Swirl Leaf Doily

Swirl Leaf Doily
Swirl Leaf Doily

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Free Knitting Patterns - Swirl Leaf Doily

 

This is a round doily with an unusual swirl leaf pattern.

Material: It measures approximately 14 3/4 inches in diameter when made from one ball of Clark's Big Ball Mercerized Crochet, size 30, and using 5 double-pointed needles, size 15. You will also need a steel crochet hook, size 10.

Abbreviations: k (knit) tog (together) p (purl) sc (single crochet) st (stitch) ch (chain) rnd (round) sl (slip) 0 (yarn over)

Pattern: Starting at center, cast on 8 sts. Divide sts evenly on 4 needles (2 sts on each needle). Join, being careful not to twist sts.

Rnd 1: K each st.

Rnd 2 and all even rnds unless otherwise indicated: K each st.

Rnd 3: (0, k 1) 8 times (16 sts).

Rnd 5: (0, k 2) 8 times.

Rnd 7: (0, k 3) 8 times.

Rnd 9: (0, k 4) 8 times.

Rnd 11: (0, k 5) 8 times. There are 12 sts on each of four needles.

Rnd 13: (0, k 2,0, k 2 tog, k 2) 8 times.

Rnd 15: (0, k 3, 0, k 2 tog, k 2) 8 times.

Rnd 17: (0, k 2, 0, k 2 tog, 0, k 2 tog, k 2) 8 times.

Rnd 19: (0, k 3, 0, k 2 tog, 0, k 2 tog, k 2) 8 times.

Rnd 21: * 0, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) 3 times, k 2, repeat from * around.

Rnd 23: * 0, k 3, (0, k 2 tog) 3 times, k 2, repeat from * around.

Rnd 25: * 0, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) 4 times, k 2, repeat from * around.

Rnd 27: * 0, k 3, (0, k 2 tog) 4 times, k 2, repeat from * around.

Rnd 29: * 0, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) 5 times, k 2, repeat from * around.

Rnd 31: * 0, k 3, (0, k 2 tog) 5 times, k 2, repeat from * around.

Rnd 33: * 0, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) 6 times, k 2, repeat from * around.

Rnd 35: * 0, k 3, (0, k 2 tog) 6 times, k 2, repeat from * around.

Rnd 37: * 0, k 2, (0, k 2 tog.) 7times, k 2, repeat from * around.

Rnd 39: * 0, k 3, (0, k 2 tog) 7 times, k 2, repeat from * around.

Rnd 41: * 0, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) 8 times, k 2, repeat from * around.

Rnd 43: * 0, k 3, (0, k 2 tog) 8 times, k 2, repeat from * around.

Rnd 45: * 0, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) 9 times, k 2, repeat from * around.

Rnd 47: * 0, k 3, (0, k 2 tog) 9 times, k 2, repeat from * around.

Rnd 49: * 0, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) 10 times, k 2, repeat from * around.

There are 25 sts on each division of the star, or 50 sts on each of four needles.

Note: Hereafter, work directions as given twice across each of the 4 needles.

Rnd 51: 0, k 1, 0, k 2 tog, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) 9 times, k 2 (52 sts on each needle).

Rnd 53: 0, k 3, 0, k 2 tog, k 3, (0, k 2 tog) 8 times, k 2 (54 sts on each needle).

Rnd 55: 0, k 5, 0, k 2 tog, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) 8 times, k 2.

Rnd 57: 0, k 7, 0, k 2 tog, k 3, (0, k 2 tog) 7 times, k 2.

Rnd 59: 0, p 9, 0, k 2 tog, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) 7 times, k 2 (60 sts on each needle).

Rnd 60: P 11, k 19.

Rnd 61: 0, p 11, 0, k 2 tog, k 3, (0, k 2 tog) 6 times, k 2.

Rnd 63: 0, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) 5 times, k 1, 0, k 2 tog, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) 6 times, k 2 (64 sts on each needle).

Rnd 65: 0, p 15, 0, k 2 tog, k 3, (0, k 2 tog) 5 times, k 2.

Rnd 66: P 17, k 16.

Rnd 67: 0, p 17, 0, k 2 tog, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) 5 times, k 2.

Rnd 69: 0, k 19, 0, k 2 tog, k 3, (0, k 2 tog) 4 times, k 2.

Rnd 71: 0, k 2 tog, (0, k 1, 0, k 2 tog, k 3, k 2 tog) twice, 0, k 1, (0, k 2 tog) twice, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) 4 times, k 2 (72 sts on each needle).

Rnd 73: 0, (k 2 tog, 0, k 3, 0, k 2 tog, k 1) twice, k 2 tog, 0, k 3, (0, k 2 tog) twice, k 3, (0, k 2 tog) 3 times, k 2.

Rnd: 75: 0, k 2 tog, (0, k 5, 0, sl 1, k 2 tog, pass slipped st over k 2 tog) twice, 0, k 5, (0, k 2 tog) twice, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) 3 times, k 2.

Rnd 77: (0, k 3, 0, k 2 tog, k 1, k 2 tog) 3 times, 0, k 3, 0, k 2 tog, k 3, (0, k 2 tog) twice, k 2 (78 sts on each needle).

Rnd 79: (0, k 5, 0, sl 1, k 2 tog, pass slipped St over k 2 tog) 3 times, 0, k 5, 0, k 2 tog, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) twice, k 2.

Rnd 81: 0, k 31, 0, k 2 tog, k 3, 0, k 2 tog, k 2.

Rnd 83: 0, p 33, (0, k 2 tog, k 2) twice.

Rnd 84: P 35, k 7.

Rnd 85: 0, p 35, 0, k 2 tog, k 5.

Rnd 87: 0, k 2, (0, k 2 tog) 17 times, k 1, 0, k 2 tog, k 4.

Rnd 89: 0, p 39, 0, k 2 tog, k 3.

Rnd 90: P 41, k 4.

Rnd 91: 0, p 41, 0, k 2 tog, k 2.

Rnds 92 and 93: K each st. There are 92 sts on each of four needles.

Edging: * (Insert crochet hook through next 4 sts on needle, make a sc, ch 7, sc in 4th ch from hook- picot made, ch 3, make a sc through next 3 sts on needle, ch 7, picot, ch 3) 6 times, make a sc through next 4 sts, ch 7, picot, ch 3, repeat from * around, join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off. Starch lightly and press.

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