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Saturday, January 17, 2015

Ruby's Valentine Doily: A Free Crochet Pattern For You

Ruby’s Valentine Doily

By Elizabeth Ann White
For BellaCrochet

Size: About 9” across 

Materials:
Size 10 Cotton Crochet Thread (models were made with Aunt Lydia's Victory Red, White and Aqua):
 150 yards Red
 100 yards White (or color of your choice)
Size 7 (1.65 mm) steel crochet hook

Skill Level: Intermediate- for those who are familiar with working with size 10 thread and steel hooks, and who have a thorough understanding of the basics of crochet

Special Stitches:
For 2 tr cluster (2 tr cl):  (yo 2 times, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo, pull lp through, yo, work off 2 lps, yo, work off next 2 lps) 2 times, yo, pull through  all 3 lps on hook
For 3 tr cluster (3 tr cl):  (yo 2 times, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo, pull lp through, yo, work off 2 lps, yo, work off next 2 lps) 3 times, yo, pull through  all 4 lps on hook

Doily
Rnd 1: With red, ch 6, sl st in first ch to form ring; ch 1, (sc in ring, ch 2) 8 times, join with sl st in first sc. (8 ch-2 sps made)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, sc) in each ch-2 sp around, join. (8 petals made)
Rnd 3: Working behind petals, ch 3, (sl st between next 2 petals, ch 3) around, join with sl st in first ch of beg ch-3.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, (sc, ch 1, 5 dc, ch 1, sc) in each ch-3 sp around, join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 5: Working behind petals, ch 4, (sl st between next 2 petals, ch 4) around, join with sl st in first ch of beg ch-4.
Rnd 6: Ch 1, (sc, ch 1, 7 dc, ch 1, sc) in each ch-4 sp around, join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 7: Working behind petals, ch 5, (sl st between next 2 petals, ch 5) around, join with sl st in first ch of beg ch-5.
Rnd 8: Ch 1, (sc, ch 1, 9 dc, ch 1, sc) in each ch-5 sp around, join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 9: Working behind petals, ch 6, (sl st between next 2 petals, ch 6) around, join with sl st in first ch 0f beg ch-6.
Rnd 10: Ch 1, (sc, ch 1, 11 dc, ch 1, sc) in each ch-6 sp around, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Rnd 11: Join white with sl st in 4th dc of first petal, (ch 3, 2 tr cl—see Special Stitches—ch 3, 3 tr cl—see Special Stitches) in same st as joining, ch 3, skip next 3 dc, (3 tr cl, ch 3, 3 tr cl)  in next dc, ch 3, *(3 tr cl, ch 3, 3 tr cl)  in 4th dc of next petal, ch 3, skip next 3 dc, (3 tr cl, ch 3, 3 tr cl) in next dc of same petal, ch 3; repeat  from * around, join with sl st in top of 2 tr cl. Fasten off. (1 2-tr cl, 31 3-tr cl, 32 ch-3 sps made)
Rnd 12: Join red with sl st  in first ch-3 sp, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same sp as joining, sc in next ch-3 sp, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp, sc in next ch-3 sp; repeat from * around, join with sl st in top of ch-3. Fasten off.
Rnd 13: Join white with sl st in first ch-2 sp, (ch 3, 2 tr cl, ch 3, 3 tr cl, ch 3, 3 tr cl) in same sp as joining, ch 3, *(3 tr cl, ch 3) 3 times in next ch-2 sp; repeat from * around, join with sl st in top of 2 tr cl. Fasten off.
Rnd 14: Join red with sl st in first ch-3 sp, (ch 3, 2 dc) in same sp as joining, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 1) around, join with sl st in top of ch-3. Fasten off.
Rnd 15: Join white with sl st in first ch-1 sp, (ch 3, 2 dc) in same sp as joining, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) around, join with sl st in top of ch-3. Fasten off.
Rnd 16: Join red with sl st in first ch-1 sp, (ch 3, 2 dc) in same sp as joining, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) around, join with sl st in top of ch-3.  
Rnd 17: Sl st across into first ch-1 sp, (ch 1, sc) in first ch-1 sp, ch 5, (sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 5) around, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Rnd 18:  Join white with sc in first ch-5 sp, ch 1, (tr, ch 1) 7 times in next ch-5 sp, *sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 1, (tr, ch 1) 7 times in next ch-5 sp; repeat from * around, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off. (24 scallops made)
Rnd 19: Join red with sc in first ch-1 sp of first scallop, (ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp) 7 times, *sc in first ch-1 sp on next scallop, (ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp) 7 times; repeat from * around, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

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Special thanks go to E. J. Miller, Rosina Smith and Jolene Ortiz for testing this pattern. I don't know what I would do without my wonderful testers!

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3 comments:

Sharon GARDNER said...

Very pretty--thank you for sharing.

Dun R. said...

Thank you! This will be perfect for the guest room!

Stitchy Mc Floss said...

It's lovely. Thank you for the pattern. :)