Fern Leaf Doily Pattern

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Fern Leaf Doily Pattern

Materials Required:
AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY The Famous "PURITAN" MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON, Article 40

2  balls White
Approximate size of doily: 15 inches in diameter, or
The Famous "PURITAN" STAR SPANGLED MER­CERIZED CROCHET COTTON, Article 40
3  balls Silver Spangle or color of your choice
Approximate size of doily: 17½ inches in diameter
Steel crochet hook No. 7

Chain (ch) 10, join to form a ring, ch 1 and work 16 single crochet (s c) in ring, join in 1st s c.

2nd Round. Ch 5, double crochet (d c) in next s c, * ch 2, d c in next s c, repeat from * all around, ch 2, join in 3rd stitch (st) of ch (16 meshes).

3rd Round. Ch 4, d c in next loop, ch 1, * d c in next d c, ch 1, d c in next loop, ch 1, repeat from * all around, join in 3rd st of ch.

4th Round. Ch 9, * skip next d c, treble crochet (tr c) in next d c, ch 5, repeat from * all around, join in 4th st of ch.

5th Round. Ch 1, * 1 s c in each st of ch 5, s c in next d c, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, join in 1st s c.

6th Round. Ch 4 (counts as 1st tr c of 1st cluster st), 2 tr c in same space keeping last loop of each tr c on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time, * ch 4, skip 2 s c, cluster st in next s c (cluster st: 3 tr c in same space keeping last loop of each tr c on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time), repeat from * all around, ch 4, join in top of 1st cluster st.

7th Round. Ch 4, 2 tr c in same space, * ch 4, cluster st in next cluster st, repeat from * twice, ** ch 4, 3 tr c in next cluster st, * ch 4, cluster st in next cluster st, repeat from * twice, repeat from ** 6 times, ch 4, join in 4th st of ch.

8th Round. Ch 4, tr c in same space, 2 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, * ch 4, cluster st in next cluster st, repeat from * twice, ** ch 4, 2 tr c in each of the next 3 tr c, * ch 4, cluster st in next cluster st, repeat from * twice, repeat from ** 6 times, ch 4, join in 4th st of ch.

9th Round. Ch 4, tr c in same space, 2 tr c in each of the next 5 tr c, * ch 4, cluster st in next cluster st, repeat from * twice, ** ch 4, 2 tr c in each of the next 6 tr c, * ch 4, cluster st in next cluster st, repeat from * twice, repeat from ** 6 times, ch 4, join in 4th st of ch.

10th Round. Ch 4, 1 tr c in each of the next 11 tr c, * ch 4, cluster st in next cluster st, ch 4, 2 cluster sts with ch 4 between in next cluster st, ch 4, cluster st in next cluster st, ch 4, 1 tr c in each of the next 12 tr c, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, join in 4th st of ch.

11th Round. Ch 4, 1 tr c in each of the next 11 tr c, * ch 4, cluster st in next cluster st, repeat from * 3 times, ** ch 4, 1 tr c in each of the next 12 tr c, * ch 4, cluster st in next cluster st, repeat from * 3 times, repeat from ** 6 times, ch 4, join in 4th st of ch.

12th Round. Same as 11th round but having ch 5 before and after the cluster sts.

13th Round. Ch 4, tr c in next tr c, * tr c cluster over next 2 sts (tr c cluster over 2 sts: 1 tr c in each of the next 2 sts keeping last loop of each tr c on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time), repeat from * 4 times, ** ch 5, cluster st in next cluster st, * ch 5, 2 cluster sts with ch 5 between in next cluster st, repeat from * once, ch 5, cluster st in next cluster st, ch 5, * tr c cluster over next 2 tr c, repeat from * 5 times, repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, join in 1st tr c.

14th Round.Ch 4, tr c in next tr c cluster, * tr c cluster over next 2 tr c clusters, repeat from * once, ** ch 5, cluster st in next cluster st, * ch 5, 3 tr c in next cluster st, repeat from * 3 times, ch 5, cluster st in next cluster st, ch 5, * tr c cluster over next 2 sts, repeat from * twice, repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, join in 1st tr c.

15th Round. Ch 4, tr c cluster over next 2 tr c clusters, ** ch 5, cluster st in next cluster st, * ch 5, 2 tr c in each of the next 3 tr c, repeat from * 3 times, ch 5, cluster st in next cluster st, ch 5, tr c cluster over next 3 sts, (tr c cluster over 3 sts: 1 tr c in each of the next 3 sts keeping last loop of each tr c on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time), repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, join in top of 1st cluster.

16th Round. Slip stitch (sl st) to next cluster st, ch 4, 2 tr c in same space keeping last loop of each st on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time, * ch 5, 1 tr c in each of the next 6 tr c, repeat from * 3 times, ** ch 5, cluster st in next cluster st, ch 2, skip next 3 tr c cluster, cluster st in next cluster st, * ch 5, 1 tr c in each of the next 6 tr c, repeat from * 3 times, repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, join in top of 1st cluster st.

17th Round. Sl st to next tr c, ch 4, tr c in next tr c, * tr c cluster over next 2 tr c, repeat from * once, ** ch 5, cluster st in center st of next ch 5 loop, ch 5, * tr c cluster over next 2 tr c, repeat from * twice, repeat from ** twice, ch 6, cluster st in next ch 2 loop between cluster sts, ch 6, * tr c cluster over next 2 tr c, repeat from * twice, repeat from 1st ** all around ending to correspond, join in tr c.

18th Round. Ch 4, tr c cluster over next 2 tr c, * ch 6, 2 cluster sts with ch 6 between in next cluster st, ch 6, tr c cluster over next 3 tr c clusters, repeat from * twice, ch 6, cluster st in next cluster st, ch 6, tr c cluster over next 3 tr c cluster, repeat from 1st * all around ending to correspond, join in 1st tr c cluster.

19th Round. Sl st to next cluster st, ch 4, 2 tr c in same space keeping last loop of each st on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time, ch 6, cluster st in same space with last cluster st, ** 2 cluster sts with ch 6 between in next cluster st, * ch 4, s c in next tr c cluster, ch 4, 2 cluster sts with ch 6 between in next cluster st, 2 cluster sts with ch 6 between in next cluster st, repeat from * once, ch 4, s c in next tr c cluster, ch 4, 2 cluster sts with ch 6 between in next cluster st, ch 4, s c in next tr c cluster, ch 4, 2 cluster sts with ch 6 between in next cluster st, repeat from ** all around ending to corre­spond, join.

20th Round. Ch 4, 2 tr c in same space keeping last loop of each st on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time, * ch 5, s c in next loop, ch 5, cluster st between next 2 cluster sts, ch 4, sl st in top of cluster st just made for picot, ch 5, s c in next loop, ch 5, cluster st in next cluster st, ch 5, sl st in 5th st from hook for picot, cluster st in next cluster st, repeat from * twice, ch 5, s c in next loop, ch 5, cluster st in next cluster st, ch 5, sl st in 5th st from hook for picot, cluster st in next cluster st, repeat from 1st * all around ending to correspond, join, cut thread.