Learn How to Create Hairpin Maltese Lace Crochet Patterns

Learn Hairpin Maltese Lace Crochet Tutorial with these Five Hairpin Lace Crochet Lessons

You will learn to make:

• Table Mats
• Doilies
• Lampshades
• Braids
• Cushion/Pillow-covers
• Curtains
• Bed Jackets
• Shawls
• Tank Tops
• Hand Bags
• Belts

Hairpin Lace Crochet or you may know it by its vintage name Maltese Lace is a neglected craft, yet it is simple, quick and economical.
In this blog update, I will introduce charming, easy to work patterns for home decor and patterns inspiration.

Simple to Make
Hairpin/Maltese Crochet Lace is made with the aid of a steel U and a crochet hook. Hairpin Lace bands are made by winding the thread around the prongs of the hairpin and connected in the center with crochet stitches.

Quick & Economical
Maltese/Hairpin Lace is easy to do and grows very quickly, using comparatively lesser amounts of yarn. The width of the band depends on the distance between the two prongs of the hairpin. The diverse ways the bands can be joined together with crochet stitches of various patterns offer unlimited ideas for all kinds of work.

The Openwork is Fashion and Decorative Friendly
The openwork material formed with hairpin crochet is suited to the modern fashion and home decor. More classical or original materials can be made with such materials as raffia, candlewick, metallic threads, ribbon, string, etc.. worked on the hairpin tool. Braids, insertions, fringes, cloths, doilies pillows, covers, lampshades, shawls, bed jackets, baby-wear can be made in Hairpin Lace crochet.

Lesson 1 Basic Stitches

4 mon tricot hairpin lace Lesson 1

How to Make a Hairpin Crochet Braid

How to make a hairpin crochet braid

Variations in patterns of center stitches

Variations in patterns of center stitches

  • Candlewick Grenadine
  • Silk Blackcurrant
  • Zephyr Absinthe

  • Bead Turquoise
  • Ribbon Navy
  • Raffia Coral

Lesson 2 Joining Bands

The Hairpin crochet bands must be joined together in order to give enough width and length of materials to make up work of any size or shape.

Simple chain

  • Triple chain
  • Crochet chain
  • Simple chevrons
  • Fancy chevrons

Table Mats

Table mats hairpin lace

Lesson 3 Decorative Braids and Fringes

Ladder, Basket, and Interlace Braid

Braids

  • Ribbed Insertion
  • Cut Fringe
  • Looped Fringe

Braids Fringes Hairpin Lace

hairpin Lace Braid Fringe Patterns

hairpin Lace Braid Fringe Patterns

  • Lamp Shade
  • Eyeglass Case

hairpin Lace Braid Fringe Patterns

Lamp shades

Bed Jacket Pattern

Hairpin Lace Bed Jackets

Bed Jacket Pattern Hairpin Lace

Shoulder Bag & Belt

hairpin crochet shoulder bag belt

shoulder bag belt hairpin lace crochet

Lesson 4 Squares and Rounds

Corners in Hairpin Lace Crochet

Lesson 4 corners square rounds

cushions pillows maltese lace

Hairpin Crochet in the Round

hairpin crochet rounds

hairpin crochet rounds

Lesson 5 Unusual Examples

Openwork Shawl

Lamp Shade Eyeglass Case

Openwork Shawl hairpin lace unusual examples

Waistcoat Bolero Pattern

waistcoat bolero maltese lace hairpin crochet

waistcoat bolero maltese lace hairpin crochet

Tank Top or Wharfie

Tank Top or Wharfie

Tank Top or Wharfie maltese lace hairpin crochet pattern





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Check out these how-to video featuring various hairpin lace techniques:

Presented by Bernat Yarns

Teresa Warrior on YouTube

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