The Double Ruffle Doily

MATERIALS:
AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "GEM" MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON, Article 35, size 30, 3 balls White, Dk. Cream or Ecru or "STAR" MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON, Article 20, size 30, 4 balls White, Dk. Cream or Ecru
Steel crochet hook No. 12
Doily measures approximately 12 1/2 inches in diameter without ruffle.
1st Round: Chain (ch) 10, join to form a ring, ch 4, double crochet (dc) in ring, * ch 1, dc in ring, repeat from * 11 times, ch 1, join in 3rd stitch (st) of ch (14 dc).
2nd Round: Ch 3, dc in same space, * ch 2, 2 dc in next dc, repeat from * all around, ch 2, join in 3rd st of ch.
3rd Round: Ch 3, dc in next dc, 1 dc in next st of ch, * ch 2, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, 1 dc in next st of ch, repeat from * all around, ch 2, join.
4th Round: Ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, dc in next st of ch, * ch 2, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, dc in next st of ch, repeat from * all around, ch 2, join.
Repeat the 4th round having 1 more dc in each dc section until there are 8 dc in each section.
9th Round: Ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 6 dc, * pull up 1/8 inch loop on hook, thread over and pull through loop, single crochet (sc) in single loop of st (single knot st), pull up Vs inch loop on hook, thread over and pull through loop, sc in single loop of st (double knot st), 1 dc in each of the next 7 dc of next dc group, repeat from * all around ending with double knot st, join.
10th Round: Ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc, * ch 4, sc in center of next double knot st, ch 4, 1 dc in each of the next 6 dc, repeat from * all around ending with ch 4, sc in center of next double knot st, ch 4, join.
11th Round: Ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc, * ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 5, 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 5, join.
12th Round: Ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, * ch 5, sc in next loop, double knot st, sc in next loop, ch 5, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 5, join.
13th Round: Ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, * ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 5, sc in center of next double knot st, ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 5, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 5, join.
14th Round: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ** ch 4, sc in next loop, * double knot st, sc in next loop, repeat from * twice, ch 4, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, ch 4, join.
15th Round: Ch 5, skip next ch 4 loop, sc in center of next double knot st, * ch 5, sc in center of next double knot st, repeat from * once, ch 5, skip 1 loop, sc in next dc, repeat from beginning all around ending with ch 2, dc in same space as beginning (this brings thread in position for next round).
16th Round: * Double knot st, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending with double knot st, join in dc.
17th Round: Slip stitch (sl st) to center of next double knot st, * ch 6, sc in center of next double knot st, repeat * all around ending with ch 3, dc in last sl st.
18th Round: Ch 9, dc in next loop, * ch 6, dc in next loop, repeat from * all around, ch 6, join in 3rd st of ch.
19th Round: Ch 9, dc in next dc, * ch 6, dc in next dc, repeat from * all around, ch 6, join in 3rd st of ch.
20th Round: Sl st to center of next loop, * ch 7, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending with ch 3, treble crochet (tr c) in last sl st.
21st Round: Ch 10, dc in next loop, * ch 7, dc in next loop, repeat from * all around, ending with ch 7, join in 3rd st of ch.
22nd Round: Sl st into loop, ch 3, 5 dc in same loop, * ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 5, 6 dc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending with ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 5, join.
23rd Round: Sl st to next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc, * ch 6, sc in next sc, ch 6, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 6, join.
24th Round: Sl st to next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, * ch 7, 1 dc in each of the next 2 loops keeping last loop of each dc on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time (dc joining), ch 7, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 7, join.
25th Round: Sl st to next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, * ch 4, sc in next loop, ch 4, dc in next dc joining, ch 4, sc in next loop, ch 4, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 4, join.
26th Round: Sl st to next dc, ch 3, dc in next dc, * ch 7, skip 1 loop, sc over end of next loop, sc in next dc, sc over beginning of next loop, ch 7, skip 1 loop and 1 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 7, join.
27th Round: Ch 8, sc in next loop, * ch 5, dc in center sc of next sc group, ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 5, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, ch 5, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around in same manner, ending with ch 2, dc in 3rd st of ch.
28th and 29th Rounds: * Ch 6, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending each round with ch 3, dc in dc.
30th Round: Same as last round but ending with ch 1, double treble crochet [d tr c (3 times over hook)] in dc.
31st Round: Ch 3, 5 dc over d tr c just made, * ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 5, dc in next loop, ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 3, 6 dc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending to correspond.
32nd Round: Sl st to next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc, * ch 8, skip 1 loop, sc over end of next loop, sc in next dc, sc over beginning of next loop, ch 8, skip 1 loop and 1 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 8, join.
33rd Round: Sl st to next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, * ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 5, dc in center sc of next sc group, ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 5, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 5, join.
34th Round: Sl st to next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, * ch 6, dc in next sc, ch 6, sc in next dc, ch 6, dc in next sc, ch 6, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 6, join.
35th Round: Sl st to next dc, ch 3, dc in next dc, * ch 6, sc in next dc, ch 6, 1 dc in each of the next 2 loops keeping last loop of each dc on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time, ch 6, sc in next dc, ch 6, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 6, join.
36th Round: Sl st to next dc, ch 10, sc in next sc, * ch 7, dc in next dc joining, ch 7, sc in next sc, ch 7, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, ch 7, sc in next sc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 3, tr c in 3rd st of ch.
37th Round: * Ch 7, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending with ch 3, tr c in tr c.
38th Round: Same as last round but ending with ch 7, sc in tr c.
Next Round: Start outside ruffle: sl st into loop, * ch 8, sc in same loop, ch 8, sc in same loop, ch 8, sc in next loop, ch 8, sc in same loop, ch 8, sc in same loop, ch 8, sc in same loop, ch 8, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending with ch 4, tr c in sl st (392 loops).
2nd and 3rd Rounds: * Ch 8, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending each round with ch 4, tr c in tr c.
4th Round: * Work a double knot st pulling loop up 1/4 inch, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around.
5th, 6th and 7th Rounds: Sl st to center of next double knot st, * work a double knot st, sc in center sc of next double knot st, repeat from * all around.
8th Round: Sl st to center of double knot st, * ch 8, sc in center sc of next double knot st, repeat from * all around ending with ch 4, d tr c in sl st.
9th Round: ** Ch 5, tr c in next loop, * ch 4, sl st in 4th st from hook for picot, tr c in same loop, repeat from * 3 times, ch 5, sc in next loop, repeat from ** all around, join, cut thread.
Inside Ruffle: Attach thread in any mesh of 18th round and work same as outside ruffle having 196 loops in 1st round but working only 2 rounds of 8 ch loops and 3 rounds of double knot sts.
Work last 2 rounds same as last 2 rounds of outside ruffle.

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