Flower Doily – Spring Forsythia

forsythia doily

Materials Needed
Crochet Cotton – 1 big ball White, 1 ball Shaded Yellows
Steel crochet hook size 7 to make a doily approximately 8 inches x 9 inches

With White * chain (ch) 5, treble crochet (trc) in 1st stitch (st) of ch, repeat from * 3 times, double crochet (dc) in base of 3rd trc, ch 5, trc in 1st st of ch, dc in base of 2nd trc, ch 5, trc in 1st st of ch, join in base of 1st trc.

2nd ROUND: Sl st to ch 5 loop, * ch 12, sc in same loop, repeat from * 3 times, sc in next loop, * ch 12, sc in same space, repeat from * once, sc in next loop, * ch 12, sc in same loop, repeat from * 3 times and complete round to correspond, join.





3rd ROUND: Sl st to top of loop, ch 1, 2 sc, ch 3, 2 sc over each loop, join.





4th ROUND: Sl st to ch 3 loop, * ch 15, sc in same loop, repeat from * twice, * ch 1, sc in next loop, ch 15, sc in same loop, repeat from * 8 times, ch 1, sc in next loop, * ch 15, sc in same loop, repeat from * twice, ch 1. sc in next loop and complete round to correspond, join.

5th ROUND: Sl st to ch 15 loop, ch 3, dc in same space, ch 5, 2 dc in same space, work 2 dc, ch 5, 2 dc in each remaining loop, join.

6th ROUND: Sl st to ch 5 loop, ch 1, sc in same loop, * ch 5, trc in 1st st of ch, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around, join.

7th ROUND: Ch 4, trc in same space, * ch 5, trc in 1st st of ch, 2 trc in next sc, repeat from * all around ending with ch 5, trc in 1st st of ch, join.

8th ROUND: Ch 4, trc in next trc, * ch 6, 1 trc in each of the next 2 trc, repeat from * all around ending with ch 6, join.

9th ROUND: Sl st to loop, ch 1, sc in same loop, * ch 15, sc in same loop, repeat from * 3 times, sc in next loop, repeat from 1st * all around ending last repeat 4 times, join.

10th ROUND: Sl st to center of loop, ch 1, sc in same loop, * ch 3, sc in same loop, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around, join.





11th ROUND: Continue with White or change to Shaded Yellows: Sl st to center of loop, * ch 5, trc in 1st st of ch, ch 5, trc in 1st st of ch, sl st in base of 1st trc for petal, work 4 more petals in same manner, sl st in base of 1st petal, * ch 5, 2 dc between 2 trc of 1st petal, ch 5, sl st in top of dc for picot, 2 dc in same space, ch 5, sl st between petals, repeat from * around remaining 4 petals, sc in same loop of 10th round, 2 sc in each of the next 4 loops, sc in next loop, then repeat from beginning all around, join. cut thread.

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