How to make a blanket out of a filet?
- Here is a lovely blanket using filets (by my reckoning that’s a filet as in a filet joint in a corner, rather than a fish filet, but you decide) of material filling a 90 degree angle between two others with strands rotated 45 degrees in pairs.
Is crochet filet easy?
Filet crochet is an easy technique that can have stunning results. Filet crochet patterns are made up of open meshes and solid meshes with patterns that depict this (so the patterns are crochet charts, not written instructions).
How do you crochet a round filet?
You should begin the filled middle squares in the center: 4 ch for the bottom of the 1st square, 3 ch for the side of the 1st square, 3 dc for the filling and the other side of the 1st square, then 3 ch for the side of the 2nd square, 3 dc for the filling and the other side of the 2nd square in the last dc of the 1st
Why is it called filet crochet?
As with many of the crochet techniques, filet crochet was created to mimic lace. The lacemaking art of filet (sometimes called lacis) was worked by creating a mesh of squares before filling in some of the squares with weaving to create a design or picture.
How do I increase filet in crochet?
To increase one block at the beginning of a row in filet crochet, you create two double crochet stitches for the top of the increase block. To increase additional blocks, you follow the same steps as for one block. The only difference is how many additional chain stitches you make for the additional blocks.
What is locking filet crochet?
Interlocking Crochet is a method of crocheting two layers of filet-style mesh sheets in such a way that the two layers are woven together to create a single, reversible fabric. Depending on the stitch used, it can create the same pattern on the front and back or two completely separate designs on the front and back.
How do I read a filet pattern?
Here’s what you need to know about filet crochet:
- The entire fabric is worked using only double crochet stitches and chain stitches.
- The pattern is a chart.
- The filet crochet chart is read from the bottom up.
- Odd-numbered rows are worked from right to left but even number rows are worked from left to right.