Queenly Doily

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The elegant, open design of this doily will make your mom feel like royalty, and the delicate fan stitches and rich purple color will be the perfect addition to a coffee or side table.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 12.25” / [31 cm] Diameter

Gauge: Gauge is not essential for this project. Ensure your hook size is small enough to produce treble crochet stitches that are neat and well defined, not loopy and loose.

Materials

Yarn:

Lace weight yarn Omega #5 Crochet Cotton (100% Cotton; 164 yards [150 meters]/50 grams): #69 Bouganvilla, 1 ball.

Hook: US size B/1 (2.25 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Abbreviations

blo: back loop only

ch: chain

dc: double crochet

hdc: half-double crochet

lp(s): loop(s)

rep: repeat

rnd(s): round(s)

sc: single crochet

sk: skip

sp: space

st(s): stitch(es)

tog: together

tr: treble crochet

yo: yarn over

Special Stitches

Fan

Ch 5, turn, dc in first sc, ch 1, turn, sc in dc just made, 6 sc in ch-5 sp, ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last sc, turn, sc in next 9 sc.

Tr-j (treble with top join)

Yo twice, insert hook where indicated first, yo, draw up lp, (yo, draw through 2 lps on hook) twice, insert hook where indicated 2nd, yo, draw through all lps on hook.

Spt-tr-j (split treble with join)

Yo twice, insert hook where indicated first, yo, draw up lp, yo draw through 2 lps on hook, insert hook where indicated 2nd, yo, draw through work and first 2 lps on hook, yo, draw through last lps on hook. Top half of spt-tr-j counts as 1 dc.

Updated 3/15/2017

Dc-j (double crochet with top join)

Yo, insert hook where indicated first, yo, draw up lp, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook, insert hook where indicated 2nd, yo, draw through work and all lps on hook.

Lp-pt (loop picot)

Ch 11, sl st in front lp and front diagonal leg of last sc worked.

E-pt (edge picot)

Ch 5, sl st in 4th ch from hook.

Pattern Notes

Omega #5 cotton comes in 27 bright and classic colours and is available in North America here:
http://creativeyarnsource.com/shop/all-thread/crochet-cotton-5/

Pattern

Rnd 1: In an adjustable ring, ch 3 (does not count as a st), 18 tr in ring, sl st to top of first tr to join – 18 tr.

Rnd 2: Ch 4 (counts as first dc, ch 1), dc in next st, ch 1, (dc in next st, ch 1) around, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-4 – 18 dc, 18 ch-sps.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, *(sc in blo of next ch, sc in next st) twice, Fan**, ch 1, sk next ch-sp, sc in next dc; rep from * around, ending final rep at **, hdc in first sc.

Rnd 4: Ch 4, sl st in top of first sc of next Fan Pattern to join, ch 4, *(dc in next st, ch 1) 7 times, ch 3, tr-j in next st and joined to first sc of next Fan, ch 4; rep from * around, ending final rep with (dc, ch 1) 6 times, dc2tog in next st and in same st as first join.

Rnd 5: Ch 4, *sc in 3rd and 4th chs of next ch-4, sc in next dc, (sc in next ch-sp, sc in next dc] 6 times, ch 4, sk next ch-3 sp; rep from * around, ending with sl st in top of dc2tog.

Rnd 6: Sl st in next ch-4 sp, ch 4, 4 tr in same ch-sp, *ch 5, sk next 5 sc, sc in next 5 sts, Fan, ch 1**, 5 tr in next ch-4 sp; rep from * around, ending final rep at **, sl st in top of beg ch-4.

Rnd 7: Ch 4, dc in next st, ch 1, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in next st, (ch 1, dc) in next 2 sts, ch 4, tr-j in next ch-5 sp to first st of next Fan, *ch 4, dc in next st, (ch 1, dc in next st) 5 times, sk next 2 dc**, (dc, ch 1) in next 2 tr, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in next st, (ch 1, dc) in next 2 sts, ch 4, tr-j in next ch-5 sp to first st of next Fan; rep from * around, ending final rep at **, sc in top of beg ch-4.

Rnd 8: Sc in next 10 sts (chs or dc), ch 3, *sc in top of next ch-4, sc in next dc, (sc in next ch-sp, sc in next dc) 5 times**, sc in next dc, sk next ch-sp, sc in next dc, (sc in next ch-sp, sc in next dc) 5 times, ch 3; rep from * around, ending final rep at **, sc in last sc of Rnd 7.

Rnd 9: Sc in next 5 sts, Fan, ch 2, *sk (next 4 sc, ch-sp), (tr, ch 1, tr) in next sc, ch 4, sk next 3 sc, sc in next 5 sc, Fan**, ch 4, sk next 6 sc, sc in next 5 sts, Fan, ch 2; rep from * around, ending final rep at **, sk next 5 sc, tr in next sc.

Rnd 10: Ch 2, sl st in first sc of next Fan, ch 4, dc in next sc, (ch 1, dc in next st) 7 times, *tr in next tr, 3 tr in next ch-sp, tr in next tr, ch 4, tr-j in next ch-sp and to first sc of next Fan, ch 4, dc in next sc**, (ch 1, dc in next st) 6 times, ch 1, spt-tr-j in next sc and joined in first sc of next Fan, (ch 1, dc in next st) 8 times; rep from * ending final rep at **, (ch 1, dc in next st) 6 times, ch 1, dc-j in next sc and joined in 3rd ch of beg ch-4.

Rnd 11: (Sl st in blo of next ch, sl st in next dc) 3 times, ch 1, sc in same st as last sl st, sc in next ch-sp, sc in next dc, lp-pt, sc in next ch-sp, sc in next dc, *ch 7, sk next 3 dc, sc in next 3 tr, lp-pt, sc in next 2 tr, ch 3, sk next ch-4 sp, sc in top of next ch-4, ch 4, sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc, sc in next ch-sp, sc in next dc, lp-pt, sc in next ch-sp, sc in next dc**, ch 7, sk next 5 dc, sc in next dc, sc in next ch-sp, sc in next dc, lp-pt, sc in next ch-sp, sc in next dc; rep from * around, ending final rep at **, ch 3, sk next 5 dc, tr in first sc.

Rnd 12: Ch 4, *7 sc in next lp-pt, ch 1, (dc, ch 4, dc) in 3rd ch of next ch-7, ch 1, 7 sc in next lp-pt, ch 1, (dc, ch 4, dc) in next sc, ch 1, 7 sc in next lp-pt, ch 1**, (dc, ch 4, dc) in 3rd ch of next ch-7, ch 1; rep from * around, ending final rep at **, dc into last tr of previous rnd, ch 2, hdc in 3rd ch of beg ch-4.

Rnd 13: Ch 1, sc around hdc just made, ch 1, *(dc in next sc, ch 1) 7 times, sc in next ch-4 sp, ch 1; rep from * around, sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 14: Sl st in first ch-sp, sl st in next dc, ch 1, sc in same dc, *(ch 3, sc in next dc) 6 times, e-pt, ch 1**, sc in next dc; rep from * around, ending final rep at **, sl st in first sc.

Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in ends.

Wet-block, pinning each e-pt and 4th sc at center of each Fan motif from Rnd 14. yarn ball

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