Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Dainty Doily

by M. J. Joachim
Updated 4/21/16


Size: Approximately 3 1/2 inches across, roughly 13 inches around

You Will Need

Size 10 Doily Thread in 4 different colors - one variegated, the others solid colors

Size 10 steel crochet hook

Step 1: Use variegated thread (color V), chain 4 and form a ring by slip stitching into the first chain

Step 2: Chain 3 (counts as 1st dc), make 2 double crochet in center of ring

Step 3: DC 3 times around the last dc made, chain 2

Step 4: DC 3 times in center of ring

Step 5: DC 3 times around the last dc made, chain 2

Repeat Steps 4 and 5 (three more times); join with a slip stitch to top chain of 1st dc in round

Join Color A to any chain 2 space

Step 6: Chain 3, make 2 dc in same space; dc 3 times around last dc

Step 7: Chain 5 make 3 dc in next chain 2 space; dc 3 times around last dc made

Repeat Step 7 around, ending with chain 5 and slip stitching in top chain of 1st dc in round

Step 8: Chain 1, single crochet in same space

Step 9: Chain 3, skip next 2 dc, single crochet in next dc

Step 10: Chain 3, make 3 dc in next chain 5 loop; chain 3, sc in next dc

Repeat Steps 9 and 10 around, ending with chain 3 and a slip stitch to first sc in round; finish off Color A

Join Color B to 2nd dc (center dc) in chain 5 loop made in previous round

Step 11: Chain 5, make bullion stitch (wrapping thread 10 times) in same space

Step 12: Chain 5, skip next chain 3 space; sc in next chain 3 space

Step 13: Chain 5, skip next dc, slip stitch in next dc

Repeat Steps 11 - 13 around, ending with chain 5 and slip stitching to first slip stitch in round; finish off Color B

Join Color C to 1st chain 5 space

Step 14: Chain 1, sc in same space

Step 15: Chain 5, sc in each chain 5 space around, ending with a slip stitch to 1st sc in round

Step 16: Make a slip stitch in each of the next 2 chain stitches; chain 1, sc in same chain 5 loop

Step 17: Chain 7, sc in each chain 5 loop around, ending with chain 7 and slip stitching into 1st sc in round

Repeat Steps 16 and 17, single crocheting in each chain 7 loop (two more times around)

Finish off. Weave in loose ends.








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