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FREE Crochet Old Time Filet
Stocking
Old-Time Filet Stocking

Materials: Size 20 Crochet Cotton 250 yds white
6 Strand Embroidery Floss 13 yds Green & 4 yds Red
Size 8 Steel Crochet Hook
Size 10 Steel Crochet Hook
3/8 yds Red Velvet or Desired Fabric for stocking
3/8 yds White Satin or Desired Fabric for lining
Sewing Needle and white, green and red thread
Tracing Paper and Pencil

Pattern Notes: Join rnds with a sl st unless otherwise stated.
Read all odd numbered (RS) rows of chart from right to left; read all even numbered (WS) rows from left to right.

Pattern Stitches:
Block (bl): Tr in each of next 3 sts
Trtr: Yo 4 times, insert hook, in indicated st, yo, draw up a lp, (yo, draw through 2 lps on hook) 5 times.
Sp: Ch 2, sk next 2 tr or next ch-2 sp, tr in next tr.
Beg sp: Ch 6, sk next 2 tr or ch-2 sp, tr in next tr.
Bl over a bl: Tr in each of next 3 tr.
Bl over a sp: 2 tr in next ch-2 sp, tr in next tr.
Sp over a bl: Ch 2, sk next 2 tr, tr in next tr.
Sp over a sp: Ch 2, tr in next tr.
Inc 1 sp at beg of row: Ch 8, tr in next tr.
Inc 2 sps at beg of row: Ch 11, tr in 9th ch from hook, ch 2, tr in next tr.
Inc 1 sp at end of row: Ch 2, trtr in same st in which last tr was made.
Dec sp(s) at beg of row: Sl st across sp(s) to be dec.
Dec sp(s) at end of row: Leave sp(s) to be dec unworked.

Stocking:
Row 1 (RS):With larger hook and white, ch 81, tr in 9th ch from hook, (ch 2, sk 2 chs, tr in next ch) rep across, turn. (25 sps)
Row 2: Beg sp, (sp over a sp) 24 times, turn. (25 sps)
Rows 3 to 58: Work from chart; do not fasten off at end of row 58, turn.

Edging:
Rnd 1: Working back across last row, ch 3 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in first sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next sp (ch 3, sk next sp, 3 dc in next
sp) 5 times, ch 3, sk next sp, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) over end sp, (ch 3, [3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc] over end sp of next row) twice, ch 3, 3 dc over
end sp of next row, ch 1, 3 dc over end sp of next row, ch 3, (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) over end sp of next row, [ch 3, sk next row, 3 dc over
end sp of next row, ch 1, 3 dc over end sp of next row] twice, ch 3, 3 dc over end sp of next row, ch 1, 3 dc over end sp of next row,
ch 3, [3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc] over end sp of  next row, * ch 3, 3 dc over end sp of next row, ch 1, 3 dc over end sp of next row, ch 3, 3 dc
over next sp, ch 1, 3 dc over end sp of next row *, ch 3, [3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc] over end sp of next row, rep from * to * once, [ch 3, (3dc,
ch 1, 3 dc) over end sp of next row) twice, ch 3, 3 dc over end sp o next row, ch 1, 3 dc over end sp of next row, [ch 3, sk next row,
3 dc over end sp of next row, ch 1, 3 dc over end sp of next row]10 times, ** ch 3, [3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc] over end sp of row
1, ch 1 **, 3 dc over next sp, [ch 3, sk next sp, 3 dc over next sp, ch 1, 3 dc over next sp] 7 times, rep from ** to **, 3 dc over end
sp of next row, [ch 3, sk next row, 3 dc over end sp of next row, ch 1, 3 dc over end sp of next row]13 times, [ch 3, 3 dc over end sp
of next row, ch 1, 3 dc over end sp of next row] 6 times, ch 3, [3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc] over end sp of next row, [ch 3, 3 dc over end sp of
next row, ch 1, 3 dc over next sp] 3 times, ch 3, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.

Rnd 2: Sl st in each of next 2 dc and in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in same sp, (2 tr, [ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook] 3 times, 2 tr) in next ch-3
sp, sc in next ch-1 sp] rep around, join in beg sc, fasten off.

Holly Leaf  Pair: (make 5):
Cut 90” length of green embroidery floss. Separate into 2 3-strand lengths and use 1 length for each leaf.
First Leaf:
Rnd 1: With smaller hook, ch 12, sc in 2nd ch from hook, *hdc in each of next 2 chs, dc in each of next 2 chs, tr in next ch, dc in
each of next 2 chs, hdc in each of next 2 chs, * , [sc, ch 3, sc] in last ch; working in rem lps across opposite side of foundation ch,
rep from * to * , sc in last ch, ch 2, join in beg sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, ch 3, sl st in last sc made for p *[sc in each of next 3 sts, p] 3 times *, sc in next sc and in
each of next 2 chs, p, sc in next ch and in each of next 2 sts, p rep from * to * , [sc, ch 5, sl st] in ch-2 sp, join in beg sc, fasten off.
Second Leaf:
Rnd 1: Rep rnd 1 of first leaf.
Rnd 2: Rep rnd 2 of 2nd leaf until last p before ch-2 sp is made, sc in ch-2 sp, ch 2, sl st in ch-5 sp on rnd 2 of first leaf, ch 2, sl st
in same ch-2 sp on working leaf as last sc, join in beg sc, fasten off.

Holly Berry Cluster: (make 5):
Cut 40” length of red embroidery floss. Separate into 3 2-strand lengths and use 1 length for each berry. With smaller hook, ch 5,
join to form a ring, ch 1, 12 sc in ring, join in beg sc, [ch 6, join in 5th ch from hook to form a ring, holding previous berry at back of
work, ch 1, 12 sc in ring, join in beg sc] twice, fasten off.

Finishing:
Lightly starch and block stocking.