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Bruges Lace Scarf with Corkscrew Fringe

Difficulty level: Easy

Free Crochet Scarf Pattern

Bruges Lace is a type of bobbin lace that originated from the city of Bruges, Belgium. It's sometimes known as Brussels lace or Belgian lace. The lace was originally made using ribbons and tapes and had nothing in common with crochet lace, but over the years the technique was adapted for crochet.

This scarf is a good way to learn how to crochet basic Bruges Lace tape. The scarf consists of 7 Bruges tapes connected to one another as-you-crochet. The 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th tapes are made from yarn A. The 2nd, 4th and 6th tapes are made from yarn B. The scarf was decorated with a corkscrew fringe.

Materials: Lion Brand LB 1878 100 % wool fingering weight yarn 2045 yards (1870 meters) / 500 gr, color 108 Dusty Blue - 0.15 cone (A)
Lion Brand LB 1878 100 % wool fingering weight yarn 2045 yards (1870 meters) / 500 gr, color 099 Fisherman - 0.1 cone (B)

Hook: D (3.25 mm)

Gauge is not important.

Directions

First tape

Chain 10.
Row 1: dc into the 7th chain from the hook. Dc 3 more times, ch 6, turn
Row 2: 4 dc over the 4 dc of the previous row, ch 6, turn.
Repeat row 2 to desired length. Tie off.

Every subsequent tape

Chain 10.
Row 1: dc in to the 7th chain from the hook. Dc 3 more times, ch 3, slip st to the corresponding loop of the 1st tape, ch 3, turn.
Row 2: 4 dc over 4 dc of the previous row, ch 6, turn.
Row 3: 4 dc over 4 dc of the previous row, ch 3, slip st to the corresponding loop of the 1st tape, ch 3, turn.
Repeat rows 2-3 to the same length as the first tape.

Work 5 more tapes in the same way.

 


Corkscrew Fringe

With yarn A, slip st to the end of the 1st tape and ch 50.
Dc into the 3rd chain from the hook, 2 dc into the same ch. 3 dc into the the next ch. Continue to work 3 dc into each chain. Tie off and secure the end after the last 3 dc into the first ch of the tape.
Work second corkscrew with yarn B from the end of the 2nd tape.

 

 

Finishing
Block the scarf.

Enjoy



Comments

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# 1. Poster: ellen
November 10, 2012

how do you ATTACH the corkscrew fringe to the scarf?
# 2. Poster: Elaine Phillips
November 10, 2012

One option is to work each corkscrew fringe, when each tape is finished. Another option is to tie the yarn to the end of the tape and work the chain.
# 3. Poster: Anne
August 18, 2013

In the directions, it says to start the corkscrew by attaching to the end of tape with a slip stitch. I also like the idea of continuing with the corkscrew after completing a tape, but I haven't tried that yet.

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