Tralcio (Briar)

Filet Doily

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The sample for this doily is crocheted with filet#1

Size : 20 cm (8 inches) x 24 cm (9.5 inches)

Material : Pearl cotton # 8, hook 1.25 mm (Bates steel #9); you can substitute with Cebelia #20 or equivalent cordonnet thread (but the gauge can slightly vary)

Difficulty: medium


Start with 124 ch.

Row 1. Dc in 8th ch from hook (7 chs = 2 ch + dc + 2 ch), *ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in next ch* Repeat * to * 38 times more: 40 empty squares. .

Rows 2-39. Proceed following the diagram.(If the above link does not work, click here)

At the end of row 39, do not cut thread; crochet the edging


crochet scallops all around doily. Each scallops cover 4 empty squares, in this way: *sl st on first st, (sc, hdc) in sp, hdc in next st, 2 dc in sp,, tr on next st, 2 dc in next sp, hdc on next st, (hdc, sc) in next sp*. Repeat * to * all around. Join in first st, cut thread.

N.B. Substitute first dc with 3 ch; for a filet primer, with increase and decrease explanations, go here

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