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Free Vintage Crochet - Petal Doily Pattern
MATERIALS:
You will need 5 balls of J. & P. Coats Knit Cro-Sheen metallic thread in the color of your choice and a size 6 steel crochet hook to make a doily measuring approximately 15 inches.

Abbreviations: ch (chain) dc (double crochet) sl st (slip stitch) rnd (round) sc (single crochet) sk (skip) hdc (half double crochet) lp (loop)
Rnd 1: Starting at center, ch 5, sl st first ch st to form a ring. 15 sc in ring, sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: Sc in same st with sl st, * ch4, sk 2 sc, repeat from * around, end with a sl st * ch 4, sk 2 sc, sc in next sc, repeat from * around, end with a sl st in first sc. There are 5 lps.
Rnd 3: * (Sc, hdc, 5 dc, hdc, sc) in next lp, repeat from * around, end with a sl st in first Sc.
Rnd 4: Sl st in back of each st to center st of first petal, * ch 4, sl st in back of center st of next petal, repeat from * around. End with a sl st at base of first ch.
Rnd 5: Repeat rnd 3.
Rnd 6: Sl st in back of first dc in next petal, * ch 4, sl st in back of last dc in same petal, ch 4, sl st in back of first dc in next petal, repeat from * around, end with ch 4, sl st in base of first ch 4.
Rnd 7: Repeat rnd 3.
Rnd 8: Repeat rnd 6.
Rnd 9: Repeat rnd 3.
Rnds 10 through 13: Repeat rnds 4 and 3 alternately.
Rnd 14: Repeat rnd 6.
Rnd 15: Repeat rnd 3.
Rnds 16 through 25: Repeat rnds 4 and 3 alternately.
Rnd 26: * Sl st in back of first dc of next petal, ch 4, sl st in back of last de of same petal, (ch 4, sl st in back of center de of next petal) 4 times, ch 4, repeat from * around, end with a sl st at base of first ch 4.
Rnd 27: Repeat rnd 3.
Rnd 28: Repeat rnd 4.
Rnd 29: Repeat rnd 3.
Rnd 30: Work in same manner as for rnd 26 except increase 8 lps evenly spaced around. Repeat rnds 27 through 30 until doily measures 15 inches in diameter, ending with a petal rnd. Fasten off. Wet doily, pin in true circle, spray with starch and allow to dry before removing pins.



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