Irish crochet lace dates back to nineteenth century when it helped Irish women earn the money to support their families. It was imitating Venetian lace that was certainly a luxury commodity at a time. You would find these decorative motifs on wedding dresses and christening robes as well as in churches. Nowadays we can use this crochet technique in a variety of projects. Exquisite Irish Lace Afghans are stunning and definitely show a feminine vibe. If you`re a seasoned crocheter it will surely be worth trying these amazing patterns. Why not add some modern twist for example a fringe or a pop of color to these afghans? They will certainly be a precious wedding gift and a beautiful heirloom too. Check out these free patterns under the links below and follow us on Facebook Fanpage and Pinterest for more creative ideas!
Irish Lace Blanket Free Crochet Pattern
This elegant white beauty is made with long stripes of lace and has its root in Irish lace techniques. Irish Lace Blanket is delicate, has amazing pattern and stunning edge with fringe. It looks amazing in white, but you can try it in different colours. It’s a project for experienced crocheters.
Level: intermediate Author: Patons
Temair Throw Free Crochet Pattern
If you`re looking for a decorative piece then Temair Throw will surely conquer your heart. The intricate motifs are not that difficult to crochet but you may need to be patient before it all comes together. Try adding some color to your afghan or go for solid one to compliment your interior.
Level: intermediate Author: Nicky Epstein