Poodle Chart (Small)
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If working the chart in filet crochet:
Starting Chain (for a 4 double crochet mesh): Total is 45 chains - that's a chain 40, plus chain 3 (which counts as first dc of first row), plus chain 2 (for the ch-2 of first open mesh), which is a total starting chain of 45 chains. To form first open mesh, dc in 9th chain from hook. Starting at bottom right-hand side, follow chart.
In Filet Crochet, Approximate Finished Sizes:
Cotton Thread Size 5:
With US Size 4 Steel Crochet Hook, 3.6" x 4.1"
Cotton Thread Size 10:
With US Size 7 Steel Crochet Hook, 3.0" x 3.2"
Cotton Thread Size 20:
With US Size 9 Steel Crochet Hook, 2.9" x 3.1"
Cotton Thread Size 30:
With US Size 11 Steel Crochet Hook, 2.7" x 3.0"
Fingering/Baby Weight Yarn:
With US Size F Crochet Hook, 9.1" x 9.4"
Sport Weight Yarn:
With US Size G Crochet Hook, 10.4" x 10.7"
Worsted Weight Yarn:
With US Size I Crochet Hook, 11.7" x 12.0"
Basics in How to Do Filet Crochet, here:
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I recharted this dog chart from a chart in Alphabets in Crochet by Emma Farnes, Including Small Filet Designs, No copyright date in book, circa 1920 or earlier.
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