Floral Doilies – The Daisy Web

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Materials Needed
Crochet Cotton – 1 big ball each of green, yellow and white
Steel crochet hook size 10 to make a doily approximately 14 inches in diameter

CENTER

Large Flower
Starting at center with Yellow, ch 5. Join with sl st to form ring.
1st rnd: 8 sc in ring. Join.
2nd rnd: Picking up front loop only, in each sc around make (sc, ch 5) twice and sc. Join.
3rd rnd: 2 sc in back loop of each sc around. Join.
4th rnd: Repeat 2nd rnd. Join and break off.
5th rnd: Attach White to back loop of any sc on 3rd rnd, sc in each sc around. Join.
6th rnd: 2 sc in each sc around. Join.
7th rnd: Sc in back loop of each sc around. Join.
8th rnd: Sc in each sc around. Join (32 sc).

Now work Large Petals individually as follows:

FIRST PETAL
1st row:
Ch 1, 3 sc in front loop of same sc as sl st. Ch 1, turn.
2nd row: 2 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.
3rd, 4th and 5th rows: 2 sc in first sc, sc in each sc across, 2 sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn.
6th and 7th rows: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.
8th to 15th rows incl: Dec 1 sc, sc in each sc across to dec 1 sc, work off 2 sc as 1 sc. Ch 1, turn.
16th row: (Work off 2 sc as 1 sc) twice. Ch 1, turn.
17th row: Work off 2 sc as 1 sc. Break off.

SECOND PETAL
Skip 3 sc on 8th rnd of Center, attach thread to front loop of next sc and work as for First Petal. Complete remaining Petals in same manner.

SMALL PETAL
First Petal
1st row:
Attach White to front loop of center free sc between Large Petals on 6th rnd of Center, 3 sc in same sc. Ch 1, turn.
2nd and 3rd rows: Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows of Large Petal.
4th row: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.
5th to 8th rows incl: Repeat 8th row of Large Petal.
9th and 10th rows: Repeat 16th and 17th rows of Large Petal.

SECOND PETAL
Skip 3 sc on same rnd, attach thread to next sc, complete as for First Small Petal, complete remaining petals the same way.





Continue to work Center in rnds as follows:





9th rnd: Attach Green to any sc on 8th rnd and sc in back loop of each sc around. Join.
10th rnd: Ch 5, * tr in next sc, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join with sl st to 4th ch of ch-5.
11th rnd: Ch 6, * tr in next tr, ch 2. Repeat from * around. join.
12th and 13th rnds: Work as for 11th rnd, having 1 more ch between tr’s on each rnd and having ch-7 at beginning of 12th rnd and ch-8 at beginning of 13th rnd.
14th rnd: Repeat 13th rnd.
15th rnd: Ch 4, 3 tr in same place as sl st, * ch 3, in next tr make dc, ch 4 and dc (shell made); ch 3, 4 tr in next tr. Repeat from * around. Join.
16th rnd: Ch 4, tr in each of next 3 tr, * ch 3, skip next sp, in next sp make dc, ch 4 and dc (shell made over shell); ch 3, tr in each of next 4 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.
17th and 18th rnds: Work as for last rnd, making ch-4 between shells and tr-groups. Join.
19th to 24th rnds incl. Work as for last rnd, having 1 ch more between shells and tr-groups on each rnd.
25th rnd: Repeat 24th rnd.
26th rnd: Ch 4, 2 tr in same place as sl st, 3 tr in each of next 3 tr, * ch 7, skip next sp, shell over shell, ch 7, 3 tr in each of next 4 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.
27th rnd: Ch 4, tr in next 11 tr, * ch 7, skip next sp, shell over shell, ch 7, tr in next 12 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.
28th rnd: Ch 4, tr in next 1 1 tr, * ch 8, skip next sp, shell over shell, ch 8, tr in next 12 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.
29th rnd: Ch 4, tr in next 9 tr, dec 1 tr-to dec 1 tr, work off 2 tr as 1 tr * ch 10, skip next sp, shell over shell, ch 10, dec 1 tr, tr in next 8 tr, dec 1 tr. Repeat from * around. Join to first tr.
30th rnd: Ch 4, dec 1 tr, * tr in next 4 tr, work off 3 tr as 1 tr (2 tr decreased), ch 13, skip next sp, shell over shell, ch 13, dec 2 tr. Repeat from * around. Join to first tr.

POINTS
Ch 4, holding back on hook the last loop of each tr, make tr in next 5 tr, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (cluster made). Break off. Attach thread to first tr of next tr group and complete a cluster as before. Make a cluster in each remaining tr-group.

SMALL FLOWER (Make 8  )

Work as for Large Flower until 5 rnds are completed.

FIRST PETAL
1st row:
3 sc in same place as st st. Ch 1, turn. Complete as for Small Petal.

SECOND PETAL
Skip 1 sc on 5th rnd, attach thread to next sc. Complete as for First Petal. Complete remaining Petals in same manner.

Sew Flowers in place around Doily. Starch lightly and press.

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  1. Jennie January 6, 2010

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