Lace patterns are the most popular designs among crocheters and for good reason. They are quick and easy to make and the finished items look stunning.
They are the perfect accessories to wear and decorate your home with. There is an endless amount of items you can design with lace patterns.
Breezy cardigans and blouses are the best for spring and summer.
For fall and winter, you can make wonderful accessories that will keep you warm, like leg warmers and mittens.
Are you looking for home decor? Try making blankets, pillow covers, coasters and pot holders.
These are only some of the ideas you can bring to life. The truth is that there are no bounds to what you can create with lace.
If you’re excited to start your lace crocheting journey, have a look at the patterns on this list. All of them are free, extremely easy, and fast.
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1. Shell Wave Shawl
As the weather cools down, you may opt for a bigger shawl, like this one. The textured details are beautiful and fun to crochet.
This is a good project to use up scrap yarn if you want a colorful shawl, but it won’t lose its beauty with a single color either.
If you’re not a fan of the tassels you can leave them out, you’ll end up with a wonderful shawl either way.
2. One Skein Lace Shawl
Another great pattern to incorporate scrap yarn or multicolored yarn into.
This is a lovely shawl to wear for night walks on cool summer evenings.
3. Elegant Lace Fan Shawl
As the name suggests, this piece is well-suited for occasions where you need to dress elegantly. Maybe it gets cool in your office sometimes and you’d like something to cover yourself up with something.
This is the perfect solution when you want to stay both warm and professional.
It is a great conversation starter as well. Your colleagues will be very impressed to learn about your crochet skills if they don’t know of them yet.
4. Smell The Roses Poncho
The name of the shawl seems very fitting to me. It evokes a beautiful flower garden in my mind.
It is the perfect accessory to wear on a date to the local botanical garden or park. If you have a garden of your own, you can throw this on while admiring the work you put into it.
5. Mary Hooded Shawl
This shawl reminds me of the story of Little Red Riding Hood.
It is perfect for a last-minute Halloween costume but also as an everyday piece.
When it’s not being worn, it can double as a throw on your couch as well.
6. Spring Green Lacy Mesh Scarf
This is a beautiful accessory for both spring and fall.
Some days the sun is shining but the wind is chilly, this scarf will keep you sufficiently warm and stylish without compromising comfort.
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7. Diamond Lace Scarf
If you have some rainbow yarn lying around, this is the perfect project to use it for.
It will create a beautiful statement piece to level up your outfit.
8. Canyonlands Boho Top
This is a beautiful top to wear in the warmer months. It is perfect for everyday errands and for events and festivals like Coachella as well.
It is a great gift for children, nieces, and friends.
9. Split-Back Cardi
I love the creative construction of this cardigan.
It adds a unique note to your wardrobe and it is great if you want to put something interesting on, without being too warm.
10. One Piece Lace Top
This lace pattern is so beautiful and perfect for a light top like this.
It is the perfect blouse to wear on a walk or grocery shopping.
The best part is that it is all worked in one piece, you only need to sew it together along the side.
11. Lacy Summer Top
If you like flowers, this pattern is a great fit for you. The stitches create a beautiful flower petal pattern that suits this summer top perfectly.
I love the edges around the neck and sleeves. You can customize the length of the top and sleeves to suit your taste.
More home decor crochet projects:
- Bear Basket Free Crochet Pattern
- Heart Pillow Free Crochet Pattern
- Desk Succulent Free Crochet Pattern
- Ribbed Crochet Pumpkin Free Crochet Pattern
- Bear Throw Cushion Free Crochet Pattern
12. Flower Lace Top
This top is all over Pinterest and TikTok but it can be hard to find the pattern for it.
This video explains the whole process from the foundation stitch to the finished product.
If you’ve been looking for this top everywhere on the internet, you can get your supplies ready, because you have found it.
13. California Dream Lace Top
If you want to own something with lace details but want more coverage, this top was made for you.
It provides the perfect amount of coverage, where you don’t need to wear a shirt underneath while keeping the lace pattern the main focus of the piece.
14. Colorblock Lace Blouse
This color-block blouse is another great piece to make if you’re looking for more coverage. I love how the lace on the sleeves is crocheted with a different color because it brings it to the foreground.
However, this top can be crocheted with one color only as well and it will make for a gorgeous spring and summer blouse.
15. Bell Sleeves Lace Top
The bell sleeves are so beautiful and a great option for both warmer and colder months.
The pattern on the main body is beautiful and delicate. It is a great fit for any dress code.
The top looks great cropped but you can increase the number of rows, to make a longer blouse, if you like the traditional fit better.
16. Summer Cardigan
This cardigan is the best choice for a beach walk.
It is great as a cover-up if you want to swim and a wonderful accessory for summer. I can imagine wearing this cardigan for a family dinner, sitting in the garden while drinking some cold lemonade.
17. Chunky Lace Vest
If you want to add lace designs to your winter and fall wardrobe, this is the best piece to start with.
Using a bigger hook and chunky yarn, you can create the perfect vest for colder days. A great item to wear while walking your dog in the morning.
18. Lacy Leg Warmers
Leg warmers have recently come back into fashion.
Although the weather has been warming up recently, you don’t have to forgo leg warmers just yet.
Crochet a few lacy pairs to add a stylish flair to your spring outfits.
19. Lacy Hair Scarf
Head scarfs may be the fastest lace items to crochet. This makes them suitable for craft fairs and birthday presents alike.
Try this head scarf to level up your hairstyles and help you keep your hair out of your face.
20. Pineapple Crochet Earrings
The next piece on the fastest things to crochet list is earrings.
I love the detail on this pair. It is a great project if you have very little yarn left of a certain color.
It is a chic and elegant accessory great for those on a budget.
21. Grindstone Tote Bag
Tote bags are very useful to take on short hikes and walks. They are great to take with you on dates with friends where you only need to take the essentials.
If you don’t have a tote bag in your crochet collection this is your sign to make one. They are a staple in everyone’s wardrobe.
22. Lacy Flower Coaster
If you like having many people over this is a must-have in your home.
Guests tend to leave a lot of cups and glasses laying around so it is good to have some coasters ready.
It would be a shame to ruin the beautiful furniture in your home. With coasters, you can enjoy hanging out with everyone without worrying about this.
23. Mini Cluster Doily
Doilies are great decoration when setting the table but on ordinary shelves as well.
You can make multiple and attach them together to make bigger pieces, like pillow covers.
24. Delicate Lace Square Motif Cushion
Every crochet enthusiast has a lot of yarn at home. This makes crochet pillow covers a budget-friendly option for home decor.
This design can implement an elegant and delicate boho aesthetic into your space. If you’re a fan of that, try this pattern right now.
25. Charleston Lace Cushion
This pillow cover adds a similar mood to your home as the previous pattern on the list.
However, this cover is worked in the round. I love the different leaf designs added in each round.
26. Luscious Lace Blanket
This blanket is a great option if you want to incorporate lace into it but don’t want to compromise on the warmth.
It is a beautiful gift for baby showers and a great piece to tuck yourself under, while watching tv. When not in use, it serves as a beautiful decoration.
27. Round Baby Blanket
This is a beautiful project that is worked in the round.
You can use it as a blanket, throw or hang it on your wall as a beautiful decoration.
28. Classic Baby Blanket
This blanket is part of a set of crochet baby items and it is a modified version of this baby blanket.
I love the pattern and the colors used for the blanket. The border is beautiful and unique which adds a delicate and elegant feel to the piece.
29. Sleepy Times Blanket
This blanket is perfect for those who are only getting started with crocheting lace. It is the perfect mix between familiar stitches and a new lace pattern.
If you want more of the lace rows, you can decrease the number of double crochet rows you make in between.
It is a great gift for others and yourself as well. Your room will look amazing and you’ll feel as comfortable as ever under this blanket.
30. Teardrop Hanging Basket
This hanging basket can be a beautiful plant holder or replacement for shelves.
It is less permanent and may hold more things than a usual shelf.
You can adjust the size and color to fit your room. It is a low-cost option for those who like to change their room decor often.