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I recharted for better quality; chart was originally printed in Variety Book No. 2, published in 1926. Info on Length of Copyright Protection Terms

Image of this chart worked in filet crochet is on this page: http://crochet.about.com/library/bldog1.htm

Working the Chart in Filet Crochet
For a 4 dc mesh, starting chain is 91, plus chain 3, (which will count as first dc of first row), chain 2 more (which is the chain-2 for the first open mesh). Begin by working a double crochet in the 9th chain from the hook. Follow chart 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.

Chart 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 chart.

How to Figure a Starting Chain in Filet Crochet

Basics in How to Do Filet Crochet, here: http://crochet.about.com/library/weekly/aa050298.htm

Approximate finished sizes in filet crochet
(once through the chart, worked in 4 dc mesh):

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.

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