Free Fairfax Doily Crochet Pattern from RedHeart.com

LC4572-Fairfax-Doily

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Fairfax Doily

Two beautiful shades of crochet thread are combined in this gorgeous doily design. It’s perfect for adding a touch of elegance to dining or living areas of your home.

Pattern #: LC4572
Designed by: Kathryn A. White
Project Type: Doilies
Skill Level: Experience

Required Supplies:

  • AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball 341 Russet A and 1 ball 310 Copper Mist B
  • Susan Bates® Steel Crochet Hook: 1.5mm [US 7]
  • Tapestry needle

Doily measures 16½” (42 cm) in diameter.

Special Abbreviations
beg puff st (beginning puff st) = draw up a loop the height of a dc, [yarn over, insert hook into indicated stitch or space, draw up a loop the height of a dc] 5 times, yarn over, draw through all 11 loops on hook, ch 1 to close stitch.
puff st = [yarn over, insert hook into indicated stitch or space, draw up a loop the height of a dc] 6 times, yarn over, draw through all 13 loops on hook, ch 1 to close stitch.
4-tr cl (4-treble crochet cluster) = holding the last loop of each st on the hook, 2 tr in same ch-4 space, 2 tr in next ch-4 space, yarn over, draw through all 5 loops on hook.
4-dc cl (4-double crochet cluster) = holding the last loop of each st on the hook, 2 dc in same ch-4 space, 2 dc in next ch-4 space, yarn over, draw through all 5 loops on hook.
5-dc cl (5-double crochet cluster) = holding the last loop of each st on the hook, 2 dc in same ch-4 space, 3 dc in next ch-4 space, yarn over, draw through all 6 loops on hook.
ch-3 picot = ch 3, slip st in top of indicated st. ch-4 picot = ch 4, slip st in top of indicated st.
etr (extended treble crochet) = yarn over twice, insert hook into indicated stitch or space, yarn over and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), yarn over and draw through 1 loop on hook (4 loops on hook), [yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook] 3 times.
joining picot = ch 1, slip st in next picot on adjoining Motif, ch 1, slip st in top of last dc made.
2-tr joining = holding the last loop of each st on the hook, tr in next ch-5 space on current Motif, tr in next ch-5 space on next outside Motif, yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.
triple picot = ch 4, slip st in top of last stitch made, ch 5, slip st in the same st again catching the front loop of the first ch-4 loop, ch 4, slip st in the same st again catching the front loop of the first ch-4 loop and ch-5 loop.
dtr (double treble crochet) = yarn over 3 times, insert hook into indicated stitch or space, yarn over and pull up a loop (5 loops on hook), [yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook] 4 times.
dtr joining = holding the last loop of each st on the hook, dtr in next sc, skip next 9 sc, dtr in next sc, yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook,

Note
Motifs are joined as they are worked. To make finishing easier, weave in all ends as each section of each Motif is completed.
DOILY
Motif #1
(Beginning Motif in Center Section)
With A ch 5; join with slip st in first ch to form a ring.
Round 1 (Right Side): Ch 1, [sc in ring, ch 2] 6 times; join with slip st in first sc—6 sc, 6 ch-2 loops.
Round 2: Slip st in first ch-2 space, beg puff st in same ch-2 space, *ch 4, puff st in next ch-2 space; repeat from * around; ch 4, slip st in top of beg puff st. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Round 3: With Right side facing, attach B in any ch-4 space, *ch 3, 4-tr cl, ch-4 picot in top of cluster just made, ch 4, slip st in same ch-4 space, ch 2, 4-dc cl, ch-4 picot in top of cluster just made, ch 3, slip st in same ch-4 space; repeat from * once, ch 3, 4-tr cl, ch-4 picot in top of cluster just made, ch 4, slip st in same ch-4 space, ch 2, 5-dc cl, ch 1, dc in top of cluster just made to form final picot.
Round 4: Ch 1, sc in picot just made, *ch 5, etr between clusters in next ch-4 space of Round 2, ch 5, (tr, ch 7, tr) in next picot, ch 5, etr between clusters in next ch-4 space of Round 2, ch 5, sc in next picot; repeat from *, ch 5, etr between clusters in next ch-4 space of Round 2, ch 5, (tr, ch 7, tr) in next picot, ch 5, etr between clusters in next ch-4 space of Round 2, ch 5, slip st in first sc. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Round 5: Attach A in first sc of previous round, ch 5, slip st in 2nd ch from hook (counts as dc and picot), *ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next etr, ch-3 picot in last dc made, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next tr, ch-3 picot in last dc made, ch 2, (dc, ch 2, puff st, ch 5, puff st, ch 2, dc) in next ch-7 space, ch 2, dc in next tr, ch-3 picot in last dc made, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next etr, ch-3 picot in last dc made, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2**, dc in next sc, ch-3 picot in last dc made; repeat from * once, then repeat from * to **, slip st in 2nd ch of beginning ch- 5. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Motif #2
(One-Sided Joining Motif in Center Section)
Rounds 1-4: Same as Motif #1.
Round 5: Attach A in first sc of previous round, ch 5, slip st in 2nd ch from hook (counts as dc and picot), ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next etr, ch-3 picot in last dc made, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next tr, ch-3 picot in last dc made, ch 2, (dc, ch 2, puff st, ch 5, puff st, ch 2, dc) in next ch-7 space, ch 2, dc in next tr, ch-3 picot in last dc made, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2 dc in next etr, ch-3 picot in last dc made, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next sc, ch-3 LC4572 Fairfax Doily picot in last dc made, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next etr, ch-3 picot in last dc made, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next tr, ch-3 picot in last dc made, ch 2, (dc, ch 2, puff st) in next ch-7 space, ch 2, holding Wrong sides together slip st between puff sts in any ch-5 space on previous Motif, ch 2, (puff st, ch 2, dc) in same ch-7 space on current Motif, ch 2, dc in next tr, joining picot, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next etr, joining picot, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next sc, joining picot, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next etr, joining picot, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next tr, joining picot, ch 2, (dc, ch 2, puff st) in next ch-7 space, ch 2, slip st between puff sts in next ch-5 space on previous Motif, ch 2 ,(puff st, ch 2, dc) in same ch-7 space on current Motif, ch 2, dc in next tr, ch-3 picot in last dc made, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next etr, ch-3 picot in last dc made, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, slip st in 2nd ch of beginning ch-5. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Motifs #3-5
(One-Sided Joining Motifs in Center Section)
Rounds 1-4: Same as Motif #1.
Round 5: Same as Motif #2, working the first slip st joining between puff sts in the ch-5 space of the first joining of previous Motif.

Motif #6
(Two-Sided Joining Motif in Center Section)
Rounds 1-4: Same as Motif #1.
Round 5: Attach A in first sc of previous round, ch 5, slip st in 2nd ch from hook (counts as dc and picot), ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next etr, ch-3 picot in last dc made, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next tr, ch-3 picot in last dc made, ch 2, (dc, ch 2, puff st) in next ch-7 space, ch 2, holding Wrong sides together slip st between puff sts in the ch-5 space on outside edge of Motif #1 so current Motif will fit between Motifs #1 and #5, ch 2, (puff st, ch 2, dc) in same ch-7 space on current Motif, ch 2, dc in next tr, joining picot, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next etr, joining picot, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next sc, joining picot, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next etr, joining picot, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next tr, joining picot, ch 2, (dc, ch 2, puff st) in next ch-7 space, ch 2, slip st between puff sts in next ch-5 space on Motif #1, slip st between puff sts in next ch-5 space on Motif #5, ch 2, (puff st, ch 2, dc) in same ch-7 space on current Motif, ch 2, dc in next tr, joining picot to Motif #5, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next etr, joining picot, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next sc, joining picot, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next etr, joining picot, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next tr, joining picot, ch 2, (dc, ch 2, puff st) in next ch-7 space, ch 2, slip st between puff sts in next ch-5 space on Motif #5, ch 2, (puff st, ch 2, dc) in same ch-7 space on current Motif, ch 2, dc in next tr, ch-3 picot in last dc made, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, dc in next etr, ch-3 picot in last dc made, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 space, ch 2, slip st in 2nd ch of beginning ch-5. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Motifs #7-12
(Point Motifs on outside of Center Section)
Attach one Motif to each outside edge of Motifs #1-6.
Rounds 1-4: Same as Motif #1.
Round 5: Same as Motif #2, working the first slip st joining between puff sts in the ch-5 space of the outside corner of a Motif in the center section.

Edging
Round 1: With Right side facing, attach A in the first dc without a picot at the bottom right of any outside Motif, ch 1, sc in same dc, [ch 7, skip dc with picot, sc in next dc] 5 times, (ch 7, sc, ch 7, sc) in next ch-5 space, ch 7, sc in next dc, [ch 7, skip dc with picot, sc in next dc] 5 times, ch 3, 2-tr joining, ch 3, *sc in next dc, [ch 7, skip dc with picot, sc in next dc] 5 times, (ch 7, sc, ch 7, sc) in next ch-5 space, ch 7, sc in next dc, [ch 7, skip dc with picot, sc in next dc] 5 times, ch 3, 2-tr-joining, ch 3; repeat from * around, slip st in beginning sc. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Round 2: Attach B in the first ch-7 space of Round 1, beg puff st, [ch 5, puff st in next ch-7 space] 6 times, ch 5, puff st in same space, [ch 5, puff st in next ch-7 space] 6 times, ch 1, *puff st in next ch-7 space, [ch 5, puff st in next ch-7 space] 6 times, ch 5, puff st in same space, [ch 5, puff st in next ch-7 space] 6 times, ch 1; repeat from * around, slip st in top of beginning puff st. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Round 3: Beginning Motif Point
Attach A in the ch-5 space on the tip of any Point, ch 1, (3 sc, ch-3 picot in last sc made, 3 sc, triple picot in last sc made, 3 sc, ch-3 picot in last sc made, 2 sc) in same space.

Motif Side
*(4 sc, triple picot in last sc made, 3 sc) in next ch-5 space; repeat from * 3 times.

Picot Trim Between Motifs
[7 sc in next ch-5 space] 2 times, 3 sc in next ch-1 space, 7 sc in next ch-5 space, 3 sc in next ch-5 space, ch 4 (counts as a st), turn; skip next 5 sc, dtr joining, ch 4, skip next 5 sc, sc in next sc, slip st in next sc, ch 1, turn; 5 sc in next ch-4 space, sc between the 2 dtr of dtr joining, 3 sc in next ch-4 space, ch 3 (counts as a st), turn; skip next 2 sc, (puff st, ch 3, puff st) in next sc, ch 3, skip next 2 sc, sc in next sc, slip st in next sc, ch 1, turn; (3 sc, ch-3 picot in last sc made, 2 sc) in next ch-3 space, (3 sc, triple picot in last sc made, 2 sc) in next ch-3 space, (3 sc, ch-3 picot in last sc made, 2 sc) in next ch-3 space, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 4 sc in next ch-5 space.
Repeat Motif Side.

Motif Point
(3 sc, ch-3 picot in last sc made, 3 sc, triple picot in last sc made, 3 sc, ch-3 picot in last sc made, 2 sc) in next ch-5 space.

Continue working Edging, repeating [Motif Side, Picot Trim Between Motifs, Motif Side, Motif Point] 4 times, then [Motif Side, Picot Trim Between Motifs, Motif Side] once; slip st in first sc of Beginning Motif Point. Fasten off and weave in ends. Block Doily to size and shape.

ABBREVIATIONS
A, B = Color A, Color B; ch = chain; cm = centimeters; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); tr = treble (triple) crochet; ( ) = work all directions in parentheses in the indicated stitch or space; [ ] = work instructions within brackets as many times as directed; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

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