The Alternate Filet Mesh Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #211

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the alternate filet mesh stitch. This stitch creates a delicate mesh pattern. The alternate filet mesh stitch would be great for shawls, scarves and shrugs!

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Materials Used

LanaMundi Yarns Tajik Mohai

LanaMundi Yarns Tajik Mohair comes from the Asht region of Northern Tajikistan which is the center of Angora goat production. Only the best quality Angora kid fleeces are used for spinning this, strong yet soft, mohair yarn. The quality of this fingering-weight, two-ply yarn and the hand-spinning and dying are excellent; however, as with any handspun yarn, you may find some slight variation in thickness and color consistency.

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Addi Swing Ergonomic Crochet Hook

Skacel Addi Swing Hook was developed with comfort in mind. The handle is constructed of two plastics: one colorful and soft, and the other, white and firm. The two balance each other perfectly for just the right amount of flexibility.This is a crochet hook to love! The beautifully balanced handle rests perfectly in your hand as addi’s Turbo hook glides in and out of each stitch. With addi Swing Hooks you can say good-bye (and good riddance!) to cramped fingers forever.

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
dc
Double Crochet


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 3 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 3 + 2

  • Row 1: 1dc in the 8th ch from hook, *ch 2, skip next 2ch, 1dc in next ch, rep from * across, turn.
  • Row 2: ch 5 (counts as a dc, ch 2), skip 1st dc, *1dc in next dc, ch 2, rep from * across, 1dc in the 3rd ch of tch, turn.

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Alternate Filet Mesh Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Alternate Filet Mesh Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)


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