Williamsburg

Doilies

Book No. 184

The Spool Cotton Company

1942

Cobwebby filaments delicately laced together create a gossamer "wagon wheel" in fine crochet.

MATERIALS:

CLARK'S O.N.T. or J. & P. COATS BEST

SIX CORD MERCERIZED CROCHET, size 30:

CLARK'S O.N.T.-3 balls,

OR

J. & P. COATS -2 balls.

Steel crochet hook No. 10 or 11.

Completed doily measures 13 inches in diameter.

Starting at center, ch 10. Join with sl st.

1st rnd: Ch 5, * tr in ring, ch 1. Repeat from * until there are 15 tr in ring, ch 1, sl st in 4th st of ch-5.

2nd rnd: * Sc in next sp, ch 5, holding back on hook the last loop of each tr, make 3 tr in next sp, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (cluster made), ch 5. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 5, sl st in 1st sc made.

3rd rnd: Sl st in next 3 ch, sc in loop, * ch 5, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 2, dc in 1st sc made.

4th rnd: Ch 9, * tr in next loop, ch 5. Repeat from * around. Sl st in 4th st of ch-9.

5th rnd: Ch 11, * tr in next tr, ch 7. Repeat from * around. Join.

6th rnd: Ch 7, tr in same place as sl st, * skip 3 ch, in next st make tr, ch 3 and tr. Repeat from * around. Sl st in 4th st of ch-7.

7th rnd: Ch 7, cluster in same place as sl st, * skip next tr, cluster in next tr, ch 3, tr in same place as last cluster, skip next tr, tr in next tr, ch 3, cluster in same place as last tr. Repeat from * around. Join last tr to 4th st of ch-7.

8th rnd: Ch 4, * in tip of clusters (below) make cluster, ch 4 and cluster; skip 1 tr, in next tr make tr, ch 3 and tr. Repeat from * around.Join last ch-3 to tip of 1st cluster.

9th rnd: Ch 8, tr in same place as sl st, * skip next cluster, in next tr make tr, ch 4 and tr; skip next tr, in tip of next cluster make tr, ch 4 and tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

10th rnd: Ch 12, * skip 1 tr, d tr in next tr, ch 7. Repeat from * around. Join.

llth rnd: Ch 12, * tr in next d tr, ch 8. Repeat from * around. Join.

12th rnd: Ch 7, tr in same place as sl st, * skip 3 sts, in next st make tr, ch 3 and tr. Repeat from * 2 more times; ** ch 3, (skip 3 sts, in next st make tr, ch 3 and tr) 4 times. Repeat from ** around. Join last ch-3 to 4th st of ch-7.

13th rnd: ** Ch 4, * skip 1 tr, in next tr make tr, ch 3 and tr. Repeat from * 2 more times, ch 4, sc in next tr, ch 3, sc in next tr. Repeat from ** around. Join.

14th rnd: Sl st in next 4 ch and in next tr, ch 7, tr in same place as last sl st, * skip next tr, tr in next tr, ch 3, cluster in same place as last tr, skip 1 tr, cluster in next tr, ch 3, tr in same place as last cluster, skip 1 tr, in next st make tr, ch 3 and tr; ch 5, in next tr make tr, ch 3 and tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

15th rnd: * Ch 4, skip next tr, in next tr make tr, ch 3 and tr; in tip of clusters (below) make cluster, ch 3 and cluster; skip next tr, in next tr make tr, ch 3 and tr; ch 4, sc in next tr, ch 5, sc in next tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

Repeat the 14th and 15th rnds alternately 3 more times, having ch-7 between sections on l6th and 17th rnds, ch-9 between sections on 18th and 19th rnds and ch-11 between sections on 20th and 21st rnds.

22nd rnd: Sl st in next 4 ch and in next tr, ch 7, tr in same place as last sl st, * skip next tr, in tip of next cluster make tr, ch 3 and tr; skip next cluster, in next tr make tr, ch 3 and tr; in next tr make tr, ch 3 and tr; ch 13, in next tr make tr, ch 3 and tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

23rd rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, * ch 5, tr in same place as last sc, tr in next tr, ch 7, tr in top of tr just made, tr in next tr below, ch 5, tr in top of tr just made, sc in next 2 tr, ch 5, tr in same place as last sc, tr in next tr, ch 7, tr in top of tr just made, tr in next tr, ch 5, tr in top of tr just made, sc in next tr, ch 13, sc in next tr. Repeat from * around. Join and fasten off. Starch lightly and press.

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