Cel­e­bra­tion Doily

Crochet World - - Content - De­sign by Gemma Owen

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENT

15 inches in di­am­e­ter

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Liz­beth size 10 cro­chet cot­ton (122 yds per ball): 3 balls #601 white 1 ball #650 denim blue light

• Size 7/1.65mm steel cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge

• Pin­ning board

• Rust­proof straight pins

• Spray starch

GAUGE

2 dc rnds = 11/2 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain-6 at be­gin­ning of round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet and chain-3 un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Be­gin­ning V-stitch (beg V-st): Ch 6 (see Pat­tern Notes), dc in same st or sp as beg ch-6. V-stitch (V-st): (Dc, ch 3, dc) in in­di­cated st or sp.

DOILY FIRST MO­TIF

Rnd 1 (RS): With white, form slip ring (see il­lus­tra­tion), ch 1, (sc in ring, ch 3) 8 times, draw beg end tightly to close ring, join (see Pat­tern Notes) in beg sc. (8 sc, 8 ch-3 sps)

Rnd 2: Sl st in next ch-3 sp, ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), 2 dc in same ch-3 sp as beg ch-3, 3 dc in each rem ch-3 sp around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (24 dc) Rnd 3: Ch 3, fpdc (see Stitch Guide) around same st as beg ch-3, [dc in next dc, fpdc around same dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (24 dc, 24 fpdc)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch-3, fpdc around next fpdc; [2 dc in next dc, fpdc around next fpdc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, sl st in next dc, draw up a lp, drop white, do not fas­ten off. (48 dc, 24 fpdc)

Rnd 5: Join denim in top of next fpdc, ch 1, fpsc (see Stitch

Guide) around same fpdc, ch 5, sk each of next 2 dc, [fpsc around next fpdc, sk next 2 dc, ch 5] around, join in beg fpsc. Fas­ten off. (24 fpsc, 24 ch-5 sps)

Rnd 6: Pick up dropped lp of white, work­ing be­hind denim sts of rnd 5 and in rem dc sts of rnd 4, beg V-st (see Spe­cial

Stitches) in same dc, sk next fpdc and next dc, [ V-st (see Spe­cial

Stitches) in next dc, sk next fpdc and next dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-6. (24 V-sts)

Rnd 7: Sl st in ch-3 sp of next V-st, beg V-st in same ch-3 sp, ch 1, [V-st in next ch-3 sp of V-st, ch 1] around. (24 V-sts, 24 ch-1 sps)

Rnd 8: Sl st in ch-3 sp of next V-st, beg V-st in same ch-3 sp, ch 2, [V-st in next ch-3 sp of V-st, ch 2] around. (24 V-sts, 24 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 9: Sl st in next V-st ch-3 sp, beg V-st in same ch-3 sp, ch 2, [V-st in next ch-3 sp, ch 2] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-6. (24 V-sts, 24 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 10: Sl st in next dc, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp, [dc in next dc, fpdc around next dc] 10 times, *dc in next dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp, [dc in next dc, fpdc around next dc] 10 times, rep from * around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, sl st in each of next 2 dc and in ch-2 sp, draw up a lp of white, drop lp from hook, do not fas­ten off. (60 fpdc, 90 dc, 6 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 11: Join denim in next dc *fpsc around next dc, ch 5, sk next ch-2 sp, fpsc around next dc, ch 5, sk each of next 2 dc, [fpsc around next fpdc, ch 5] 9 times, rep from * around, join in beg fpsc. Fas­ten off. (72 sc, 72 ch-5 sps)

Rnd 12: Work­ing be­hind the ch-5 sp, pick up dropped lp of white and work (beg V-st, ch 3, V-st) all in same dc, sk each of next 4 sts, V-st in next dc, [sk each of next 3 sts, V-st in next dc] 4 times, sk each of last 5 sts, *(V-st, ch 3, V-st) in next ch-2 sp, sk each of next 4 sts, V-st in next st, [sk each of next 3 sts, V-st in next dc] 4 times, sk each of last 5 sts, rep from * around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-6. (42 V-sts, 6 ch-3 sps)

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