Friday, February 17, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1944 Starlight Crochet Doily

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Vintage 1944 Starlight 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 Tatting Cotton, Size 70, 4 Balls of white
#13 Steel Crochet Hook

MEASUREMENT: 
11” diameter

Starting at center, ch 10, 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 5.  Rep from * around.

4TH THRU 17TH RNDS:  * Sk 1st sc, sc in each rem sc of sc group, 2 sc in ch-5 sp, ch 5.  Rep from * around; on 17th rnd end with the 17 sc of last group.

18TH RND:  Ch 5, * sk 1 sc, sc in next 15 sc, ch 5, sc in ch-5 sp, ch 5.  Rep from * around.

19TH RND:  * Sk 1 sc, sc in next 13 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: 26TH THRU 30TH RNDS:  * Ch 6, sc in next lp.  Rep from * around (72 lps).

31ST RND:  Make ch-6 lps across to within lp directly above last sc of point, * ch 6, 9 dc in next lp; ch 6, sc in next lp.  Make 7 more ch-6 lps.  Rep from * around (1 group of 9 dc directly above each point).

32ND RND:  * Make ch-6 lps to within next dc group, ch 6, sk 4 dc of group, sc in next dc, ch 6, sc in next lp.  Rep from * around.

33RD & 34TH RNDS:  Ch-6 lps around, end with sc.

35TH RND:  Ch 5, * 2 hdc in next lp, ch 3.  Rep from * around, end with ch 3, hdc in last sc, sl st in 2nd ch of ch-5 (80 ch-3 sps).

36TH RND:  Ch 2, * 2 hdc in sp, hdc in next 2 hdc.  Rep from * around, end with sl st in 2nd ch of ch-2 (320 hdc).

37TH RND:  Ch 1, * sc in next 17 hdc, ch 4, sk 4 hdc, in next hdc make 2 dc, ch 2 & 2 dc (shell); ch 4, sk 4 hdc.  Rep from * around, but sk 5 hdc (instead of 4) before & after any 4 shells in rnd (12 groups of 17 sc, with shell bet each group).  Join with sl st in 1st sc. 

Hereafter pick up only back lp of each sc throughout.

38TH RND:  * Make sc in next 15 sc, ch 4, in ch-2 of shell make (2 dc, ch 2) 3 times & 2 dc.  Ch 4, sk 1 sc.  Rep from * around; join.

39TH RND:  * Sc in next 13 sc, ch 4, in next ch-2 sp make shell of 2 dc, ch 2 & 2 dc; ( ch 3, shell in next ch-2 sp) twice, ch 4, sk 1 sc.  Rep from * around; join.

40TH RND:  * Sc in next 11 sc, ch 4, shell over next shell, ch 3; in next shell make (2 dc, ch 2) 3 times & 2 dc. Ch 3, shell over next shell, ch 4, sk 1 sc.  Rep from * around; join.

41ST RND:  * Sc in next 9 sc, ch 5, shell over next shell, ch 3; (shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 2) twice; shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, shell over next shell, ch 5, sk 1 sc.  Rep from * around; join.

42ND RND:  * Sc in next 7 sc, ch 5, shell over next shell, ch 3, shell over next shell, ch 3.  In ch-2 of next shell make (2 dc, ch 2) 3 times & 2 dc; (ch 3, shell over next shell) twice, ch 5, sk 1 sc.  Rep from * around; join.

43RD RND:  * Sc in next 5 sc, ch 5, shell over next shell, ch 4, shell over shell; ( ch 3, shell in next ch-2 sp) 3 times; ch 3, shell over next shell, ch 4, shell over next shell, ch 5, sk 1 sc.  Rep from * around; join.

44TH RND:  * Sc in next 3 sc, ch 5, shell over next shell, ch 4; (shell over next shell, ch 3) twice; in next ch-2 sp make (2 dc, ch 2) 3 times & 2 dc; (ch 3, shell over next shell) twice; ch 4, shell over next shell, ch 5, sk 1 sc.  Rep from * around; join.

45TH RND:  * Sc in next sc, ch 5, (shell over next shell, ch 4) 3 times; ( shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 3) twice; shell in next ch-2 sp; ( ch 4, shell over next shell) 3 times; ch 5, sk 1 sc.  Rep from * around; join.

46TH RND:  Sl st to ch-2 sp of first shell, ch 8, sl st in 4th ch from hk (ch-4 picot made), ch 1, dc in same sp as last sl st was made, * ch 2, sc in next sp bet shells, ch 2, in sp of next shell make dc, ch 1, p, ch 1 & dc.  Rep from * across one point, end with dc, ch 1, p, ch 1 & dc in last shell of point, sk ch-5, sc & next ch-5, dc in sp of next shell, ch 1, p, ch 1, dc in same sp as last dc & cont thus around.  Join last dc with sl st to 3rd st of ch-8.  Break off.

Starch lightly & 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