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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Petite Independence Day Doily




Our petite crochet doily depicts the 4th in a very patriotic way! Red, white and blue, stars, scallops and more lend beauty and patriotism to a delicate doily that will look great anywhere in your home!


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Petite Independence Day Doily
Designed by: Cylinda Mathews

Materials:
Sm amts 100% cotton thread, size 10 (white, red, blue)
Steel crochet hook size 8 USA (1.50 mm)

Finished Size: 7" dia
Gauge: 2 rows = 1/2"

Skill Level: Easy

Special Stitches:
Dc Dec: (yo, insert hook in indicated st, pull up a lp, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook) as many times as stated, yo, draw through all lps on hook to complete the st.

Pattern tested and model made by: Cylinda Mathews

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Doily:

With blue, ch 6; join with a sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1) Ch 3 (counts as first dc), (14 dc) in ring; join with a sl st to first dc (3rd ch of beg ch 3): 15 dc.

Rnd 2) Ch 2, dc in next dc (counts as first dc dec over 2 sts), dc dec over next 2 dc see special sts, ch 5; * dc dec working first st in same dc as last st is worked and in next dc, dc dec over next 2 dc, ch 5; rep from around working last dc dec in last dc and in first dc on rnd, ch 5; join with a sl st to first dec: 10 sts/5 ch 5-sps.

Rnd 3) Ch 2, dc in next st (counts as first dc dec over 2 sts), ch 5, (dc, ch 3, dc) in 3rd ch of next ch 5 sp (center ch), ch 5; * dc dec over next 2 sts, ch 5, (dc, ch 3, dc) in 3rd ch of next ch 5 sp (center ch), ch 5; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first dec: 5 dc dec/10 dc//10 ch 5-sps/5 ch 3-sps. Fasten off; secure ends.

Rnd 4) Join white to any ch sp with a sl st; ch 6 (counts as first sc plus ch 5); * sc in next sp, ch 5; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first st: 15 ch 5-sps.

Rnd 5) Sl st in center of next sp; ch 6 (counts as first sc plus ch 5); * sc in next sp, ch 5; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first st: 15 ch 5-sps.

Rnd 6) Sl st in next sp; ch 3, (5 dc) in same sp, (6 dc) in next sp, ch 5; * (6 dc in next sp) 3 times, ch 5; rep from * around; (6 dc) in next sp; join with a sl st to first dc: 90 dc/5 ch 5-sps.

Rnd 7) Ch 3, dc in next 9 dc, leaving last 2 dc unworked, ch 5, sc in next sp, ch 5; * sk next 2 dc, dc in next 14 dc, ch 5, sc in next sp, ch 5; rep from * around; sk next 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc; join with a sl st to first dc: 70 dc/10 ch 5-sps.

Rnd 8) Ch 3, dc in next 7 dc, (ch 6, sc in next sp) twice, ch 6; * sk next 2 dc, dc in next 10 dc, (ch 6, sc in next sp) twice, ch 6; rep from * around; sk next 2 dc, dc in next 2 dc; join with a sl st to first dc: 50 dc/15 ch 6-sps.

Rnd 9) Ch 3, dc in next 5 dc, (ch 7, sc in next sp) 3 times, ch 7; * sk next 2 dc, dc in next 6 dc, (ch 7, sc in next sp) 3 times, ch 7; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first dc: 30 dc/20 ch 7-sps.

Rnd 10) Sl st in next 2 dc; ch 3, dc in next dc, (ch 8, sc in next sp) 4 times, ch 8; * sk next 2 dc, dc in next 2 dc, (ch 8, sc in next sp) 4 times, ch 8; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first dc: 10 dc/25 ch 8-sps. Fasten off; secure ends.

Rnd 11) Join red to any ch sp with a sl st; (ch 3, 2 dc) in same sp, ch 7; * (3 dc) in next sp, ch 7; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first dc: 75 dc/25 ch 7-sps. Fasten off; secure ends.

Rnd 12) Join blue to any sp with a sl st; (ch 3, 8 dc) in same sp, ch 1, sk next dc, sc in next dc (center dc), ch 1; * (9 dc) in next sp, ch 1, sk next dc, sc in next dc (center dc), ch 1; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first dc: 25 scallops. Fasten off; secure ends.

Top Star Edging: (Using red) (Optional)

Rnd 1) Join thread to any sc between points on rnd 5 with a sl st; * ch 3, sl st in first dc on rnd 6, working up star point, (ch 3, sl st in first dc of next rnd) 4 times, ch 4, sc in 4th ch from hook, sl st in next dc on same rnd (rnd 10), working back down star point, (ch 3, sl st in last dc of previous rnd) 4 times, ch 3, sl st in next sc between points on rnd 5; rep from * around; join with a sl st in first st. Fasten off; secure ends.

Finishing:

Spray doily with water or spray starch, if desired and shape on a terry towel to dry, ensuring design is straight and doily rounded. 

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