Crochet is a great hobby that allows you to create beautiful and unique items. One popular crochet technique is tape lace, which can be used to create a variety of decorative items. In this tutorial, we will show you how to crochet wide tape lace.
Materials You Will Need
Crochet hook (size will depend on the yarn you choose)
Yarn (a lace weight or light fingering weight works best for tape lace)
Step 1: Begin by chaining a multiple of 8 plus 2 stitches. For example, you could chain 18, 26, 34, etc.Step 2: Double crochet in the 6th chain from the hook.Step 3: *Chain 2, skip 2 chains, double crochet in the next chain. Repeat from * to the end of the row.Step 4: Chain 3, turn your work.Step 5: Double crochet in the first chain-2 space.Step 6: *Chain 2, double crochet in the next chain-2 space. Repeat from * to the end of the row.Step 7: Repeat steps 4-6 until your tape lace is the desired length.Step 8: To finish, cut your yarn and weave in the ends using a tapestry needle.
Tips for Crocheting Wide Tape Lace
Choose a light-colored yarn for your tape lace, as it will show off the details of the pattern best.
Practice makes perfect! Tape lace can be a bit tricky to get the hang of at first, but keep practicing and you'll get the hang of it.
If you want to create wider tape lace, simply chain more stitches in multiples of 8 plus 2.
Crocheting wide tape lace is a beautiful and unique way to add a touch of elegance to any project. With just a few simple steps, you can create intricate and delicate lace patterns that are sure to impress. Give it a try and see for yourself!