Filet Crochet PDF Tutorial - Instant download

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Filet is a French word for net. Filet crochet, worked from a graph (or chart), is possibly one of the easiest techniques for creating crochet lace – at its simplest it’s made up with 3 basic stitches, slip stitch, chains & trebles (US dc), but more intricate patterns can be created substituting the trebles (US dc) with double trebles (US tr), triple trebles (US dtr) & so on

This tutorial (17 pages) takes you through the basics of Filet Crochet in both written (UK & US terminology) & diagram form & covers the following:
1. How to read charts (graphs) - (pg 2)
2. Determining the number of chains required for foundation chain - (pg 2)
3. What is a Space, Block, Lacet & Bar- (pg 3)
4. Stitch Abbreviations - (pg 3)
5. Stitch Guide (written & drawings): slip st, dc (US sc), tr (US dc) - (pg 4)
6. Stitch Guide continued: dtr (US tr), trtr (US dtr) – tr decrease (US dc decrease) - (pg 5)
7. Basic Filet Mesh Lace (written, diagram & drawing): spaces & blocks - (pg 6)
8. Basic Filet mesh lace continued: Lacets & bars - (pg 7)
9. Shaping: increasing space at beginning & end of row - (pg 8)
10. Shaping continued: decreasing space at beginning & end of row, increasing block at beginning & end of row, decreasing block at beginning & end of row - (pg 9)
11. Shaping for Garments: increasing blocks at beginning & end of rows - (pg 10)
12. Shaping for garments continued: increasing spaces at beginning & end of rows - (pg 11)
13. Shaping for garments continued: decreasing & decreasing blocks at beginning & end of rows – (pg-12)

14. Three super easy projects to get you started
Book Mark (chart & photo) – (pg 13)
Scarf (photo & chart) - (pg 14)
Purse - (chart, photo, written, diagrams, drawings) (pg 15 to 17)

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I hope you find the Filet Crochet Tutorial to be a comprehensive journey through the Filet crochet basics & that it encourages you to delve deeper into this age-old crochet technique – My aim in writing the tutorial was to build confidence & that once you understands the basics you can venture out & approach Filet Charts without hesitation & perhaps even make up your own

~ Thank you for downloading my pattern - I hope it brings much creative joy - I'm committed to providing accurate info, both written & diagram. However, should you come across any problems, questions or comments, please don't hesitate to contact me -

~ I’m very happy for you to use the pattern & finished item for fun, personal challenge, gifts & fundraisers – but not so happy if you sell or re-print the pattern for others - you know the drill - copyright & all that!! Thank you for your help & understanding in this matter…. Renata

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