Crochet Square Doily

I have designed this crochet square doily, as a change to the round shape, it is made in simple all over shells 2 row stitch pattern and edged with picots.

See also my free Quick Doily and  Granny Doily crochet patterns.

crochet square doily

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Crochet Square Doily                        CNC112

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Abbreviations USA
RS.      Right Side

ch.      Chain
sc.       Single Crochet
dc.      Double Crochet
rpt.    Repeat
DNT.  Do Not Turn.

Shell.  (2dc, ch1, 2dc) worked in same space or stitch.

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

ch3 counts as first dc

Approx finished size: 12 x 12 Inches

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn I have used:-
35 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in color 1
30 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in color 2

OR an equivalent yarn would be:-
1.25oz of Worsted Weight #3 in color 1
1.05oz of Worsted Weight #3 in color 2

5.50mm Clover Crochet Hook

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With color 1 ch41 loosely, (RS) Work (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in 6th ch from hook, * skip 3ch, (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in next ch * rpt from * to * to last 3ch, skip 2ch, work 1dc in last ch. Turn. (9 shell groups)

Next Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * ch2, skip 2dc, work (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next ch1 space on shell, ch2, skip 2dc, work 1sc in space between shells, * rpt from * to * to last shell, ch2, skip 2dc, work (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next ch1 space on shell, ch2, skip 2dc, 1sc in top of 5ch. Fasten off. Turn.

Change to color 2.

Pattern Row 1 – ch3, work (2dc, ch1, 2dc) in each ch3 space to end, 1dc in last sc. Turn.

Pattern Row 2 – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * ch2, skip 2dc, (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next ch1 space of shell, ch2, skip 2dc, work 1sc in the space between shells, * rpt from * to * to last shell, ch2, skip 2dc, work (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next ch1 space on shell, ch2, skip 2dc, 1sc in top of ch3. Turn.

square doily

Changing color after Pattern Row 2, rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 Eight more times. Fasten off.

Join in color 1 and work Pattern Row 1 once. Turn.

Next Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, ch2, * 1sc in ch1 space of shell, ch3, * rpt * to * to last shell, 1sc in ch1 space on shell, ch2, 1sc in top of ch3. Turn.

Border – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 2sc in next ch2 space, * 1sc in sc, 3sc in next ch3 space, * rpt from * to * to last (sc, ch2 and sc), 1sc in sc, 2sc in ch2 space, 3sc in last sc, work 32sc evenly in row ends down first side of doily, 3sc in corner, working along starting ch edge work 1sc in each ch to end, 3sc in corner, work 32sc evenly in row ends up second side of doily, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc. DNT.

Picot Edge – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 2sc, * (ch3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook), 1sc in each of next 3sc, * rpt from * to * around all sides of doily to end, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in all loose ends and trim off.

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I have more lovely free crochet doily patterns:-
Small DoilySquare Lace DoilyRound DoilyShell Doily
Cotton Lace DoilyPointed DoilyLace Edge Doily
Swirly Doily

hope you enjoy all the designs, happy crocheting!

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Don’t forget to pin it.

crochet doily

Have fun until next time.

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All pattern sizing, yarn weights, gauges etc on this website are approx as everybody crochets differently. Every effort is made to ensure this pattern is correct, but I am only human so mistakes may be made, if you find one please let me know by e-mail on crochetncreate@btinternet.com

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