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Victorian Lace  

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A big Thank you to Carolyn  for sending this in. 

This is not a pattern for the novice or beginner.

With all the beauty of the Victorian Era, this feminine wrap will capture the hearts of sentimental souls. The afghan is worked in brushed acrylic yarn for an extra downy feel. 

Finished Size: Approximately

46" x 66" 

Materials:

Worsted Weight Brushed Acrylic Yarn, approximately 45 ounces

(1,280 grams, 3470 yards)

Crochet hook, size N (9.00 mm) or size needed for gauge

Note: Entire Afghan is worked holding two strands of yarn together.

Gauge: 10sc= 4" and 10 rows = 6 ½ "

(6 ½" point to point)

Ch 160 loosely. 

Row 1 (Right side): Sc in second ch from hook and in next 9 chs, 3 sc in next ch, sc in next 10 chs, * skip next 2 chs, sc in next 10 chs, 3 sc in next ch, sc in next 10 chs; repeat from * across: 161 sc.

Note: Loop a short piece of yarn around any stitch to mark last Row as right side.

Row 2-8: Ch 1, turn; working in Back Loops Only, Pull up a loop in first 2sc, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook (counts as one sc), sc in next 9 sc, 3 sc in next sc, * sc in 10 sc, skip next 2 sc, sc in next 10 sc, 3 sc in next sc; repeat from * 5 times more, sc in next 9 sc, pull up a loop in last 2 sc, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook (counts as one sc): 161 sc.

Note: To work V-St, (tr, ch 1, tr) in st or sp indicated.

Row 9: Ch 3, turn; working in Back Loops Only, tr in next sc, skip next 2 sc, (work V-St in next sc, skip next 2 sc) twice, tr in next sc, ch 1, work V-stitch in next sc, ch 1, tr in next sc, (skip next 2 sc, work V-St in next sc) twice, * [YO twice, skip next 2 sc, insert hook in next sc, YO and pull up a loop, (YO and draw through 2 loops on hook ) twice] 2 times, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook, skip next 2 sc, (work V-St in next sc, skip next 2 sc) twice, tr in next sc ch 1, work V-St in next sc, ch 1, tr in next sc, (skip next 2 sc, work V-St in next sc) twice; repeat from * across to last 4 sc, skip next 2 sc [YO twice, insert hook in next sc, YO and pull up a loop, (YO and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice] 2 times, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook; 35 V-Sts.

Row 10: Ch 3, turn; working in both loops of tr and in ch-1 sps, tr in first ch-1 sp, work V-St in next 2 ch-1 sps, tr in next tr, ch 1, work V-St in next ch-1 sp, ch 1 tr in next tr, work V-St in next 2 ch-1 sps. *[YO twice, insert hook in next ch-1 sp, YO and pull up a loop, (YO and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice] 2 times, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook, work V-St in next 2 ch-1 sps, tr in next tr, ch 1, work V-St in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, tr in next tr, work V-St in next 2 ch-1 sps; repeat from * across to last ch-1 sp, YO twice, insert hook in last ch-1 sp, YO and pull up a loop, (YO and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice, YO twice, insert hook in last tr, YO and pull up a loop, (YO and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

Row 11: Ch 1, turn; working in Back Loops Only of each tr and each ch, pull up a loop in first 2 sts, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook, sc in next 8 sts, 5 sc in next ch, * sc in next 9 sts, skip next st, sc in next 9 sts, 5 sc in next ch; repeat from * 5 times more, sc in next 8 sts, pull up a loop in last 2 tr, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook; 161 sc.

Rows 12-98: Repeat Rows 2-11, 8 times; then repeat Rows 2-8 once more.

Finish off.