Tatted Doily

Tatted Doily
Tatted Doily

Tatting Patterns - Tatted Doily

Here is a versatile square doily to add to your collection. The completed model measures about 7 inches square when made with number 20 crochet thread. Use ball and shuttle.

Abbreviations: (ring) ch (chain) ds (double stitch) cl r (close ring) rnd (round) Sep (separated) p (picot).

To begin, make a r of (4 ds, p) 3 times, 4 ds, cl r, tie and cut.

Rose Center: With ball and shuttle, join thread to a p, (ch 6 ds, join to next p) 3 times, 6 ds, join, tie and cut.

Next Rnd: (Ch 8 ds, join to p) 3 times, ch 8 ds. Work next 3 rnds in same manner, making ch of 2 greater each time between joinings to p on each rnd-l0 ds, 12 ds, 14 ds.

Last Rnd: * Ch 6 ds, (p, 2 ds) twice, p, 6 ds, join, repeat from * around. Tie and cut. This completes the center rose.

Rnd 1: * R of 4 ds, join to first p of a 3 p group on ch, 4 ds, cl r. Ch 5 ds, (p, 2 ds) twice, p, 5 ds. R of 4 ds, join to third p of same 3 p group on ch, 4 ds, cl r. Ch 5 ds, (p, 2 ds) twice, p, 5 ds, r of 4 ds, join at point where rose chs are joined, 4 ds, cl r. Ch 5 ds, (p, 2 ds) twice, p, 5 ds, repeat from * around. Tie and cut.

Rnd 2: * R of 4 ds, join to first p of a ch, 4 ds, cl r. Ch 5 ds, (p, 2 ds) twice, p, 5 ds. R of 4 ds, join to third p of same ch, 4 ds, cl r. (Ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds. R of 4 ds, join to center p of next ch, 4 ds, cl r) twice, ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, repeat from * around. Tie and cut.

Rnd 3: * R of 4 ds, join to first p of ch, 4 ds, cl r. Ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds. R of 4 ds, join to third p of same ch, 4 ds, cl r. This forms a corner. (Ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds. R of 4 ds, join in middle p on next ch, 4 ds, cl r) 3 times. Ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, ch 5 ds, repeat from * around. Tie and cut.

Rnd 4: * R of 4 ds, p, 4 ds, cl r. Ch 5 ds, p, 2 ds, join to center p of first 3 p group on corner ch in previous rnd, 2 ds, p, 5 ds. Make cloverleaf of r, 4 ds, (p, 4 ds) 3 times, cl r. R of 4 ds, join to last p of last r, 4 ds, (p, 2 ds) twice, p, 4 ds, p, 4 ds, cl r. R of 4 ds, join to last p of last r, 4 ds, (p, 4 ds) twice, cl r-cloverleaf completed. Ch 5 ds, p, 2 ds, join to center p of next 3 p group on same corner ch, 2 ds, p, 5 ds. (R of 4 ds, p, 4 ds, cl r. 5 ds, p, 2 ds, join to center p of next ch, 2 ds, p, 5 ds) 4 times. Repeat from * around. Tie and cut.

Rnd 5: * R of 4 ds, join to p of r just before cloverleaf on previous rnd, 4 ds, cl r. (Ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds) twice, ch 5 ds. R of 4 ds, join to first p of center of cloverleaf, 4 ds, cl r. (Ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds) twice, 5 ds. R of 4 ds, join to last p of same r on cloverleaf, 4 ds, cl r. (Ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds) twice, 5 ds. R of 4 ds, join to next free p of r after cloverleaf, 4 ds, cl r. (Ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds. R of 4 ds, join to next free p along side, 4 ds, cl r) 3 times, ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, repeat from * around.

Rnd 6: * R of 4 ds, join to center p of first 3 p group on corner ch, 4 ds, cl r. (Ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds) twice, 5 ds. R of 4 ds, join to center p of next 3 p group on same ch, 4 ds, c r. Ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds. R of 4 ds, join in center p of next 3 p group on next ch, 4 ds, cl r. 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds. R of 4 ds, join in center p of next p group on same ch, 4 ds, cl r. (Ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds. R of 4 ds, join in center p of next ch, 4 ds, cl r) 4 times. 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds. R of 4 ds, join to center p of first p group on next ch (just before corner), 4 ds, cl r. 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds. R of 4 ds, join in center p of next p group on same ch, 4 ds, cl r. Ch 5 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, ch 5 ds. Repeat from * around. Tie and cut.

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