Sunday, December 19, 2010

Merrily - A Little Doily

Just eleven rows that make up quickly and adds sweetness to your decor, packages or clothing.
A six inch doily, a coaster or don't forget my ever favorite ... an embellishment, be it a package or sweater.     Small enough to use up those leftover crochet threads.





Size 10 Thread
Size 4 Hook

1. Chain 8, join. Chain 3 (counts as 1st double crochet), 7 double crochet in ring, join to top of beginning chain 3.

2. Chain 12 (counts as 1st double crochet and 9 chain) *double crochet in next stitch, chain 9* around, join to 3rd chain of beginning chain.

3. Slip stitch into space, chain 3, 6 double crochet in same space, 7 double crochet in each space around, join to top of beginning chain 3.

4. Slip stitch to middle stitch of double crochet group, chain 1, single crochet in same stitch, *chain 7, sc in space between groups, chain 7, single crochet in middle stitch*, to join, for the last instead of chain 7, chain 3 and treble crochet in 1st single crochet to join.

5. Chain 1, single crochet in space, *chain 7, single in next space*, around to joining, again, here chain 3 and treble crochet in 1st single crochet to join.

6. Chain 1, single crochet in space, *chain 9, single in next space around*, join to 1st single crochet.

7. Slip stitch in space, chain 3, 6 double crochet in space, 7 double crochet in each space, around, join.

8. Slip stitch to center of double crochet group, chain 3, double crochet in each of next 7 double crochets, *chain 6, skip 6 double crochets, double crochet in each of next 8 double crochet* around to join.

9. Slip stitch in next 2 stitches, chain 3, double crochet in each of next 3 stitches, *[chain 7, single crochet in space] twice, chain 7, skip 2 stitches, double crochet in each of next 4 stitchest* around, join.

NOTE: There will be cupping but will flatten out by end row.

10. Slip stitch to next stitch, chain 3, double crochet in next stitch, *[chain 7, single crochet in sp] twice, chain 7, skip 1 stitch, double crochet in next 2 stitches* around, join to top of beginning chain 3.

11. Slip stitch in space, chain 3, 6 double crochet in space, 7 double crochet in each space around, join to top of beginning chain 3. Fasten off.


14 comments:

  1. Very sweet doily - thanks for the pattern :-)

    Have a wonderful evening!

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  2. So sweet, I love it and will give it a go soon! :)
    Thank you so much for sharing the pattern!
    Enjoy your day!
    xxx

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  3. These will make beautiful coasters. I still have a few days before Christmas and might just have to make a set of these for my daughter. Thanks so much for the pattern.

    (I hope your Christmas present arrived safe and sound.)

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  4. Thanks Glor! After attending the cookie festival and brunch my friend Melissa is having, I will come home and quite happily give Merrily a go! :) Peace and blessings, Tammy

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  5. That is lovely and so nice in the red. Have a lovely christmas, Dee x

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  6. Very pretty Glor! Hope you are enjoying your family time. Have a great day! Heather

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  7. Charming..how pretty these would be anywhere. I am inspired as to how to make a pattern.I never have. I especially like the ivory one with the betters..really preety.

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  8. Very pretty. Love it in red! I tried your crocheted snow swirls and just love the look, so fun!
    Valerie

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  9. I found you through cottage Hill and I love this! I wanted to invite you to enter my $50 American Express gift card giveaway that is going on for a few more days, and I also have a linky party happening! Keep up the good blogging! -Dana

    http://danajeanward.blogspot.com/2010/12/50-american-express-giveaway-ends.html

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  10. Just lovely! Love that first photo with the berries, too, and your falling snowflakes! Merry Christmas!

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  11. So very sweet, I'll add that to my collection of patterns. Thanks for sharing.

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  12. Love this and thanks for sharing!

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  13. How long did this take to make ?? Thank you Gloria !

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  14. What a great doily Glor! I love the star in the pattern.

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