From Crochet at About.com: Small Chart of the US Liberty Bell For Filet Crochet or Cross-Stitch, Printing Page
This chart is the same finished size as the small chart of an eagle.
Printing This Page: If only the ad at the top of the page prints, try this: before choosing the Print command, click on the pattern portion of the page (tells your printer what part of the page you want to print), then choose Print.
I recharted from the original which was printed in Corticelli Lessons in Crochet, No. 9, published in the year 1920. -- Sandi Marshall How long does copyright last? See US Government Copyright Law Office web site at http://www.loc.gov/copyright. Under "Publications" heading, click on "Information Circulars": Circular 15 (Renewal of Copyrights), Circular 15a (Duration of Copyrights) and Circular 15t (Extension of Copyright Terms) will be helpful.
Here is an example of the chart worked with color changes, in
single crochet rows:
Changing Colors How-To (Photos): http://crochet.about.com/library/weekly/aa041203.htm, Changing Colors - Hints (Photos): http://crochet.about.com/library/weekly/aa041203b.htm
Pattern showing an example of a way to use this chart: Liberty Bell Drawstring Bag Free Pattern - http://crochet.about.com/library/weekly/aa050906.htm
|Working the Chart in Filet Crochet
Starting Chain: For a 4 dc mesh, starting chain is 79, plus chain 3, (which will count as first dc of first row), for a total starting chain of 82 chains. Begin by working a double crochet in the 5th chain from the hook. Follow chart for placement of solid mesh and open mesh for each row. 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. For a refresher on how to do filet crochet, see Basics link below.
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 (50 yards) and a size US 7 steel hook, finished size is about 6 inches x 4.2 inches.
With size 20 thread (47 yards) and a size US 9 steel hook, finished size is about 5.7 inches x 4.1 inches.
With size 30 thread (44 yards) and a size US 11 steel hook, finished size is about 5.5 inches x 3.9 inches.
With fingering/baby weight yarn (110 yards) and a size US F hook, finished size is about 18.2 inches x 12.2 inches.
With sport weight yarn (128 yards) and a size US G hook, finished size is about 20.8 inches x 13.9 inches.
With worsted weight yarn (146 yards) and a size US I hook, finished size is about 23.4 inches x 15.6 inches.
Filet Crochet Images of Finished Pieces on this page by Sandi Marshall.
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