Northern Lights

Doilies

Book No. 201

The Spool Cotton Company

1943

MATERIALS:

J. & P. COATS or CLARK'S O.N.T. BEST SIX CORD MERCERIZED CROCHET, Size 20:

SMALL BALL:

J. & P. COATS-3 balls of White or Ecru,

or

CLARK'S O.N.T-5 balls of White or Ecru.

BIG BALL:

J. & P. COATS-2 balls of White or Ecru.

Steel Crochet Hook No. 8 or 9.

Starting at center ch 12. Join with sl st to form ring.

1st rnd: Ch 3 (to count as 1 dc), 31 dc in ring. Join with sl st in top st of starting chain.

2nd rnd: Ch 1, sc in same place as sl st, sc in each dc around. Join.

3rd rnd: Ch 1, sc in same place as sl st, * ch 1, sc in next sc. Repeat from * around, joining last ch-1 with sl st in 1st sc.

4th rnd: Sl st in next sp, ch 4 (to count as dc and ch 1), * dc in next sp, ch 1. Repeat from * around, joining last ch-1 with sl st in 3rd st of ch-4.

5th rnd: Sl st in next sp, ch 6 (to count as tr and ch 2), * tr in next sp, ch 2. Repeat from * around, joining last ch-2 with sl st in 4th st of ch-6.

6th rnd: Sl st in next sp, ch 7, tr in same sp, * ch 3, skip 1 sp, in next sp make tr, ch 3 and tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

7th rnd: Sl st in sp, ch 4, in same sp make tr, ch 2 and 2 tr (shell made); * ch 1, tr in next sp, ch 1, in next sp make 2 tr, ch 2 and 2 tr (another shell made). Repeat from * around, Join.

8th rnd: Sl st in next tr and in next sp, ch 4 and complete a shell as before (shell over shell made), * ch 2, tr in next tr, ch 2; shell over shell. Repeat from * around. Join.

9th rnd: Sl st in next tr and in next sp, ch 4, in same sp make 2 tr, ch 3 and 3 tr; * ch 2, tr in next tr, ch 2, in sp of next shell make a shell of 3 tr, ch 3 and 3 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

10th rnd: Same as 9th rnd, only having ch 3 between shell and tr, instead of ch-2. Join.

11th rnd: Sl st in next 2 tr and in sp, ch 4, in same sp make 3 tr, ch 5 and 4 tr; * ch 3, 3 tr in next tr, ch 3, in sp of next shell make a shell of 4 tr, ch 5 and 4 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

12th rnd: Sl st in next 3 tr and in sp, ch 4, in same sp make 7 tr, ch 3 and 8 tr; * ch 3, tr in center st of 3-tr group, ch 3, in sp of next shell make 8 tr, ch 3 and 8 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

13th rnd: Ch 4, tr in next 3 tr, * ch 2, in next sp make a 4-tr shell, ch 2, skip 4 tr, tr in next 4 tr, ch 2, skip next sp, the tr and the following sp, tr in next 4 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

14th rnd: Sl st across to sp of next shell, sl st in sp, ch 4, make a 4-tr shell over shell, * ch 6, skip next sp and following 2 tr, tr in next 2 tr, tr in each of next 2 ch, tr in next 2 tr, ch 6, make a 4-tr shell over next shell. Repeat from * around. Join.

15th rnd: Sl st across to sp of next shell, sl st in sp, ch 4, make a 4-tr shell over shell. * Ch 7, skip next sp and 1 tr, tr in next 4 tr, ch 7, make a 4-tr shell over next shell. Repeat from * around. Join.

16th rnd: Ch 4, tr in next 3 tr, * in next sp make 4 tr, ch 3 and 4 tr; tr in next 4 tr, ch 6, skip next sp and 1 tr, tr in next 2 tr, ch 6, skip next sp, tr in next 4 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

17th rnd: Ch 4, tr in next 3 tr, * ch 2, make a 4-tr shell over next shell, ch 2, skip 4 tr, tr in next 4 tr, ch 6, skip next 2 sps, tr in next 4 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

18th rnd: Ch 4, tr in next 3 tr, * tr in next ch, ch 3, make a 4-tr shell over shell, ch 3, skip 1 ch of next ch-2, tr in next ch, tr in next 4 tr, ch 5, tr in next 4 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

19th rnd: Ch 4, tr in next 4 tr, * ch 6, make a 4-tr shell over next shell, ch 6, skip next sp, tr in next 5 tr, ch 3 tr in next 5 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

20th rnd: Ch 4, tr in next 3 tr, * ch 9, make a 4-tr shell over next shell, ch 9, skip next sp and 1 tr, tr in next 4 tr, ch 2, tr in next 4 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

21st rnd: Ch 4, tr in next 2 tr, * ch 10, make a 4-tr shell over next shell, ch 10, skip next sp and 1 tr, tr in next 3 tr, ch 2, tr in next 3 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

22nd rnd: Ch 4, tr in next 2 tr, * ch 12, make a 4-tr shell over next shell, ch 12, skip next sp, make tr in next 3 tr, ch 2, tr in next 3 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

23rd rnd: Ch 3, tr in next 2 tr, * ch 8, tr in next 4 tr, in next sp make 4 tr, ch 3 and 4 tr, tr in next 4 tr, ch 8, tr in next 3 tr, ch 2, tr in next 3 tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

24th rnd: Sl st in next tr, ch 9 (to count as tr and ch 5),* tr in next 8 tr with ch 1 between; in ch-3 sp make (ch 1, tr) twice; ch 1, tr in next 8 tr with ch 1 between, ch 5, tr in center st of next 3-tr group, ch 2. tr in center st of next tr-group, ch 5. Repeat from * around. Join.

25th rnd: Sl st in next ch, sl st in sp, * ch 4, tr in next tr, (ch 1, tr in next ch-1 sp) 8 times; ch 1, in center sp make tr, ch 1 and tr, (ch 1, tr in next sp) 8 times; ch 1, tr in next tr, (ch 4, sc in next sp) 3 times. Repeat from * around. Join.

26th rnd: Sl st across to 1st tr, ch 5, * (tr in next sp, ch 1) 9 times; in center sp make tr, ch 1 and tr, (ch 1, tr in next sp) 9 times; ch 1, tr in next tr, ch 3, skip 1 sp, 2 tr in next sp, ch 1, 2 tr in next sp, ch 3, tr in next tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

27th rnd: Sl st in next sp, ch 1, sc in same sp, * (ch 3, sc in next sp) 20 times; ch 4, sc in next ch-1 sp (between the two 2-tr groups), ch 4, sc in next ch-1 sp. Repeat from * around. Join.

28th rnd: Sl st in next loop, ch 1, sc in same loop, * (ch 3, sc in next loop) 19 times; ch 3, skip ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 3, skip ch 4, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join.

29th rnd: Sl st in next loop, ch 1, sc in same loop, * (ch 3, sc in next loop) 18 times; ch 2, skip ch 3, sc in next sc, ch 2, skip ch 3, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join.

30th rnd: Sl st in next loop, ch 1, sc in same loop, * (ch 3, sc in next loop) 17 times; ch 1, skip ch 2, sc in next sc, ch 1, skip ch 2, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join.

31st rnd: Sl st in next loop, ch 1, sc in same loop, * (ch 4, sc in next loop) 16 times; skip next sc, sc in next sc, sc in next ch-3 loop. Repeat from * around. Join and fasten off.

Starch lightly and block to measurement given.

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