Spring Song


This doily is 15 rounds and measures 7 1/2".  A version of this doily with a picot border is available here.

Materials-

  • size 10 thread in 2 colors (150 yards for color 1, and a small amount for color 2)
  • 1.75 mm hook
Special stitches-

4-dc decrease- keeping last loop of each dc on hook, dc in next 4 dc, yo and draw through all 5 loops on hook

beg 2-dc decrease- ch 2, dc in next dc

2-dc decrease- keeping last loop of each dc on hook, dc in next 2 dc, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook

cluster- keeping last loop of each dc on hook, 2 dc in next dc, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook


Instructions-

with color 1 ch 4, sl st in 4th ch from hook to make a ring

Rnd 1- ch 5 (counts as first dc and ch 2), (dc in ring, ch 2) 7 times (8 dc and 8 ch 2 spaces)

Rnd 2- ch 3, dc in same st, ch 3, (2 dc in next dc, ch 3) 7 times, sl st in 3rd ch of first dc

Rnd 3- ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in next space, ch 2, [dc in next 2 dc, ch 2, dc in next space, ch 2], repeat from to ] 6 times more, sl st in 3rd ch of first dc

Rnd 4- ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3, [dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3], repeat from [ to ] 6 times more, sl st in 3rd ch of first dc

Rnd 5- ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next dc, ch 3, [dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next dc, ch 3], repeat from [ to ] 6 times more, sl st in 3rd ch of first dc

Rnd 6- ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3, sk next space, 4 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 3, [dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, sk next space, 4 dc in next  ch-1 space, ch 3], repeat from to ] 6 times more, sl st in 3rd ch of first dc

Rnd 7- ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3, (dc in next dc, ch 1) 3 times, dc in next dc, ch 3, [dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, (dc in next dc, ch 1) 3 times, dc in next dc, ch 3], repeat from [ to ] 6 times more, sl st in 3rd ch of first dc

Rnd 8- ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3, (sc in next dc, ch 3) 4 times, [dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, (sc in next dc, ch 3) 4 times], repeat from to ] 6 times more, sl st in 3rd ch of first dc

Rnd 9- ch 3, dc in same st, ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, ch 3, sk next space, (sc in next space, ch 3) 3 times, [(2 dc in next dc, ch 3) twice, sk next space, (sc in next space, ch 3) 3 times], repeat from [ to ] 6 times more, sl st in 3rd ch of first dc

Rnd 10- ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3, (dc, ch 3, dc) in center ch of next space, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, sk next space, (sc in next space, ch 3) twice, [dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, (dc, ch 3, dc) in center ch of next space, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, sk next space, (sc in next space, ch 3) twice], repeat from to ] 6 times more, sl st in 3rd ch of first dc

Rnd 11- ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3, dc in next dc, 7 dc in next space, dc in next dc, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, sk next space, sc in next space, ch 3, [dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, dc in next dc, 7 dc in next space, dc in next dc, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, sk next space, sc in next space, ch 3], repeat from [ to ] 6 times more, sl st in 3rd ch of first dc

Rnd 12- ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3, (dc in next dc, ch 1) 8 times, dc in next dc, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, [dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, (dc in next dc, ch 1) 8 times, dc in next dc, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc], repeat from [ to ] 6 times more, loosely sl st in 3rd ch of first dc (you will need to work into the sl st in the next round)

Rnd 13- loosely sl st in next dc, sl st in next 3 ch, sl st in next dc, ch 3, (dc in next space, dc in next dc) 8 times, ch 3, 4-dc decrease, ch 3, [(dc in next dc, dc in next space) 8 times, dc in next dc, ch 3, 4-dc decrease, ch 3], repeat from to ] 6 times more, sl st in 3rd ch of first dc (on the last 4-dc decrease, keeping last loop of each dc on hook, dc in next 2 dc, dc in next 2 sl st, yo and draw through all 5 loops on hook)

Rnd 14- beg 2-dc decrease, ch 3, (2-dc decrease, ch 3) 3 times, cluster in next dc, (ch 3, 2-dc decrease) 4 times, ch 3, [(2-dc decrease, ch 3) 4 times, cluster in next dc, (ch 3, 2-dc decrease) 4 times, ch 3], repeat from to ] 6 times more, sl st in first 2-dc decrease, fasten off color 1

Rnd 15- join color 2 in the next space, ch 6 (counts as first dc and ch 3), dc in same space { *(sc, ch 3, sc) in next space, (dc, ch 3, dc) in next space, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next space, (dc, ch 3, dc) in next cluster, [(sc, ch 3, sc) in next space, (dc, ch 3, dc) in next space] twice, sl st in next space*, (dc, ch 3, dc) in next space }, repeat from { to } 6 times more, repeat from * to * once, sl st in 3rd ch of first dc, fasten off and weave in the ends



This pattern is by Julia Hart of Draiguna.  Feel free to link this pattern, please do not reprint it on your site.  You can sell the items made from this pattern.  Please credit me as the designer, Julia Hart of Draiguna, or link to my etsy shop, www.draiguna.etsy.com, or my blog www.draiguna.com.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own, sell, or distribute it.   Thank you!

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