Wide Altar Filet Pattern #9042

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Wide Altar Filet Pattern #9042

Lace measures 31 inches deep. One pattern measures 20⅔ inches wide, and requires about 1320 yds. of thread.

Choose one of the following threads in White, size 50:
Clark's O.N.T. Mercerized Crochet.
J. & P. Coats Mercerized Crochet.
J. & P. Coats Big Ball Best Six Cord Mercerized Crochet.
Milward's steel crochet hook No. 11.

GAUGE: 6 sps make 1 inch; 6 rows make 1 inch.

Starting at lower edge, make a chain (18 chain sts to 1 inch) to measure ⅓ longer than desired length. 1st row: D c in 8th ch from hook, * ch 2, skip 2 ch, d c in next ch. Repeat from * for desired length (number of spaces should be divisible by 124). Cut off remaining chain. Ch 5, turn. 2nd row: D c in next d c (sp over sp); ch 2 and make 26 more sps, d c in each of next 2 ch, d c in next d c (1 bl made); make 6 more bls, 55 sps, 7 bls, 28 sps (this completes one pattern). Repeat pattern the necessary number of times. Ch 5, turn. Hereafter, starting with 3rd row, follow chart to top, always repeating the design the necessary number of times, and making Cross over center design only.

Wide Altar Filet Pattern #9042