Free Filet Crochet Patterns

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Free filet crochet patterns are all over the web and very easy to find. But I haven't seen many for baby clothes and I find this little jacket just adorable. Check out my page for US and UK terms because some of the vintage terms are confusing.

Free filet crochet patterns Crochet for Baby

1 large hank of No. 2 Perle Cotton 
steel crochet needle. 

Commence with 98 chain, turn and make 1 treble, in 8th stitch from needle. * 2 chain, miss two, 1 treble in next. Repeat from * to end (30) holes. 

2nd ROW: - Turn with 5 chain, 1 treble in 1st treble (this stands for 1st hole), 2 chain 1 treble in next treble, * 2 treble in hole, 1 treble on next treble (this is called a block - bk), 2 treble in next hole, 1 treble on next treble. 

Now work on alternately 3 holes, 2 blocks, ending row with 2 holes. 

3rd ROW: - 1 h, 1 bk, 2 h, 1 bk. Repeat from * ending row with 1 hole. 

4th ROW: - Like 3rd. 

5th ROW: - Like 2nd. 

6th ROW: - All holes. 

For remainder of back work as follows: - 

1st ROW: - 1 h, * 1 bk, 3 h.  Repeat from *, ending with 1 hole. 

2nd ROW: - 4 h, * 1 bk, 3 h. Repeat from * to end. 

Repeat these 2 rows 7 times, and break off thread 

Make 21 chain 1 treble into treble where you broke off; then work pattern as usual across back; then make 26 chain. 

Turn and make 1 treble in 8th stitch from needle, then 1 Dk, d h, alternately along chain across back and alone other chain, ending with 1 hole. 

Work 10 more rows keeping pattern correct all the while. 

NEXT ROW: - Work as usual over 16 of the little squares, turn and work backward and forward 4 times more, then at neck end add 26 chain for front, turn and make 1 treble in 8th stitch from needle, * 2 chain, miss two. 1 treble in next. Repeat, from * 5 times more, then pattern as usual to end of row. 

NEXT ROW: - Pattern as usual over 16 holes, then 3 h, 2 bk, 2 h. 

NEXT ROW: - 1 h, 1 bk, 2 h, 1 bk, 1 h, then pattern as usual. 

NEXT ROW: - Pattern as usual over 17 holes, then 1 h, 1 bk, 2 h, 1 bk, 1 h. . 

NEXT ROW: - 2 h, 2 bk, 2 h, then pattern to end. 

: - Pattern as usual over 17 holes, then 7 holes. Repeat last 5 rows five times more, except when you have 24 rows at cuff you will leave 7 squares unworked as sleeve ends here. 

Work other side to correspond. 


Begin at end of sleeve and work 2 h, * 2 bk, 4 h. Repeat from *, end row with 2 h 

2nd ROW: - 1 h, *1 bk, 2 h. Repeat from *, end row with 1 h. 

3rd ROW: - Like 2nd. 

4th ROW: - Like 1st. 

<5th ROW: - All holes. 


1 double crochet in 1st hole, 1 picot, (4 chain, join back into top of double crochet just made), 1 double crochet in same hole, * 1 double crochet in next hole, 1 double crochet. 1 picot, 1 double crochet all in next hole. Repeat from * to end. 

Break off thread. 

Sew up sleeves and sides, leaving last 12 rows open at foot. Work 1 row of holes around neck, taking 2 together at the corners, and then work edge the same as on sleeves all around entire jacket. Thread ribbon through holes at neck to tie.

I will be posting more free filet crochet patterns so be sure and check back often.

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