Electra Wrap: Love Knot "Delta Lace" Mesh
This love knot crochet pattern is updated with a stitch diagram and more, as of September 2014. The original edition appeared in the [Summer 2013 issue of Interweave Crochet magazine].
I consider a stitch diagram essential. Optical illusions are built into this design, which contribute to its celestial effect. Without a diagram, the stitch pattern is counterintuitive for some crocheters at first. Also, love knots serve as their own foundation chains and turning chains in this pattern. The yarns used contribute yet another (heavenly) illusion.
Love knots are traditionally used to make a lacy square-holed net instead of this triangle-holed (a.k.a. "Delta lace") version. Please see issue #62 of my [Crochet Inspirations Newsletter] about this flower-like hexagonal lace structure.
Skill Level: Advanced Intermediate. The pattern may start off challenging for you until you get used to the optical illusions of this design! I created a new [3-part blog series] a