Oval Doily

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LILY DOUBLE-QUICK, Art. 50, in Black: 2 skeins; or

LILY FROST-TONE, Art. 49, in Black: 1 cone; or

LILY SKY-TONE, Art. 123, in Black: 3 balls.

No. 3 Steel Crochet Hook.

SIZE-14 ½ x 21 inches.

Use 1 strand DOUBLE QUICK throughout, or 2 strands FROST-TONE or SKY-TONE.

Starting in center, ch 53.

RND 1: Hdc in 5th ch from hook, * (ch 2, hdc in next ch) twice, (ch 12, sk 10 ch, hdc in next ch) 4 times, ch 2, hdc in next ch, * (ch 2, hdc) 3 times in end ch; repeat from * to *; ch 2, hdc in next ch, ch 2, join to 2d st of next ch-4.

RND 2: Ch 1, Y O, insert hook from front under bar or same ch-2, draw lp thru, Y O and complete as a hdc (raised hdc made); (ch 3, raised hdc under bar of next hdc) 3 times, * (ch 12, raised hdc under bar of next hdc) 4 times, * (ch 3, raised hdc under bar of next hdc) 6 times; repeat from * to *; (ch 3, raised hdc under bar of next hdc) twice, ch 3, join to 1st raised hdc. Repeat Rnd 2, increasing the 6 sps around each end by 1 ch in each rnd, thru Rnd 22 (23 ch in each end sp in final rnd).

RND 23: Make 6 ch-21 sps around each end and 4 ch-10 sps on each long side.

Edge: Ch 1, raised sc under bar of same hdc, 12 sc in next sp, ch 18, sl st back in 12th sc from hook, ch 1, in lp make 23 sc and 1 sl st; ch 1, 6 sc in same sp, * ch 18, swing hook to right behind last lp, sl st in 12th sc from hook (under center of last lp), in lp make 23 sc and 1 sl st; ch 1, ** 5 sc in bal. of sp, raised sc under bar of next hdc, repeat from * to **; 6 sc in next sp, repeat from * to **; (6 sc in same sp, repeat from * to **) twice; repeat from ** around to 1st ch-10 sp; (6 sc in next ch-10 sp, repeat from * to **, 5 sc in bal. of sp, raised sc under bar of next hdc, repeat from * to **) 4 times. Complete rnd in same way. Sl st in 1st 6 sc in front of 1st lp and make final lp. Fasten off.

Starch Doily, stretch and pin it right-side-up in true shape. Press flat thru a cloth, then leave until dry.


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