Saturday, November 21, 2009

Butterfly Filet Doily


This butterfly filet crochet doily measures approximately 15"x11" after blocking.

Difficulty - Easy/Intermediate
Hook - B/2.25mm
Thread - 1 skein 100% cotton mercerized thread (size 10) - (I used "Aunt Lydia's")

Stitches used:
dc - double crochet
ch - chain
sc - single crochet
sk - skip
shell - sk 2 sc, dc 6 into same space, sk 2 sc, sc.

ch 119.

Row 1 - dc into 5th ch from hook, (ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc) across. ch 5, turn. (38 squares)
Rows 2-5 - dc in top of next dc, (ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in top of dc) across. ch 5, turn.

Follow chart for pattern. Shaded squares are filled squares (see note).

Finishing - sc in corner, shell 19 across top, shell 17 across side, shell 19 across bottom, shell 17 across other side. Weave in ends and block.

*For open squares, dc, ch 2, dc.
*For filled squares, dc 3 for a sequence of filled squares.
*Final filled square in a sequence of filled squares: dc 4.

1 comment:

  1. This is beautiful! Thank you for sharing the pattern!