It is evident to think about all possible crochet techniques before you plan to start with your lace project. Surprisingly, there are a number of knitting patterns which are very efficient when it comes to using lace effect as a crochet pattern. Also known by the name of eyelet patterns, the lacey patterns can be an ideal option when it comes to knitting a shawl. Additionally, this can also work well when you plan to knit scarfs, capers or ponchos. However, it doesn’t limit you from creating a fashionable long sweater or a shrug by using any of these patterns.