Doily 7817

Doilies & Edgings

Book No. 3

The Canadian Spool Cotton Company

1940s

Doily measures 5 inches in diameter

MATERIALS: J. & P. COATS' MERCER CROCHET, GREEN LABEL, Size 30: I Ball White or Ecru. Mil-ward's "Ship" Brand Steel Crochet Hook No. 10.

Starting at center, ch 8, Join with sl st to form ring.

1st rnd: 16 sc in ring. Join with sl st.

2nd rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, * ch 8, 3 dc in 4th ch from hook, ch 4, sc in 4th ch from hook (picot made), 3 dc in same ch as last 3 dc, ch 3, sl st in same ch, ch 4, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.

3rd rnd: Attach thread to any picot, sc in same picot, * ch 9, sc in next picot. Repeat from * around. Join.

4th rnd: Sl st in next ch, sc in same ch, * ch 3, skip 1 ch, sc in next ch. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 1, half dc in first sc.

5th and 6th rnds: * Ch 3, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 1, half dc in half dc.

7th rnd: * Ch 4, sc in next loop, Repeat from * around, ending with ch 1, dc in half dc.

8th rnd: Sl st in loop just completed, ch 4, tr in next loop, *ch 6, holding back on hook the last loop of each tr make tr in next 2 loops, thread over and draw through all loops on hook. Repeat from * around. Join.

9th rnd: Ch 1, sc in same place as sl st, * ch 4, at tip of next 2 tr make (tr, ch 1) 5 times and tr; ch 4, sc in tip of next 2 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

10th rnd: Ch 1, sc in same place as sl st, * (ch 4, sc in next ch-1 sp) 5 times; ch 4, sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.

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