Flower Doilies – The Flower Chain Pattern

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Materials Required:
Crochet Cotton – one ball each of white, green, shaded pinks and shaded lavendars
Steel crochet hook size 7 to make a doily approximately 8 inches in diameter

With White chain (ch) 8, join to form a ring, ch 4, keeping last loop of each stitch (st) on hook work 2 treble crochet (trc) in ring, thread over and work off all loops at one time, * ch 3, keeping last loop of each st on hook, 3 trc in ring, thread over and work off all loops at once, ch 3, slip stitch (sl st) in top of st for picot, repeat from * 6 times, ch 3, join, ch 3, sl st in same space for picot.

2nd round: Sl st into loop, ch 4, 3 trc in same loop, * ch 3, skip the next picot, 4 trc in next loop, repeat from * all around, ch 3, join in 4th st of ch.





3rd round: Ch 4, trc in same space, * trc in next trc, ch 1, trc in next trc, 2 trc in next trc, ch 3, 2 trc in next trc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, join.





4th round: Ch 4, trc in same space, * 1 trc in each of the next 2 trc, ch 2, 1 trc in each of the next 2 trc, 2 trc in next trc, ch 3, 2 trc in next trc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, join.

5th round: Ch 4, trc in same space, * 1 trc in each of the next 3 trc, ch 3, 1 trc in each of the next 3 trc, 2 trc in next trc, ch 3, 2 trc in next trc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, join.

6th round: Ch 4, keeping last loop of each st on hook work 1 trc in each of the next 4 trc, thread over and work off all loops at one time, * ch 4, 1 trc, ch 4, 1 trc in next loop, ch 4, keeping last loop of each st on hook work 1 trc in each of the next 5 trc, thread over and work off all loops at one time (trc cluster st) , ch 9, trc cluster st over next 5 trc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, join in 1st cluster st.

7th round: Sl st to next trc, ch 8, * 1 trc, ch 4, 1 trc in next loop, ch 4, trc in next trc, ch 4, skip next loop, 3 single crochet (sc), ch 3, 3 sc in next loop, ch 4, skip the next cluster st, trc in next trc, ch 4, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, join in 4th st of ch, cut thread.





8th round: Attach Shaded Pinks in any ch 3 loop, * ch 15, sl st in same loop, repeat from * 4 times, cut thread. Work a group of long loops in same manner in each of the seven ch 3 loops.

9th round: Attach Green in 1st long loop of any group, sc in same space, * ch 5, sc in next loop, repeat from * 3 times, ch 5, skip next 2 loops, sc in next long loop, repeat from 1st * all around ending to correspond, join in 1st sc, cut thread.

10th round: Attach Shaded Lavendars in any ch 3 loop and work same as 8th round.

11th round: Attach Green in 1st long loop of any group, 1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc in same loop, * ch 3, 1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc in next loop, repeat from * 3 times, ch 3, skip next loop, 1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc in next loop, * ch 3, 1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc in next loop, repeat from * twice, ch 8, skip next loop, ch 3, 1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc in next long loop, repeat from 1st * all around ending to correspond, join, cut thread.

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