{crochet love} dahlia crochet doily pattern


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I am sitting here, trying to come up with something to write about this crochet doily pattern, and suddenly I'm realizing how utterly pointless doilies are. I can not think of one thing to tell you about this pattern, other than the fact that I have no idea what to tell you about it.

Like seriously, what is the purpose of a doily!?

Luckily for you, the uselessness of crochet doilies has not prevented me from making one. 

However useless they are, they are still really pretty! And I still love them! Go figure.

For this doily, I created a subtle point on each petal and I really love how it looks. It reminds me of a dahlia flower and their beautiful petals.

Any size yarn/crochet hook will do, depending on how big you want your doily.
I used Vanna's Choice in Eggplant (affiliate link, thanks!) and a size I crochet hook

st- stitch
sl st- slip stitch
sc- single crochet
ch- chain
dc- double crochet

Gauge: not necessary in this pattern

Here's how to make your own Dahlia Doily:

1. Ch 3. Sl st in first ch to form loop. Ch 2. 11 dc in center of loop. Sl st in first ch 2.
2. Ch 2. Dc in same st. 2 dc in each remaining st. Sl st in first ch 2.
3. Ch 5. *Sk next st. Dc in next st. Ch 3. Repeat from * around. Sl st in 3rd ch from first ch 5.
4. Ch 1. *3 sc in ch 3 space. Sc in dc. Repeat from * around. Sl st in first ch 1.
5. Ch 6. Sk next 3 sts. Sc in next st. *Ch 6. Sk next 3 sts. Sc in next st. Repeat from * around. Sl st in first ch of first ch 6.
6. Ch 1. *(3 dc. Ch 2. Sc in first ch of ch 2. 3 dc) in ch 6 space. Sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Sl st in first ch 1. Fasten off. Weave in loose end.

And now that I've made it to the end of the post, I've come up with a few ways to use this lovely little dahlia doily. It would be a lovely centerpiece for a dining or coffee table, and if you used a fine yarn and small crochet hook, it would be a beautiful accent in a picture frame or on a scrapbook page.

And my last two ideas for this doily pattern I'll share with you another day...

What do you think? What do you use crochet doilies for!?


  1. Hi.. Lindsay.. Thanks for sharing this pattern ^^
    I will try it soon..
    Kisses from Indonesia,

  2. I put doilies on the coffee table and set
    A candy dish on there ,or I put them up on the walls as decorations. Love the purpl e . You make a lot of them and sew it into a hanging wall tapestry.