Forget-Me-Not Doily

Flower Doilies

Star Book No. 64

American Thread Company

1949

This doily may be made with any of the American Thread Company products listed below. Plain Color may be used if desired.
"STAR" Tatting Cotton , Article 25 2 Balls White, 3 Balls Shaded Blues, 2 Balls Yellow Steel Hook 13 or 14 7 inches
"STAR" Crochet Cotton, Article 20, Size 30 1 Ball each White, Shaded Blues and Yellow Steel Hook 11 or 12 9 inches
"STAR" Crochet Cotton, Article 30, Size 30 1 Ball each White and Yellow, 2 Balls Shaded Blues Steel Hook 11 or 12 9 inches
"GEM" Crochet Cotton, Article 35, Size 30 1 Ball each White, Shaded Blues and Yellow  Steel Hook 11 or 12 9 inches
"SILLATEEN SANSIL" Article 102 1 Ball each White and Yellow, 2 Balls Shaded Blues Steel Hook 10 10 inches
"DELUXE" Crochet Cotton, Article 346 1 Ball each White, Shaded Blues and Yellow Steel Hook 7 11 inches
"STAR" Pearl Cotton Article 90, Size 5 2 Balls White, 4 Balls Shaded Blues, 1 Ball Yellow Steel Hook 7 11 inches

With White ch 8, join to form a ring, ch 1 and work 12 s c in ring, join.

2nd Row: Ch 5, d c in next s c, * ch 2, d c in next s c, repeat from * all around, ch 2, join in 3rd st of ch.

3rd Row: Ch 1 and work 3 s c over each loop, join.

4th Row: * Ch 6, s c in space over the d c of previous row, repeat from * all around ending row with ch 3, tr c in same space as beginning (this brings thread in position for next row).

5th Row: * Ch 6, s c in next loop, repeat from * all around.

6th Row: Sl st into loop, ch 1 and work 3 s c in same space, * ch 6, 3 s c in next loop, repeat from * all around, ending row with ch 2, d trc in the sl st.

7th Row: Ch 3, 2 d c in same loop, * ch 3, skip 1 s c, d c in next s c, ch 3, 3 d c in next loop, repeat from * all around ending row with ch 3, skip 1 s c, d c in next s c, ch 3, join.

8th Row: Ch 3, d c in same space, 1 d c in next d c, 2 d c in next d c, * ch 3, d c in next single d c, ch 3. 2 d c in next d c, d c in next d c, 2 d c in next d c, repeat from * all around ending row with ch 3, d c in next single d c, ch 3, join.

9th and 10th Rows: Same as last row but having 2 more d c in each solid section of each row.

11th Row: Sl st to next d c, ch 3, 1 d c in each of the next 6 d c, * ch 3, d c in next loop, ch 3, d c in next loop, ch 3, 1 d c in each of the center 7 d c of next d c group, repeat from * all around ending row with ch 3, d c in next loop, ch 3, d c in next loop, ch 3, join.

12th Row: Sl st to next d c, ch 3, 1 d c in each of the next 4 d c, * ch 3, d c in next loop, ch 3, d c in next loop, ch 3, d c in next loop, ch 3, 1 d c in each of the center 5 d c of next d c group, repeat from * all around ending row to correspond, ch 3, join.

13th Row: Sl st to next d c, ch 3, 1 d c in each of the next 2 d c, * ch 3, d c in next loop, ch 3, d c in next loop, ch 3, d c in next loop, ch 3, d c in next loop, ch 3, 1 d c in each of the 3 center d c of next d c group, repeat from * all around ending row to correspond, ch 3, join.

14th Row: Sl st to next d c, ch 6, d c in next loop, * ch 3, d c in next loop, repeat from * 3 times, ** ch 3, d c in center d c of next d c group, * ch 3, d c in next loop, repeat from * 4 times, repeat from ** all around ending row to correspond, ch 3, join in 3rd st of ch.

15th Row: Ch 1 and work 4 s c over each loop, join.

16th Row: * Ch 6, s c in space over the next d c of previous row, repeat from * all around ending row with ch 3,  d c in same space as beginning.

17th Row: * Ch 6, s c in next loop, repeat from * all around ending row with ch 3, d c in d c.

18th Row: Same as last row but ending row with ch 6, s c in d c.

19th Row: Ch 1 and work 5 s c over each loop, join, break thread.

Flower: With Yellow, ch 6, join to form a ring, * ch 4, c in ring, repeat from * 5 times (6 loops), break Yellow. Attach Shaded Blues in loop, ch 4, 2 trc in same loop, ch 1 and with wrong side of doily toward you, sl st in center st of any scallop of doily, ch 1, turn, sl st in same tr c of flower, 1 tr c in same loop of flower, ch 4, sl st in same loop of flower, sl st in next loop of center of flower, ch 4, 2 trc in same space, ch 1, sl st in center st of next scallop of doily, ch 1, turn, sl st in top of same trc of flower, 1 trc in same loop of flower, ch 4, sl st in same loop of flower, * sl st in next loop of center of flower, ch 4, 3 trc in same space, ch 4, sl st in same space, repeat from * 3 times, join (6 petals), break Blue.

Work a 2nd flower joining side petal to side petal of 1st flower, skip 1 scallop on doily and join next 2 petals to next 2 scallops of doily. Work 22 more flowers in same manner joining same as previous flowers and having 2 petals free on top of each flower joining last flower to 1st flower at side petal.

2nd Row of Flowers: Work center same as 1st row of flowers. Attach Shaded Blues in loop, ch 4, 3 tr c in same space, ch 4, sl st in same space, sl st in next loop of center, ch 4, 2 tr c in same space, ch 1 and with wrong side of doily toward you, sl st in 2nd free petal of any flower, ch 1, turn, sl st in top of trc just made, trc in same loop of center, ch 4, sl st in same space, sl st in next loop, ch 4, 2 tr c in same loop, ch 1, sl st in 1st free petal of next flower, ch 1, turn, sl st in top of trc just made, trc in same loop of center, ch 4, sl st in same space, then complete remaining 3 petals same as other flowers.

2nd Flower: Work center same as 1st flower.

Attach Shaded Blues in loop, ch 4, 2 tr c in same space, ch 3, sl st in center st of side petal of previous flower, ch 3, turn, sl st in top of trc just made, trc in same space, ch 4, sl st in same space, sl st in next loop of center and join next 2 petals to previous row of flowers same as 1st flower, then complete remaining petals of flower same as 1st flower.

Work 22 more flowers and join same as 2nd flower joining the side petal of last flower made to side petal of 1st flower.

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