Watch how to crochet the webbed lace stitch (video and written instructions)

The webbed lace stitch is one of those wonderful crochet staples that looks fiendishly complicated - but is in fact just a mix of simple chains, single and double crochet.
You'll love this stitch for light throws and afghans for the warmer months, or why not try a lacy tablecloth?
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Watch the webbed lace stitch video tutorial:
Materials
You can use any yarn for this stitch, but beware of chunky or heavy weights as they could make you lose the definition of this delicate pattern and may give you a clumsy result. Fingering to DK yarn would be the most suitable choices. Check the manufacturer's band for hook size suggestions. You'll also need a pair of scissors and a tapestry needle to weave in your ends.
Abbreviations
* repeat from here number of times required
ch chain
dc double crochet
rep repeat
sc single crochet
st(s) stitch(es)
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Written instructions
First create a foundation chain in multiples of 7 sts, plus 4.
Row 1: 1dc in 5th ch from hook, *2ch, sk 5ch, 4dc into next ch**, 2ch, 1dc in next ch; rep from * finish last rep at ** in last ch, turn.
Row 2: 4ch, 1dc in first st, 2ch, sk (3dc, 2ch and 1dc), work 4dc, 2ch, 1dc in next 2ch sp, *2ch, sk (4dc, 2ch and 1dc)**, work (4dc, 2ch, 1dc) in next 2ch sp; rep from * finish last rep at **, 4dc in turning ch, turn.
Repeat row 2 until project reaches desired length.
Resources

This stitch produces a rich texture and is perfect for scarves.
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