Mary Card's Filet-Crochet Cafe Curtain by Laura Ricketts
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Mary Card's Filet-Crochet Cafe Curtain

June 2017
Thread ?
15 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches
in washed and blocked
1.25 mm
1245 yards (1138 m)
About 38" wide and 14.5" tall, excluding lace edging and hanging loops

Australian crochet designer Mary Card’s filet-crochet motifs are both distinctive and beautiful: the designs she created at the height of her popularity often feature art nouveau flowers, birds, and butterflies. This poppy design was originally intended to decorate a hand towel, and Laura Ricketts has adapted it into a sweet filet crochet café curtain.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size About 38” wide and 14.5” tall, excluding lace edging and hanging loops.

Yarn DMC Cebelia size 20 (100% cotton thread; CYCA #0): blanc, 3 balls.

Hook Size 10/1.25 mm Addi steel crochet hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Tapestry needle; removable stitch markers, 21.

Gauge 15 spaces and 15 rows = 4”, washed and blocked.