In issue 79 we find out how a vintage pattern booklet sparks Rachel Atkinson's fascination with filet crochet, inspiring her to try some more modern designsâ€¦
Rachel Atkinson is a crochet designer and technical editor. Find her online at
www.mylifeinknitwear.com and on Ravelry, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest as Knittingtastic.
"For longer than I care to remember I have been fascinated by filet crochet. With its strong graphic look and a wealth of design possibilities for creating patterns, pictures, and words in crochet, whatâ€™s not to love?"
Read the full article in issue 79, on sale now!
Rachel Atkinson's pretty vintage-inspired filet design is perfect for your beach essentials this summer.
â— DY Choice Craft Cotton, 100% cotton, 100g/166m/181yds
Shade: Ecru 01 x 3 balls
â— 4mm hook
You can use any DK weight cotton to achieve a similar effect.
Base: 24cm/9Â½in diameter.
Depth from centre of base to start of handle shaping: 41cm/16Â¼in.
Handle drop: Adjustable.
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