Flower Doilies – Lovely Violets

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Materials Needed
Crochet Cotton – 1 ball each White, Shaded Purples and Kelly Green
Steel crochet hook size 7 to make a doily approximately 16 inches in diameter measuring at point
1 skein 6 strand embroidery floss – yellow





With White chain (ch) 6, join to form a ring, ch 6, double crochet (dc) in ring, * ch 3, dc in ring, repeat from * 5 times, ch 3, join in 3rd stitch (st) of ch.

2nd Round. Ch 8, dc in same space, * 1 dc, ch 5, 1 dc in next dc, repeat from * 6 times, join in 3rd st of ch 8.

3rd Round. Slip stitch (sl st) into loop, ch 3, 2 dc in same space, ch 3, sc between next 2 dc, * ch 3, 3 dc in next loop, ch 3, sc between next 2 dc, repeat from * all around, ch 3, join in 3rd st of ch.

4th Round. Ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, 2 dc in next loop, * ch 4, 2 dc in next loop, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, 2 dc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending with ch 4, 2- dc in next loop, join in 3rd st of ch.

5th Round. Ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc, dc in next loop, * ch 4, dc in same loop, 1 dc in each of the next 7 dc, dc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending with ch 4, dc in same loop, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, join.

6th Round. Ch 4, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc, dc in next loop, * ch 5, dc in same loop, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc, dc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending with ch 5, dc in same loop, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, join in 3rd st of ch.

7th Round. Sl st to ch 1 space, * ch 7, skip 2 dc, sc in next dc, ch 7, sc in next loop, ch 7, skip 2 dc, sc in next dc, ch 7, sc in next ch 1 space, repeat from * all around in same manner ending with ch 3, treble crochet (tr c) in sl st (this brings thread in position for next round). There are 32 loops in this round.

8th and 9th Rounds. * Ch 7, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending each round with ch 3, tr c in tr c.

10th Round. Same as last round but ending with ch 2 double treble crochet ([d tr c] 3 times over hook) in tr c.

11th Round. Ch 3, 2 dc over d t re just made, * ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 7, sc in next loop, ch 7, sc in next loop, ch 5, 3 dc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 5, join.

12th Round. Ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, 2 dc in next loop, * ch 7, sc in next loop, ch 8, sc in next loop, ch 7, 2 dc in next loop, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, 2 dc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, join.

13th Round. Ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc, 2 dc in next loop, * ch 8, sc in next loop, ch 7, sc in same loop, ch 8, 2 dc in next loop, 1 dc in each of the next 7 dc, 2 dc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, join.





14th Round. Ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 6 dc, 2 dc in next loop, * ch 7, 3 sc in next ch 7 loop, ch 7, 2 dc in next loop, 1 dc in each of the next 11 dc, 2 dc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, join.

15th Round. Ch 8, * skip 1 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 7 dc, 2 dc in next loop, ch 6, tr c in center sc of next 3 sc group, ch 6, 2 dc in next loop, 1 dc in each of the next 7 dc, ch 5, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, join in 3rd of ch.

16th Round. Sl st to center of next loop, * ch 6, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 7 dc, 5 dc over next loop, dc in next tr c, 5 dc over next loop, 1 dc in each of the next 7 dc; ch 6, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around, but ending last repeat with ch 3, dc in last sl st.

17th Round. * Ch 6, sc in next loop, ch 6, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 21 dc. ch 6. sc in next loon. repeat from * all around ending last repeat with ch 3, dc in dc.

18th Round. * Ch 6, sc in next loop, ch 6, sc in next loop, ch 6, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 17 dc, ch 6, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending last repeat with ch 3, dc in dc.

19th Round. * Ch 7, sc in next loop, ch 7, sc in next loop, ch 7, sc in next loop, ch 7, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 13 dc, ch 7, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending last repeat with ch 3, tr c in dc.





Next 2 Rounds. Same as last round but having 4 dc less in each solid section in each round and 1 loop more in each open section in each round ending each round with ch 3, to c in tr c.

22nd Round. * Ch 8, sc in next loop, repeat from * 5 times, ch 9, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc keeping last loop of each dc on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time, ch 9, sc in next loop, repeat from 1st * all around ending last repeat with ch 4, tr c in tr c.

Finishing of points: ** Ch 9, sc in next loop, * ch 8, sc in next loop, repeat from * 4 times, ch 4, tr c in center of next loop, ch 9, turn, sc in next loop, * ch 8, sc in next loop, repeat from * 3 times, ch 4, tr c in center st of next loop, ch 9, turn, sc in next loop, * ch 8, sc in next loop, repeat from * twice, ch 4, tr c in center st of next loop, ch 9, turn, sc in next loop, * ch 8, sc in next loop, repeat from * once, ch 4, tr c in center st of next loop, ch 9, turn, sc in next loop, ch 8, sc in next loop, ch 4, tr c in center st of next loop, ch 9, turn, sc in next loop, ch 4, tr c in center st of next loop, ch 11, turn, sl st in center st of next loop, cut thread. Attach thread in center st of next ch 9 loop and repeat from ** 7 times. But do not cut thread at end of last point.

Edge: Working down left hand side of point 2 sc in next loop, ch 3, sl st in top of last sc for picot, 2 sc in same loop, 2 sc, ch 3 picot, 2 sc in each of the next 6 loops, working up right hand side of next point work 2 sc, ch 3 picot, 2 sc in each of the next 7 loops, 2 sc, picot, 2 sc, picot, 2 sc, picot, 2 sc in next loop, repeat from beginning all around ending to correspond, join, cut thread.

Violets: With Purple ch 4, join to form a ring, ch 1, 5 sc in ring, join in 1st sc.

2nd Round. * Ch 3, 2 dc in same space, ch 3, sl st in same space, sl st in next sc, repeat from * 4 times, join, cut thread.

Work 23 more violets in same manner.

Stems: With Green ch 25, sl st in 2nd st from hook, 1 sl st in each remaining st of ch, cut thread. Work 23 more stems in same manner.

With Yellow embroidery floss sew violets in position as illustrated working a French knot in center of each violet and sewing through the doily when making the French knots, sewing 3 violets on each point. Sew a stem to each violet and tack the 3 stems together with a double strand of Kelly Green as illustrated.

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  1. beth January 24, 2010

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