Filet Hearts by Laurie Halama

Filet Hearts

Crochet
January 1998
DK / Sport ?
26 stitches and 13 rows = 4 inches
in double crochet
3.25 mm (D)
1400 yards (1280 m)
37" x 37" / 94 cm x 94 cm
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From the book: Follow a simple filet crochet chart for rows of sweet hearts in gentle pastels. Complete the throw with a wide multicolored border and lacy picots.

The pattern specifies: Sportweight acrylic yarn, approximately:

  • 4 oz (400 yards / 366 meters) white, MC

  • 2 oz (200 yards / 183 meters) pastel green, A

  • 2 oz (200 yards / 183 meters) pink, B

  • 2 oz (200 yards / 183 meters) lavender, C

  • 2 oz (200 yards / 183 meters) yellow, D

  • 2 oz (200 yards / 183 meters) pastel blue, E

  • Size D crochet hook or size to obtain gauge

The afghan is worked in 91 rows, with a 13-round edging. A chart for the filet-work used in the body of the afghan is provided. The pattern begins on page 129.