Pineapple Doily LC1274

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Intermediate Experience Required.

Designed by Juanita Chambers.

Doily measures approximately 13" in diameter.

AUNT LYDIA'S "Classic Crochet" size 10 thread, Art. 154, 100% mercerized cotton (300, 350 and 400 yard balls).
Amount: 1 Ball No. 1 White.

Steel Crochet Hook: U.S. Size 7 [1.5mm].

GAUGE: Rnds 1-3 = 1 ½" across. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge given.

Ch 12; join with a sl st to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, 24 sc in ring; join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in next sc and in each sc around; join to top of ch-3 - 24 sts.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 2, [dc in next 2 dc, ch 2] 11 times; join.

Rnd 4: Ch 2, holding back last lp on hook, 2 dc in same ch as joining, yo and through all 3 lps on hook - beg cl made; ch 3; holding back last lp on hook, 3 dc in next dc, yo and through all 4 lps on hook - 3-dc-cl made; ch 1, [3-dc-cl in next dc, ch 3, 3-dc-cl in next dc, ch 1] 11 times; join to top of beg cl.

Rnd 5: (Sl st, beg cl, ch 3, 3-dc-cl) all in next ch-3 sp - rnd started; ch 2, * (3-dc-cl, ch 3, 3-dc-cl) all in next ch-3 sp - shell over shell made; ch 3; rep from * around; join.

Rnd 6: Start rnd, ch 4, * shell over shell, ch 4; rep from * around; join.

Rnd 7: Start rnd, ch 6, * shell over shell, ch 6; rep from * around; join.

Rnd 8: Start rnd, ch 8, * shell over shell, ch 8; rep from * around; join.

Rnd 9: Start rnd, * ch 4, sc in ch-8 lp, ch 4 **, shell over shell; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 10: Start rnd, ch 11, * shell over shell, ch 11; rep from * around; join.

Rnd 11: Start rnd, (ch 3, 3-dc-cl) all in same ch-3 sp, * ch 4, 3 sc in ch-11 lp, ch 4 **, (shell, ch 3, 3-dc-cl) all in next ch-3 sp; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 12: Start rnd, * ch 5, shell over shell, ch 3, sc in next sp, sc in next 3 sc, sc in next sp, ch 3 **, shell over shell; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 13: Start rnd, * ch 2, (dc, ch 3, dc) all in ch-5 sp, ch 2, shell over shell, ch 3, skip next sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 3 **, shell over shell; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 14: Start rnd, * ch 2, dc in dc, ch 3, sc in ch-5 sp, ch 3, dc in dc, ch 2, shell over shell, ch 3 **, shell over shell; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 15: Start rnd, * ch 2, dc in dc, ch 3, [sc in next sp, ch 3] twice, dc in dc, ch 2, shell over shell, ch 2 **, shell over shell; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 16: Start rnd, * ch 2, dc in dc, ch 3, [sc in next sp, ch 3] 3 times, dc in dc, ch 2, shell over shell, ch 1 **, shell over shell; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 17: Start rnd, * ch 2, dc in dc, ch 1, sc in ch-3 sp, [ch 3, sc in next sp] 3 times, ch 1, dc in dc, ch 2, shell over shell, ch 3, sc in ch-1 sp, ch 3 **, shell over shell; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 18: Start rnd, * ch 2, dc in dc, ch 1, sc in ch-3 sp, [ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp] twice, ch 1, dc in dc, ch 2, shell over shell, ch 3, sc in next sp, ch 5, sc in next sp, ch 3 **, shell over shell; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 19: Start rnd, * ch 2, dc in dc, ch 1, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 1, dc in dc, ch 2, shell over shell, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, [ch 5, sc in next sp] twice, ch 3 **, shell over shell; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 20: Start rnd, * ch 2, dc in dc, ch 1, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 1, dc in dc, ch 2, shell over shell, ch 3, sc in next sp, [ch 5, sc in next sp] 3 times, ch 3 **, shell over shell; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 21: Start rnd, * ch 2; holding back last lp on hook, dc in next 2 dc, yo and through all 3 lps on hook - dc dec made; ch 2, shell over shell, ch 3, sc in next sp, [ch 5, sc in next sp] 4 times, ch 3 **, shell over shell; rep from * around, end at **; join.

Rnd 22: (Sl st, beg cl) all in first ch-3 sp, * 3-dc-cl in next ch-3 sp, [ch 5, sc in next sp] 6 times, ch 5 **, 3-dc-cl in next sp; rep from * around, end at **; join. Fasten off.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = begin(ning); ch = chain; cl = cluster; dc = double crochet; lp = loop; rep = repeat; sc = single crochet; sl st = slip stitch; sp = space; yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified.