I’ve been wanting to learn to create my own charts for tapestry and filet crochet. Guess what! I found this great tutorial for filet. I really appreciate the math!
Filet in French simply means ‘net or a mesh”. So filet crochet is Crochet patterns made in a net or a grid. It uses just 3 basic stitches like the chain stitch, the double crochet and the single crochet.
Used in as many permutations and combinations as possible, this is reminiscent of cross stitch in that, you can use a graph to create your own designs and patterns.
Here are a few examples of Filet Crochet……..
Adding Colours to Filet Crochet adds a whole new dimension to your work.
Here are the symbols of the stitches used in Filet Crochet.
How to Filet Crochet
Pls note that in this video the demonstrator uses the term treble for double crochet….In UK ……dc is termed as treble….but the stitch used is dc.
This is how a filet crochet grid will look like…when you fill in the grid with dc’s….it is called…
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