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Shells & Picot Square Doily

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This doily was inspired by a stitch pattern I saw in a Ukrainian crochet magazine. In the magazine it was in a sweater, but I thought a tidy square doily would be an ideal project for those who want a coaster for their ice-tea or something for under a telephone, a flower vase, or a jewelry box. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY read a pattern, made chains, single crochet, double crochet, treble crochet, half-double crochet stitches GAUGE Varies SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS depending on the thread size used: 4 inch squares to 10 inch squares. SUGGESTED YARN 2 ounces of Lace weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Patons Grace COLORWAY Lemon Lime

Recommended with this pattern

  • size 10 thread and your favourite hook for working with thread usually between 1.8mm and 2.5mm
  • It is possible to make this square with yarn and a standard crochet hook for blankets.
  • other options are to use size 3 or 5 cotton thread and a larger hook or to go down to size 20 thread and a size 1.6mm or 1.75mm hook.

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Charles Voth Designs
Charles Voth Designs
Charles Voth is a lifelong crocheter whose work has appeared in magazines, books and patterns around the world. He is a technical editor and diagram illustrator for many publications, including Inside Crochet and for the publisher Interweave, and teaches crochet at his local yarn shop.