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Tailor Ruffle Crochet Doily Pattern

MATERIALS: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY “DE LUXE” MERCERIZED CROCHET AND KNITTING COTTON, ARTICLE 346 1-250 yd. Ball White and 1-175 yd. Ball Yellow or any contrasting Color. Steel Crochet Hook No. 7. Doily measures 7 1/2 inches in diameter without the ruffle.
1st Row. With Yellow, ch 6, join to form a ring, ch 1 and work 8 sc in ring, join.
2nd Row. * Ch 8, sc in next sc, repeat from * all around ending row with ch 3, tr c in 1st sc (this brings thread in position for next round.
3rd Row. Ch 5, sc in same loop, * ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 5, sc in same loop (picot loop) , repeat from * all around, ch 5, join in same space as 1st ch.
4th Row. Sl st into picot loop, ch 3, 2 dc in same space, ch 3, 3 dc in same space, * ch 5, skip 1 loop, 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc (shell) in next picot loop, repeat from * all around, ch 5, join in 3rd st of ch, break Yellow.
5th Row. Attach White in center of shell, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc in same space, * ch 5, shell in center of next shell, repeat from * all around, ch 5, join in 3rd st of ch.
6th Row. Sl st to center of shell, shell in same space, * ch 5, sc over the White and Yellow loop of 2 previous rows, ch 5, shell in center of next shell, repeat from * all around ending row with ch 5, sc over loops of two previous rows, ch 5, join.
7th Row. Sl st to center of shell, shell in same space, * ch 4, sc in next loop, ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 4, shell in center of next shell, repeat from * all around ending row with ch 4, sc in next loop, ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 4, join in 3rd st of ch.
8th Row. Sl st to center of shell, shell in same space, * ch 5, skip 1 loop, 1 tr c, ch 3, 1 tr c in next loop, ch 5, skip 1 loop, shell in center of next shell, repeat from * all around in same manner ending row to correspond, join.
9th Row. Sl st to center of shell, shell in same space, * ch 5, skip 1 loop, shell in ch 3 loop, ch 5, skip 1 loop, shell in center of next shell, repeat from * all around in same manner ending row to correspond, join.
10th Row. Sl st to center of shell, shell in same space, * ch 5, sc over next loops of previous 2 rows, ch 5, shell in center of next shell, repeat from * all around in same manner ending row to correspond, join.
11th Row. Same as 7th row.
12th Row. Sl st to center of shell, shell in same space, * ch 5, skip 1 loop, sc in next loop, ch 5, skip 1 loop, shell in center of next shell, repeat from * all around in same manner ending row to correspond, join.
13th Row. Sl st to center of shell, shell in same space, * ch 5, * thread over needle twice, insert in next loop, pull through and work off 2 loops twice, repeat from *, thread over and work off remaining loops at one time, ch 5, shell in center of next shell, repeat from * all around in same manner ending row to correspond, join.
14th Row. Sl st to center of sliell, * ch 8, skip the 5 ch loop, 2 dc in next st, ch 8, skip the 5 ch loop, sc in center of next shell, repeat from * all around in same manner ending row to correspond, break White.
15th Row. Attach Yellow in next loop, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc (shell) in same loop, * ch 3, 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc in next loop, repeat from * all around, ch 3, join in 3rd st of ch.
16th Row. Sl st to center of shell, ch 4, dc in same space, * ch 1, dc in same space, repeat from * 3 times, * ch, 2, 6 dc with ch 1 between each dc in next loop, ch 2, 6 dc with ch 1 between each dc in center of next shell, repeat from * all around ending row to correspond, ch 2, join.
17th Row. Ch 4, * dc in next ch 1 loop, ch 1, dc in next ch 1 loop, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next ch 1 loop, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next ch 1 loop, ch 1, dc in next ch 1 loop, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 2, skip the ch 2 loop, d c in next dc, ch 1, repeat from * all around in same manner ending row to correspond, ch 2, join in 3rd st of ch (9 dc in each section with ch 1 between each dc) .
18th Row. Ch 4, * dc in next loop, * ch 1, dc in next loop, repeat from * twice, ch 1, dc in next dc, * ch 1, dc in next loop, repeat from * 3 times, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 2, skip the ch 2 loop, dc in next dc, ch 1, repeat from * all around in same manner ending row to correspond, ch 2, join (11 dc in each dc section with ch 1 between each dc).
19th Row. Ch 4, * dc in next loop, * ch 1, dc in next loop, repeat from o 8 times, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 2, skip the ch 2 loop, dc in next dc, ch 1, repeat from * all around in same manner ending row to correspond, ch 2, join (12 dc in each section with ch 1 between each dc), break Yellow.
EDGE: Attach White in same space (1st dc of dc section) sc in same space, * ch 3, sl st in 3rd st from hook for picot, sc in next loop, sc in next dc, repeat from * 23 times, drop loop from hook, insert needle in 11th picot made, pick up loop and pull loop through (this scallop lays in front of work) , sc in next ch 1 loop of next dc section, sc in next dc, * ch 3, sl st in 3rd st from liook for picot, sc in next loop, sc in next dc, repeat from * 10 times, drop loop from hook, insert needle in 12th picot of 2nd scallop, pick up loop and pull through having 1 picot between joinings (this scallop lays to back of work) , * sc in 1st ch 1 loop of next dc section, sc in next dc, * picot, sc in next loop, sc in next dc, repeat from * 10 times, drop loop from hook, insert needle in 10th free picot of previous scallop, pick up loop and pull through leaving 1 picot free between joinings (this scallop lays to front of work) , repeat from * all around having 1 scallop to back of work and the next to front of work to the last scallop. On last scallop work 9 picots after the joining, then join to 13th picot made at beginning of row, sc in next loop, sc in next dc, picot, sc in next loop, sc in next dc, join to 10th free picot of previous scallop, break thread.



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