The lacy version of the corner to corner pixel crochet technique is great for a lighter shawl. I love to crochet triangle shapes in C2C! The lacy look comes from chains in between pixels and picots.

Crochet lace shawl

You have instructions on video as well as a written pattern and a crochet chart. The same technique can be used for many other items like summer tops, beach wraps, table cloths and runners and scarves.

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The shawl is 60 cm (24 in) high from the point to the top. Width at the top 165 cm (65 in). But you can make the shawl any size by stopping earlier or continuing to crochet more. The pattern grows automatically in a triangle shape.

The written pattern and crochet chart are after the video!


Video tutorial:

Crochet a lace shawl

crochet tutorial video link - lacy corner to corner shawl

Lacy C2C triangle shawl written pattern

What you need

200 g (7 oz) of sport weight yarn
Crochet hook 3.5 mm. See my favourite hooks!

You can use the same instructions with any yarn. The size of the shawl will vary according to the yarn and hook used.

Abbreviations and stitches

ss – slip stitch
ch – chain
ch sp – chain space
dc – double crochet
picot – Ch3, slip stitch in the stitch at the base of ch3 (See tutorial:
pixel – ch5, (2dc, picot, 1dc) worked into a ch loop

Creating a triangle that grows automatically on every row.

Start of crocheting corner to corner lace shawl

Row 1

Ch8, dc in 6th ch from hook, dc in next ch, picot, dc in first ch of ch-8. [1 pixel]

Row 2

Ch10, dc in 6th ch from hook, dc in next ch, picot, dc in next ch to complete a pixel. Ch 2, turn pixel from Row 1 around so that ch sp is in front of hook, ss in ch sp at the top of pixel of Row 1, pixel (See abbreviations and stitches how to crochet the basic pixel when it is in the middle of a row). [2 pixels]

Row 3

Ch10, dc in 6th ch from hook, dc in next ch, picot, dc in next ch, ch2, turn, ss and pixel in ch sp of previous row, ch2, ss and pixel in next ch sp. [3 pixels]

Row 4

Ch10, dc in 6th ch from hook, dc in next ch, picot, dc in next ch, turn, (ch2, ss in next pixel, pixel) in each ch sp in pixel of previous row. [1 pixel more than the previous row]

Rows 5 and onwards

Repeat Row 4 till your triangle shawl is the size you want.

Last row

After you triangle is the desired size, make a chain row to create and even top edge.
Start at the point where your yarn is when finished.
(ch2, ss in next picot, ch3, ss in ch sp of pixel) Repeat across the top of the shawl. See image.

Fasten off and weave in yarn ends.

top edge of crocheted lace shawl

Corner to corner lace crochet chart


Crochet chart symbols explainened

Crochet diagram for corner to corner lace

Pin the corner to corner lace pattern:

Lace crochet shawl pattern


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