Lily of the Valley Doily Pattern

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Lily of the Valley Doily Pattern

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

2 balls White, Cream or Ecru
Approximate size of doily: 21 inches in diameter or
The Famous "PURITAN" STAR SPANGLED MER­CERIZED CROCHET COTTON, Article 40
5 balls Silver Spangle or color of your choice.
Approximate size of doily: 25 inches in diameter.
Steel crochet hook No. 7

Chain (ch) 6, join to form a ring, ch 6, double crochet (d c) in ring, * ch 3, d c in ring, repeat from * 5 times, ch 3, join in 3rd stitch (st) of ch.

2nd Round. Slip stitch (sl st) into loop, ch 4 (counts as 1 treble crochet [tr c]), 4 tr c in same space keeping last loop of each st on hook, thread over and pull through all loops at one time, * ch 5, 5 tr c cluster st in next loop (5 tr c cluster st: 5 tr c in same space keeping last loop of each st on hook, thread over and pull through all loops at one time), repeat from * 6 times, ch 5, join in top of 1st cluster st.

3rd Round. Sl st into loop, ch 4, 2 tr c, ch 2, 3 tr c in same space, * ch 3, 3 tr c, ch 2, 3 tr c in next loop, repeat from * 6 times, ch 3, join in 4th st of ch.

4th Round. Ch 4, tr c in same space, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, * ch 2, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, 2 tr c in next tr c, ch 3, 2 tr c in next tr c, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, repeat from * all around ending to corre­spond, ch 3, join.

5th Round. Ch 4, tr c in same space, 1 tr c in each of the next 3 tr c, * ch 2, 1 tr c in each of the next 3 tr c, 2 tr c in next tr c, ch 4, 2 tr c in next tr c, 1 tr c in each of the next 3 tr c, repeat from * all around ending to corre­spond, ch 4, join.

6th Round. Ch 4, 1 tr c in each of the next 4 tr c, * ch 2, 1 tr c in each of the next 5 tr c, ch 2, tr c in next loop, ch 4, 1 tr c in each of the next 5 tr c, repeat from * all around ending with ch 2, tr c in next loop, ch 4, join.

7th Round. Ch 4, 1 tr c in each of the next 4 tr c, * ch 2, 1 tr c in each of the next 3 tr c, 2 tr c cluster over next 2 sts (2 tr c cluster: 1 tr c in each of the next 2 sts keeping last loop of each st on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time), ch 3, skip the next loop, tr c in next loop, ch 4, 2 tr c in next tr c, ch 4, 1 tr c in same space as last st worked in and in next tr c keeping last loop of each st on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time, 1 tr c in each of the next 3 tr c, repeat from * 6 times, ch 2, 1 tr c in each of the next 3 tr c, 2 tr c cluster over next 2 tr c, ch 3, skip next loop, tr c in next loop, ch 4, 2 tr c in same space with ch 4, ch 4, join in 1st tr c.

8th Round. Ch 4, 1 tr c in each of the next 3 tr c, * skip next loop, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, 2 tr c cluster over next 2 sts, ch 4, skip next loop, tr c in next loop, ch 4, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, ch 4, tr c in next loop, ch 4, 2 tr c cluster over next 2 sts, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, join in 1st tr c.

9th Round. Ch 4, 1 tr c in each of the next 3 tr c, 2 tr c cluster over next 2 sts, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * once, ch 3, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, ch 2, 2 tr c, ch 1, 2 tr c in same space as last st worked in, ch 3, skip next loop, tr c in next loop, ch 4, 2 tr c cluster over next 2 sts, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, 2 tr c cluster over next 2 sts, repeat from 1st * all around ending to correspond, join in 1st tr c.

10th Round. Ch 4, 1 tr c in each of the next 3 sts keeping last loop of each st on hook, thread over and pull through all loops at one time, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * once, ch 3, skip next loop, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, ch 4, 2 tr c in next tr c, tr c in next tr c, ch 2, tr c in next tr c, 2 tr c in next tr c, ch 3, skip next loop, tr c in next loop, ch 4, 1 tr c in each of the next 4 sts keeping last loop of each st on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time, repeat from 1st * all around ending to correspond, join in 1st tr c.

11th Round. Ch 8, * tr c in next loop, ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop (6 tr c cluster st: 6 tr c in same space keeping last loop of each st on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time), skip next loop, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, ch 4, tr c in next loop, ch 4, 2 tr c in next tr c, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, ch 2, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, 2 tr c in next tr c, ch 3, skip next loop, tr c in next loop, ch 4, tr c in top of next cluster st, ch 4, repeat from * all around ending to correspond, join in 4th st of ch.

12th Round. Sl st into loop, ch 8, tr c in next loop, ** ch 3, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * once, ch 2, 2 tr c, ch 4, 2 tr c in next tr c, 1 tr c in each of the next 3 tr c, ch 2, 1 tr c in each of the next 3 tr c, 2 tr c in next tr c, ch 4, skip next loop, tr c in next loop, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * once, then repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, join in 4th st of ch.

13th Round. Ch 4 (counts as 1st tr c) and complete a 6 tr c cluster st in same loop, ** skip next loop, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * once, ch 3, skip next loop, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, ch 4, tr c in next loop, ch 4, 2 tr c cluster st over next 2 tr c, 1 tr c in each of the next 3 tr c, ch 2, 1 tr c in each of the next 3 tr c, 2 tr c cluster st over next 2 tr c, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * once, ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, join in 1st tr c.

14th Round. Ch 4, tr c in next tr c, ** ch 4, tr c in next loop, ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, skip next loop, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * once, ch 4, 2 tr c cluster over next 2 sts, tr c in next tr c, 2 tr c in next tr c, ch 1, 2 tr c in next tr c, tr c in next tr c, 2 tr c cluster over next 2 sts, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * twice, ch 3, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, join in 4th st of ch.

15th Round. Ch 4, tr c in next tr c, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * once, ch 3, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * twice, ch 4, 2 tr c cluster over next 2 sts, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 sts, skip next ch 1 space, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, 2 tr c cluster over next 2 sts, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * once, ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, skip next loop, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, repeat from 1st * all around ending to correspond, join.

16th Round. Ch 4, tr c in next tr c, * ch 5, tr c in next loop, ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, skip next loop, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * 3 times, ch 4, 2 tr c cluster over next 2 sts, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 sts, 2 tr c cluster over next 2 sts, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * twice, ch 3, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 sts, repeat from 1st * all around ending to correspond, join.

17th Round. Ch 4, tr c in next tr c, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * once, ch 3, 1 tr c in each of the next 2 tr c* ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * 4 times, ch 4, 4 tr c cluster over next 4 sts, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * once, ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, skip next loop, 2 tr c cluster over next 2 sts, repeat from 1st * all around ending to correspond, join in 1st tr c.

18th Round. Ch 8, tr c in next loop, * ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, skip next loop, 2 tr c cluster over next 2 sts, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * 8 times, ch 4, tr c in next cluster st, ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from 1st * all around ending to correspond, join.

19th Round. Sl st to center of loop, ch 8, tr c in next loop, ** ch 4, tr c in next cluster st, * ch 4, tr c in next loop, repeat from * 11 times, repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, join.

20th Round. Sl st to center of loop, ch 9, tr c in next loop, * ch 5, tr c in next loop, repeat from * 3 times, ** ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, * ch 5, tr c in next loop, repeat from * 11 times, repeat from ** all around, ending to correspond, join.

21st Round. Sl st to center of loop, ch 9, tr c in next loop, * ch 5, tr c in next loop, repeat from * once, ** ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, ch 3, 3 double treble crochet (d tr c [3 times over hook]) with ch 3 between each d tr c in next cluster st, ch 3, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, * ch 5, tr c in next loop, repeat from * 8 times, repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, join.

22nd Round. Sl st to center of loop, ch 9, tr c in next loop, ** ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, * ch 5, tr c in next loop, repeat from * twice, ch 5, d tr c in next d tr c, * ch 5, tr c in next loop, repeat from * twice, ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, * ch 5, tr c in next loop, repeat from * 5 times, repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, join.

23rd Round. Sl st to center of loop, ch 4 and complete 6 tr c cluster st in same space, ** ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, * ch 5, tr c in next loop, repeat from * 4 times, ch 5, d tr c in next d tr c, * ch 5, tr c in next loop, repeat from * 4 times, ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, * ch 5, tr c in next loop, repeat from * twice, ch 5, 6 tr c cluster st in next loop, repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, join in top of 1st cluster st.

24th Round. Sl st to center of loop, ch 9, tr c in next loop, * ch 5, tr c in next loop, repeat from * 4 times, ** ch 5, d tr c in next d tr c, * ch 5, tr c in next loop, repeat from * 6 times, ch 5, work a 6 tr c cluster st in each of the next 4 loops with ch 5 between each cluster st, * ch 5, tr c in next loop, repeat from * 6 times, repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, join in 4th st of ch.

25th Round. Sl st to center of loop, ch 9, tr c in next loop, * ch 5, tr c in next loop, repeat from * 4 times, ** ch 5, d tr c in next d tr c, * ch 5, tr c in next loop, repeat from * 18 times, repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, join.

26th Round. Ch 12, rice st in 8th st from hook (rice st: 3 tr c in same space keeping last loop of each st on hook, thread over and pull through all loops at one time), d tr c in next tr c, ch 8, rice st in top of d tr c just made, tr c in next tr c, ch 8, rice st in top of tr c just made, sl st in next tr c, ** ch 8, rice st in same space with sl st just made, tr c in next tr c, ch 8, rice st in top of tr c just made, d tr c in next tr c, ch 8, rice st in top of d tr c just made, tr c in next tr c, ch 8, rice st in top of tr c just made, sl st in next d tr c, * ch 8, rice st in same space with sl st just made, tr c in next tr c, ch 8, rice st in top of tr c just made, d tr c in next tr c, ch 8, rice st in top of d tr c just made, tr c in next tr c, ch 8, rice st in top of tr c just made, sl st in next tr c, repeat from * 3 times, repeat from ** all around ending to correspond, join, cut thread.