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Filet Crochet "Crossing Paths" Bookmark

This photo shows a portion of the bookmark.
Adding a 1/8" satin ribbon woven through the
center is a nice finishing touch.

A thread crochet project

Repeat Pattern Graph

On chart, X = solid mesh (dc in ea of next 3 dc)
blank square = open mesh (ch 2, skip next 2 sts or chs, dc in next dc)

When following chart, work the right side rows from right to left and the wrong side rows from left to right.

To work a solid mesh at the beginning of the row, ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in each of next 2 stitches or chains, dc in next dc.
To work a solid mesh within the row, dc in each of next 2 stitches or chains, dc in next dc.

To work an open mesh at the beginning of the row, ch 5, skip next 2 stitches or chains, dc in next dc.
To work an open mesh within the row, ch 2, skip next two stitches or chains, dc in next dc.

size 10 crochet cotton thread
size 8 steel crochet hook

Gauge: 4 rows on graph = 1 inch
Bookmark with edging = 2 inches wide

The following photo shows the double crochet foundation row and rows 1 - 3 crocheted from the chart:

Directions: To start, ch 19.
Foundation Row: dc in 5th ch from hook, dc in ea ch across. (16)
Begin to follow chart, working from the bottom up. Work first row on the chart from right to left.
After completing all rows on chart, begin again at the bottom of the chart for the next row. Continue to repeat chart in this manner for desired length.
After last repeat, end with row 1 of graph.
Last row: dc in ea dc and ch across. (16)

Edging: ch 3, (4 dc, ch 1, 5 dc) in corner stitch;
Working across top row: skip next 2 dc, sc in next dc; skip next 3 dc, 5 dc in next dc, skip next 3 dc, sc in next dc,skip next 2 dc, (5 dc, ch 1, 5 dc) in corner st.
Working down the side of the bookmark, *sc in side of next block or space, 5 dc in side of next block or space**, repeat * to ** until you reach next corner stitch.
In corner stitch, work 5 dc, ch 1, 5 dc.
Continue in same manner, working across bottom row (same as across top row), corner space and up other side. At end, slip stitch in first ch 3. End off.

This is a copyright pattern. Please note:
This Filet Bookmark pattern is free for your own personal use only.
This pattern may not be sold or redistributed (with or without charge) in any form.
All rights reserved worldwide.
copyright 1998 by Sandi Marshall, licensed to About.com, Inc.

(Redistributing includes photocopies, emailing, posting to Bulletin Boards, posting on another web site, posting to an email list and any other manner of distribution. Myth: Some people mistakenly think that if they "don't charge for it, it's ok." (wrong) Fact: Free distribution of reproduced copies of any copyrighted pattern, without the express written consent of the designer, is also a violation of copyright law.)

Please note that it is ok to post the URL of the web site where the pattern may be found, but not ok to redistribute the actual pattern in any manner.

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