Filet Crochet Patterns
The free filet crochet patterns are not hard to find, it is more
difficult to decide which pattern you are going to
crochet first. They
are all beautiful and the technique is simple.
I have all kinds of filet patterns gathered on 2 filet crochet pages,
this is the second page.
On the first page, I have explained how to crochet the filet
patterns and how to read the charts.
Butterflies, birds and animals are all favorite filet patterns.
Christmas designs and flowers, fruits and trees, can be used for all
kinds of purposes in your house.
Pillows, luncheon mats, yokes for nightgowns, and for the holidays are
special designs too.
The patterns are only a small percentage of the available filet
patterns on my website.
You can crochet with these patterns, afghans or baby blankets, curtains,
the rose patterns are especially
popular among the crocheters.
Crochet adorable items for your home, crochet an unique centerpiece
for the Christmas or Easter table.
You can make many beautiful items with all of these filet designs, they
are all great and easy to accomplish.
Tip: A cross stitch chart can be changed to a filet crochet chart too.
to crochet filet patterns
Crochet stitches in symbols and illustrations, crochet lessons
Crochet stitches in symbols and
illustrations, crochet lessons 2
Antique Filet patterns original charts from 1850 ( public domain )
The creator of these beautiful filet
patterns has gone to dust, but the filet designs are still alive today.
I want to honor his work, and recharted the patterns to make them look
more readable than the originals.
I don't think he would mind, in fact his heart would be filled with joy
to know his patterns are still appreciated.
Throws, Pillows and Covers
You can use these filet crochet patterns for pillows or throws.
Make a crochet cover in a simple or intricate design and it will give
your pillow a fresh look and you have a
simple to clean cover too, it
can be tossed into the washing machine, whenever it gets dirty.
You can make a blanket or bed cover, with many small patterns or several
big items, together.
Filet crochet patterns, small curtains or borders ( edgings )
crochet filet pattern
crochet filet pattern
Fashions in crochet changed with the end of the Victorian era in the
Crocheted laces in the new Edwardian era, peaking between 1910
and 1920, became even more elaborate in
texture and complicated
The strong Victorian colors disappeared, though, and new publications
called for white or pale threads,
except for fancy purses, which were
often crocheted of brightly colored silk and elaborately beaded.
World War I, far fewer crochet patterns were published, and most of them
were simplified versions of the
early 20th century patterns.
War II, there was a resurgence
in interest in home crafts, particularly in the United States,
new and imaginative crochet designs published for colorful doilies,
potholders, and other home items,
along with updates of earlier
These patterns called for thicker threads and yarns than
in earlier patterns and included wonderful variegated colors.
remained primarily a homemaker's art until the late 1960's and early
1970's, when the new generation
picked up on crochet and popularized granny squares, a motif worked in the round and incorporating bright
Although crochet underwent a subsequent decline in popularity,
the early 21st century has seen a revival of interest
in handcrafts and DIY, as well as great strides in improvement of the quality and
varieties of yarn.
There are many more new pattern books with modern
patterns being printed, and most yarn stores now offer
in addition to the traditional knitting lessons.
Filet crochet, Tunisian
crochet, broomstick lace, hairpin lace, cro-hooking, and Irish crochet
are all variants
of the basic crochet method.
Other filet crochet charts
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For a baby blanket or curtains, 1 left and 1 right