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Filet Heart Doily

Heart Filet Doily Designed by Julie A. Bolduc

This heart filet doily would be great on a corner shelf or in a framed wall hanging. You could even make a table mat using worsted weight yarn and a size h or 5mm hook. The stitch chart is on the bottom of the page.
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Materials Needed:
Small amount of white and pink Southmaid Crochet Cotton
Size 7 steel crochet hook
Thread needle

Yarn Thickness: 10thread
Gauge: 10sc=1"
Finished Size: =11"x8"
Skill Level: Intermediate

Instructions
Although there is a stitch chart for block and empty space placement, I have also decided to write out the instructions for clarity.

ROW 1: Ch8, dc in very first ch to form a ring. Ch7, turn.

ROW 2: Dc in first dc. and in each of the next 3 chs. Ch2. Yo 4 times, insert hook in same ch as last dc. Draw up a lp, *yo and draw through 2 lps on hook and rep from * until all lps are worked from hook. (dtr) made. Ch10, turn.

ROW 3: Dc, in 8th ch from hook. Ch2. Dc in next dc, the next 2 chs, the next 4 dc, and in the next 3 chs. Ch2, dtr in same ch as last dc. Ch2. Dtr in lp made from last dtr. Ch10, turn.

ROW 4: Dc, in 8th ch from hook. Ch2. Dc in next dc and in each of the next 9 sts. Ch2. Sk next 2 dc. Dc in each of the next 10 sts. Ch2. Dtr in same ch as last dc. Ch2. Dtr in lp made from last dtr. Ch10, turn.

ROW 5: Dc in 8th ch from hook. ch2. Dc in next dc and in each of the next 12 sts. Ch2. Sk next 2 dc. Dc in next dc. Ch2, dc in next dc. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc and in each of the next 12 sts. Ch2. Dtr in same ch as last dc. Ch2. Dtr in lp made from last dtr. Ch10, turn.

ROW 6: Dc in 8th ch from hook. ch2. Dc in next dc and in each of the next 12 sts. (Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc twice.) ((Ch2, dc in next dc 3 times.)) Ch2, sk next 2 dc. Dc in each of the next 13 sts. Ch2, dtr in same ch as last dc. Ch7, turn.

ROW 7: Dc in top of dtr and in each of the next 7 sts. (Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc twice.) Ch2, dc in next dc 7 times. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc twice. Dc in each of the next 9 sts. Ch2, dtr in same ch as last dc. Ch10 turn.

ROW 8: Dc in 8th ch from hook. Ch2. Dc in top of dtr and in the next 2 chs. Dc in each of the next 4 dc. (Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc twice.) Ch2, dc in next dc 11 times. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc, sk 2 dc, dc in each of the next 6 sts. Ch2. Dtr in same ch as last dc. Ch 2, dtr in lp made from last dtr. Ch7, turn.

ROW 9: Dc in top of dtr and in each of the next 9 sts. Ch2, sk next 2 dc. Dc in next dc. Ch2, dc in next dc 15 times. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next10 sts. Ch2. Dtr in same ch as last dc. Ch7, turn.

ROW 10: Dc in top of dtr and in each of the next 9 sts. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Ch2, dc in next dc 17 times. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 10 sts. Ch2, dtr in same ch as last dc. Ch7, turn.

This next row is where the formation of the letters will start. Follow the chart where indicated in the next rows.

ROW 11: Dc in top of dtr and in each of the next 6 sts. Ch2, sk next 2dc, dc in next dc twice. Ch2, dc in next dc 6 times. Dc in next 6 sts. Ch 2, dc in next dc 4 times. Dc in each of the next 3 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc 6 times. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc twice. Dc in each of the next 6 sts. Ch2, dtr in same ch as last dc. Ch 7, turn.

ROW 12: Dc in dtr, ch2, dc in each of the next 7 dc. Ch2, dc in next dc 7 times. Dc in each of the next 3 sts. Ch2, sk 2dc, dc in next 4 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc twice. Dc in each of the next 3 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc twice. Dc in each of the next 3 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc 7 times. Dc in each of the next 6 dc. Ch2, dc in 3rd ch of ch7. Ch2, dtr in lp made from ch7. Ch, 7, turn.

ROW 13: Dc in next dc and in next 2 chs then in each of the next 4 dc. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Ch2, dc in next dc 7 times. Dc in next 3dc. Ch2, dc in next dc twice. Dc in next 3dc. Ch2, dc in next dc twice. Dc in next 3 dc. Ch2. Dc in each of the next 4 dc. Ch2, dc in next dc twice. Dc in each of the next 12 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in each of the next 7 sts. Ch2, dc in 3rd ch of ch7. Ch7, turn.

ROW 14: Dc in next 7dc. Ch2, dc in next dc 5 times. Dc in next 3 dc. Ch2, dc in next dc and in next 3 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc 3 times. Dc in next 3 sts. Ch2, dc in next 3 dc. Ch2, dc in next dc, twice. Dc in next 3 dc. Ch2, dc in next 13 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc 3 times. Dc in each of the next6 dc. Ch2, dc in 3rd ch of ch 7. Ch7, turn.

ROW 15: Dc in next 7dc. Ch2, dc in next dc 3 times. Dc in next 3 dc. Ch2, dc in next dc 4 times. Dc in next 3 dc. Ch2, dc in next dc twice. Dc in next 3 dc. Ch2. Dc in next 4 dc. Ch2, dc in next dc3 times. Dc in next 3 dc. Ch2. Dc in next 4dc. Ch2, dc in next dc 5 times. Dc in each of the next6 dc. Ch2, dc in 3rd ch of ch 7. Ch7, turn.

ROW 16: Dc in next 7 dc. Ch2, dc in next dc 3 times. Dc in each of the next9 sts. Ch2, dc in next 4dc. Ch2, dc in next dc 3 times. Dc in next 3 dc. Ch2, dc in next dc twice. Dc in each of the next 6 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc 5 times. Dc in next 3 dc. Ch2, dc in next dc 3 times. Dc in each of the next 6 dc. Ch2, dc in 3rd ch of ch 7. Ch7, turn.

ROW 17: Dc in next 7 dc. Ch2, dc in next dc 3 times. Dc in each of the next 3 dc. Ch2, dc in next dc 5 times. Ch2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Ch2, dc in next dc twice. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Ch2, dc in next dc 3 times. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Ch2, dc in next 4 dc. Ch2, dc in next dc 5 times. Dc in each of the next 6 dc. Ch2, dc in 3rd ch of ch 7. Ch7, turn.

ROW 18: Dc in next 7 dc. Ch2, dc in next dc twice. Dc in each of the next 12 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc 15 times. Dc in next 3 dc. Ch2, dc innext dc 3 times. Dc in each of the next 6 dc. Ch2, dc in 3rd ch of ch7. Ch7, turn.

ROW 19: Dc in next dc, ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in each of the next 7 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc twice. Dc in each of the next 3 dc. Ch2, dc in next dc 15 times. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc 4 times. Ch2, dc in each of the next 7 sts. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Ch2, dc in 3rd ch of ch 7. Do not ch, just turn.

ROW 20: Slst to the first dc. Ch5, dc in each of the next 7 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc11 times. Dc in next 3 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc8 times, Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Ch2, dc innext dc 3 times. Dc in each of the next 6 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc. Turn.

ROW 21: Slst to the first dc. Ch5, dc in each of the next 7 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc 9 times. Dc in each of the next 9 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc 9 times. Dc in each of the next 6 sts. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Turn.

ROW 22: Slst to the first dc. Ch5, dc in each of the next 7 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc 7 times. Dc in each of the next 6 sts. Ch2. Sk next 2 dc. Dc in each of the next 7 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc 7 times. Dc in each of the next 6 sts. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Turn.

From here you will be working the top part of the heart in two parts. First the left side, then you will fasten off and then rejoin the thread where you turned then you will do the right side. When you are working on the right side, the row number will have an "R" with it.

ROW 23L: Slst to the first dc. Ch5, dc in each of the next 7 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc 5 times. Dc in each of the next 6 sts. Ch2, Sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Turn here!!!!!

ROW 24L: Slst to the first dc. Ch5, dc in each of the next 21 sts. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Turn.

ROW 25L: Slst to the first dc. Ch5, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in each of the next 10 dc. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in last dc. Turn.

ROW 26L: lst in each st to the 2nd dc. Ch5, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch2, dc in last dc. Fasten off and weave all ends into back of work.

Right Side. Join thread on Row 22 on the next dc after the 2 chs where you turned in the center of the heart. Continue from here as for left side.

ROW 23R: Ch5, sk 2 dc, dc in each of the next 6 sts. Ch2, dc in next dc 5 times. Dc in each of the next 6 sts. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Turn.

ROW 24R: Slst to the first dc. Ch5, dc in each of the next 21 sts. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Turn.

ROW 25R: Slst to the first dc. Ch5, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in each of the next 10 dc. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in last dc. Ch5, turn.

ROW 26R: Slst in each st to the 2nd dc. Ch5, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc. Ch2, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch2, dc in last dc. Fasten off and weave all ends into back of work.

Perimeter
Each and every mesh around the outside edge is going to be referred to as a lp. Join white in the row one mesh at very bottom of heart. Work the following in this lp. Ch5, dc, ch5, dc, ch2, dc. Now work around to the top center mesh in the following manner. (*Ch2. Dc, ch5, dc in next lp. Rep from * around) to top center mesh. Ch2, sc in center mesh then repeat between ( ) around to the beginning. Ch2, join w/slst to the 3rd ch of ch5. Fasten off and weave ends into work. Iron lightly or starch as needed.

Stitch Chart for Heart Filet Doily

Stitch Chart For Heart Filet Doily

Design written on Thursday, February 11, 1999. Copyright © 1999 by Julie A. Bolduc f111001

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