Sunday, April 1, 2007

Free 1955 Multi-color Doily Crochet Pattern in 2 Sizes

MATERIALS:

To make a doily approximately 15 inches in diameter: Size 10 Cotton Crochet Thread in Pink, Green, Yellow and White and a Steel Crochet Hook No. 7.

To make a doily approximately 10 inches in diameter: Size 30 Crochet Cotton Thread in Pink, Green, Yellow and White and a Steel Crochet Hook No. 12.

(Tina’s Note: In this pattern sdc stands for short double crochet and is the same as a half double crochet; trc is a treble crochet.)

1st Rnd: With Yellow ch 8, join to form a ring, ch 3 and work 23 dc in ring, join in 3rd st of ch, cut Yellow.

2nd Rnd: Attach Green, ch 1 and work 1 sc in each st (24 sc), join, cut Green.

3rd Rnd: Attach Pink, sc in same space, * ch 20, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sc, repeat from * 10 times, ch 20, sc in next sc, join in 1st sc.

4th Rnd: Over next loop work 1 sc, 1 sdc (sdc: thread over hook, insert in space, pull loop through, thread over and work off all loops at one time), 2 dc, 17 trc, 2 dc, 1 sdc, 1 sc, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc, repeat from beginning 11 times, join, cut Pink.

5th Rnd: Attach Green in 13th st of any scallop, ch 4, 2 trc in same space keeping last loop of each trc on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time, * ch 5, cluster st in same space (cluster st: 3 trc in same space keeping last loop of each trc on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time), repeat from * once, * cluster st in 13th st of next scallop, ch 5, cluster st in same space, ch 5, cluster st in same space, repeat from * 10 times, join and cut Green.

6th Rnd: Attach White in any ch 5 loop, * ch 7, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending with ch 3, trc in same space as beginning (to brings thread in position for next rnd).

7th Rnd: * Ch 8, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending with ch 4, trc in trc.

8th Rnd: * Ch 8, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending with ch 8, sl st in trc, cut White.

9th Rnd: Attach Yellow in any sc, ch 3, 7 dc over next loop, dc in next sc, 7 dc over next loop, repeat from * all around, join in 3rd st of ch, cut Yellow.

10th Rnd: Attach Green in same space, ch 4, 1 trc in each of the next 3 dc keeping last loop of each trc on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time, * ch 4, 1 trc in each of the next 4 dc keeping last loop of each trc on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time, repeat from * all around, ch 4, join in top of 1st cluster, cut Green.

11th Rnd: Attach White in any loop, * ch 5, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around, ending with ch 2, dc in same space as beginning.

12th - 13th Rnds: * Ch 6, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending each round with ch 3, dc in dc.

14th Rnd: Same as last round but ending with ch 6, sc in dc, cut thread.

15th Rnd: Attach Yellow in any sc, ch 3, 4 dc over next loop, * dc in next sc, 4 dc over next loop, repeat from * all around, join in 3rd st of ch, cut Yellow.

16th Rnd: Attach Green and work 1 sc in each dc, join, cut Green.

17th Rnd: Attach Pink in any sc, sc in same space, * ch 20, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, repeat from * all around ending with ch 20, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sc, join.

18th Rnd: Over next loop work 1 sc, 1 sdc, 2 dc, 19 trc, 2 dc, 1 sdc, 1 sc, skip 2 sc, sc in next sc, repeat from beginning all around, join, cut thread.

19th Rnd: Attach Green in 14th st of any scallop, ch 4 (counts as part of 1st cluster st), cluster st in same space, ch 5, cluster st in same space, * 2 cluster sts with ch 5 between in 14th st of next scallop, repeat from * all around, join, cut Green.

20th Rnd: Attach White in any loop, * ch 7, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending with ch 3, trc in same space as beginning.

21st Rnd: * Ch 7, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending with ch 3, trc in trc.

22nd Rnd: * Ch 8, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending with ch 4, trc in trc.

23rd Rnd: Same as last round but ending with ch 8, sl st in trc, cut thread.

34th Rnd: Attach Yellow in any sc, ch 3, 6 dc over next loop, * dc in next sc, 6 dc over next loop, repeat from * all around, join in 3rd st of ch, cut thread.

25th Rnd: Attach Green in same space, sc in same space, * ch 5, skip 1 dc, 1 trc in each of the next 4 dc keeping last loop of each trc on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time, ch 4, sl st in top of cluster just made for picot, ch 5, skip 1 dc, sc in next dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, join, cut thread and weave in ends.

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