Amethyst

Pattern written and designed by Lyn Coultas 

“Amethyst” pattern is ©2019 by Lyn Coultas

Do not copy or distribute any part of this pattern​​

Terminology: US Terms

Suggested Thread: #10

Suggested Hook: 1.75mm

  • CSDC may be substituted with CH3

  • CSTC may be substituted with CH4

  • All rounds are finished/joined with a slip stitch into the first stitch of the round, unless otherwise stated

  • All rounds are made into previous round, unless otherwise stated

  • Pattern repeats in a round are marked with * *

  • It is necessary to block this doily

Stitches and Terms

CH = Chain

SC = Single Crochet

HDC = Half Double Crochet

DC = Double Crochet

TC = Treble Crochet

DTC = Double Treble Crochet

Tog = Together

FP = Front Post

BP = Back Post

Y/O = Yarn over hook

CSDC = Chainless Starting Double Crochet

CSTC = Chainless Starting Treble Crochet

FPSS = Front Post Slip Stitch

BPSS = Back Post Slip Stitch

DBL = Draw Back Loop: remove hook, insert hook in through back of same stitch, pull loop through to back

of work

Cluster = keeping last loop of each stitch on the hook, make all stitches in the SAME stitch or chain space indicated, then Y/O and pull through all loops on hook to finish the cluster

Together = keeping last loop of each stitch on the hook, make all stitches in the stitches or chain spaces indicated, then Y/O and pull through all loops on hook to finish

Small Picot = CH2, Slip Stitch in the last stitch made

Picot = CH3, HDC in 3rd CH from hook, CH1

4-Puff = (Y/O, insert hook and pull up a loop – approximately the same height as a DC) 4 times,  Y/O pull through all 9 loops on the hook, CH1 to secure [this CH1 does not count as a stitch, since it is part of the puff]

FP6-Puff = (Y/O, insert hook as if making a FP stitch and pull up a loop – approximately the same height as a DC) 6 times, Y/O pull through all 13 loops on the hook, CH1 to secure [this CH1 does not count as a stitch, since it is part of the puff]

Start

CH8, Slip Stitch in the first CHAIN, creating the centre ring.

Round 1

Into the centre ring: CSDC, CH1, (TC2-Cluster, CH1, DC, CH1) 7 times, TC2-Cluster, CH1, join

{8 TC2-Clusters, 8 DC, 16 CH1 Spaces}

Round 2

[Work in the CH1 Spaces ONLY, skipping Clusters and DC]

Slip Stitch into the first CH1 Space, CH1, 2SC in the same CH1 Space, CH3,

*2SC in the next CH1 Space, CH3* join

{32 SC, 8 CH3 Spaces}

Round 3

Slip Stitch in the next SC and into the next CH3 Space,

(CSDC, CH1, TC2-Cluster, CH1, DC, CH1, TC2-Cluster, CH1, DC) in the same CH3 Space,

*DC, CH1, TC2-Cluster, CH1, DC, CH1, TC2-Cluster, CH1, DC) in the next CH3 Space* join

{16 TC2-Clusters, 24 DC, 32 CH1 Spaces}

Round 4

Slip Stitch in the next CH1 Space, FPSS around the next Cluster, CSDC, CH4, FPDC around the next Cluster, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 DC, CH1,

*FPDC around the next Cluster, CH4, FPDC around the next Cluster, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 DC, CH1,* join

{8 FPDC2-Tog, 16 FPDC, 8 CH4 Spaces, 16 CH1 Spaces}

Round 5

Slip Stitch in the first 2 CHAINS, CH1, SC in the first CH4 Space, CH4, FPDC3-Tog using the next 3 stitches, CH4,

*SC in the next CH4 Space, CH4, FPDC3-Tog using the next 3 stitches, CH4, * join

 

{8 FPDC3-Tog, 8 SC, 16 CH4 Spaces}

Round 6

CH1, FPDC around the first SC, (2SC, Small Picot, 2SC) in the next CH4 Space,

*(FPDC, CH3, FPDC) around the next FPDC3-Tog, (2SC, Small Picot, 2SC) in the next CH4 Space, (FPDC, CH3, FPDC) around the next SC, (2SC, Small Picot, 2SC) in the next CH4 Space* FPDC around the first SC, DC in the first FPDC [creating the last CH3 Space]

{32 FPDC, 64 SC, 16 CH3 Spaces, 16 Small Picots}

Round 7

(CSDC, CH1, TC2-Cluster, CH1, DC, CH1, TC2-Cluster, CH1, DC) in the first CH3 Space,

*(DC, CH1, TC2-Cluster, CH1, DC, CH1, TC2-Cluster, CH1, DC) in the next CH3 Space* join

{32 TC2-Clusters, 48 DC, 64 CH1 Spaces}

Round 8

Slip Stitch in the next CH1 Space, FPSS around the next Cluster, CSDC, CH4, FPDC around the next Cluster, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2DC, CH1,

*FPDC around the next Cluster, CH4, FPDC around the next Cluster, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2DC, CH1* join

{16 FPDC2-Tog, 32 FPDC, 16 CH4 Spaces, 32 CH1 Spaces}

Round 9

Slip Stitch in the next CH4 Space, (CSDC, 4DC, CH2, 5DC) in the same CH4 Space, FP6-Puff around the next FPDC2-Tog,

*(5DC, CH2, 5DC) in the same CH4 Space, FP6-Puff around the next FPDC2-Tog,* join

Mark each Round 8 CH4 Space BETWEEN the 5th and 6th DC of each group of 10 DC, to be used in Round 12

{16 FP6-Puff, 160 DC, 16 CH2 Spaces}

Round 10

DBL, BPDC around the first DC [this BPDC will be used to make the last BPDC2-Tog], BPDC around each of the next 3 DC, skip the next DC, TC in the next marked Round 8 CH4 Space BETWEEN the 5th and 6th DC, (DC, CH2, DC) in the next CH2 Space, TC in the same Round 8 CH4 Space next to the last TC made, skip the next DC, BPDC around each of the next 3 DC, 

*BPDC2-Tog using the next 2 DC, BPDC around each of the next 3 DC, skip the next DC, TC in the next marked Round 8 CH4 Space BETWEEN the 5th and 6th DC, (DC, CH2, DC) in the next CH2 Space, TC in the same Round 8 CH4 Space next to the last TC made, skip the next DC, BPDC around each of the next 3 DC* TO JOIN: holding back the last loop on the hook, BPDC around the next DC, insert hook into the first BPDC, Y/O and pull through all the loops on the hook [completing the last BPDC2-Tog of Round 10]

Mark in the 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, 11th, 13th, and 15th CH2 Spaces to be used in R12

{32 TC, 16 BPDC2-Tog, 96 BPDC, 32 DC, 16 CH2 Spaces}

Round 11

Slip Stitch in the next BPDC, CH1, FPSC around the same BPDC, CH7, skip the next 6 stitches, FPSC around the next BPDC, CH4, skip the next 3 stitches,

*FPSC around the next BPDC, CH7, skip the next 6 stitches, FPSC around the next BPDC, CH4, skip the next 3 stitches, * join

{32 FPSC, 16 CH7 Spaces, 16 CH4 Spaces}

Round 12

Slip Stitch in the next CH7 Space, (CSDC, 4DC) in the same CH7 Space, 4-Puff in the next marked Round 10 CH2 Space, DC in the same Round 11 CH7 Space, 4-Puff in the same Round 10 CH2 Space, 5DC in the same Round 11 CH7 Space, SC in the next CH4 Space, 12 DC in the next CH7 Space, SC in the next CH4 Space,

*5DC in the next CH7 Space, 4-Puff in the next marked Round 10 CH2 Space, DC in the same Round 11 CH7 Space, 4-Puff in the same Round 10 CH2 Space, 5DC in the same Round 11 CH7 Space, SC in the next CH4 Space, 12 DC in the next CH7 Space, SC in the next CH4 Space,* join

{16 4-Puffs, 184 DC, 16 SC}

Round 13

Special FPDC4-Tog = Holding back the last loop of each stitch; FPDC around the next DC, DC around the next Round 11 CH4 space before the Round 12 SC, DC in the same Round 11 CH4 space after the Round 12 SC, FPDC around the next DC, Y/O and pull through all 5 loops on the hook

CH1, *FPDC around the next 2 DC, (FPDC, CH2, FPDC) around the next DC, FPDC around the next DC, FPDC3-Tog using the next 3 stitches, FPDC around the next DC, (FPDC, CH2, FPDC) around the next DC, (FPDC around the next 2 DC, CH1, Special FPDC4-Tog, CH1, FPDC around the next DC, (CH1, BPDC2-Tog using the next 2 DC, CH1, FPDC around the next DC) 3 times, CH1, Special FPDC4-Tog, CH1* join.  

NOTE - The 4th leg of last Special FPDC4-Tog is made around the CSDC at the beginning of Round 18.

{112 FPDC, 16 FPDC4-Tog, 8 FPDC3-Tog, 24 BPDC2-Tog, 80 CH1 Spaces, 16 CH2 Spaces}

Round 14

CH1, FPDC around the first FPDC, skip the next FPDC, (FPDC, CH2, FPDC) around the next FPDC,

(DC, CH2, DC) in the next CH2 space, (FPDC, CH2, FPDC) around the next FPDC, skip the next FPDC, FPSC around the next FPDC3-Tog, skip the next FPDC, (FPDC, CH2, FPDC) around the next FPDC, (DC,CH2,DC) in the next CH2 Space, (FPDC, CH2, FPDC) around the next FPDC, skip the next FPDC, FPDC2-Tog  using the next 2 FPDC skipping over the FPDC4-Tog between them, (FP6-Puff around next BPDC2-Tog, 2FPDC around the next FPDC) 2 times, FP6-Puff around the next BPDC2-Tog,

*FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 FPDC and skipping over the FPDC4-Tog between them, skip the next FPDC, (FPDC, CH2, FPDC) around the next FPDC, (DC, CH2, DC) in the next CH2 space, (FPDC, CH2, FPDC) around the next FPDC, skip the next FPDC, FPSC around the next FPDC3-Tog, skip the next FPDC, (FPDC, CH2, FPDC) around the next FPDC, (DC, CH2, DC) in the next CH2 Space, (FPDC, CH2, FPDC) around the next FPDC, skip the next FPDC, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 FPDC and skipping over the FPDC4-Tog between them, (FP6-Puff around the next BPDC2-Tog, 2FPDC around the next FPDC) 2 times, FP6-Puff around the next BPDC2-Tog* TO COMPLETE make the last FPDC2-Tog as follows; Y/O insert hook to make a FP stitch, Y/O and pull up a loop, Y/O and pull through 2 loops, insert hook into the first FPDC of this Round, Y/O and pull through all the loops on the hook

{96 FPDC, 16 FPDC2-Tog, 32 DC, 24 FP6-Puff, 8 FPSC, 48 CH2 Spaces}

ROUND 15

CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the second leg of the last FPDC2-Tog made in Round 14 and the next FPDC, CH1, (DC in the next CH2 Space, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 stitches, CH1) 2 times, DC in the next CH2 Space, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 FPDC and skipping over the FPSC between them, CH1, (DC in the next CH2 Space, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 stitches, CH1) 2 times, DC in the next CH2 Space, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next FPDC and the 1st leg of the next FPDC2-Tog, CH1, FPDC3-Tog using 2nd leg of FPDC2-Tog and the next 2 Stitches, CH2, DC BETWEEN the same FPDC as last leg made and next FPDC, CH2, FPDC3-Tog using the next 3 Stitches, CH2, DC BETWEEN the same FPDC as last leg made and next FPDC, CH2, FPDC3-Tog using the next 2 stitches and the 1st leg of the next FPDC2-Tog, CH1,

*FPDC2-Tog using the 2nd leg of the same FPDC2-Tog and the next FPDC, CH1, (DC in the next CH2 Space, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 stitches, CH1) 2 times, DC in the next CH2 Space, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 FPDC and skipping over the FPSC between them], CH1, (DC in the next CH2 Space, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 FPDC, CH1) 2 times, DC in the next CH2 Space, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next FPDC and the 1st leg of the next FPDC2-Tog, CH1, FPDC3-Tog using 2nd leg of FPDC2-Tog and the next 2 Stitches, CH2, DC BETWEEN the same FPDC as last leg made and next FPDC, CH2, FPDC3-Tog using the next 3 Stitches, CH2, DC BETWEEN the same FPDC as last leg made and next FPDC, CH2, FPDC3-Tog using the next 2 stitches and the 1st leg of the next FPDC2-Tog, CH1*  join

{24 FPDC3-Tog, 56 FPDC2-Tog, 64 DC, 32 CH2 Spaces, 112 CH1 Spaces}

ROUND 16

CH1, 2 FPDC around the first FPDC2-Tog, (FP6-Puff around the next DC, 2FPDC around the next FPDC2-Tog) 6 times, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 stitches, (CH2, FPDC2-Tog using the same stitch as the 2nd leg of the last FPDC2-Tog made and the next stitch) 3 times, CH1,

*2FPDC around the next FPDC2-Tog, (FP6-Puff around the next DC, 2FPDC around the next FPDC2-Tog) 6 times, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 stitches, (CH2, FPDC2-Tog using the same stitch as the 2nd leg of the last FPDC2-Tog made and the next stitch) 3 times, CH1* join

{48 FP6-Puff, 112 FPDC, 32 FPDC2-Tog, 24 CH2 Spaces, 16 CH1 Spaces}

ROUND 17

Slip Stitch in the next FPDC, CH1, FPDC3-Tog using the same and next 2 stitches, (CH3, FPDC3-Tog using the next 3 stitches ) 5 times, CH1, 2FPDC around the next FPDC, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 stitches , (CH2, FPDC2-Tog using the same stitch where the 2nd leg of the last FPDC2-Tog was made and the next stitch) 2 times, CH1, 2FPDC around the next stitch, CH1,

*FPDC3-Tog using the next 3 stitches, (CH3, FPDC3-Tog using the next 3 stitches ) 5 times, CH1, 2FPDC around the next FPDC, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 stitches , (CH2, FPDC2-Tog using the same stitch where the 2nd leg of the last FPDC2-Tog was made and the next stitch) 2 times, CH1, 2FPDC around the next stitch, CH1* join

{48 FPDC3-Tog, 24 FPDC2-Tog, 32 FPDC, 40 CH3 Spaces, 16 CH2 Spaces, 32 CH1 Spaces}

ROUND 18

Slip Stitch in the next CH3 Space,(CSDC, 2DC, CH2, 3DC) in the same CH3 Space, ((3DC, CH2, 3DC) in the next CH3 Space) 4 times, DC in the next CH1 Space, DC in the next FPDC, 2FPDC around the next FPDC, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 stitches , CH2, FPDC2-Tog using the same stitch where the 2nd leg of the last FPDC2-Tog was made and the next stitch, CH1, 2FPDC around the next FPDC, DC in the next FPDC, DC in the next CH1 Space,

 

*((3DC, CH2, 3DC) in the next CH3 Space) 5 times, DC in the next CH1 Space, DC in the next FPDC, 2FPDC around the next FPDC, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 stitches , CH2, FPDC2-Tog using the 2nd leg of where the last FPDC2-Tog was made and the next stitch, CH1, 2FPDC around the next FPDC, DC in the next FPDC, DC in the next CH1 Space* join

 

Mark the 3rd DC [before the first CH2-space] and the 4th DC [after the first CH2-space] for Round 

{272 DC, 32 FPDC, 16 FPDC2-Tog, 48 CH2 Spaces, 16 CH1 Spaces}  

Round 19

DBL, CH1, BPDC around the first DC, (BPDC around each of the next 2 DC, CH2, BPDC around each of  the next 2 DC, BPDC2-Tog using the next 2 DC) 5 times, BPDC around the next DC, skip the next FPDC, 2FPDC around the next FPDC, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 FPDC2-Tog, CH1, 2FPDC around the next FPDC, skip the next FPDC, BPDC around the next DC,

*BPDC2-Tog using the next 2 DC, (BPDC around each of the next 2 DC, CH2, BPDC around each of the next 2 DC, BPDC2-Tog using the next 2 DC) 5 times, BPDC around the next DC, skip the next FPDC, 2FPDC around the next FPDC, CH1, FPDC2-Tog using the next 2 DC2-Tog, CH1, 2FPDC around the next FPDC, skip the next FPDC, BPDC around the next DC* TO COMPLETE make the last BPDC2-Tog as follows: Y/O insert hook to make a BP stitch, Y/O pull through 2 loops, insert hook into first BPDC, Y/O pull through both loops on the hook

 

{48 BPDC2-Tog, 176 BPDC, 8 FPDC2-Tog, 32 FPDC, 40 CH2 Spaces 16 CH1 Spaces} 

Round 20

 

CH1, SC in the first BPDC2-Tog, skip the next 2 BPDC, 2FPTC around the next Round 18 DC made before the next CH2 Space below [make the 2nd FPTC above the 1st], DC in the next Round 18 CH2 Space, SC in the next Round 19 CH2 Space, CH2, SC in the same R19 CH2 Space, DC in same Round 18 CH2 Space, 2FPTC around the next Round 18 DC [make the 2nd FPTC below the 1st], skip the next 2 BPDC, SC in the next BPDC2-Tog) 5 times, skip the next  BPDC and FPDC, FPDC2-Tog using the next FPDC and the next FPDC2-Tog, Picot, FPDC2-Tog using same FPDC2-Tog as the 2nd leg and the next FPDC, skip the next FPDC and BPDC,

 

*SC in the next BPDC2-Tog, skip the next 2 BPDC, 2FPTC around the next Round 18 DC made before the next CH2 Space below [make the 2nd FPTC above the 1st], DC in the next Round 18 CH2 Space, SC in the next Round 19 CH2 Space, CH2, SC in the same Round 19 CH2 Space, DC in same Round 18 CH2 Space, 2FPTC around the next Round 18 DC [make the 2nd FPTC below the 1st], skip the next 2 BPDC, SC in the next BPDC2-Tog) 5 times, skip the next  BPDC and FPDC, FPDC2-Tog using the next FPDC and the next FPDC2-Tog, Picot, FPDC2-Tog using same FPDC2-Tog as the 2nd leg and the next FPDC, skip the next FPDC and BPDC*  join

{160 FPTC, 80 DC, 128 SC, 16 FPDC2-Tog, 40 CH2 Spaces}

Cut thread, weave in ends and block.

When blocking, also pin the Round 6 Small Picots and the unused CH2 Spaces of Round 16