Friday, February 17, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1944 Star Flower Crochet Doily

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Vintage 1944 Star Flower Crochet Doily

A clever woman very quickly & easily will crochet this exquisite doily…which will become a personal favorite to keep or gift to that special person!

MATERIALS:
J & P Coats Clarks ONT Best Six Cord Mercerized Crochet, Size 50, Small Ball of white, or
J & P Coats, 1 ball of White,
Clarks ONT, 2 balls of White
#13 Steel Crochet Hook

MEASUREMENT: 
9 ” diameter

Starting at center, ch 9, join with sl st.

1ST RND:  16 Sc in ring, sl st in 1st sc made.

2ND RND:  Sc in same place as sl st, * ch 5, sk 1 sc, sc in next sc.  Rep from * around, end with ch 5.

3RD RND:  * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in ch-5 sp, ch 4.  Rep from * around.

4TH THRU 15TH RNDS:  * Sk 1st sc, sc in each rem sc of sc group, 2 sc in ch-4 sp, ch 4.  Rep from * around (15 sc in each sc group on last rnd).

16TH RND:  Ch 4, * sk 1 sc, sc in next 13 sc, ch 4, sc in ch-4 sp, ch 4.  Rep from * around.

17TH RND:  Ch 5, * sk 1 sc, sc in next 11 sc; (ch 5, sc in next lp) twice; ch 5.  Rep from * around. 

Cont in this manner, having 2 sc less in each sc group & 1 lp more bet sc groups on each rnd, until 1 sc rem in each sc group, & end with ch 5, sc in lp preceding 1st sc. 

Now work as follows:
1ST RND:  * Ch 2, sc in next lp; (ch 5, sc in next lp) 7 times.  Rep from * around, end with sc in lp preceding 1st ch-2.

2ND RND:  * Ch 5, sk ch-2 lp, sc in next lp; (ch 5, sc in next lp) 6 times.  Rep from * around.

3RD RND:  * Ch 5, sc in next lp.  Rep from * around.

4TH RND:  * Ch 5, 6 dc in next lp; (ch 5, sc in next lp) 5 times.  Rep from * around, end with sc in lp preceding 1st dc group.

5TH RND:  * Ch 5, sc bet 3rd & 4th dc of dc group; (ch 5, sc in next lp) 6 times. Rep from * around.

6TH RND:  * Ch 7, sc in next lp.  Rep from * around. Break off.

FIRST ROSETTE: 
Ch 10, join.

1ST RND:  24 Sc in ring; join.

2ND RND:  * Ch 5, sk 3 sc, sc in next sc.  Rep from * around (6 lps).

3RD RND:  In each lp around make sc, hdc, 3 dc, hdc & sc; join.

4TH RND:  * Ch 5, sc in back lp of sc bet this & next petal.  Rep from * around (6 lps).

5TH RND:  In each lp around make sc, ch 2, 7 dc, ch 2 & sc; join.

6TH RND:  Sl st in each of next 2 ch, sc in same place as last sl st, * ch 5, sk 3 dc, sc in next dc, ch 5, sc in 1st ch of next ch-2, ch 5, sc in 2nd ch of next ch-2.  Rep from * around, join to 1st sc.

7TH RND:  Sl st to center of 1st lp, sc in same lp, * ch 6, sc in next lp.  Rep from * around; join.

8TH RND:  Sl st to center of 1st lp, sc in same lp, ch 8, sc in 5th ch from hk (p), ch 3, sc in next lp (1 p-lp made).  * Ch 5, sc in center of one lp on last rnd of center piece, ch 2, sc in 2nd ch of ch-5, ch 3, sc in next lp on rosette.  Rep from * 5 more times (6 lps joined).  Make p-lp in all rem lps of rosette; join (12 free p-lps).  Break off.

SECOND ROSETTE: 
Work first 7 rnds as for 1st Rosette.

8TH RND:  Sl st to center of 1st lp, sc in same lp, make 1 p-lp, then join to 1st Rosette as follows: Ch 5, sc in p of 2nd free lp after last joining on 1st Rosette; (ch 2, sc in 2nd ch of ch-5, ch 3, sc in next lp on rosette, ch 5, sc in next p on 1st Rosette) twice--this 3rd joining is made in p of last joining of 1st Rosette to center--ch 2, sc in 2nd ch of ch-5, ch 3, sc in next lp on rosette.  Join next 5 lps of 2nd Rosette to next 5 lps on center in same way as 1st Rosette was joined.  Make a p-lp in all rem lps of rosette; join (10 free p-lps).

Make 11 more rosettes, joining in same way & taking care to join last rosette on both sides.

Starch lightly and press.


ENJOY!

HANDY ABBREVIATIONS:

*                                   repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed
* *                                repeat instructions between asterisks as many times as directed or                                      repeat from a given set of instructions
”                                   inch(es)
Alt                               alternate
Approx                        approximately
Beg                             begin/beginning
Bet                              between
Bl                                back loop(s)
Bo                               bobble
Bp                               back post
Bpdc                           back post double crochet
Bpsc                           back post single crochet
Bptr                            back post treble/triple crochet
Ca                               color A
Cb                               color B
Cc                               contrasting color
Ch                               chain stitch
Ch                               refers to chain or space previously
made: e.g                   ch-1 space
ch-sp                           chain space
Cl                                cluster
Cm                              centimeter(s)
Compl                         complete
Cont                            continue
Dc                               double crochet
Dc2tog                        double crochet 2 stitches together
Dec                             decrease/decreases/decreasing
Dtr/Dtrc                       double treble/triple crochet
fl                                  front loop(s)
Foll                              follow/follows/following
Fp                                front post
Fpdc                            front post double crochet
Fpsc                            front post single crochet
Fptr                             front post treble/triple crochet
G                                 gram
Hdc                             half double crochet
Hk                               hook
Inc                               increase/increases/increasing
Incl                              inclusive
K                                 knit
lp(s)                            loop(s)
M                                 meter(s)
M                                 mesh
Mc                               main color
Meas                          measure
Mm                              millimeter(s)
O                                 over (yarn over)
Oz                               ounce(s)
P                                 picot or purl
Pat(s) or patt             pattern(s)
Pc st or Pc                 popcorn stitch
Pm                             place marker
Prev                           previous
PSSO                         pass slip stitch over
Rem                            remain/remaining
Rep                             repeat(s)
Rnd(s)                        round(s)
Rs                               right side
Sc                               single crochet
Sc2tog                       single crochet 2 stitches together
Sdc                             short double crochet (half double crochet)
Sk                               skip
Sl st                           slip stitch
Sp(s)                          space(s)
St(s)                           stitch(es)
Tch or t-ch                  turning chain
Tbl                              through back loop
Tog                             together
Tr or Trc                     treble/triple crochet
Trtrc or T Trc              triple treble/triple crochet
Ws                              wrong side
YB                               yarn back
Yd(s)                           yard(s)
YF                               yarn forward
Yo                               yarn over
Yoh                             yarn over hook