in last dc of 2-sh group, sk tr, dc in each of last 2 tr, turn.

Row 6: Ch 3, sk first dc, dc in next dc, sk dc, sh in next dc, *ch 4, sc in sc, ch 4, sh in next dc, sk 2 dc, sh in last dc of 2-sh group, rep from * to last sc, ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 4, sh in next dc, sk dc, dc in each of last 2 dc, turn.

Rep rows 3-6 throughout.

Sample

Made in Stylecraft Special DK, color Sage, crochet hook size G-6. (4mm).

Suggested Uses

Throw, Afghan, Scarf, Wrap, Curtain, Lace Top

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Dahlia Lace CrochetKim Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Dahlia Lace Crochet Stitch Tutorial

CrochetKim.com: Learn the Dahlia crochet lace stitch
Author: Kim Guzman

Stitch Multiple

  • Chain any multiple of 10 and then add 16

Materials

  • Intended to work with any size yarn or thread. Adjust hook size as necessary for your desired project and preferences.




Instructions

Special Stitches

  • Shell (sh): 2 dc in stitch or space indicated

Begin

  • Row 1: Sk 3 ch (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in next ch, sk 1 ch, sh (see Special Stitches above) in next ch, *ch 4, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch, ch 4, sk 3 ch, sh, sk 1 ch, sh in next ch, rep from * to last 10 ch, ch 4, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch, ch 4, sk 3 ch, sh in next ch, sk 1 ch, sh in last ch, turn.

  • Row 2: Ch 3, sk first dc, dc in next dc, sk dc, *sh in next dc, ch 4, sc in sc, ch 4, sh in next dc, sk 2 dc, sh in next dc, rep from * to last sc, ch 4, sc in sc, ch 4, sh in next dc, sk dc, dc in each of last 2 dc, turn.

  • Row 3 (RS): Ch 1, sc in first dc, sc in next dc, ch 4, sk dc, sh in next dc, *sh in next dc, ch 4, sc between next 2 dc, ch 4, sh in last dc of 2-sh group, rep from * to last sh, sh in next dc, ch 4, sk dc, sc in each of last 2 dc, turn.



  • Row 4: Ch 4 (counts as first tr here and throughout), sk first sc, [tr, ch 2, tr] in next sc, *sh in next dc, sk 2 dc, sh in last dc of 2-sh group, ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 4, rep from * to last 2 sh, sh in next dc, sk 2 dc, sh in last dc of 2-sh group, [tr, ch 2, tr] in next sc, tr in last sc, turn.



  • Row 5: Ch 3, sk first tr, dc in next tr, sk next tr, sh in next dc, *ch 4, sc between next 2 dc, ch 4, sh in last dc of 2-sh group, sh in next dc, rep from * to last sh, ch 4, sc between next 2 dc, ch 4, sh in last dc of 2-sh group, sk tr, dc in each of last 2 tr, turn.



  • Row 6: Ch 3, sk first dc, dc in next dc, sk dc, sh in next dc, *ch 4, sc in sc, ch 4, sh in next dc, sk 2 dc, sh in last dc of 2-sh group, rep from * to last sc, ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 4, sh in next dc, sk dc, dc in each of last 2 dc, turn.



  • Rep rows 3-6 throughout.



Pattern Notes

Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Sample
Made in Stylecraft Special DK, color Sage, crochet hook size G-6. (4mm).
Suggested Uses
Throw, Afghan, Scarf, Wrap, Curtain, Lace Top
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