Make a shamrock doily in just one evening with our free pattern and leftover yarn. Use it for decorating or tack it to a dog sweater for St. Patrick's Day. Motifs could also be joined to create an afghan.
The Free Shamrock Motif Pattern is below. The Fisherman Style Dog Sweater Pattern is on sale and can be purchased at http://www.greyhoundcrafts.com/.
These motifs can be used to decorate clothing, as a doily or join several to make an afghan.
Finished size approx. 9-1/2” by 7-1/2”
Crochet Hook Size F
4-ply Yarn Green
4-ply Yarn White
With green yarn, ch 51
Dc in ninth ch from hook,
(Skip 2 chains, dc in next ch)14 times.
There are now 15 boxes of crochet forming the bottom row of the chart. Complete the motif working from the chart. The first row is worked left to right, the next row is worked right to left and so on. Ch 5 and TURN at the end of each row. Each open box on the chart = ch 2, skip 2 sts, dc in next st. Each shaded box on the chart = dc in nexr 3 sts. When you complete all rows fasten off and weave in ends with the yarn needle.
Edging Join white in any space. Make 3 sc in each space around, with 5 sc in each corner. Join with a slip st in first sc.