The Octopus Ruffled Doily

MATERIALS:
AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "PURITAN" CROCHET COTTON, Article 40 or "DE LUXE" CROCHET COTTON, Article 346 1 ball each White and Kelly Green or any contrasting color steel crochet hook No. 7. Doily measures about 17 inches in diameter.
1st Round: With White ch 5, join to form a ring, ch 1 and work 10 sc in ring, join in 1st sc.
2nd Round: Ch 5, dc in next sc, * ch 2, dc in next sc, repeat from * all around, ch 2, join in 3rd st of ch.
3rd Round: Ch 1, sc in same space, * 2 sc in next loop, sc in next dc, repeat from * all around ending with 2 sc in next loop, join.
4th Round: Ch 3, 2 dc in same space, * ch 3, skip 2 sc, 3 dc in next sc, repeat from * all around, ch 3, join in 3rd st of ch.
5th Round: Ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, * 3 dc over next loop, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, repeat from * all around ending with 3 dc over next loop, join in 3rd st of ch.
6th Round: Ch 3, dc in same space, ch 2, 2 dc in same space, * ch 3, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 3, skip 2 dc, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc (shell) in next dc, repeat from * all around ending with ch 3, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 3, join.
7th Round: Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, 1 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in same space, * ch 3, skip 1 loop, dc in next dc, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 3, join.
8th Round: Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, 1 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in same space, * ch 3, skip 1 loop, 3 dc in next dc, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 3, join.
9th Round: Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, 1 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in same space, * ch 3, skip 1 loop, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 3, join.
10th Round: Work in same manner as last round increasing 1 dc at beginning and end of each dc group.
11th Round: Sl st into shell, ch 3, 1 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in same space, * ch 3, skip 1 loop, sdc in next dc (sdc, thread over hook, insert in st, pull loop through, thread over and work off all loops at one time), 1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, 3 trc in next dc, 2 d c in next dc, 1 dc in next dc, sdc in next dc, ch 3, shell in next shell, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 3, join.
12th Round: Sl st to center of shell, * ch 3, sl st in same space, ch 10, sl st in center st of next scallop, ch 3, sl st in same space, ch 10, sl st in center of next shell, repeat from * all around ending with ch 5, dtrc (3 times over hook) in 1 st sl st.
13th Round: Ch 3, sl st in same space, * ch 10, sl st in next ch 10 loop, ch 3, sl st in same space, repeat from * all around ending with ch 10, join in dtrc.
14th Round: Sl st into next loop, ch 3, 8 dc in same space, * ch 9, sl st in next loop, ch 3, sl st in same space, ch 9, 9 dc over next loop, repeat from * all around ending with ch 9, sl st in next loop, ch 3, sl st in same space, ch 9, join.
15th Round: Sl st to next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 6 dc, * ch 9, sl st in center st of next loop, ch 3, sl st in same space (picot), ch 11, picot in center st of next loop, ch 9, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 7 dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 9, join.
16th Round: Sl st to next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc, * ch 9, picot in center st of next loop, ch 9, sl st in center st of next loop, ch 10, sl st in same space, ch 21, sl st in same space, ch 10, sl st in same space, ch 9, picot in center st of next loop, ch 9, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 9, join.
17th Round: Sl st to next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, * ch 9, picot in center st of next loop, ch 9, sc in next loop, ch 9, sc in next loop, ch 9, sl st in center st of next long loop, ch 10, sl st in same space, ch 21, sl st in same space, ch 10, sl st in same space, ch 9, sc in next loop, ch 9, sc in next loop, ch 9, picot in center st of next loop, ch 9, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, ch 9, join.
18th Round: Sl st to next dc, ch 6, sl st in 3rd st from hook for picot, ** ch 9, picot in center st of next loop, * ch 9, sc in next loop, repeat from * 3 times, ch 9, sl st in center st of next long loop, ch 10, sl st in same space, ch 21, sl st in same space, ch 10, sl st in same space, * ch 9, sc in next loop, repeat from * 3 times, ch 9, picot in center st of next loop, ch 9, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, ch 3, sl st in top of dc for picot, repeat from ** all around in same manner ending with ch 4, d trc in 3rd st of ch.
19th Round: * Ch 9, sc in next loop, repeat from * 6 times, ** ch 9, sl st in center st of next long loop, ch 10, sl st in same space, ch 21, sl st in same space, ch 10, sl st in same space, * ch 9, sc in next loop, repeat from * 13 times, repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, joining last ch 9 in d trc, cut White.
20th Round: Attach Green in center st of next loop, ch 3, sl st in same space, * ch 9, picot in center st of next loop, repeat from * 6 times, ** ch 9, picot in next ch 10 loop, ch 9, picot in center st of next long loop, ch 9, picot in center of next ch 10 loop, * ch 9, picot in center st of next loop, repeat from * 14 times, repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, join, cut Green.

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