"Pansy Doily Pattern"

This cute Pansy Doily Pattern will add beauty to anything displayed on it. It’s the perfect size for a bud vase or can also be used just as effectively as a glass mat. It is worked in white with variegated pink pansies, however you may vary this to suit whatever décor you would like to match.

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Measurements: Diameter approx. 17.5cm.

Tension: 1st 4 rounds – 5cm. diameter.

Materials: 1 ball each white and variegated pink No.20 crochet cotton, 1.50mm crochet hook.

Stitches: Chain, Slip Stitch, Double Crochet, Treble, Double Treble, Triple Treble, Quadruple Treble, Cluster:- leaving last loop of each stitch on hook, work 4ch or 1dtr. [1dtr. into space, 1dtr. into next dtr.] twice, yarn over hook and pull thread through all remaining stitches.


Using white thread, begin by working 11ch, join with a ss to form a ring.

1st Round: Work 24dc into ring, join with a ss. Into 1st dc.

2nd Round: Work *6ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into next dc* to end of round, finishing with 6ch, 1ss into ss at end of previous round.

3rd Round: Work 1ss into each of 1st 3ch,*6ch, 1dc into next 6ch sp, 4ch, 1dc into next 6ch sp*, repeat from*to end of round finishing with 1ss [instead of 1dc] into 3rd ss.

4th Round: Work 1ss into sp below hook, 4ch, 6dtr into same sp, *4ch, 1dc into 4ch sp, 4ch, 7dtr into 6ch sp, rep from* 4 times. Finish with 4ch, 1dc into next sp, 4ch, 1ss into 4th of 4ch.

5th Round: Work 5ch, 1dtr into next dtr, [1ch, 1dtr] into next 5dtr, *3ch, 1dtr into next dtr, [1ch, 1dtr] into next 6dtr. Repeat from*to end finishing with 3ch, 1ss into 4th of 1st 5ch.

6th Round: Work 1 cluster [beginning with 4ch], *5ch, 1dtr into next dtr, 5ch, 1 cluster, 5ch, 1dtr into 3ch sp, 5ch, 1 cluster. Repeat from* to end, finishing with 5ch, 1ss into top of 1st cluster. Do not fasten off. Leave white thread attached for joining flowers.


Make 8.

Using Variegated Pink, begin by working 6ch and joining with a ss to from a ring.

1st Round: Work 3ch, 2tr into ring, [7ch, 3tr into ring] 4 times, 7ch, join with 1ss into 3rd of 3ch.

2nd Round: Work 3ch, [miss 1tr, 1tr into next tr, 15dtr into next sp, 1tr into next tr] 3 times,*miss 1tr, 1tr into next tr, 1ch. Into next sp work, [1dtr, 1ch] twice, [1trip tr, 1ch] 3 times, [1 quad tr, 1ch] 5 times [1 trip tr, 1ch] 3 times, [1dtr, 1ch] twice, 1tr into next tr, 1ch. Repeat from*once deleting last tr and ch, instead finishing with 1ss into 3rd of 3ch. Fasten off.


On doily center, *work 4dc into sp, 3ch, 1ss into 8th dtr on 1st small petal of flower [wrong side facing], 3ch, 1ss into last dc on doily center, 3dc into same sp. Join the remaining 2 small petals of flower in the same way, then repeat from*for remaining flowers until they are all attached, finishing with 1ss into 1st dc. Fasten off.


Attach thread to 1st 1ch sp of large pansy petal. Work 4ch,*1tr into next 1ch sp, 1ch. Repeat from*around both large pansy petals, ending with 1tr into last 1ch sp, 5ch, 1tr into 1st 1ch sp of large petal on next pansy, 1ch. Finish as 1st pansy, continuing until all 8 are edged and finish by joining the last one to the 1st one with 5ch and 1ss into 3rd of 4th ch. Fasten off.

My free Doily Pattern is suitable for intermediate level crocheters. If you like this doily, you might also like to make my pansy centerpiece. If you would enjoy learning more about crochet and the many and varied designs you can create, take a look at my ‘CROCHET MADE EASY’ e-book. More information on my e-book contents page. Happy Crocheting!

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