Dainty Doily

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Dainty Doily made on customized order, Love the delicate border of this doily. Six petal flower in the center moving outward and ending with a simple, delicate lace. This is a beginner’s project with simple instruction. This is a free pattern, use yarn of your choice.

This pretty doily is worked in two colors. It is crocheted in the round starting in the center with the flower and working outward from there. This is an easy crochet project that works up quickly.

Supply List for Dainty Doily

  • Yarn or Crochet Thread: You can use just about any size fiber to make this project. We have used Anchor Size 10 Tread Colors Used A- Purple and B – White
  • Crochet Hook Size: To crochet the flower, we used a size I.75 mm steel crochet hook.
  • Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Finished Size:

The motif measures about 15  inches in size. The sizes will vary based on supplies used and other factors.

General Direction:

Using the Lacy Doily–

Unlike most crochet patterns, this pattern has no gauge, no thread requirement and no hook sizes.

That’s because you can vary the size and appearance of each motif to fit the needs of your project. If the motif is for a bedspread, you could choose size 5 cotton thread and an appropriate hook, the same motif could be made with size 10 cotton thread and a similar hook for a doily.

When choosing the thread and hook for your project experiment with a variety of threads to achieve the appearance and texture that pleases you.

Crochet Abbreviations Used in the Dainty Doily

  • Slip Stitch= sl st
  • Sk = skip
  • Single Crochet= sc
  • Chain = ch
  • Double Crochet = dc
  • Treble Crochet = trc

To know more about the various crochet abbreviations click the below link :

http://www.avyastore.com/the-guide-crochet-abbreviations/

 Dainty Doily_Avyastore_201018

Details Instructions for the Irish Touch Motif:

Round 1

With A, ch 5, join to form a ring, ch 1, 12 sc in ring, join in beg sc (12 sc)

Round 2

Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, *[sl st, ch 4, 3tr], ch 4, sl st in next st, ** sc in next st, rep from * around, ending lat rep at**, join in beg sc, fasten off.

Round 3

With color B attached, sl st in top of any 3-tr, ch1, sc in same st, ch 8 (sc in top of next 3 tr, ch 8) rep around, join in beg sc.

Round 4

Sl st in next sp, ch 4 (count as first tr throughout), (4 tr, ch 2, 5tr) in some, sp (5 tr. Ch 2. 5 tr) in each remaining sp around, join in 4th ch of beg ch-4.

Round 5

Sl st in each of next 4 tr and in ch-2 sp, (beg, 3-dc, ch 2, 3-dc) I n same sp, *ch 6, sk next 4 tr, sc between next 2 tr, ch 6**.[3dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in next ch-2 sp rep from * around ending last rep at **, join in top of beg 3 dc.

Round 6

Sl st in ch-2 sp, [beg 3dc, (ch 2, 3dc, twice)] in same sp * (ch 4, sc in next ch-6 sp) twice, ch 4** [(3dc, ch 2) twice, 3 dc] in next ch-2 sp rep from * around ending last rep at**, join in top of beg 3dc.

Round 7

Sl st in first ch-2 sp, ch 4, 2 tr in same sp, * ch 2. 3tr in next ch-2, tr) in next ch-4 sp, ch 3 **, 3 tr in next ch-2 sp, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 4th ch of beg ch-4.

Round 8

Sl st in each of next 2 tr and in ch-2 sp, ch 4 (2 tr, ch 2, 3 tr) in same sp, *ch4, (2 tr, ch 2) twice in next ch-2 sp, 2 tr in same sp, ch 4**. (3 tr, ch 2. 3 tr) in next ch-2 sp, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 4th of beg ch-4 fasten off.

Round 9

Attached Color A with a sl st in first ch-2 sp of Rnd 8, ch 4, 5 tr in same sp, *ch 4, sc in next ch-4 sp, ch 4, [(2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in next ch-2 sp] twice, ch 4, sc in next ch-4 sp, ch 4**, 6 tr in next ch-2 sp, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 4th ch of beg ch-4.

Round 10

Sl st in each of next 2 tr, sl st between same tr and next tr, ch 1, (sc, ch 2) twice in same st, *[(sc, ch 2) twice in next ch-4 sp) twice, (sc, ch 2] twice in next ch-2 sp, sk next tr, (sc, ch2) twice in next ch-2 sp, [(sc, ch 2) twice in next ch-2 sp)] twice ** sk next 2 tr, (sc, ch 2) twice between next 2 tr, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in beg sc.

Fasten off; use the Tapestry needle to weave the ends.

What Can You Do With Dainty Doily?

  • Use it as a center piece.
  • Make 7 numbers of the motif and join to make a fancy market bag.
  • Multiple motifs can be converted to table liner.
  • Make use of thinner yarn and convert the pattern to make pretty establishment.
  • For single size spread about 70 X 105 inches, make 292 motifs. For a double size spread about 88 X 105 inches, make 370 motifs.
  • A prefect Christmas Gift.
  • Use to decorate your pale cushion covers of pillow covers.
  • These are just a few ideas. We are sure you can dream up many others!

 

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