FILET RIP­PLE

Imag­ine the envy from your friends when they walk into your home and see this strik­ing filet afghan.

Crochet! - - Contents - De­sign by Darla Fan­ton

IN­TER­ME­DI­ATE FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

52 inches x 82 inches

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Red Heart Su­per Saver medium ( worsted) weight yarn ( 7 oz/ 364 yds/ 198g per skein):

5 skeins # 321 gold • Size G/ 6/ 4mm cro­chet hook or size

needed to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle

GAUGE

7 dc = 2 inches; 3 dc rows = 2 inches

PAT­TERN NOTE

Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPECIAL STITCHES

Mesh: Ch 2, sk next 2 chs or sts, dc in next st. Be­gin­ning block ( beg block): Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Note), 2 dc in next ch sp or dc in each of next 2 sts, dc in next st. Block: 2 dc in next ch sp, dc in next st, or, dc in each of next 3 sts. Be­gin­ning in­crease ( beg inc): Ch 5, dc in 4th ch from hook (first 3 chs count as first dc), dc in next ch, dc in next st. End­ing in­crease (end inc): Yo, insert hook in same st as last dc was made, yo, pull lp through, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice, * insert hook in lp at base of last st, yo, pull lp through, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice, rep from *. End­ing de­crease (end dec): Leave last block or mesh un­worked, turn. Be­gin­ning de­crease ( beg dec): Sl st in each of first 4 sts.

AFGHAN

Row 1: Ch 288, dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in each of next 2 chs, [ch 2, sk next 2 chs, dc in next ch] 3 times, **dc in each of next 9 chs, *[ch 2, sk next 2 chs, dc in next ch] 3 times, dc in each of next 3 chs, rep from *, [ch 2, sk next 2 chs, dc in next ch] 3 times, rep from ** 5 times, dc in each of next 9 chs, [ch 2, sk next 2 chs, dc in next ch] 3 times, dc in each of last 3 chs, turn.

Rows 2–71: Work­ing ac­cord­ing to Filet Chart, [rep rows 2–11 con­sec­u­tively] 7 times.

Rows 72–79: Rep rows 2–9. Fas­ten off at end of last row.

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