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Monday, January 08, 2018

Flirty Fan Doily: A Free Crochet Pattern

Several years ago I designed a set of doilies for Annie's Attic called 'Vintage Floral Doilies.' The publishing rights have reverted back to me, and I am now happy to make these patterns available to you for free. I am adding the doilies in the set to the blog one at a time, and hopefully I will have them all available for you soon. 
These are my original patterns, so they are written differently from the ones AA published, but they are the same designs. 
Today, I have a pattern  called "Flirty Fan" for you.   I hope you will enjoy it! 


Flirty Fan Doily
by Elizabeth Ann  White 
for BellaCrochet

Skill Level: Experienced- for those with an advanced  knowledge of crochet 


Size: About 12 ½” at widest point


Materials:

Size 10 Cotton Thread:
200 yards Pink
100 yards White
50 yards Yellow
Heavy spray starch
Size 7 (1.65mm) Steel hook

Special Stitches

For Large Shell: (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in stitch or chain space indicated
For Small Shell (sm shell): (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in stitch or chain space indicated
For 2 dc cluster: Yo, insert hook in st or ch sp indicated, yo, pull lp through, yo, pull
through 2 lps on hook, yo, insert hook in same st or ch sp, yo, pull lp through, yo, pull
through 2 lps on hook, yo, pull through all 3 lps on hook
For 3 dc cluster: Yo, insert hook in st or ch sp indicated, yo, pull lp through, yo, pull
through 2 lps on hook, (yo, insert hook in same st or ch sp, yo, pull through, yo, pull
through 2 lps on hook) 2 times, yo, pull through all 4 lps on hook

Note: When working into shells, work only into the ch sp at the center of the shell, and

not into any of the dc stitches unless otherwise directed.

Fan

Row 1: With Pink, ch 4, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in fourth ch from hook, turn.
Row 2: Ch 3, large shell (see Special Stitches) in first ch-2 sp, ch 3, lrg shell in next
ch-2 sp, turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, lrg shell in ch sp of first lrg shell, ch 3, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, lrg shell
in ch sp of last lrg shell, turn.
Row 4: Ch 3, lrg shell in ch sp of first lrg shell, ch 3, 2 dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 3, lrg
shell in ch sp of last lrg shell, turn.
Row 5: Ch 3, lrg shell in ch sp of first lrg shell, ch 3, 2 dc in each of next 6 dc, ch 3, lrg
shell in ch sp of last lrg shell, turn.
Rows 6 & 7: Ch 3, lrg shell in ch sp of first lrg shell, ch 3, skip next ch-3 sp, dc in next
dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc) 11 times, ch 3, lrg shell in ch sp of last lrg shell, turn.
Row 8: Ch 3, lrg shell in ch sp of first lrg shell, ch 3, skip next ch-3 sp, 2 dc in next dc,
(ch 1, 2 dc in next dc) 11 times, ch 3, skip next ch-3 sp, lrg shell in ch sp of last lrg shell,
turn.
Rows 9-11: Ch 3, lrg shell in ch sp of first lrg shell, ch 3, skip next ch-3 sp, dc in each of
next 2 dc, (ch 1, dc in each of next 2 dc) 11 times, ch 3, skip next ch-3 sp, lrg shell in ch sp
of last lrg shell, turn.
Row 12: Ch 3, lrg shell in ch sp of first lrg shell, ch 3, skip first ch-3 sp, 2 dc in next dc,
(ch 2, 2 dc in next dc) 23 times, ch 3, skip last ch-3 sp, lrg shell in ch sp of last lrg shell,
turn.
Row 13: Ch 3, lrg shell in ch sp of first lrg shell, ch 3, skip first ch-3 sp, small shell
(see Special Stitches) in next ch-2 sp, (ch 2, skip next ch-2 sp, sm shell in next ch-2 sp)
11 times, ch 3, skip last ch-3 sp, lrg shell in last shell, turn.
Rows 14-16: Ch 3, lrg shell in ch sp of first lrg shell, ch 3, skip first ch-3 sp, sm shell in
ch sp of next sm shell, (ch 2, sm shell in ch sp of next sm shell) 11 times, ch 3, skip last
ch-3 sp, lrg shell in ch sp of last lrg shell, turn.
Row 17: Ch 3, lrg shell in ch sp of first shell, ch 3, skip first ch-3 sp, lrg shell in ch sp of
next sm shell, (ch 2, lrg shell in ch sp of next sm shell) 11 times, ch 3, skip last ch-3 sp,
lrg shell in ch sp of last lrg shell, turn.
Row 18: Ch 3, lrg shell in ch sp of first lrg shell, (ch 3, skip next ch sp, lrg shell in ch sp
of next lrg shell) across. Fasten off.

First Rose

Rnd 1: With yellow, ch 3, 2 dc cluster (see Special Stitches) in 3 rd ch from hook, ch 2,
(3 dc cluster –see Special Stitches- in same ch last cluster was worked in, ch 2) 5
times, join with sl st in top of first cluster. Fasten off.
Rnd 2: Join white with sc in first ch-2 sp, (ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, sc) in same sp as joining, (sc,
ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, sc) in each ch-2 sp around, join with sl st in first sc. (6 petals made)
Rnd 3: Working behind petals, ch 3, (sl st in sp between next 2 petals, ch 3) around,
join with sl st in first ch of first ch-3.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, (sc, ch 1, 5 dc, ch 1, sc) in each ch-3 sp around, join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 5: Working behind petals, ch 4, (sl st in sp between next 2 petals, ch 4) around,
join.

Notes:

For Joined Petal, (sc, ch 1, 3 dc, tr, sl st in st in space or stitch indicated, 3 dc,
ch 1, sc) in next ch-4 space.
For Petal, (sc, ch 1, 3 dc, tr, 3 dc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-4 sp.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, joining to ch sps of first 2 lrg shells on Fan, work Joined Petal (see Notes

above) in each of first 2 ch-4 sps, work Petal (see Notes above) in each remaining sp
around, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

Next Rose

Rnds 1-5: Work Rnds 1-5 of First Rose.
Note: Depending upon how you hold your work, the order in which you work the
joining petals may differ from the pattern. You will be joining to the tr of the first
unworked petal on last Rose made and to the ch sps of the next 2 lrg shells on the Fan
(see photo.) Join in the order that is natural and comfortable for you.
Rnd 6: To complete this round, work steps A-C:
A: Ch 1, joining to tr of first unworked petal on last rose made, work Joined Petal in first
ch-4 sp;
B: joining to ch sps of next 2 lrg unworked shells on Fan, work Joined Petal in each of
next 2 ch-4 sps;
C: work Petal in each remaining sp around, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Repeat Next Rose across for a total of 7 roses.

Edging

NOTES: 
For Rice Stitch, ch 4, 2 dc cluster in 4 th ch from hook.
When working Edging, refer to photo above for placement of stitches.

Join pink with sc in first st of first shell on Row 18, work 3 Rice Stitches (see Notes

above,) sc in tr of first unworked petal on first Rose, (work two Rice Sts, sc in tr of next
petal) 2 times, *work 2 Rice Sts, sc around joining between Roses, (work 2 Rice Sts, sc in
tr of next petal) 2 times; repeat from * 5 more times, work 2 Rice Sts, sc in tr of next
petal, work 3 Rice Sts, sc in last st of last shell on Fan. Fasten off.

Handle

Row 1: Working in first ch of Row 1 of Fan, join pink with sl st in first ch, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch
2, 3 dc) in same ch as joining, turn.
Row 2: Ch 3, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch-2 sp, dc in last st, turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, lrg shell in first ch-2 sp, ch 2, lrg shell in next ch-2 sp, dc in last st. Fasten
off.

Finishing

Place doily on blocking surface. Spray with starch, shape and allow to dry.
This is the Fan as it appeared in the Annie's Attic publication. 



Special thanks go to E. J. Miller, Jolene Ortiz, Debbie Peters, Karen Misiunas and Jewel Fernley for testing this pattern.

Copyright BellaCrochet 2011. All rights reserved. Please do not redistribute or share this pattern; do not post it (or any portion of it) on any website. DO NOT make videos or tutorials of it for distribution on YouTube or any other site. You may share the link to the pattern only (and link shares are greatly appreciated, please tell your crocheting friends who might enjoy this pattern!) This pattern has been tested for accuracy and clarity, and I can offer no additional information, photos or help with it.

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1 comment:

Bella said...

Beautiful crocheted fan!
Thanks for the pattern!