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Irish Trefoil Poncho

from Rainbow Valley Crochet
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Irish Trefoil Poncho
Irish Trefoil Poncho
Irish Trefoil Poncho
Irish Trefoil Poncho

Pattern Description:

Irish Lace is traditionally worked in fine thread with a very small hook. This beautiful craft was originally developed in 19th century Ireland as a method of imitating expensive Venetian point laces.

Individual motifs were made and pinned to a pattern printed on fabric. They were then joined together using a filling stitch or "ground".

These Ponchos are worked using yarn and a larger hook. The motifs used, although based on traditional patterns, have been altered to accommodate today's style of crochet.

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Using the materials listed above, 15 sts and 20 rows to 10 cm when working double crochet.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Instructions are for Small/Medium and Large sizes.


  • 500g [600g] Mohair or other Aran weight yarn suitable to be used with this size hook

You Will Also Need:

  • 4.50mm hook
  • Needle for sewing in ends
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Hello! I am Helen Free and I design unique crochet patterns under the name of Enfys. I love colour and my favourite things to crochet are Rainbows. I love designing bright and cheerful things for ...

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