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"A Different Rose" FREE Crochet Doily Pattern

Updated on November 6, 2014
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SheilaSchnauzies is a Miniature Schnauzer rescuer, writer, crochet designer, gardener, crafter, wife, mom & friend living in Omaha, NE.

A Pretty Little 3D Accent Doily or Cover For Glass Candle Lid

Here is a little doily to pass a pleasant weekend crocheting! It features rosebuds done "differently," hence the name.

When you are doing "3D" crochet, the directions can be just a bit unconventional at times. For example you may be directed to flip a petal toward you and work on the back side for a minute. SO if you get to a place and the directions sound a little odd, that would be one of those unconventional parts! This is why I am putting an Intermediate/ Advanced/ Challenging label on this pattern.

I can really see this tucked into a gift basket, or used as a package topper because of its small size. It will only come out about 9-10" in diameter, depending on thread and hook used.

Really hope you enjoy this design!

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What You Will Need

A Bunch Of Pretty Scrap Thread Would Work Great!

- You will need two different greens, two different pinks (or desired rosebud colors), one metallic accent thread, and one main doily color for outer border. OH - and one large crystal or other bead, about 20 mm size.

Remember to keep your thread thickness/size consistent. For example, use all size 10 threads or all size 20 but don't mix them.

- Steel crochet hook in size 8 or your preferred size.

Get The Hooks I Use! - You Will LOVE Them!

Clover Soft Touch Steel Crochet Hooks, No. 8/0.90mm
Clover Soft Touch Steel Crochet Hooks, No. 8/0.90mm

Simply the best crochet hooks I have ever used. Durable, strong, smooth, and fast. And the innovative ergonomic handle allows me to keep working with thread despite severe arthritis. It helps prevent hand fatigue, too!

 

Abbreviations/Special Stitches Used

CH - Chain

Sl St - slip stitch

SC - Single Crochet

DC - Double Crochet

TRC - Treble Crochet

TRC Cluster - TRC in first stitch, holding last loop on hook. TRC in next directed number of stitches, holding back the last loop on each stitch. When you have completed the directed number, thread over and pull through all loops on hook. CH 1 to fasten

5DCP - 5 DC Popcorn - Work 5 DC in directed stitch. After completing them, take hook out of loop. Insert hook in top of first DC in the group of five, reach around from behind your work and insert hook thru the drooped loop. Pull that loop through the other loop on your hook. Ch 1 to secure popcorn.

Let's Get Started!

I really hope you enjoy making this doily with me. You could choose to add a lot of color by making each rosebud in a different color (Great way to use up scrap thread!) Or you could go elegant by making the entire doily in white or ecru - the choice is yours! You will need one good sized crystal bead for the center (or you can leave it out).

As with all my doilies I don't care too much about gauge. I can tell you all my thread in this one will be #10 and I am using a Clover hook that the size isn't marked on anymore - I believe it's about a U.S. size 8.

Thanks and happy crocheting! Don't forget to take pics of your work and share link to your pics on the Plexo section here, so we all can see!

With White (I used Rustica #10 - available at Hobby Lobby), Ch 6, join to form ring,

1/ Work 9 SC in ring, join with sl st to first SC.

2/ *Ch 3, SC in same st as base of ch3. Ch 3, SC in next SC. Repeat around, join with sl st.

3/ Sl st into Ch 3 lp. *Ch 3, 4 DC in lp. Ch 3, sl in same lp. Sl st into next Ch 3 lp. Repeat around, end with sl st in ch 3 loop.

4/ *Sl st across back of petal to middle of petal. *SC through center back of the petal's ch 3 BASE OF PETAL. (You will work this way throughout and it will be referred to as "SC through base of next petal). Ch 4. flip next petal forward toward you. Repeat * around, ending with ch 4, skip initial slip stitch and slip stitch into first SC.

5/*Sl st into next Ch 4 space. (Ch 3, 6 DC, ch 3, and slip stitch) in same space. (For me, the "Ch 3, sl st" at the end of each petal is awkward. It helps me to flip work around, do the slip stitch, and flip the wrk back). Repeat * around, ending with (ch 3, sl st) completing last petal; sl st in first stitch.

6/Sl st in base of first St of next petal. Sl st across back of next petal to center. *CH 5, sc through base of center back of next petal. Repeat from * around, ending by skipping slip stitch and do a sl st in first SC.

7/Sl st into CH 5 space. *CH 3, 8 DC, CH 3, sl st all in same space. Sl st in next space. Repeat from * around, ending with sl st in base of first stitch of first petal.

8/Sl st across back to middle of first petal. *Ch 6, SC through back middle base of next petal. Repeat from * around, ending with sl st in first SC. Fasten off.

9/ Attach Gold in any CH-6 space. *Ch 5, work 18 DTRC, ch 5, sl st same space; sl st in next space. Repeat from * around ending with sl st in base of first stitch of first petal. Fasten off.

10/ Attach first Green to back side middle base of any petal. *CH 9, sc in back center base of next petal. Repeat from * around, join with sl st to first SC.

11/ Sl st into ch 9 space. *CH 7, DTR. CH 4, SC in base of ch 4 just made. DTR in ch 4 lp just made. SC in ch 9 space. CH 4, SC in next ch 9 space. Repeat * around, ending with ch 4, sc in first sl st.

12/ *CH 7, work (SC-CH 4-SC) in ch 4 loop. CH 7, SC in next SC, CH 4, SC in next SC. Repeat from * around, ending with CH 4, sl st in first SC. Fasten off.

13/ Attach second Green to any ch 4 leaf point loop. CH 4, SC in same lp. *Ch 4, work 6 SC in ch 7 space. CH 3, SC in ch 4 sp. CH 3, 6 SC in ch 7 space. CH 4, work (SC-CH 4-SC) in ch 4 loop. Repeat from *, ending with ch 4, sl st in first SC.

14/ Sl st into point loop. *CH 4, SC in same loop. CH 2, SC in ch 4 space. CH 4, skip 1 SC, SC next 4 SC. CH 3, SC in next SC. CH 3, skip 1 SC, SC in next 4 SC. CH 3, SC in ch 4 space. CH 2, SC in point loop. Repeat from *, ending with ch 2, sl st in first loop. Fasten off. (Directions continued below).

The Green Leaf Rounds

Making The Little Rosebuds

TINY ROSEBUDS (Make 6)

With White/Gold, Ch 8.

a/ DC in 3rd chain and each chain across (5 DC). CH 2, turn.

b/ DC in each DC , (5 DC), ch 2, turn.

Repeat row B until there are 9 rows complete. Do NOT turn. Ch 1. (You will be working down the long side of piece now). *2 SC around next DC, SC between rows (you are making a border around half of the piece with an attachment loop). In row 5, do a (SC, ch 3, SC) around DC. Continue to corner, ch 2, turn work to left. SC in first 2 DC. Work (SC-CH 3-SC) in next SC. SC in next 2 SC. Fasten off. (Two sides of border completed at this point).

Attach Pink in last SC completed. CH 2, turn work to left. Roll up starting opposite end from where you are. Insert hook through whole base of rosebud, all thicknesses, draw through. CH 2, insert hook through base of rosebud and draw through again. Attach to first SC with slip stitch on left side of any leaf. CH 4, attach back bottom of rosebud to SC between leaves. CH 4, work SC through left side edge of rosebud AND 4th SC on right side of any leaf. CH 9, SC in first SC on left side of leaf. Fasten off. Complete next rosebud, repeat from *.

Complete all rosebuds, fasten off. Directions continued below.

Adding On The First Rosebud

The Remaining Rounds

15/ Attach solid Green in ch 9 space behind rosebud. CH 4, 4 TRC in ch 9 sp. *CH 6, TRC in base of ch 6 just made. Ch 4, SC in top of ch 4 just made. CH 6, TRC in base of ch 6 just made. Work 5 TRC in same ch 9 space.CH 4, SC in ch 9 space behind next rosebud. CH 4, 5 TRC in ch 9 space. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 4, sl st in top of first ch 4.

16/ CH 6, TRC in base of ch 6 just made. DC in first ch of next ch 6. CH 6,k TRC in base of ch 6 just made. DC in next ch 6 space. CH 6, TRC in base of ch 6 just made. Work 5DCP in next ch 4 loop. CH 4, SC in same loop. CH 6, TRC in base of ch 6 just made. DC in next ch 6 space. CH 6, TRC in base of ch 6 just made. DC in next ch 6 space. DC in next TRC. CH 6, TRC in base of ch 6 just made. SC in next TRC. CH 6, TRC in base of ch 6 just made. SC in last (5th) TRC. CH 5, work TRC Cluster over next 5 TRC behind rosebud. Ch 4, SC in base of ch 4 just made. CH 5, SC in next TRC. Fasten off.

17/ Attach White to right side of any leaf. *CH 10, SC in last SC on left side of leaf. CH 10, SC in first SC on right side of next leaf. Repeat from * around.

18/ Sl st into ch 10 space. CH 2. Work 4 DC, ch 3, 5 DC all in same space. *5 DC, ch 3, 5 DC in next ch 10 space. Repeat from * around, ending with sl st in top of first DC.

19/ CH 2, DC in next 4 DC, CH 3, DC in next 5 DC. *DC in next 5 DC, ch 3, DC in next 5 DC. Repeat from * around, ending with sl st in top of first DC.

20/ CH 2, DC in next 2 DC. Decrease 1 DC over next 2 DC. DC in next 6 DC. Decrease 1 over next 2 DC. CH 4, repeat from * around.

21/ CH 2, DC in next 2 DC. Decrease 1 over next 2 DC. DC in next 3 DC. Decrease 1 DC over next 2 DC. *ch 7, DC in next 5 DC. Repeat * around.

22/ DC in next 3 DC. Decrease 1 over next 2 DC. CH 8. Repeat * around, ending with ch 8, sl st in top of first DC.

23/ CH 2, Work 5DC Cluster over next 5 DC. CH 3, SC in base of ch 3 just made. CH 3, SC in next space.

Fasten off.

Another Idea For This Pattern!

Just occurred to me, this would make the cutest round pillow cover, made in yarn! Hmmm.... I may have to try that! And why don't you, too!

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      Jeanette 5 years ago from Australia

      Oh my! This is so beautiful! Blessed and included on my crochet flower patterns lens in the roses section.

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      Miha Gasper 5 years ago from Ljubljana, Slovenia, EU

      Nice work. Thumbs up!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      very beautiful lens, thanks

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