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Materials: Crochet Cotton Size 30 - 1 Ball of desired Colour
Steel Crochet Hook Size 11

Finished Size Approximately 3” wide
Gauge: 5 mesh = 1”

Note: This filet pattern can also be worked as an edging by simply
repeating A to B to desired length, without working decreases at end of
chart.

Beg at straight edge, ch 47.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across. (45 dc) counting
starting ch-3. Turn.
Row 2: Sl st in first dc, ch 3 for first dc, dc in 3 dc--filled mesh at beg of
row completed, (ch 2, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc) 6 times--6 open mesh
completed, dc in next 3 dc--filled mesh completed, (ch 2, skip 2 dc, dc in
next dc) 6 times--6 more open mesh completed, dc in 2 dc, dc in top of
starting ch--filled mesh at end of row completed--row 2 of chart
completed.
Row 3: Work filled mesh at beg of row, (ch 2, dc in next dc) 5 times, 2 dc
in ch-2, dc in next dc, ch 2, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc n ch-2, dc in dc,
(ch 2, dc in next dc) 5 times, work filled mesh at end of row--row 3 of
chart completed. Continue to follow chart, repeat from A to B 6 times--50
rows have been completed.
Next Row: Sl st in 4 sts, work filled mesh at beg of row, follow chart
across, leave last mesh unworked--1 mesh dec each edge. Continue to
follow chart, decreasing 1 mesh each edge until 1 mesh remains. Fasten
off.
Finishing: Starch lightly. Pin flat and allow to dry completely.