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Rock Pool Doily In Crochet

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Surround a vase of flowers with a ruffled doily for a praise winning centerpiece.  Doily measures approximately 15 inches in diameter including ruffle.  You will need 3 balls of J. & P. Coats Big Ball Best Six Cord Mercerized Crochet Cotton in ecru or white and a size 10 steel
crochet hook.
Abbreviations:
ch (chain)
st (stitch)
sl st (slip stitch)
SC (single crochet)
dc (double crochet)
sk (skip)
tr (treble)
lp (loop)
rnd (round)
p (picot)
sp (space)
st (stitch)

Start at center with ch 10,sl in first ch st to form a ring.

Rnd 1: 24 sc in ring, sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 5, * tr in next sc, ch 1, repeat from * around, sl st in 4th st of ch 5.

Rnd 3: sc in same st with sl st, * sc in next sp, sc in next tr, repeat from * around, sl st in first sc.

Rnds 4 and 5: Repeat rnds 2 and 3. There are 96 sc in rnd 5.

Rnd 6: Ch 4, tr in each sc around, sl st in top of ch 4.

Rnd 7: sc in same st with sl st, sc in each tr around, sl st in first sc.

Rnd 8: sc in same st with sl st, * (ch 5, sk 2 sc, sc in next sc) twice, ch 5, sk 1 sc, sc in next sc,
repeat from * around, end with ch 2, dc in first sc (36 lps).

Rnd 9: In last-lp formed make a p (to make a p: sc, ch 3, sc in lp), * ch 5, in next lp make a p, repeat from * around, end with ch 2, dc in first sc.

Rnds 10 through 17: Repeat rnd 9. At end of rnd 17, join last ch 5 with sl st in first SC.

Rnd 18: sl st in p, ch 3, 2 dc in same p, * make a p in next ch lp, a 3 dc shell in next p, repeat from * around, sl st in top of ch 3.

Rnd 19: sl st in next dc, SC in same dc, ch 3, SC in same dc for a p, * a 3 dc shell in next p, make a p in center dc of next shell, repeat from * around, sl st in first SC.

Rnd 20: sl st in next p, ch 3, 4 dc in same p, * make a p in center dc of next shell, a 5 dc shell in next p, repeat from * around, sl st in top of ch 3.

Rnd 21: Work as for rnd 19, making 5 dc in each shell instead of 3 dc.

Rnd 22: Repeat rnd 20.

Rnd 23: Work as for rnd 19, making 7 dc in each shell instead of 3 dc.

Rnd 24: sl st in next p, ch 3, 6 dc in same p, (a p in center dc of next shell, a 7 dc shell in next p) twice, * a p in next shell, a knot st (to make a knot st: pull out a lp on thread ¼ -inch long, thread over and draw through, insert hook between single and double lps and draw lp through, thread over and draw through all lps on hook), dc in next p, make a knot st, (a p in next shell, shell, in next p) 5 times, repeat from * around, end with a p and sl st in top of ch 3.

Rnd 25: sl st to center dc of shell, make a p in same dc, (shell in next p, p in next shell) twice, * make a knot st, dc in next p, a knot st, sc under double lp of next knot st, sc in next dc, sc in next knot st, make a knot st, dc in next p, a knot st, (a p in next shell, shell in next p) 4 times, a p in next shell, repeat from * around, end with a sl st in first sc, sl st in p.

Rnd 26: Ch 3, 6 dc in same p with sl st, make a p in center dc of next shell, a shell in next p, a p in next shell, * make a knot st, dc in next p, a knot st, sc in next dc, sc in next knot st, make a knot st, dc in center sc of next sc group, make a knot st, sc in next knot st, sc in next dc, sc in next knot st, make a knot st, dc in next p, make a knot st, (p in center st of next shell, shell in next p) 3 times, p in next shell, repeat from * around, sl st in top of ch 3.

Rnd 27: sl st to center dc of shell, p in same dc, shell in next p, * p in center dc of next shell make a knot st, dc in next P, (make a knot st, sc in next knot st, sc in next dc, sc in next knot st, make a knot st, dc in center of next sc group) twice, make a knot st, sc in next knot st, sc in next dc, sc in next knot st, make a knot st, dc in next p, make a p, knot st, (p in center dc of next shell, shell in next p) twice, repeat from * around, sl st in first sc, sl st in p.

Rnd 28: Ch 3, 6 dc in same p with sl st, * p in center dc of next shell, make a knot st, dc in next p (make a knot st, sc in next knot st, sc in next dc, sc in next knot st, make a knot st, dc in center
sc of next sc group) 3 times, make a knot st, sc in next knot st, sc in next dc, sc in next knot st, make a knot st, dc in next p, make a  knot st, p in center dc of next shell, shell in next p, repeat from * around, sl st in top of ch 3.

Rnd 29: sl st to center dc of shell, p in same dc, * make a knot st, dc in next p, (make a knot st, sc in next knot st, sc in next dc, SC in next knot st, make a knot st, dc in center sc of next sc group) 4 times, make a knot st, sc in next knot st, sc in next dc, sc in next knot st, make a knot st, dc in next p, make a knot st, p in center dc of next shell, repeat from * around, sl st in first sc.

Rnd 30: sl st to center of p, ch 3, * (make a knot st, sc in next knot st, sc in next dc, sc in next knot st, make a knot st, dc in center sc of next sc group) 5 times, make a knot st, sc in next knot st sc in next dc, sc in next knot st: make a knot st, dc in next p, repeat from around, sl st in top Of ch 3.

Rnd 31: SC in same st with sl st, sc in next knot st, * make a knot st, dc in center sc of next sc group, make a knot st, sc in next knot st, sc in next dc, sc in next knot st, repeat from * around, ending with an sc in last knot st, sl st in first sc.

Rnd 32: Ch 3, * make a knot st, sc in next knot st, sc in next dc, sc in next knot st, make a knot st, dc in center sc of sc group, re-peat from * around, sl st in top of ch 3.

Rnd 33: SC in same st with sl st, * ch 7, dc in next dc, repeat from * around, sl st in first sc.

Ruffle-Rnd 1: 8 sc in each ch IP around, sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: SC in same place with sl st, * ch 5, sk next sc, sc in next sc, repeat from * around, ending with ch 2, dc in first sc.

Rnds 3 through 7: Ch 5, sc in next lp, repeat from around, end with ch 2, dc in top of dc in previous rnd.

Rnd 8: * Ch 6, sc in next lp, repeat from * around, end with ch 3, dc in top of dc in previous rnd.

Rnd 9: * Ch 7, sc in next lp, repeat from * around, end with ch 3, tr in top of dc in previous rnd.

Rnd 10: Ch 8, SC in next lp, repeat from * around, end with ch 4, tr in top of tr in previous rnd.

Rnds 11 through 13: Ch 9, sc in next lp, repeat from around, end with ch 5, tr in top of tr in previous rnd.

Rnd 14: Work as for rnd 13, ending with ch 9, sl st in top of tr in previous rnd.

Fasten off. Starch lightly and press.

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