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Rectangular Doily Free Pattern

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Rectangular Doily

FP133

Intermediate Skill

Size: 10 ½" wide x 15 ½" long.

Materials:Large Sewing Needle;
Size 10 Crochet Cotton, 200 yd;

Spray Starch.

Crochet Hook: Size Steel #4 (2.00 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: Rnds 1-2 = 1 ½".

Abbreviations

ch

chain

sc

single crochet(s)

dc

double crochet

sl st(es)

slip stitch(es)

lp(s)

loop(s)

sp(s)

space(s)

rep

repeat

st(s)

stitch(es)

rnd

round

yo

yarn over

 

Squares(Make 6)
Rnd 1 (Right Side): Ch 6, sl st in first ch to form ring; ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), 3 dc in ring, ch 3, (4 dc in ring, ch 3) 3 times; join with sl st to first dc. (16 dc)
Rnd 2:Ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp, * dc in next 4 dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp; rep from * around; join with sl st to first dc. (32 dc)
Rnd 3:Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2), skip next 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc, ch 3, dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-3 sp, * (ch 2, skip next 2 dc, dc in next dc) twice, ch 2, skip 2 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc, ch 3, dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-3 sp; rep from * around, ch 2; join with sl st to first dc. (24 dc)
Rnd 4:Ch 5, skip next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, ch 2, skip next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, * (ch 2, skip next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc) 3 times, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp, dc in next dc, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next dc; rep from * around, ch 2; join with sl st to first dc. (56 dc)
Rnd 5:Ch 5, (skip next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, ch 2) twice, skip next 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp, dc in next 3 dc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, dc in next dc, * (ch 2, skip next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc) 3 times, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp, dc in next 3 dc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, dc in next dc; rep from * around, ch 2; join with sl st to first dc. (56 dc)
Rnd 6:Ch 5, skip next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, ch 2, skip next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 5 dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp, dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, *(ch 2, skip next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc) 3 times, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 5 dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp, dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc; rep from * around; join with sl st to first dc. (88 dc)
Rnd 7:Ch 5, skip next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 10 dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp, dc in next 10 dc, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, * dc in next dc, ch 2, skip next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 10 dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp, dc in next 10 dc, 2 dc in next ch-2 s; rep from * around; join with sl st to first dc. (120 dc) Finish off and weave in ends.

Finishing
Sew Squares together 2 wide x 3 long.

Border
Rnd 1:
With right side facing, join thread with sl st to any corner ch-3 sp, ch 5, (dc, ch 3, dc, ch 2, dc) in same sp as joining, [ch 2, skip next 2 sts (or chains), dc in next st] across to next corner; ch 2, * (dc, ch 2, dc, ch 3, dc, ch 2, dc) in corner ch-3 sp, [ch 2, skip next 2 sts (or chains), dc in next st] across to next corner, ch 2; rep from * around; join with sl st to first dc.
Rnd 2:(Sl st, ch 1, sc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 4, [sc, (ch 3, sl st in sc) 3 times] in next sp, ch 4, * sc in next sp, ch 4, [sc, (ch 3, sl st in sc) 3 times] in next sp, ch 4; rep from * around; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.

Lightly starch and block doily to size.

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