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Valentine Hearts Doily
Valentine's Day Doily


Materials: Crochet Cotton 350 yds Red and 200 yds White
Crochet Hook Size 9

Approximate Finished Size 13 inches Diameter

Rose Center:
Rnd 1: With red, ch 8, join to form a ring, ch 6, (1 dc in ring, ch 3) 7 times, sl st to join in 3rd ch of starting ch-6.

Rnd 2: Sl st into ch-3 sp, ch 1, (1 sc, 1 hdc, 3 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc in ch-3 sp) rep in each ch-3 sp around, join.

Rnd 3: Ch 5, (sl st in sp between next 2 sc sts, ch 5) rep around, join.

Rnd 4: Sl st into ch-5 sp, ch 1, (1 sc, 1 hdc, 5 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc in ch-5 sp) rep in each ch-5 sp around, join.

Rnd 5: Ch 7, (sl st in sp between next 2 sc sts, ch 7) rep around, join.

Rnd 6: Sl st into ch-7 sp, ch 1 (1 sc, 1 hdc, 7 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc in ch-7 sp) rep in each ch-7 sp around, join.

Rnd 7: Ch 9, (sl st in sp between next 2 sc sts, ch 9) rep around, join.

Rnd 8: Sl st into ch-9 sp, ch 1 (1 sc, 1 hdc, 9 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc in ch-9 sp) rep in each ch-9 sp around, join, fasten off red.

Rnd 9: Attach white in sp between 2 sc sts, ch 1, (sc in sp between 2 sc sts, ch 6, dc in center 5th dc of next petal, ch 6) rep
around, join.

Rnd 10: Sl st into ch-6 sp, ch 3, 5 dc in same ch-6 sp, (6 dc in next ch-6 sp) rep around, sl st to join in top of ch-3; draw up a lp,
remove hook and set aside, do not fasten off.

Heart Motifs: (make 8):
Note: When working heart pattern, do exactly what the pattern indicates.
Row 1: With red, ch 2, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, ch 3, turn. (3)

Row 2: 2 dc in first sc, dc in next sc, 3 dc in last sc, ch 3, turn. (7)

Row 3: 2 dc in first dc, dc in next 4 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 3, turn. (10)

Row 4: 2 dc in first dc, dc in next 7 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 3, turn. (13)

Row 5: 2 dc in first dc, dc in next 10 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 3, turn. (16)

Row 6: 2 dc in first dc, dc in next 13 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 3, turn. (19)

Row 7: 2 dc in first dc, dc in next 16 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 3, turn. (22)

Row 8: 2 dc in first dc, dc in next 19 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 3, turn (25)

Row 9: 1 dc in first dc, dc in next 22 dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 3, turn. (26)

Row 10: 1 dc in first dc, dc in next 23 dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 3, turn. (27)

Row 11: 1 dc in first dc, dc in next 24 dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 3, turn. (28)

Row 12: 1 dc in first dc, dc in next 25 dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 3, turn. (29)

Row 13: 1 dc in first dc, dc in next 11 dc, hdc in next dc, sc in next dc, hdc in next dc, dc in next 11 dc, sk next dc, 2 dc in next
dc, ch 2, turn.

Row 14: Sk first dc, hdc in next st, dc in next 8 sts, hdc in next st, sc in next st, sl st in next 3 sts, sc in next st, hdc in next st,  dc
in next 8 sts, sk 1 st, hdc in next st, ch 2, turn.

Row 15: Sk first st, hdc in next st, dc in next 7 sts, hdc in next st, sc in next st, sl st in next 3 sts, sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc
in next 7 sts, sk next st, hdc in next st, ch 2, turn.

Row 16: Sk first st, hdc in next st, dc in next 6 sts, hdc in next st, sc in nex st, sl st in next 3 sts, sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in
next 6 sts, sk 1 st, hdc in next st, ch 1.

Edging:
Rnd 17: Sc evenly sp around entire outer edge of heart, sl st to join, fasten off.

Joining Hearts to Rose:
First Heart:
Pick up dropped lp of white cotton attached to rose, ch 6, with right side of first heart facing, sl st in end sc of heart (at base by
Row 1 of heart), ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (picot), *sc in next 2 sc, ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook, rep from * around heart,
ending with sl st in same st as first sl st on heart, ch 6, sk 12 dc of Rnd 10, sc in sp between dc sts.

Second Heart:
Ch 6, with right side of 2nd heart facing, sl st in end sc of heart, ch 3, picot, (sc in next 2 sc, picot) 5 times, sc in next 2 sc, (ch
3, sl st in corresponding sc of opposite heart, sl st in 3rd ch from hook for joining picot) 4 times, (sc in next 2 sc, picot) rep
around rem of heart, ending with sl st in same st as first sl st on heart, ch 6, sk 12 dc of Rnd 10, sc in sp between dc sts.

Attach next 5 hearts in same manner as 2nd heart.

For 8th heart, rep as for 2nd heart until 2nd edge of heart, attach 2nd edge of first heart in corresponding sts at side edge ,
after ch-6 at base, sl st to join in starting st, fasten off.

Edging:
Note: Edging involves working in sps between the 2 sc sts between picots of each heart.

Rnd 1: Attach white in centertop of any heart in sc between picots, ch 1, *sc in sc, ch 4, sk 2 picots, dc in sc, (ch 6, sk 2 picots,
dc in sc) 3 times, ch 6, dc in corresponding sc of next heart, (ch 6, sk 2 picots, dc in sc) 3 times, ch 4, sk 2 picots, rep from *
around, sl st to join in starting sc.

Note: On Rnd 1 at the point of the asterisk to start a rep, you will be at the center top of a heart.

Rnd 2: Sl st into ch-4 sp, ch 3, 3 dc in same sp, (work 6 dc in each ch-6 sp and 4 dc in each ch-4 sp) rep around entire outer
edge, sl st to join.

Rnd 3: *Ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook, sc in next 2 dc, rep from * around, join, fasten off.

Weave in loose ends.