The Tulip and Leaf Crochet Doily


American Thread Company  Star Doily Book No. 131  Printed in U.S.A.  1956-File can be downloaded in PDF format: The Tulip and Leaf Crochet Doily

Edited by Carol Ballard  Cobbler’s Cabin

Skill Level: Easy

Supplies:  As shown-Size 8 crochet hook, Size 20 cotton crochet thread

Stitches Used: ch(chain), slst(slip stitch), sc(single crochet), dc(double crochet), cluster (holding last loop of each dc back on hook, work 3dc, yo, pull through all 4 loops on hook),  4dc cluster (work same as cluster, using 4dc), tr (treble).

Directions:

Rnd. 1: ch7, join with slst to beginning ch to form ring, ch1, 16sc in ring, join with slst to beginning sc.   16sc

Rnd. 2: ch3 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, 2dc in next 15 sc, join with slst to beginning dc.  32dc

Rnd. 3: ch3, dc in next dc, ch1, *dc in next 2 dc, ch1*, repeat from *to* 14 times, join with slst to beginning dc.     32dc, 16 ch-1sps

Rnd. 4: ch3, dc in next dc, ch2, *dc in next 2 dc, ch2*, repeat from *to* 14 times, join with slst to beginning dc.    32dc, 16 ch-2sps

Rnd. 5: ch3, dc in next dc, ch3, dc in next dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2, *dc in next 2 dc, ch3, dc in next dc, 2dc in next dc*, repeat from *to* 6 times, join with slst to beginning dc.

Rnd. 6: ch3, dc in next dc, ch3, dc in next dc, (dc, ch2, dc) in next dc, dc in next dc, ch2, *dc in next 2 dc, ch3, dc in next dc, (dc, ch2, dc) in next dc, dc in next dc, ch2*, repeat from *to* 6 times, join with slst to beginning dc.

Rnd. 7: ch3, dc in next dc, ch4, dc in next 2 dc, ch2, dc in next dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2, *dc in next 2 dc, ch4, dc in next 2 dc, ch2, dc in next dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2*, repeat from *to* 6 times, join with slst to beginning dc.

Rnd. 8: ch3, dc in next dc, ch5, dc in next 2 dc, ch2, dc in next 2 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2, *dc in next 2 dc, ch5, dc in next 2 dc, ch2, dc in next 2 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2*, repeat from *to* 6 times, join with slst to beginning dc.

Rnd. 9: ch3, dc in next dc, ch3, cluster in next ch-5sp, ch5, dc in next 2 dc, ch2, dc in next 3 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2, *dc in next 2 dc, ch3, cluster in next ch-5sp, ch5, dc in next 2 dc, ch2, dc in next 3 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2*, repeat from *to* 6 times, join with slst to beginning dc.

Rnd. 10: ch3, dc in next dc, ch3, cluster in next ch-5sp, ch5, dc in next 2 dc, ch3, dc in next 4 dc, 3dc in next dc, ch2, *dc in next 2dc, ch3, cluster in next ch-5sp, ch5, dc in next 2 dc, ch3, dc in next 4 dc, 3dc in next dc, ch2*, repeat from *to* 6 times, join with slst to beginning dc.

Rnd. 11: ch3, dc in next dc, ch3, cluster in next ch-5sp, ch5, dc in next 2 dc, ch2, skip next dc, dc in next 5 dc, 3dc in next dc, ch2, *dc in next 2 dc, ch3, cluster in next ch-5sp, ch5, dc in next 2 dc, ch2, skip next dc, dc in next 5 dc, 3dc in next dc, ch2*, repeat from *to* 6 times, join with slst to beginning dc.

Rnd. 12: ch4 (counts as first tr), tr in next dc, ch4, cluster in next ch-5sp, ch5, dc in next 2 dc, ch2, skip next dc, dc in next 6 dc, 3dc in next dc, ch2, *tr in next 2 dc, ch4, cluster in next ch-5sp, ch5, dc in next 2 dc, ch2, skip next dc, dc in next 6 dc, 3dc in next dc, ch2*, repeat from *to* 6 times, join with slst to beginning tr.

Rnd. 13: ch4, tr in next tr, ch3, cluster in next ch-5sp, ch5, dc in next 2 dc, ch3, skip next dc, dc in next 7 dc, 3dc in next dc, ch3, *tr in next 2 tr, ch3, cluster in next ch-5sp, ch5, dc in next 2 dc, ch3, skip next dc, dc in next 7 dc, 3dc in next dc, ch3, repeat from *to* 6 times, join with slst to beginning tr.

Rnd. 14: slst to next tr, ch4, tr in first ch of next ch-5, ch5, cluster in next ch-5sp, ch5, skip next dc, tr in next dc, tr in first ch of next ch-3, ch4, skip next dc, dc in next 8 dc, 3dc in next dc, ch4, skip next tr, *tr in first ch of next ch-5, ch5, cluster in next ch-5sp, ch5, skip next dc, tr in next dc, tr in first ch of next ch-3, ch4, skip next dc, dc in next 8 dc, 3dc in next dc, ch4, skip next tr*, repeat from to* 6 times, join with slst to beginning tr.

Rnd. 15: slst to next tr, ch4, tr in next ch, ch5, skip next ch-5sp, cluster in next ch-5sp, ch5, skip next tr, tr in next tr, tr in next ch, ch 4, skip next dc, dc in next 9 dc, 3dc in next dc, ch5, *skip next tr, , tr in next ch, ch5, skip next ch-5sp, cluster in next ch-5sp, ch5, skip next tr, tr in next tr, tr in next ch, ch 4, skip next dc, dc in next 9 dc, 3dc in next dc, ch5*, repeat from *to* 6 times, join with slst to beginning tr.

Rnd. 16: slst to next tr, ch12 (counts as first tr, ch9), skip next 2 loops, (4dc in next tr) twice, ch5, skip next dc, dc in next 10 dc, ch7, skip next loop and next tr, *dc in next tr, ch9), skip next 2 loops, (4dc in next tr) twice, ch5, skip next dc, dc in next 10 dc, ch7, skip next loop and next tr*, repeat from *to*, join with slst to 3r ch of beginning ch12.

Rnd. 17: ch8 (counts as first dc, ch5), dc in center of next loop, ch5, 2tr in next dc, tr in next 6 dc, 2tr in next dc, ch5, skip next dc, dc in next 8 dc, ch5, dc in next ch-7 loop, ch5, *dc in next dc, ch5, dc in center of next loop, ch5, 2tr in next dc, tr in next 6 dc, 2tr in next dc, ch5, skip next dc, dc in next 8 dc, ch5, dc in next ch-7 loop, ch5*, repeat from *to* 6 times, join with slst to 3rd ch of beginning ch8.

Rnd. 18: ch9 (counts as first dc, ch6), dc in next dc, ch6, 2tr in next tr, tr in next 8 tr, 2tr in next tr, ch6, skip next dc, dc in next 6 dc, skip next dc, ch6, dc in next dc, ch6, *dc in next dc, ch6, dc in next dc, ch6, 2tr in next tr, tr in next 8 tr, 2tr in next tr, ch6, skip next dc, dc in next 6 dc, skip next dc, ch6 dc in next dc, ch6, dc in next dc, ch6*, repeat from *to* 6 times, join with slst to 3rd ch of beginning ch9.

Rnd. 19: ch10 (counts as first dc, ch7), dc in next dc, ch7, (4dc cluster over next 4tr, ch5) twice, 4dc cluster over next 7 tr, ch7, skip next dc, dc in next 4 dc, skip next dc, ch7, dc in next dc, ch7, *dc in next dc, ch7, dc in next dc, ch7, (4dc cluster over next 4tr, ch5) twice, 4dc cluster over next 7 tr, ch7, skip next dc, dc in next 4 dc, skip next dc, ch7, dc in next dc, ch7*, repeat from *to* 6 times, join with slst to 3rd ch of beginning ch10.

Rnd. 20: ch11 (counts as first dc, ch8), dc in next dc, ch8, (dc in top of next cluster, ch8) 3 times, skip next dc, dc in next 2 dc, skip next dc, ch8, dc in next dc, ch8, *dc in next dc, ch8, dc in next dc, ch8, (dc in top of next cluster, ch8) 3 times, skip next dc, dc in next 2 dc, skip next dc, ch8, dc in next dc, ch8*, repeat from *to* 6 times, join with slst to 3rd ch of beginning ch11.

Rnd. 21: ch12 (counts as first dc, ch9), (dc in next dc, ch9) 4 times, skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch9, *(dc in next dc, ch9) 5 times, skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch9*, repeat from *to* 6 times, join with slst to 3rd ch of beginning ch12.

Rnd. 22: ch12 (counts as first dc, ch9), *dc in next dc, ch9*, repeat from *to* around, join with slst to 3rd ch of beginning ch12.

Rnd. 23: slst to 5th ch, *ch8, holding last loop of each dc back on hook, 2dc, yo, pull through all 4 loops on hook, ch4, sc in next loop*, repeat from *to* around, join with slst to beginning ch, fasten off, weave in end.

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