Watch how to crochet the intertwined lacets stitch (video and written pattern)

The intertwined lacets stitch is a beautifully open and airy pattern that would make a perfect marketing bag to tuck into your purse or could be ideal to create a table cloth or light summer shawl.
It's a lovely, easy stitch so even beginners will soon get going on this one and be able to create great projects in no time at all. It involves only three stitches, chain stitch, single and double crochet, and will be a great addition to your crochet repertoire.
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Watch the intertwined lacets video tutorial:
Materials
You can use any yarn for this stitch and it's a great way to use up oddments or to go to town with some serious and satisfying 'stash busting.' As usual, check your manufacturer's band for hook size suggestions. You will also need a pair of scissors and a tapestry needle for weaving in ends.
Abbreviations
* repeat from this point as requested
ch chain
dc double crochet
sc single crochet
sk skip
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Written instructions
Create a foundation chain to suit the length of your project, in multiples of 8, plus 1.
Row 1: 1 sc in 7th ch from hook, ch 2, sk next ch, 1 dc in next ch, *ch 3, sk next 3 ch, 1 dc in next ch, ch 2, sk next ch, 1 sc in next ch, ch 2, sk next ch, 1 dc in next ch, rep from * across, turn.
Row 2: ch 6, sk 1st dc, 1 dc in next dc, *ch 2, 1 sc in next ch3 space, ch 2, 1 dc in next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in next dc, rep from * across, ending with final dc in 3rd ch of turning ch, turn.
Row 3: ch 5, 1 sc in next ch3 space, ch 2, *1 dc in next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in next dc, ch 2, 1 sc in next ch3 space, ch 2, rep from * across, 1 dc in 3rd ch of turning ch, turn.
Repeat rows 1 – 2 until project has reached your desired length.
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