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Free Crochet Shadow Rose
Doily
hadow Rose Doily

Materials: Crochet Cotton  2 - 225 yd balls
   Steel Crochet Hook Size 7 or 1.50 mm

Finished Size Approximately 16” x 20”
Gauge: 4 sps  = 1”
Note: Chart rows must be followed from left to right as numbered. Right handers begin on opposite side of chart. Turning ch 3
represents 1 dc. A turning ch 5 is 1 space.
To work a sh bl over sp: After last dc made, ch 1, dc in ch 2 sp, ch 1, dc in next dc.
To work a sh bl over bl: After last dc made, ch 1, dc between 2nd and 3rd dc of bl, ch 1, dc in next dc.
To work a sp over sh bl: After last dc made, ch 2, sk ch 1, dc and ch 1, dc in next dc.
To work a bl over sh bl: Work a dc over each ch 1 and next dc.
Abbreviations:
BL - block
Sh bl - shadow block
Inc bls - increase blocks
Dec bls - decrease blocks

Ch 150 loosely.
(Do not work foundation chain tight. If possible, use a larger hook, then change back to steel crochet hook size 7 to start row 1).
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in each of next 2 chs (beg bl made), * ch 2, sk 2 chs, dc in next ch (sp made), dc in each of
next 4 chs (bl made), rep from * across 23 more times, ch 3, turn. (25 bls and 24 sps)
Row 2: Dc in each of next 3 dc (bl over bl made), * ch 2, sk ch 2 sp, dc in next dc (sp over sp made), dc in each of next 3 dc (bl
over bl made), rep from * across 23 more times, ch 8, turn. (25 bls and 24 sps)
Row 3: Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in each of next 4 chs, dc in next dc (2 inc bls made), ch 1, dc between 2nd and 3rd dc of bl,
ch 1, dc in last dc of bl (sh bl over bl made), ch 1, dc in ch 2 sp, ch 1, dc in next dc (sh bl over sp made), dc in each of next 3
dc (bl over bl made), ch 1, dc in ch 2 sp, ch 1, dc in next dc (sh bl over sp made), dc in each of next 3 dc (bl over bl made), * ch
2, sp over sp, bl over bl (follow instructions to work sps, bls and sh bls if inexperienced), rep from * across 19 more times, sh bl
over sp, bl over bl, 2 sh bls (one over a sp and one over a bl), 2 inc bls to end row, ch 5, turn. (4 inc bls, 6 sh bls, 23 bls and
20 sps).
Note: To work increase blocks: Work a dc in bottom side of each extra dc needed (6) for 2 inc bls. (illustrated below).
Row 4: Sk 2 dc, dc in next dc (beg sp made), ch 2, sp over sp, 2 sh bls, bl, sh bl, (bl, sp) 20 times, bl, sh bl, bl, 2 sh bls, 2 sps,
ch 3, turn.
Row 5: 5 bls, sh bl, (bl, sp) 20 times, bl, sh bl, 5 bls, ch 5, turn.
Row 6: 2 sps, 4 sh bls, (bl, sp) 20 times, bl, 4 sh bls, 2 sps, ch 3, turn.
Row 7: 6 bls, 2 sps, bl (3 sps, bl) 3 times, (sp, bl) 2 times, (3 sps, bl) 2 times, (sp, bl) 2 times, 2 sps, 6 bls, ch 5, turn.
Follow chart below (rows must be worked back and forth) until row 63 has been completed, ch 1, tightly to turn.
Row 64: Sl st across next 7 dc (do not sk last dc of row 63), ch 3, (dc over ch 1 sp) 2 times, dc in next dc (beg bl made), ch 2,
sk sh bl, dc in next dc (sp over sh bl made), dc in each of next 3 dc, * sp, bl, rep from * across 23 times, ch 3, turn. (25 bls and
24 sps).
Row 65: Dc in each of next 3 dc (beg bl made), (sp, bl) 24 times, do not fasten off or turn.

Edging:
Note: Right handed beg edging at opposite end of row 65. (see fig 2 below)
Rnd 1: Sc in last dc worked (row 65), * ch 1, tr in center of “L” formed by 2 vertical and 2 horizontal rows of doily. ( Ch 1, tr in
same place) 2 more times, ch 1, sc in side of last dc (marked by an “X”), ch 3, * (4 dc in next sp, ch 2) rep until 29 bls are
completed (long side completed), ch 3, sc in side of last dc row, rep from * to * for 2nd corner, rep (4 dc in next sp, ch 2) until
24 bls are completed (short side completed). Finish 3rd corner, long side, 4th corner and short side to correspond, ending with
ch 3, sl st to 1st sc made.
Rnd 2: Sl st in ch 1 and in next tr, ch 6, (tr, ch 3, tr) in next tr (center), ch 1, tr in next tr, ch 2, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in ch 3 sp,
ch 4 (corner started), * 4 dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch 2 sp, ch 3 * , repeat between * ‘s 13 more times, 4 dc
in next ch 2 sp (side completed), ch 4, (dc, ch 1, dc ch 1, dc) in ch 3 sp, ch 2, tr in next tr, ch 1, (tr, ch 3, tr) in next tr, ch 1, tr in
next tr, ch 2, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in next tr, ch 2, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch 3 sp, ch 4 (2nd corner completed) ** , rep
from * to ** 3 more times, ending with ch 4, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch 3 sp, ch 2, sl st in 4th ch of beg ch 6.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in joining, ch 7, sl st in 4th ch from hook (picot made), ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp at corner, ch 7, p in 4th ch from
hook, (ch 5, p in 4th ch) 2 times, ch 3, sc in same ch 3 sp, ch 7, p in 4th ch from hook, ch 3, sc in next tr, ch 7, p as before, ch
3, sc in 2nd dc of 3 dc group, ch 7, p, ch 3, sc in next ch 4 sp, (beg corner made), * ch 7, p, ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp, (2 dc, ch
3, p in top of last dc worked, dc, ch 3, p as before, dc) in next ch 1 sp* , rep from * to * down side, end with ch 7, p, ch 3, sc in
ch 4 sp. ** 2nd corner, ch 7, p, ch 3, sc in 2nd dc of dc group, ch 7, p, ch 3, sc in 1st tr, ch 7, p, ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 7,
p, (ch 5, p in 4th ch from hook) 2 times, ch 3, sc in same sp, ch 7, p, ch 3, sc in last tr, ch 7, p, ch 3, sc in 2nd dc of dc group,
ch 7, p, ch 3, sc in next ch 4 sp** .
Rep from * to * to complete remaining sides. Rep from ** to ** to complete corners. To  complete beg corner: ch 7, p, ch 3, sc in
2nd dc of dc group, ch 7, p, ch 3, sl st in sc of first picot loop, fasten off.
Weave in loose end on wrong side for about 1”. Doily should be blocked slightly for picots to lay flat.