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Doilies in Three Sizes Lily Sky tone crochet cotton was used to crochetthese pieces.  One ball each of white, rose, black and gray is sufficient thread; use a size 8 or 9 steel crochet hook.      

Abbreviations: Ch (chain); st (stitch);  sl st (slip stitch);  sc (single crochet);  lp (loop); hdc (half double crochet) -thread over as for a dc, insert book in st, thread over and pull through, thread over and pull through all lps at once;  dc (double- crochet);  tr (treble)-thread over twice and work off 2 lps at a time;  dtr (double treble) -thread over three times, work off 2 lps at a time; tr tr (triple treble)-thread over four times, work off 2 lps at a time;  rnd (round).

The center is gray, then a Row of black, with points or scallops in rose edged with a Row of black and the outer rows are in white.

Large Doily (15 inches in diameter)

-Not one of these doilies begins in center.  Each begins with the points or scallops.

To begin, ch 17 in rose, * sc in 4th st, hdc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts, tr in each of next 3 sts, dtr in each of next 3 sts, tr tr in each of last 4 sts, ch 22 (the first 5 ch sts made of this ch 22 are left between each scallop), repeat from * around making 20 points or scallops in all. Join with sl st and fasten off.

Rnd 1: is referred to as the first rnd toward center after the scallops.  Now join black to first St between scallops, ch 5 (for a dtr), dtr in each of next 4 sts for a 4 dtr cluster, * ch 12, dtr in each of next. 5 ch sts for a 5 dtr cluster, repeat from * around and join.

Rnd 2: Join gray in 6th St of ch-12 lp (black).  Ch 9 (for a dc and ch 6) * dc in next St of same ch lp, ch 4,' dc in 6th St of next ch lp, ch 6, repeat from * around and join.

Rnd 3: Sl St to center of lp, ch 9 (for a dc and ch 6), dc in same lp, ch 3, (dc, ch 6, dc) in next lp, repeat from * around.

Rnd 4: Sl St to center of lp, ch 8 (for a dc and ch 5), dc in same lp, * ch 1, (dc, ch 5, dc) in next lp, repeat from * around.

Rnd 5: Sl St to center of lp, ch 7 (for a dc and ch 4), * dc in center of next lp, ch 4, repeat from * around.

Rnd 6: Sl St to center of ch, ch 5 (for a dc and ch 2), * dc over next ch below, ch 2, repeat from * around.

Rnd 7: Sl St over first ch, ch 4 (for a dc and ch 1), * dc over next ch, ch 1, repeat from * around and join.

Rnd 8: Ch 4 (for a tr), * sk 1 dc, tr in next dc, repeat from * around. join and fasten off center of doily.

Join black at base of any rose scallop, * sc in each St up side of scallop, ch 3 at tip and sc in same St with last sc, sc down other side of scallop, sc in each of the 5 ch sts between scallops, repeat from * around each of the scallops.  Join and fasten off.

Rnd 2: Join white to tip of any scallop, ch 6 (for a dc and ch 3) dc in tip of scallop, * ch 5, (dc, ch 3, dc) in same tip, ch 9, dc in 10th St down side of scallop, ch 1 (between scallops), dc in 5th St of next scallop, ch 9, (dc, ch 3, dc) in next tip, repeat
from * around.  End with ch 8, SC in third ch of beginning, ch 6.

Rnd 3: Ch 5, * dc over ch lp, ch 2, (dc, ch 4, dc, ch 5, dc, ch 4, dc) in same lp, ch 2, dc over next ch lp, ch 2, dc in second St of ch 9, ch 3 between scallops, dc in second St of ch 9, ch 2, repeat from * around.
Work the last two rnds the same as rnd 3, only in rnd 4 ch 5 between scallops and in last rnd ch 7. Join and fasten off.

Medium Size Doily (10 inches)  Rose scallops: Ch 15, * SC in 4th St, hdc, 2 dc, 2 tr, 3 dtr, 3 tr tr in the 11 remaining ch sts, ch 19 (the first 4 sts of the ch 19 are left between scallops), repeat from * around.  Fasten and cut.

Rnd 1: Join black to first St between scallops.  Ch 4 (for a tr), tr in each of next 3 sts for a 4 tr cluster, * ch 10, tr in each of next 4 ch sts for a 4 tr cluster, repeat from * around. Join and fasten off.

Rnd 2: Join gray in center of ch 10 of previous rnd, ch 9 (for a dc and ch 6), dc in next St of same ch lp, * ch 2, dc in 5th ch of next ch lp, ch 6, dc in next ch St of same lp, repeat from  around and Join.

Rnd 3: Sl St to center of lp, ch 8 (for a dc and a ch 3), dc in same lp, * (dc, ch 5, dc) in center of next lp, repeat from * around and Join.

Rnd 4: Sl St to center of lp, ch 5 (for a dc and ch 2), * dc in center of next lp, ch 2, repeat from * around.

Rnd 5: Sl St over to ch  lp, ch 5 (for a dc and ch 2),dc over next ch
lp, ch 2, repeat from around and join.

Rnd 6: Ch 3, * sk 1 dc, dc in next, repeat from * around. join and fasten off.  You have just completed the center of the doily.

Join black at base of any rose scallop, * SC in each St up side of scallop, ch 3 at tip and make next SC in same St with last one, sc in each St down other side and sc in each of the 4 ch sts between scallops, repeat from * around each of the scallops. join and fasten Off.

Join white to tip of any scallop, ch 6 (for a dc and ch 3), * ch 5, (dc, ch 3, dc) in same tip, ch 7, dc in 7th St at side of scallop, ch 2, dc in corresponding St on next scallop, ch 7, (dc, ch 3, dc) in next tip, repeat from * around, end with ch 6, SC in third ch of beginning ch 6.

Next rnd: Ch 5 (for a dc and ch 2), * dc over ch lp, ch 2, (dc, ch 4, dc, ch 5, dc, ch 4, dc) in next or center lp below, ch 2, dc in next lp, ch 2, dc in second St of ch 7, ch 4 between scallops, dc in corresponding St of next ch, ch 2, repeat from * around.

Work the last rnd the same as last rnd only ch 6 between scallops. join and fasten off.

Small Size Doily (6 inches)  Rose scallops: Ch 13, SC in 4th St from hook, hdc, 2 dc, 3 tr, 3 dtr, in the remaining sts of ch, ch 15 (ch 2 between scallops) for next scallop and repeat from * around each scallop. join and fasten off.

Join black in first St between scallops, ch 1, SC in next St, * ch 8, SC in each Of next 2 sts between scallops, repeat from * around the inside of scallops. join and fasten off.

Join gray in 4th ch of ch 8, ch 7 (for a dc and a ch 3), dc in next St of same ch lp, * dc in 4th St of next ch lp, ch 4, dc in next St of same ch lp, repeat from * around and join.

Sl St to center of next ch lp, ch 3 (for a dc), dc in each ch lp around. join and fasten off.

Join black at base of any rose scallop, SC in each St up side of scallop p, ch 3 at tip, SC in same St with last sc, sc in each st down other side of scallop and sc in each of the 2 ch sts between scallops. Join and fasten off.

Join white to tip of any scallop, ch 6 (for a dc and ch 3), dc in tip, * ch 5, (dc, ch 3, dc) in same tip, ch 6, dc in 5th st at side of scallop, ch 1 between scallops, dc in corresponding st on side of next scallop, ch 6, (dc, ch 3, dc) in tip of scallop, repeat from * around; end with ch 5, sc in third ch of beginning ch 6. Ch 5 (for a dc and ch 2), * dc over ch lp, ch 2, (dc, ch 4, dc, ch 5, dc, ch 4, dc) in center lp below, ch 2, dc in lp, ch 2, dc in second st of ch 6, ch 3 between scallops, dc in corresponding st of next ch, ch 2, repeat from around. join and fasten off.
 

Work basket  JUNE, 1954

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