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Topic: First attempt at filet crochet  (Read 3761 times)
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« Reply #10 on: March 09, 2010 03:02:21 AM »

Well, the usual way to block something like this is to wet it (well, dampen it, really), and then finess it into the shape you want, then pin the heck out of it and let it dry.  That's where the rust-proof pins come in.

On the other hand, if you're getting the results you want without doing all of that, then, "why bother?" I always say. ^_^

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« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2010 05:02:24 AM »

Hehe, love it Grin
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« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2010 08:30:30 AM »

This is hilarious, yet delicate! Would love to try something like this...

« Reply #13 on: March 09, 2010 10:32:49 AM »

I would think your "rectangles vs squares" issue would be more because of how you are making your stitches.  If your dc/filler stitches are taller than the equivalent chain stitches (I forget - is it 2?), then you would probably see more rectangles.

Great job for your first try!

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« Reply #14 on: March 09, 2010 08:59:12 PM »

Nice. Most of the filet crochet I've seen with lettering was just a last name.

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« Reply #15 on: March 10, 2010 07:43:41 AM »

That's just funny! Smiley

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