Free crochet pattern.
This is a nice blousy crochet top that
puts the filet to work in a beautiful eye
Note: The Filet Crochet Stitch
There are many versions of the filet stitch, but this is the most common.
To make beautiful motifs, fill in the desired squares with 1 stitch.
Row 1: * 1dc, ch1*, rep * to * across, end with 1dc.
Row 2: and all following rows: Chain 4 to turn (beginning of the first square).
Always work 1 double crochet in the double crochet in the double crochet of
the previous row, and chain above the chain of the previous row.
SIZE: Woman’s large, bust 36″-38″ — ( 91.5 – 97cm)
Finished bust measurements: 52″ (131cm), length: 22″ (55cm)
Sleeve seam: 4 3/4″ (12cm)
Mayflower cotton 12 (approx. 285 yds pr 50g skein) 7 skeins color white.
Steel crochet hook US size 7 (metric size 1.5) or size needed to obtain gauge.
To save time take time to check gauge.
GAUGE: 11 squares and 14 rows = 4″ (10cm)
Chain (ch), single crochet (sc), double crochet (dc)
Filet st: work by foll chart. One open square = 1dc, ch2, 1dc.
Filled Square = 4dc.
The first dc is the last dc of the previous square.
Ch 219 + ch1 as first sc.
Row 1: 1sc in the 3rd ch from the hook, 1sc in each of the follow(ing) ch sts. Work in sc until piece
measures 3/4″ (2cm). Ch1 to turn at beg of each row.
Continue as follows;
Row1: Ch 3 for first dc (= 1 border st), 1dc in the foll sc, ** * Ch2, skip 2, 1dc in the foll sc *,
work * to * twice, 1dc in each of the foll 12sc, ch2, skip 2, 1dc in the foll 10sc, * ch2,
skip 2, 1dc in the foll sc *, work * to * 7 times, 1dc in each of the foll 3sc, * ch2, skip 2,
1dc in the foll sc *, work * to * 7 times, 1dc in each of the foll 9 sc, ch2, skip 2, 1dc
in each of the foll 13sc, * ch2, skip 2, 1dc in the foll sc *, work * to * 3 times **,
rep from ** to ** once, end with 1dc in the last sc = border st (72 squares + 2 border sts).
Continue by following chart.
Work rep twice.
Beg each row with ch3 for first dc.
Work 72 rows (2 repeats).
After 40 rows, inc for sleeves as follows:
Row 41: Work across row, ch 43 at end of row.
Row 42: 1dc in the 5th ch, * ch2, skip 2, 1dc *, work * to * 12 times, ch2, skip 2, 1dc in the foll dc
continue by foll chart. At end of row, skip the border st, ch43.
Row 43: 1dc in the 5th ch from hook, * ch2, skip 2, 1dc in the foll ch *, work * to * 12 times, ch2
skip 2, 1dc in the foll dc, continue by foll chart, end row with 13 open squares,
1 border st. Work 13 open squares at each edge. Work to 72nd row. Work 3/4″
(2cm) in sc.
Beg each row with ch 1 = 1 1 border st.
Piece will measure 22″ (55.5cm).
FRONT: Work same as back.
Block pieces to indicated measurements.
Sew shoulder seams over 11 1/2″ (29cm), leaving center open for neck.
Sew side and sleeve seams.
Pattern from ” Great Crocheted Sweaters in a Weekend.” by Nola Theiss and Chris Rankin