White Doily incorporates the "feel" of Irish Crochet!

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White Doily
By Nancy Hearne

SIZE:  approx. 8"
MATERIALS: 
  1 ball (350 yds.) DMC Traditions 
       
Art. 145 in White (this is a Size 10 Cotton)
  #7 Steel Crochet Hook
TECHNIQUE:
1.  Sc Cluster: 
draw up lp in each of next 2 ch 3 sps, yo & through all 3 lps
2.  Starting Cluster:  ch 3 (= dc), holding last lp on hook, work 2 more dc in designated place,
                             
yo & through all lps on hook
3.  3 dc Cluster:  work 3 dc holding last lp of each on hook, yo & through all lps on hook

INSTRUCTIONS:
Rnd 1:  Right Side:  Ch 5, (dc-ch 1) 7 times in 5th ch from hook.   Join with sl st in 3rd ch of
          
starting ch 5.
Rnd 2:  Ch 7-dc in joining, *dc-ch 4-dc in next dc, repeat from * around.   Join with sl st in
          
3rd ch of starting ch 7.
Rnd 3:  7 sc in ch 4 sp, *ch 3, 7 sc in next ch 4 sp, repeat from * around.   Join with sl st in
           starting sc.

Rnd 4:  Sl st in next 3 sc, ch 7-sl st in sc, *ch 3, sl st in ch 3 sp, ch 3, sk next 3 sc, sl st-ch
          
7-sl st in next sc, repeat from * around.  Join with sl st in starting sl st.
Rnd 5:  Sl st in ch 7 sp, ch 3 (=dc), 14 dc in ch 7 sp, sc cluster over next 2 ch 3 sps, *15 dc
          
in ch 7 sp, sc cluster, repeat from * around.  Join with sl st in 3rd ch of starting ch 7.
Rnd 6:  Sl st in next 7 dc, ch 7-sl st in dc, *ch 9, sk next 14 dc, sl st-ch 7-sl st in next dc,
          
repeat from * around.  Join with sl st in starting sl st.
Rnd 7:  Sl st in next ch 7 sp, (ch 5-sl st in sp) 5 times, *15 sc in ch 9 sp, (sl st-ch 5) 5
          
times-sl st in next ch 7 sp, repeat from * around.  Join with sl st in starting sl st.  
          
End off.
Rnd 8:  R.S.  In next group of 15 sc, work 3 dc cluster in *8th sc, *ch 5, sk 1 ch 5 sp, sc in
           next ch 5 sp, ch 7, sk ch 5 sp, sc in next ch 5 sp, ch 5, sk 7 sc-3 dc Cluster in next
          
sc, repeat from * around.  Join with sl st in top of starting cluster.
Rnd 9:  Ch 5-sl st in top of cluster, *ch 5-sc in next ch 5 sp, ch 5, tr-ch 5-tr in next ch 7 sp,
          
ch 5, sc in next ch 5 sp, ch 5, sl st-ch 5-sl st in top of next cluster, repeat from *
          
around.  Join with sl st in starting sl st. 
           End off.
Rnd 10:  R.S.  Attach with sc in ch 5 sp between tr, *ch 13, sc-ch 5-sc-ch7-sc-ch 5-sc in
           
next ch 5 sp between tr, repeat from * around.  Join with sl st in starting sc.
Rnd 11:  *8 sc-ch 7-8 sc in next ch 13 sp, ch 7-sc in next ch 7 sp, ch 7, repeat from *
           
around.  Join with a sl st in starting sc.
Rnd 12:  Sl st in next 2 sc, starting cluster, ch 3 15 dc in next ch 7 sp, ch 3-sk 5 sc-3 dc
           
cluster in next sc, ch 3-sc in next ch7 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch 7 sp, *ch 3-sk 2 sc, 3
           
dc cluster in next sc, ch 3, 15 dc in next ch 7 sp, ch 3-sk 5 sc-3 dc cluster in next
           
sc, ch 3, sc in next ch 7 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch7 sp, repeat from * around.  Join with
               sl st in top of starting cluster.
Rnd 13:  Sl st to and in 8th dc of next 15 dc group, starting cluster-ch 5-sl st in 4th ch from
           
hook (P)-ch1-3 dc cluster in dc, ch 9, (3 dc cluster-ch 1-P-ch 1) twice-3 dc cluster
           
in next ch 5 sp, ch 9, *3 dc cluster-ch 1-P-ch 1-3 dc cluster in 8th dc of next 15 dc
            group, (cluster-ch 1-P-ch1) twice-cluster in next ch 5 sp, ch 9, repeat from *
            around.   Join with sl st in top of starting cluster.

Rnd 14:  Sl st to and in ch 9 sp, ch 6, (dc-ch 3) 4 times-dc in sp, *ch 7, (dc-ch 3) 5 times-dc
           
in next ch 9 sp, ch 5, (dc-ch 3) 5 times-dc in next ch 9 sp, repeat from * around.  
            Join with sl st in 3rd ch of starting ch 6.

Rnd 15:  Sl st in ch 3 sp, starting cluster in P, (ch 1-P-ch 1, 3 dc cluster in next ch 3 sp) 4
           
times, ch 1-sc in next ch 7 sp, *ch 1, (3 dc cluster in next ch 3 sp-ch 1-P-ch 1) 5
           
times, ch 1-sc in next ch 5 sp, ch 1 (3 dc cluster in next ch 3 sp-ch 1-P-ch 1) 5
           
times, ch 1-sc in next ch7 sp, repeat from * around.  Join with sl st in top of starting
           
cluster.  End off.

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