Instructions

NOTES:

  • Gauge: 8 dc = 1 inch.
  • Join: Join each round with a sl st in top of beg ch-3, unless otherwise indicated.
  • Beginning Shell (Beg Sh): (Ch 3, dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same sp. For Beg Sh in Beg Sh: Work Beg Sh in ch-2 sp of Beg Sh of previous row.
  • Shell (Sh): 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc. For Sh in Sh: Work Sh in ch-2 sp of Sh of previous row.
  • Picot: Ch 3, sl st in third ch from hook.
  • 2 Double crochet cluster (2DcCl): Yo, insert hook in next sp, yo, draw loop through, yo, draw through 2 loops on hook, yo, insert hook in following sp, yo, draw loop through, yo, draw through 2 loops on hook, yo, draw through all 3 loops on hook.
  • 2 Triple crochet cluster (2TrCl): Yo twice, insert hook in next sp, yo, draw loop through, (yo, draw through 2 loops on hook) twice, yo twice, insert hook in following sp, yo, draw loop through, (yo, draw through 2 loops on hook) twice, yo, draw through all 3 loops on hook.
  • As a marker, place a small safety pin in first st of round, moving it to first st of each succeeding round.

PATTERN:  Ch 6, sl st in first ch to form ring.

  1. Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), dc in ring 15 times, join (16 dc).
  2. Round 2: Ch 5, dc in base of ch-5, ch 2, skip next dc, * (dc, ch 2, dc) in next dc, ch 2, skip next dc, repeat from * six times, end with sl st in third ch of beg ch-5 (to begin eight “petals”).
  3. Round 3: Sl st into first ch-2 sp, (ch 5, dc) in same sp, ch 4, skip next sp, * (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 4, skip next sp, repeat from * six times, end with sl st in third ch of beg ch-5.
  4. Round 4: Sl st into first ch-2 sp, Beg Sh in same sp, ch 5, * Sh in next ch-2 sp, ch 5, repeat from * six times, join.
  5. Round 5: Ch 3, dc in next dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 2 dc, ch 5, * dc in next 2 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 2 dc, ch 5, repeat from * six times, join.
  6. Round 6: Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 3 dc, ch 3, sc over ch-5 sps of Rounds 4 and 5, ch 3, * dc in next 3 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 3 dc, ch 3, sc over ch-5 sps of Rounds 4 and 5, ch 3, repeat from * six times, join.
  7. Round 7: Ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 4 dc, ch 5, * dc in next 4 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 4 dc, ch 5, repeat from * six times, join.
  8. Round 8: Ch 3, dc in next 4 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 5 dc, ch 5, * dc in next 5 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 5 dc, ch 5, repeat from * six times, join.
  9. Round 9: Ch 3, dc in next 5 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 6 dc, ch 3, sc over ch-5 sps of Rounds 7 and 8, ch 3, * dc in next 6 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 6 dc, ch 3, sc over ch-5 sps of Rounds 7 and 8, ch 3, repeat from * six times, join.
  10. Round 10: Sl st to third dc, ch 3, dc in next 4 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 5 dc, (ch 3, sc in next sp) twice, ch 3, * skip next 2 dc, dc in next 5 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 5 dc, (ch 3, sc in next sp) twice, ch 3, repeat from * six times, join.
  11. Round 11: Sl st to third dc, ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 4 dc, (ch 3, sc in next sp) three times, ch 3, * skip next 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 4 dc, (ch 3, sc in next sp) three times, ch 3, repeat from * six times, join.
  12. Round 12: Sl st to third dc, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 3 dc, (ch 3, sc in next sp) four times, ch 3, * skip next 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 3 dc, (ch 3, sc in next sp) four times, ch 3, repeat from * six times, join.
  13. Round 13: Sl st to third dc, ch 3, dc in next dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 2 dc, (ch 3, sc in next sp) five times, ch 3, * skip next 2 dc, dc in next 2 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 2 dc, (ch 3, sc in next sp) five times, ch 3, repeat from * six times, join.
  14. Round 14: Sl st to third dc, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, (ch 3, sc in next sp) six times, ch 3, * skip next 2 dc, dc in next dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, (ch 3, sc in next sp) six times, ch 3, repeat from * six times, join.
  15. Round 15: Sl st into first ch-2 sp, Beg Sh in same ch-2 sp, (ch 3, sc in next sp) seven times, ch 3, * Sh in next ch-2 sp, (ch 3, sc in next sp) seven times, ch 3, repeat from * six times, join.
  16. Round 16: Sl st into next ch-2 sp, sc in same sp, * (ch 4, sc in next sp) three times, ch 4, skip next sp, Sh in next sc, skip next sp, (ch 4, sc in next sp) four times, repeat from * seven times, omitting last ch 4 and sc and ending with ch 2, join with dc in top of beg sc.
  17. Round 17: Sc over ending dc, * (ch 4, sc in next sp) three times, ch 4, skip next sp, dc in next 2 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 2 dc, skip next sp, (ch 4, sc in next sp) three times, repeat from * seven times, omitting last ch 3 and sc and ending with ch 2, join with dc in top of beg sc.
  18. Round 18: Sc over ending dc, (ch 4, sc in next sp) three times, * ch 4, dc in next 3 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 3 dc, skip next sp, (ch 4, sc in next sp) five times, repeat from * six times, ch 4, dc in next 3 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 3 dc, skip next sp, ch 4, sc in next sp, ch 2, join with dc in top of beg sc.
  19. Round 19: Sc over ending dc, * (ch 4, sc in next sp) three times, ch 4, dc in next 4 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 4 dc, ch 4, skip next sp, sc in next sp, repeat from * seven times, omitting last sc and joining with sl st in top of beg sc.
  20. Round 20: Sl st to center of first sp, sc in same sp, (ch 4, sc in next sp) twice, ch 4, * dc in next 5 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 5 dc, skip next sp, (ch 4, sc in next sp) three times, ch 4, repeat from * six times, dc in next 5 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 5 dc, skip next sp, ch 4, join with sl st in top of beg sc.
  21. Round 21: Sl st to center of first sp, sc in same sp, * ch 5, sc in next sp, ch 5, dc in next 6 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 6 dc, ch 5, skip next sp, sc in next sp, repeat from * seven times, omitting last sc and joining with sl st in top of beg sc.
  22. Round 22: Sl st to center of first ch-5 sp, Beg Sh in same sp, * ch 5, sc in next sp, ch 5, skip next 2 dc, dc in next 5 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 5 dc, ch 5, sc in next sp, ch 5, Sh in next sp, repeat from * seven times, omitting last Sh, join.
  23. Round 23: Sl st to ch-2 sp of Beg Sh, Beg Sh in Beg Sh, * (ch 5, sc in next sp) twice, ch 5, skip next 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 4 dc, (ch 5, sc in next sp) twice, ch 5, Sh in Sh, repeat from * seven times, omitting last Sh, join.
  24. Round 24: Sl st to ch-2 sp of Beg Sh, Beg Sh in Beg Sh, * (ch 5, sc in next sp) three times, ch 5, skip next 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 3 dc, skip next 2 dc, (ch 5, sc in next sp) three times, ch 5, Sh in Sh, repeat from * seven times, omitting last Sh, join.
  25. Round 25: Sl st to ch-2 sp of Beg Sh, Beg Sh in Beg Sh, * (ch 5, sc in next sp) 4 times, ch 5, skip 2 dc, dc in next 2 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 2 dc, skip next 2 dc, (ch 5, sc in next sp) 4 times, ch 5, Sh in Sh, repeat from * seven times, omitting last Sh, join.
  26. Round 26: Sl st to ch-2 sp of Beg Sh, Beg Sh in Beg Sh, * (ch 5, sc in next sp) 5 times, ch 5, skip next 2 dc, dc in next dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 2 dc, skip next 2 dc, (ch 5, sc in next sp) 5 times, ch 5, Sh in Sh, repeat from * seven times, omitting last Sh, join.
  27. Round 27: Sl st to ch-2 sp of Beg Sh, Beg Sh in Beg Sh, * (ch 5, sc in next sp) twice, ch 5, 2DcCl into next 2 sps, (ch 5, sc in next sp) twice, ch 5, Sh in Sh, repeat from * seven times, omitting last Sh, join.
  28. Round 28: Sl st to ch-2 sp of Beg Sh, sc in same ch-2 sp, * picot, sc in same ch-2 sp, ch 3, sc in next sp, ch 4, sc in next sp, ch 5, 2TrCl into next 2 sps, picot, sl st in top of 2TrCl, ch 5, sc in next sp, ch 4, sc in next sp, ch 3, sc in next ch-2 sp (center of Sh), repeat from * around, omitting last sc and ending with sl st in top of beg sc. Fasten off.
  29. Weave in all thread ends with tapestry needle.

BLOCKING:

  1. Spread doily out (right side up) on a flat, padded surface.
  2. Smooth out doily to align design properly, having all picots and loops open.
  3. Steam with steam iron.
  4. Let dry thoroughly before moving.

ABBREVIATIONS: 

beg – beginning
ch – chain
cl – cluster
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
Sh – shell
sl – slip
sp(s) – space(s)
st(s) – stitch(es)
tr – triple crochet
yo – yarn over

Finished Size: Doily measures about 15 inches in diameter.

Pretty Petals Crochet Doily pattern by Emma Willey.