Instructions

GAUGE: End of Round 2 = 1-1/2 inches across (tip of one petal to tip of opposite petal).

Special Stitches:

  • 2 TREBLE CROCHET CLUSTER (2Tr-Cl): Yo twice, insert hk in the sp indicated, draw up a lp, [yo, draw through two lps] twice, yo twice, insert hk in same sp, draw up a lp, [yo, draw through two lps] twice, yo, draw through all lps on hk.
  • 3 TREBLE CROCHET CLUSTER (3Tr-Cl): Yo twice, insert hk in the sp indicated, draw up a lp, [yo, draw through two lps] twice, * yo twice, insert hk in same sp, draw up a lp, [yo, draw through first two lps] twice, repeat from * one more time, yo, draw through all lps on hk.

DIRECTIONS:

With yellow, ch 6, join with sl st in beginning ch to form a ring. Work in rounds without turning.

  1. Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), work 11 dc in ring; join with sl st to first dc: 12 dc. Fasten off.
  2. Round 2: Join rose with sl st in any dc, ch 4 and work 2Tr-Cl in same dc (counts as first 3Tr-Cl here and throughout), ch 3; [work 3Tr-Cl in next dc, ch 3] around; join with sl st in top of first cl: Twelve 3Tr-Cls.
  3. Round 3: Sl st to next ch-3 sp, ch 4 and work 2Tr-Cl in same ch-3 sp, ch 5, [work 3Tr-Cl in next ch-3 sp, ch 5] around; join with sl st in top of first cl: Twelve 3Tr-Cls. Fasten off.
  4. Round 4: Join green with sl st in any ch-5 sp and work (3 sc, ch 3, 3 sc) in each ch-5 sp around; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
  5. Round 5: Join white with sl st in any ch-3 sp, ch 4 and work 2Tr-Cl in same sp, ch 10; [work 3Tr-Cl in next ch-3 sp, ch 10] around; join with sl st in top of first cl: Twelve 3Tr-Cls.
  6. Round 6: Sl st to second ch of next ch-10 sp, ch 4 and work (2Tr-Cl, ch 2, 3Tr-Cl, ch 2, 3Tr-Cl) in same ch-10 sp, ch 9, sc in next ch-10 sp, ch 9; [work (3Tr-Cl, ch 2, 3Tr-Cl, ch 2, 3Tr-Cl) in next ch-10 sp, ch 9, sc in next ch-10 sp, ch 9] around; join with sl st in top of first cl: 3Tr-Cl groups form base of the six “leaf” shapes.
  7. Round 7: Sl st to next ch-2 sp, ch 4 and work 2Tr-Cl in same ch-2 sp, ch 2, 3Tr-Cl in next ch-2 sp; * work (ch 9, 1 sc) in each ch-9 sp, ending at next ch-2 sp, ch 9, work 3Tr-Cl in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, work 3Tr-Cl in next ch-2 sp; repeat from * around, ending with ch 9, sl st in top of first cl.
  8. Round 8: Sl st to next ch-2 sp, ch 4 and work 2Tr-Cl in same ch-2 sp; * work (ch 9, 1 sc) in each ch-9 sp until next ch-2 sp; ch 9, work 3Tr-Cl in next ch-2 sp, work (ch 9, 1 sc) in each ch-9 sp to next ch-2 sp; repeat from * around, ending with ch 9, sl st in top of first cl.
  9. Round 9: Sl st to center of next ch-9 sp, work (ch 9, 1 sc) in each of next ch-9 sps around, ending with ch 9, sl st in first ch of round.
  10. Round 10: Sl st to center ch-9 sp between cls of Round 8, ch 4 and work 2Tr-Cl, ch 2, 3Tr-Cl, ch 2, 3 Tr-Cl in same ch-9 sp, work (ch 9, 1 sc) in next three ch-9 sps, ch 9; * work (3Tr-Cl, ch 2, 3Tr-Cl, ch 2, 3Tr-Cl) in next ch-9 sp, work (ch 9, 1 sc) in next three ch-9 sps, ch 9; repeat from * around, join with sl st in top of first cl: 6 groups of three 3Tr-Cls.
  11. Rounds 11-13: Repeat Rounds 7-9.
  12. Round 14: Sl st to center ch-9 sp between cls of Round 12; ch 4 and work (2Tr-Cl, ch 2, 3Tr-Cl, ch 2, 3Tr-Cl) in same ch-9 sp, work (ch 9, 1 sc) in next five ch-9 sps, ch 9; * work (3Tr-Cl, ch 2, 3Tr-Cl, ch 2, 3Tr-Cl) in next ch-9 sp, work (ch 9, 1 sc) in next five ch-9 sps, ch 9; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of first cl: 6 groups of three 3Tr-Cls.
  13. Rounds 15- 17: Repeat Rounds 7-9. Fasten off at end of Round 17.
  14. Round 18: Join shaded pink in any center ch-9 sp between leaves, ch 4 and work (2Tr-Cl, ch 2, 3Tr-Cl, ch 2, 3Tr-Cl) in same ch-9 sp, work (ch 9, 1 sc) in next seven ch-9 sps, ch 9; * work (3Tr-Cl, ch 2, 3Tr-Cl, ch 2, 3Tr-Cl) in next ch-9 sp, work (ch 9, 1 sc) in next seven ch-9 sps, ch 9; repeat from * around; join with sl st in top of first cl and fasten off: 6 groups of three 3Tr-Cls.
  15. Round 19: Join green in first ch-2 sp of any group of cls; ch 4 and work 1Tr-Cl in same sp (counts as first 2Tr-Cl), work 2Tr-Cl in next ch-2 sp, ch 3 and sl st between cls for picot; * work (ch 9, 1 sc) in each ch-9 sp to next ch-2 sp, ch 9, work 2Tr-Cl in each of next ch-2 sps, ch 3, sl st between cls for picot, work (ch 9, 1 sc) in each ch-9 sp to next ch-2 sp; repeat from * around, ending with ch 9, sl st in top of first cl. Fasten off.
  16. Weave in loose ends and block.

FINISHED SIZE: Doily measures about 15-1/2 inches across.

ABBREVIATIONS:

  • ch(s) chain(s)
  • cl(s) cluster(s)
  • dc(s) double crochet(s)
  • hk hook
  • lp(s) loop(s)
  • sc(s) single crochet(s)
  • sl st slip stitch
  • sp(s) space(s)
  • tr treble crochet
  • yo yarn over
  • * or [] Instructions following or () asterisk or within brackets or parentheses are repeated as directed.

Lacy Crocheted Dahlia Doily from Emma Willey of Winston, Oregon