Spider Doily

Star Book 228

Materials Required:

AMERICAN THREAD The Famous "PURITAN" MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON

1 - 250 yd. ball  White or

"GIANT" MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON

1 - 550 yd. ball White

Steel Crochet Hook No. 7

APPROXIMATE SIZE: 11 inches in diameter

Ch 5, join to form a ring, ch 1, 8 sc in ring, join in 1st s c.

2nd ROUND: Ch 3, dc in same space, * ch 5, 2 dc in next s c, repeat from * 6 times, ch 2, dc in 3rd st of ch at beg (this brings thread in position for next round).

3rd ROUND: Ch 3, sl st in dc, ch 3, sl st, ch 3, sl st in same space, picot group, * ch 9, picot group in center st of next loop, repeat from * 6 times, ch 4, d tr c (3 times over hook) in dc.

4th ROUND: Ch 3, sc over d tr c, * ch 9, 1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending ch 4, d tr c in d tr c. 5th ROUND: Ch 16, dc in center st of next ch 9 loop, * ch 13, dc in center st of next ch 9 loop, repeat from * 5 times, ch 13, join in 3rd st of ch at beg.

6th ROUND: Ch 3, dc in same space, * ch 5, 1 dc, ch 3, 1 dc in center st of next loop (shell), ch 5, 2 dc in next dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, join in 3rd st of ch at beg.

7th ROUND: Ch 3, dc in same space, ch 1, 2 dc in next dc, * ch 6, shell in next shell, ch 6, 2 dc in 1st dc of next 2 dc group, ch 1, 2 dc in next dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, join in 3rd st of ch at beg.

8th ROUND: sl st to 1st ch 1, ch 3, sl st in same space, * ch 5, s c at end of next loop, ch 3, shell in next shell, ch 3, s c at beg of next loop, ch 5, sl st, ch 3, sl st in next ch 1 space, repeat from * 6 times, ch 5, s c in next loop, ch 3, shell in next shell, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 2, dc in 1st sl st of 1st picot.

9th ROUND: Ch 9, sc in next loop, ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 3, shell in next shell, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 3, s c in next loop, repeat from beg all around ending to correspond, join in dc.

10th ROUND: Sl st to 4th ch of next loop, ch 1, 1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc in same loop, * ch 9, shell in next shell, ch 9, 1 s c, ch 3, 1 s c in next ch 9 loop, repeat from 6 times, ch 9, shell in next shell, ch 6, dc in 1st sc.

11th ROUND: Ch 3, sc in next ch 3 loop, ch 3, s c at beg of next loop, ch 8, shell in next shell, ch 8, s c at end of next loop, repeat from beg 6 times, ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 3, dc at beg of next loop, ch 8, shell in next shell, ch 3, dc in dc.

12th ROUND: Ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 3, s c at beg of next loop, ch 7, shell in next shell, ch 7, s c at end of next loop, repeat from beg all around ending last repeat with ch 3, dc in dc.

13th ROUND: Ch 3, s c in next loop, repeat from beg 3 times, ch 3, 4 dc with ch 3 between each dc in next shell, ch 3, s c in next loop, repeat from beg all around ending last repeat with sl st in dc.

14th ROUND: Sl st in next loop, s c in same loop, * ch 3, s c in next loop, repeat from * 3 times, * ch 3, shell in next ch 3 loop, repeat from last * twice, ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 3, s c in next loop, repeat from 1st * all around ending to correspond, join in 1st sc.

15th ROUND: S c in next loop, ** ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 3, pull up a loop in each of the next 2 loops. thread over and work off all loops at one time, * ch 5, skip next loop, shell in next shell, repeat from * twice, ch 5, skip 1 loop, pull up a loop in each of the next 2 loops, thread over and work off all loops at one time, repeat from ** 6 times, ch 3, s c in next loop, * ch 5, skip next loop, shell in next shell, repeat from last * twice, ch 5, skip next loop, pull up a loop in next loop and in 1st s c, thread over and work off all loops at one time.

16th ROUND: Sl st to next 5 c, ch 10, skip next 2 loops, shell in next shell, * ch 7, skip next loop, shell in next shell, repeat from * once, ch 7, skip 2 loops, dc in next sc between next two ch 3 loops, ch 7, skip next 2 loops, shell in next shell, repeat from 1st * 6 times, * ch 7, skip next loop, shell in next shell, repeat from last * once, ch 2, d tr c (3 times over hook) in 3rd st of ch 10 at beg.

17th ROUND: Ch 1, sc in d tr c, ch 3, 2 dc in same st with d trc, * ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from * twice, ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, repeat from 1st * 6 times, * ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from last * twice, dc in 1st s c.

18th ROUND: Ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, ch 1, 2 dc in next dc, ch 3, skip next loop, s c in next loop, * ch 3, shell. in next shell, ch 3, s c in next loop, ch 3, s c in next loop, repeat from * once, ch 3, shell in next shell, ch 3, s c in next loop, repeat from beg all around ending to correspond, join in dc.

19th ROUND: Sl st to center of next loop, ** ch 3, sl st, ch 3, sl st in next ch 1 space, * ch 3, sl st in next loop, ch 3, sl st in next loop, ch 3, sl st in center st of next shell, ch 3, sl st in same space, ch 3, sl st in same space (picot cluster), ch 3, sl st in next loop, repeat from * twice, ch 3, sl st in next loop, repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, join, cut thread.