Heart (With Rose Center) Free Graph
Designed by Sandi Marshall
This needlecraft graph is free for your own personal use only.
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To make a crocheted background to cross-stitch the design on, starting chain is 31 chains for single crochet or 30 chains for afghan stitch. Work this background for 30 rows.
Working the Graph in Filet Crochet
For a 4 dc mesh, starting chain is 91, plus chain 3, (which will count as first dc of first row). Total starting chain = 94. Begin by working a double crochet in the 5th chain from the hook. Follow graph for placement of solid mesh and open mesh for each row. For a refresher on how to do open and solid mesh, see Basics link below.
Graph is worked starting at the bottom right; work first row right to left. Second row is worked left to right. Continue alternating row directions in this same manner, following graph.
Approximate finished sizes in filet crochet
(once through one graph, worked in 4 dc mesh):
With size 5 thread: (115 yards) and a size US 4 steel hook, finished size is about 8.3 inches x 9.5 inches.
With size 10 thread: (103 yards) and a size US 7 steel hook, finished size is about 6.9 inches x 7.5 inches.
With size 20 thread: (96 yards) and a size US 9 steel hook, finished size is about 6.6 inches x 7.2 inches.
With size 30 thread: (90 yards) and a size US 11 steel hook, finished size is about 6.3 inches x 6.9 inches.
With fingering/baby weight yarn: (225 yards) and a size US F hook, finished size is about 21 inches x 21.6 inches.
With sport weight yarn: (261 yards) and a size US G hook, finished size is about 24 inches x 24.6 inches.
With worsted weight yarn: (297 yards) and a size US I hook, finished size is about 27 inches x 27.6 inches.
With size 5 thread: 5 squares = 1.4 inches, 5 rows = 1.6 inches
With size 10 thread: 5 squares = 1.2 inches, 5 rows = 1.3 inches
With size 20 thread: 5 squares = 1.1 inches, 5 rows = 1.2 inches
With size 30 thread: 5 squares = 1 inch, 5 rows = 1.1 inches
With fingering/baby weight yarn: 5 squares = 3.5 inch, 5 rows = 3.6 inches
With sport weight yarn: 5 squares = 4 inch, 5 rows = 4.1 inches
With worsted weight yarn: 5 squares = 4.5 inch, 5 rows = 4.6 inches
Basics in How to Do Filet Crochet, here: http://crochet.about.com/library/weekly/aa050298.htm
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