Silver Surf

Priscilla Doilies

Coats & Clark's Book No. 101

1958

J. & P. COATS METALLIC "KNIT-CRO-SHEEN" Art A. 64-M: 3 balls of No. 24-A Platinum.

Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 7.

Doily measures 13 1/4 inches in diameter.

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

1st rnd: Ch 3, 23 dc in ring. Join with sl st to top of ch-3 (24 dc, counting ch-3 as 1 dc).

2nd rnd: Ch 4, * dc in next dc, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join last ch-1 to 3rd ch of ch-4 (24 sps).

3rd rnd: Ch 3, * 2 dc in next sp, dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending with 2 dc in last sp. Join to top of ch-3 (72 dc).

4th rnd: Ch 1, sc in same place as sl st, * skip next 2 dc, in next dc make dc, ch 1, (tr, ch 1) 3 times and dc (shell made); skip next 2 dc, sc in next dc. Repeat from * around. Join last shell to first sc (12 shells).

5th rnd: Sl st to center of first shell, ch 1, sc in same place, * ch 7, sc in center of next shell. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 7. Join (12 loops).

6th rnd: Ch 3, 9 dc in next loop, dc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join (120 dc).

7th rnd: Ch 4, * skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join as 2nd rnd (60 sps).

8th rnd: Repeat 3rd rnd (180 dc).

9th rnd: Ch 8, thread over, draw up a loop in 6th ch from hook, thread over, skip next 2 dc, draw up a loop in next dc, (thread over and draw through 2 loops) 4 times (cross st made); * thread over 3 times, draw up a loop in same dc as last leg of previous cross st, (thread over and draw through 2 loops) twice; thread over, skip next 2 dc, draw up a loop in next dc, (thread over and draw through 2 loops) 4 times; ch 2, dc in center of previous st (another cross st made). Repeat from * around. Join last cross st to 6th ch of ch-8 (60 cross sts).

10th rnd: Ch 3, * 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in first leg of next cross st. Repeat from * around. Join (180 dc).

11th and 12th rnds: Repeat 4th and 5th rnds.

13th rnd: Ch 3, * 7 dc in next loop, dc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join (240 dc).

14th to 18th rnds inch Repeat 7th, 3rd, 9th, 10th and 4th rnds. Break off. Press.

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