Sun Catcher Doily, Free Crochet Pattern

Sun Catcher Doily, Free Crochet Pattern

This is a simple and quick doily to make. It takes a small amount of thread and can be perfect for using up that leftover thread that you don't want to through away. 

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Sun Catcher Doily Crochet Pattern

Olga Poltava © August, 2018

This pattern is my original design and it cannot be distributed in any form. You are welcome to make items for sale or personal use from this pattern. 

This pattern is written using US crochet terminology. 

Skill Level: Beginner

Measurements: about 8 inches across (after blocking) 

Materials:

Steel hook 1.5 mm

Crochet cotton thread size 10

Gauge: not very important  

 

Abbreviations:

ch: chain

dc: double crochet

tr: treble crochet

dc2-tog: 2 double crochet finished together

dc3-tog: 3 double crochet finished together

sl st: slip stitch

st: stitch

* * instructions between asterisks should be repeated as many times as there are stitches to accommodate them or as many times as stated.

{ } instructions within brackets should be repeated as many times as stated.

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Ch 9, join with sl st in ring. 

Round 1: ch 3 (counts as 1st dc), dc in ring, *ch 3, 2 dc in ring* seven times, end with  ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of beginning ch-3 (this brings hook and yarn in position for the next round; 16 dc, 8 ch-3 spaces)

Round 2: ch 1, sc in same loop, *ch 5, sc in next ch-loop* around; end with ch 2, tr in 1st sc (this brings hook and yarn in position for the next round) 

Round 3: ch 2, dc2-tog in top of last tr (counts as 1st dc3-tog), ch 9, *dc3-tog in 3rd ch of next ch-5, ch 9* around; join with sl st to top of 1st dc3-tog. 

Round 4: sl st in 1st ch of next ch-9, ch 2, dc in next ch (counts as 1st dc2-tog), dc in next 2 ch, (dc, ch 3, dc) all in next ch, dc in next 2 ch, dc2-tog over next 2 ch, *dc2-tog over 1st and 2nd ch of next ch-9, dc in next 2 ch, (dc, ch 3, dc) all in next ch, dc in next 2 ch, dc2-tog over next 2 ch* around; join with sl st to top of 1st dc2-tog. 

Round 5: sl st to 2nd ch of next ch-3, ch 2, dc2-tog in same ch (counts as 1st dc3-tog), ch 15, *dc3-tog in 2nd ch of next ch-3, ch 15* around; join with sl st to top of 1st dc3-tog.

Round 6: sl st in 1st ch of next ch-15, ch 2, dc in next ch (counts as 1st dc2-tog), dc in next 5 ch, (dc, ch 3, dc) all in next ch, dc in next 5 ch, dc2-tog over next 2 ch, *dc2-tog over 1st and 2nd ch of next ch-15, dc in next 5 ch, (dc, ch 3, dc) all in next ch, dc in next 5 ch, dc2-tog over next 2 ch* around; join with sl st to top of 1st dc2-tog.

Round 7: sl st to next ch-3 space, ch 1, sc in same ch-3 space, ch 17, *sc in next ch-3 space, ch 17* around; join with sl st to 1st sc. 

Round 8: ch 1, sc in same st as joining, {ch 3, skip next ch, sc in next ch} eight times, ch 3, skip next ch, *sc in next sc, {ch 3, skip next ch, sc in next ch} eight times, ch 3* around; join with sl st to 1st sc. 

Round 9: sl st in 2nd ch of next ch-3, ch 2, dc2-tog in same ch (counts as 1st dc3-tog), {ch 7, skip next ch-3, dc3-tog in 2nd ch of next ch-3} four times, *dc3-tog in 2nd ch of next ch-3 (no ch-3 skipping here), {ch 7, skip next ch-3, dc3-tog in 2nd ch of next ch-3} four times* around; join with sl st to 1st dc3-tog. 

Round 10: sl st in 1st ch of next ch-7, ch 2, dc in next ch (counts as 1st dc2-tog), dc in next ch, (dc, ch 3, dc) all in next ch, dc in next ch, dc2-tog over next 2 ch, *dc2-tog over 1st and 2nd ch of next ch-7, dc in next ch, (dc, ch 3, dc) all in next ch, dc in next ch, dc2-tog over next 2 ch* around; join with sl st to 1st dc2-tog. 

Fasten off.

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