Diamond Doily

Diamond Doily
Free Tatting Pattern
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This delicate tatted doily will look lovely as an accent piece in your home - or as a treasured gift in a special someone's home!  Follow our tatting instructions to create a diamond doily.  Visit our tatting page for more fun free tatting patterns.   This is truly a beautiful doily - square motifs that transform into a wonderful Diamond doily. This is made from two different colors. Choose any two colors you wish to match your home decor.

Materials:  Pink and Brown Size 30 Thread, and 1.3 mm hook

Difficulty Level: Medium

 

Stitches Used

 

# = Number of Double Stitches

R = Ring

RD = Round

-          =  Small Picot

--  = Medium Pico

---  = Large Picot

CL = Close Ring

+ = Attach

 

 

For the purpose of clarified directions we will separate these motifs into three motifs; A, B, C, D and each of their corners 1, 2, 3, and 4. This is made with two shuttles; one shuttle has pink thread and the other brown. The Pink for Rings, and Brown for Chains.

Motif A:       R: 5 – 8– 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 - - 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 1,)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn.  

                        CH: 3 – 5 – 3 Turn.   

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 - - 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 2)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn.

                        CH: 3 + 5 – 3 turn.

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 - - 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 3)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn.

                        CH: 3 + 5 – 3 turn.

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 - - 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 4)

                        R: 3 + 8 + (attached to first Ring) 5 CL turn.

                                (Note:  When attaching the last ring to the first, make sure the brown thread is behind the motif.)

                        CH: 3 + 5 + 3 Cut strings and tie to first clover; Finished.

 

Motif B:        R: 5 – 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 - - 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 1)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn. 

                        CH: 3 – 5 – 3 Turn.   

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 - - 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 2)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn.

                        CH: 3 + 5 – 3 turn.

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 + (attach to Corner 1 in previous row of Motifs) 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 3)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn.

                        CH: 3 + 5 – 3 turn.

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 - - 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 4)

                        R: 3 + 8 + (attached to first Ring) 5 CL turn.

                        CH: 3 + 5 + 3 Cut strings and tie to first clover; Finished.

 

Motif C:        R: 5 – 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 + (Attach to Corner 4 in previous motif on same row) 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 1)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn. 

                        CH: 3 – 5 – 3 Turn.   

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 + (attach to Corner 1 in previous row of motifs) 6 – 3 CL.  (Corner 2)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn.

                        CH: 3 + 5 – 3 turn.

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 + (attach to Corner 4 in previous row of Motifs) 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 3)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn.

                        CH: 3 + 5 – 3 turn.

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 - - 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 4)

                        R: 3 + 8 + (attached to first Ring) 5 CL turn.

                                (Note:  When attaching the last ring to the first, make sure the brown thread is behind the motif.)

                        CH: 3 + 5 + 3 Cut strings and tie to first clover; Finished.

 

Motif D:       R: 5 – 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 + (Attach to Corner 4 in previous motif on same row) 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 1)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn. 

                        CH: 3 – 5 – 3 Turn.   

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 + (attach to Corner 4 in previous row) 6 – 3 CL.  (Corner 2)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn.

                        CH: 3 + 5 – 3 turn.

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 - - 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 3)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn.

                        CH: 3 + 5 – 3 turn.

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 - - 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 4)

                        R: 3 + 8 + (attached to first Ring) 5 CL turn.

                                (Note:  When attaching the last ring to the first, make sure the brown thread is behind the motif.)

                        CH: 3 + 5 + 3 Cut strings and tie to first clover; Finished.

 

Motif E:        R: 5 – 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 - 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 1)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn. 

                        CH: 3 – 5 – 3 Turn.   

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 + (attach to Corner 4 in previous row) 6 – 3 CL.  (Corner 2)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn.

                        CH: 3 + 5 – 3 turn.

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 + (attach to Corner 4 in previous row) 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 3)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn.

                        CH: 3 + 5 – 3 turn.

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 - - 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 4)

                        R: 3 + 8 + (attached to first Ring) 5 CL turn.

                                (Note:  When attaching the last ring to the first, make sure the brown thread is behind the motif.)

                        CH: 3 + 5 + 3 Cut strings and tie to first clover; Finished.

 

 Assemble Part 1 of doily as shown in diagram with motifs A-E

 

Then Assemble the Part 2 of doily as shown in diagram with motif F around the perimeter of Part one attaching Motif F in every other sp on each side.

Motif F

Motif F:        R: 5 – 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 + (Attach to Corner 4 in previous motif on same row) 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 1)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn. 

                        CH: 3 – 5 – 3 Turn.   

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 + (attach to Corner 4 in previous row) 6 – 3 CL.  (Corner 2)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn.

                        CH: 3 + 5 – 3 turn.

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 - - 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 3)

                        R: 3 + 8 – 5 CL turn.

                        CH: 3 + 5 – 3 turn.

 

                        R: 5 + 8 – 3 CL.

                        R: 3 + 6 - - 6 – 3 CL. (Corner 4)

                        R: 3 + 8 + (attached to first Ring) 5 CL turn.

                                (Note:  When attaching the last ring to the first, make sure the brown thread is behind the motif.)

                        CH: 3 + 5 + 3 Cut strings and tie to first clover; Finished.

 

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