Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Swatch Three - How to crochet offset filet

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How a simple double crochet and chain one, can make a filet net or mesh.  This Swatch stitch pattern creates an easy offset (slanted) filet net.


This swatch uses:
  • double crochet (or treble crochet for the British) and
  • chain one
This stitch pattern uses even number of sts (add 3 extra sts for foundation ch).


Make your swatch:

R1:  Ch27, 1dc in 5th ch from hook, *1ch, miss 1ch, 1dc in next ch, rep from * to end, turn.
R2:  Ch4, *1dc in next ch sp, 1ch,  rep from * to end, work 1dc in ch4 sp, turn.
Rep R2 until desired length is reached.

This is a great stitch pattern for a stretchy market bag or water bottle carrier.

HOOK:  3mm (E-4)
YARN:  Bendigo Woollen Mills 4ply Cotton - (Fingering weight)


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USA - American Crochet Terms
Abbreviation
Description
*
repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed
ch
chain stitch
dc
double crochet
R
row
rep
repeat
sc
single crochet
st(s)
stitch(es)




CHECK OUT THESE OTHER CROCHET SWATCHES

1. Swatch One - How to Single Crochet FL and BL
2. Swatch Two - How to Crochet Offset Filet
3. Swatch Four - How to Crochet Spider Stitch

Enjoy!
ciao, ciao!
Barbara Summers Hand Knit and Crochet   www.crocknit.com

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