A simple to make bookmark in Filet Crochet Technique.

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FILET BOOKMARK
By Nancy Hearne

Size:  approx. 8" x 2.25"

MATERIALS: 
    1 ball (50 gr.) DMC Cebelia #20 in White
    #10 Steel Crochet Hook

GAUGE:  15 sts/5 rows = 1"

TECHNIQUE:
1.  Block (Bl) = 3 dc
     A.  Starting Bl = ch 3 + 3 dc
     B.  Bl over a Bl = dc in 3 dc
     C.  Bl over a Bar = 3-5 dc in Bar, dc in
          next st/dc

2.  Lacet = ch 3, sk 2 sts, sc in next st,
                ch 3, sk 2 sts, dc in next dc

3.  Bar = ch 5, sk 5 sts, dc in next dc

INSTRUCTIONS:
Row 1:  R.S.  Ch 33.  Dc in 4th ch from hook
           & in each ch across.  Turn.

Row 2:  Ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, (ch 3-sk 2
           dc-sc in next dc-ch 3-sk 2 dc-dc in
           next dc) 4 times, dc in last 3 dc. 
           Turn.

Row 3:  Starting Bl over a Bl, 4 Bars over 4
           Lacets, Bl over a Bl.  Turn.

Rows 4-42:  Follow graph utilizing Techniques.                     Do not end off.

EDGE:
Rnd 1:  R.S.  At corner, ch 1-sc-ch 3-sc in corner, work ch 3-sk row side-sc-ch 3-sc in row
         
joining, along sides; work ch 3-sk 2 dc-sc-ch 3-sc in next dc, across top & lower
         
sides; work sc-ch 3-sc in corners.  Join with sl st in starting sc.    End off.

FINISHING:  Make 2 chs 12" each.  Holding them tog., fold in half & "fringe" in center of top
                 
edge.  Overhand knot chain ends tog.

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