This Victoria Lacy Shawl Crochet Pattern only has two rows. Once you get started, you just complete a row until you have made the lacy shawl to the desired length. You will be amazed at how quickly each row of crochet is completed.
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Crochet Pattern Tutorials
There is a Step-by-Step video near the bottom of this post.
Thanks to the suggestions in the comments section, I have added step-by-step photos of the stitches as well near the bottom of this post. Thank you for your feedback.
The results are just stunning!
Victoria Lacy Shawl is Versatile
I used my dress form to show off this Victoria Lacy Shawl in a variety of different looks. In one of the photos, you will notice a beautiful cameo pin that adds beauty to this already beautiful shawl. I think anyone would feel pretty wearing this soft and stylish shawl. I hope these pictures give you some ideas on how to style this shawl.
In the picture below, the Victoria Lacy Shawl is wrapped around the shoulders. I like this look just as much as when it is hanging down and draping over the shoulders. I might add a pin on the shoulder to not only keep it in place, but to add a bit more beauty to the look.
This next picture shows the shawl is just draped over the shoulders. This is a close-up so you can see the stitches a bit better too.
This beautiful cameo brooch is so pretty with this lacy shawl. It has the same color tones and I just love the style it adds. I also like that I don’t have to continually pull and adjust the shawl, the pin keeps it in place nicely.
I tried to show you the generous size of this lacy shawl. It is folded in half and folded over a bit more to get this look. The finished size of the shawl is approximately 14 inches wide by 64 inches long.
The picture below is a flat view of part of the shawl to help you see the detail.
I would rank this crochet pattern a one or two levels just beyond beginner. You certainly need to be able to do a chain, single crochet, double stitch, and read a pattern to be able to accomplish this. However, once a crocheter gets the hang of this pattern though, it is very easy to work and the results are beautiful. When I was designing this pattern, I must have started over at least 15 times before I could get it to look good on the ends and throughout. I am glad I kept trying though because I really love the look and feel of this lacy shawl.
Weekend or two Crochet Project
This Victoria Lacy Shawl is a pattern that goes quickly. If you need a gift for someone, that would make such a lovely gift. The shawl looks complicated to complete, but it is just two rows of setting up and the pattern repeats until your desired length.
Directions: Victoria Lacy Shawl
Finished Size: approximately 12 inches wide by 64 inches long.
2 Skeins yarn 6oz – Caron Simply Soft-Soft Pink
Total yarn used is just under 630 yards.
CH = Chain
DC = Double Crochet
SC = Single Crochet
ST = Stitches
SP = Space
Row 1: SC in 2nd CH from Hook *CH 4, Skip the next 3 ST (SC, CH 3, 3DC) in the next CH, Skip the next 3 CH, SC in the next CH. Repeat from * ending with a SC in the last ST.
Row 2 Can be Done 2 Ways
(I have made this pattern with 2DC and with 3DC using the same foundational chain stitches). I have two videos below one showing the 2DC and one showing the 3 DC. No matter which one you choose, they are both beautiful.
Row 2: CH 5, SC, in the first CH 3 SP. In the same SP, (CH 3, 2 DC) or you could (CH 3, 3 DC). SC in the next CH 4 SP, *CH 4, (SC, CH 3, 2 DC) or you could (SC, CH 3, 3 DC) in the next CH 3 SP, SC in the next CH 4 SP. Repeat from the * until the last CH 4 SP – end with a SC. Turn
Repeat row 2 until the desired length. I did not add any special border on this pattern as I thought that the lacy shawl was beautiful without it. It is also much easier not to add a border, but you are welcome to add a border if you wish.
Finishing: Cut yarn and pull through the last ST leaving about a ten inch tail. I like to use a yarn needle to weave in the end going in a variety of directions back and forth until it feels a bit secure. Then I cut the excess yarn. Make sure to go back to the starting row yarn and weave that in too.
The Caron Yarn is machine washable and dryable; however, I would probably wash by hand if you had to just to keep the shape. I have washed handmade crochet items in my wash in the past only to get something hooked on the agitator and ruin the item.
Crochet Stitches Video Tutorial Number 1 With 2DC
This one I explain the first row and quickly show the pattern being worked in row two.
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Victoria Lacy Shawl Crochet Pattern Video Tutorial Number 2 with 3DC
This one, I am starting from the beginning because people asked for it.
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There are pictures showing the step-by-step further down…if this is how you learn, keep reading.
I truly want you to be able to make your own Victoria Lacy Shawl. Thank you for visiting. I hope you had as much fun making this as I did. Enjoy wearing your beautiful Victoria Lacy Shawl. As I write this post, it is March and there is still snow on the ground in Wisconsin. The warm days of summer will be upon us soon and it will be a perfect time to make and wear your very own shawl.
Since making this Victoria Lacy Shawl, I have made other lacy shawls that are very popular. Here are the links to those as well.
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