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FREE Crochet Daffodil Doily
Daffodil Doily

Materials: Crochet Cotton Size 5 (50 yd balls)-4 balls yellow
 Crochet Hook Size 6 or 1.75 mm

Stitches Used:
Cluster (cl): Holding back last lp of each st on hook, work 4 tr in next sp,
ho hook and through all 5 lps on hook.
V-st: (tr, ch 4, tr) in one sp or st.
Shell: (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in one sp or st.
Large Shell: (4 dc, ch 3, 4 dc) in one sp or st.
Picot: Ch 4, sl st in 4th st from hook.

Center:
Rnd 1: Form lp with end of thread, insert hook into lp, yo hook and
through lp, ch 1, work 16 sc into lp, join with sl st to first sc; pull free end
of thread to tighten lp.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as sl st, * ch 20, sl st in 4th ch from hook and
in next 16 ch, sc in same sc of rnd 1, ch 5, sk next sc, sc in next sc, rep
from * 7 times, end sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Leaves (make 8):
Row 1: Ch 20, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 17 ch, 3 sc in last ch;
working down along opposite side fo ch, sc in next 17 ch, ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Sc in next 17 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 17 sc, ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Sc in next 19 sc, ch 1, sl st in ch-5 lp of center, ch 1, sc in same
sc of leaf as last sc. Fasten off.
Pin stems and leaves out straight and steam lightly to block.
Flowers (make 8):
Rnd 1: Form lp with end of thread, insert hook into lp, yarn over hook
and through lp, ch 1, work 12 sc into lp, join with sl st to first sc; pull free
end of thread to tighten lp.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same place as sl st , ch 5, * sk next st, sc in next st,
ch 5, rep from * 4 times, ch 5, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Rnd 3: Sl st in any sc of rnd 2, ch 1, sc in same st as sl st, * ch 3, cl in
next ch-5 lp, ch 3, sc in next sc, rep from * around, end sl st in first sc.
Rnd 4: * 3 sc in next ch-3 lp, in top of cl work (sc, ch 4, sl st in last sc,
sc), 3 sc in next ch-3 lp, rep from * twice, ** 3 sc in next ch-3 lp, sc in top
of cl, ch 2, sl st in leaf tip, ch 1, sl st in last sc, sc in top fo same cluster,
3 sc in next ch-3 lp, rep from ** for 5th and 6th petals, joining 5th petal to
tip of stem and 6th petal to next leaf tip; end sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Border:
Rnd 1: Sl st at tip of any free center petal, ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 9, sc
in next petal tip, ch 9, * sc in next leaf tip, (ch 9, sc in next petal tip) 3
times, ch 9, rep from * around, end sc in last leaf tip, ch 9, sc in next
petal tip, ch 9, join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 8, tr in same sl st (beg v-st made), v-st in 5th ch of next ch-9
lp, v-st in next sc, * (tr, ch 3, tr) in 5th ch of next ch-9 lp, (dc, ch 3, tr) in
5th ch of next ch-9 lp**, v-st in next sc, v-st in 5th ch of next ch-9 lp, v-st
in next sc, v-st in 5th ch of next ch-9 lp, v-st in next sc, rep from *
around, end last rep at **, v-st in next sc, v-st in 5th ch of next ch-9 lp,
join with sl st in 4th ch of beg ch-8.
Rnd 3: In same st as last sl st work (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc)–beg shell
make, (shell in first tr of next v-st) 3 times, * sk next two ch-3 sps and
next tr, (shell in first tr of next v-st) 6 times, rep from * around, end (shell
in first tr of next v-st) twice, join with sl st in top of beg ch-3.
Rnd 4: Sl st in next 2 dc and in next ch-2 sp, beg shell in same st as last
sl st – shell in shell made, ch 1, * (shell in next shell, ch 1) twice, (3 dc in
next shell, ch 1) twice ** (shell in next shell, ch 1) twice, rep from *
around, end last rep at ** , shell in next shell, ch 1, join with sl st to top of
beg ch-3.
Rnd 5: Sl st in next 2 dc and in next ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp as sl
st , ch 2, * (shell in next shell, ch 2) twice, sk ch-1 sp, hdc in next ch-1
sp, ch 2 **, (shell in next shell, ch 2) twice, rep from * around, end last
rep at ** shell in next shell, ch 2, join with sl st to top of beg ch-3.
Rnd 6: Sl st in next 2 dc and in next ch-2 sp, (ch 3, 3 dc, ch 3, 4 dc) in
same sp as last sl st–beg large shell made, ch 3, large shell in next
shell, ch 3, * shell in next shell, ch 1, hdc in next hdc, ch 1, shell in next
shell, ch 3 **, (large shell in next shell, ch 3) twice, rep from * around,
end last rep at ** , join with sl st to top of beg ch-3.
Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in same st as sl st and in next 3 dc, (sc, picot, sc) in
center sp of shell, sc in next 4 dc, * sc in next ch-3 sp, sc in next 4 dc,
(sc, picot, sc) in center sp of shell, sc in next 4 dc, sc in next ch-3 sp, sc
in next 3 dc, (sc, picot, sc) in center sp of shell, sc in next 3 dc, sl st in
next 2 ch-1 sps, sc in next 3 dc, (sc, picot, sc) in center sp of shell, sc in
next 3 dc, sc in ch-3 sp** , sc in next 4 dc (sc, picot, sc) in center sp of
shell, sc in next 4 dc, rep from * around, end last rep at **, join with sl st
in first sc. Fasten off.

Wash and starch lightly. Lay flat to dry, blocking to shape. Doily has
tendency to twist in the stem and leaves area. Extra starch may be
needed in this area or allow to twist freely for a 3-dimensional look