Starfish Pineapple Doily
Materials needed:  Size 10 crochet thread in your choice of color (about 250 yards), size 4 steel crochet hook (I tend to crochet tight, you may need a smaller hook).  Needle to weavein ends.

Special Stitches:  Beginning Shell (Beg Sh):  ch 3-2dc-ch 2-3dc in stitch, shell or space indicated.  Shell (Sh):  3dc-ch2-3dc in stitch, shell or space indicated.

CH 5, join with a sl st to form a ring.

Round 1:  ch 1, sc in ring 10 times, join with a sl st to first sc. (10 sc)

Round 2:  Ch 3, dc-ch2-2dc in same stitch, ch 3, *sk next sc, 2dc-ch2-2dc in next stitch, ch 3*  Repeat * around, join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beginning ch 3.

Round 3:  sl st in next dc and next ch 2 space.  In same sp work ch3-dc-ch2-2dc, ch 3, sc in next ch 3 space, ch 3, *2dc- ch 2- 2dc in next ch 3 sp, ch 3, sc in next ch 3 space*  Repeat * around.  Join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Round 4:  sl st in next dc and next ch 2 sp.  Beg Sh in same sp.  Ch 7, skip next two ch 3 spaces.  *SH in next ch 2 sp, skip next two ch 3 spaces*  repeat * around, join with a sl st to 3rd ch of Beg ch 3.

Round 5:  sl st in next 2 dc and next ch 2 sp.  Beg Sh in same sp., ch 3, 9 dc in next ch 7 sp, ch 3.  * Sh in next ch2 sp, ch 3, 9 dc in next ch 7 sp, ch 3*  repeat * around, join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Round 6:  sl st in next 2 dc and next ch 2 sp.  Beg Sh in same sp, ch 3, DC in next dc, (Ch 1, dc in next dc) 8 times, ch 3, *Sh in next sh, ch 3, dc in next dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc ) 8 times, ch 3*  Repeat * around, join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Round 7:  sl st in next 2 dc and next ch 2 sp.  Beg Sh in same sp, ch 3, skip next ch 3 sp, sc in next ch 1 sp, (Ch 3, sc in next ch 1 sp) 7 times, ch 3, skip next ch 3 sp.  *3dc-ch2-3dc-ch2-3dc in next shell, ch 3, skip next ch 3 sp, sc in next ch 1 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch 1 sp) 7 times, ch 3, skip next ch 3 sp.*  Repeat * around to Beg Sh.  In same sp as beg shell do 3dc, ch 2.  Join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Round 8:  sl st in next 2 dc and next ch 2 sp.  Beg Sh in same sp, ch 3, skip next ch 3 sp, sc in next ch 3 sp, (ch3, sc in next ch 3 sp) 6 times, ch 3,   *Sh in next ch 2 sp, ch 3, sh in next ch 2 sp, ch3, skip next ch 3 sp, sc in next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp)6 times, ch 3*  Repeat * around to last ch 2 sp,  Sh in last ch 2 sp, ch 3, join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Round 9:  sl st in next 2 dc and next ch 2 sp.  Beg Sh in same sp, ch 3, skip next
ch 3 sp, sc in next ch 3 sp, (ch3, sc in next ch 3 sp) 5 times, ch 3,   *Sh in next ch 2
sp, ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 3, sh in next ch 2 sp, ch3, skip next ch 3 sp, sc in next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp) 5 times, ch 3*  Repeat * around to last ch 2 sp, Sh in last ch 2 sp, ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 3, join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Round 10:  sl st in next 2 dc and next ch 2 sp.  Beg Sh in same sp, ch 3, skip next
ch 3 sp, sc in next ch 3 sp, (ch3, sc in next ch 3 sp) 4 times, ch 3,   *Sh in next sh, (ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp) twice, ch 3, sh in next Sh, ch3, skip next ch 3 sp, sc in
next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp) 4 times, ch 3*  Repeat * around to last ch 2 sp, Sh in last ch 2 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp) twice, ch 3, join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Round 11:  sl st in next 2 dc and next ch 2 sp.  Beg Sh in same sp, ch 3, skip next
ch 3 sp, sc in next ch 3 sp, (ch3, sc in next ch 3 sp) 3 times, ch 3,   *Sh in next sh,
(ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp) 3 times, ch 3, sh in next Sh, ch3, skip next ch 3 sp, sc in
next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp) 3 times, ch 3*  Repeat * around to last ch 2
sp, Sh in last ch 2 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp) 3 times, ch 3, join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Round 12:  sl st in next 2 dc and next ch 2 sp.  Beg Sh in same sp, ch 3, skip next 
ch 3 sp, sc in next ch 3 sp, (ch3, sc in next ch 3 sp) 2 times, ch 3,   *Sh in next sh,
(ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp) 4 times, ch 3, sh in next Sh, ch3, skip next ch 3 sp, sc in
next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp) 2 times, ch 3*  Repeat * around to last ch 2
sp, Sh in last ch 2 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp) 4 times, ch 3, join with a sl st to 3rd
ch of beg ch 3.

Round 13:  sl st in next 2 dc and next ch 2 sp.  Beg Sh in same sp, ch 3, skip next ch 3 sp, sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 3, skip next ch 3 sp, *Sh in next sh, ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp, (ch 4, sc in next ch 3 sp)4 times, ch 3, sh in next sh, ch 3 skip next ch 3 sp, sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 3*  Repeat * around to last ch 2 sp, Sh in last ch 2 sp, ch 3,, sc in next ch 3 sp, (ch 4, sc in next ch 3 sp) 4 times, ch 3, join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Round 14:  sl st in next 2 dc and next ch 2 sp.  Beg Sh in same sp, ch 3, skip next ch 3 sp, sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 3, skip next ch 3 sp, *Sh in next sh, ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp, (ch 4, sc in next ch 4 sp) 5 times, ch 3, Sh in next Sh, ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 3*  repeat * around to last ch 2 sp.  Sh in last ch 2 sp, ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp, (ch 4, sc in next ch 4 sp) 5 times, ch 3.  Join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Round 15:  sl st in next 2 dc and next ch 2 sp.  Beg Sh in same sp, ch 3, *Sh in next Sh, ch 3, sc in next ch 3 sp, (ch 4, sc in next ch 4 sp) 6 times, ch 3, Sh in next Sh, ch 3*  Repeat * around to last ch 2 sp.  Sh in ch 2 sp, ch 3, join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Round 16:  sl st in next 2 dc and next ch 2 sp.  Ch 1, sc in same space, ch 8, *sc in next sh, (ch 4, sc in next ch 4 space) 8 times, ch 4,  sc in next sh, ch 8*  Join with a sl st to 1st sc.

Round 17:  sl st in ch 8 sp.  Ch 3, 12 DC in same sp, (5 sc in next ch 4 sp) 9 times, * 13 dc in next ch 8 sp, (5 sc in next ch 4 sp) 9 times*  Repeat around.  Join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 3.

Finish off and weave in ends.  Block and starch as desired.

Copyright Laurie Clark 2001