A Wild Rose Doily

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Materials:
Crochet Cotton – 1 big ball each of green and pink
Steel crochet hook size 10 to make a doily approximately 10 1/2 inches in diameter

CENTER – Starting at center with Pink, ch 7.
1st rnd: Dc in 7th ch from hook, (ch 3, dc in same ch) 4 times; ch 3. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch-7.
2nd rnd: * In next sp make sc, hdc, 3 dc, hdc and sc, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.
3rd rnd: Attach Green to center of any scallop, sc in same place, * ch 3, dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sc in center of next scallop. Repeat from *around. Join.
4th rnd: Ch 6, * sc in next sp, ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3, sc in next sp, ch 3, dc in next sc, ch 3. Repeat from * around. Join.
5th rnd: Ch 5, dc in next sp, ch 2, dc in next sp, * ch 2, dc in next dc, (ch 2, dc in next sp) twice. Repeat from * around. Join.
6th, 7th and 8th rnds: Ch 6, dc in next sp, * ch 3, skip next sp, dc in next sp, ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3, dc in next sp. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 3. Join to 3rd ch of ch-6. Break off at end of 8th rnd.





FLOWER – Starting at center with Pink, ch 6. Join with sl st to form ring.
1st rnd: Ch 4, holding back on hook the last loop of each tr make 2 tr in ring, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (cluster made), sl st in first sp on Center, ch 4, sl st in ring on Flower, ch 4, cluster in ring, sl st in next sp on Center, ch 4, sl st in ring on Flower. Make 3 more clusters the same way (no more joinings). Join and break off.

Make 11 more Flowers, joining to Center as before, leaving 1 sp free between each Flower on Center.





Now work around as follows:
1st rnd: Attach Green to center petal on any flower, sc in same place, * ch 7, sc in next petal, tr in next sp on Center, sc in first free petal on next flower, ch 7, sc in next petal. Repeat from * around. Join.
2nd rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, * 9 sc in next sp, sc in next tr, 9 sc in next sp, sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join.
3rd rnd: Ch 6, dc in same place as sl st, * ch 7, skip 9 sc, d tr in next sc, ch 7, skip 9 sc, in next sc make dc, ch 3 and dc. Repeat from * around. Join.
4th rnd: Sl st in next sp, ch 6, dc in same sp, * ch 7, in next d tr make dc, ch 3 and dc; ch 7, skip next sp, in next sp make dc, ch 3 and dc. Repeat from * around. Join.
5th rnd: Sl st in next sp, ch 6, dc in same sp, * ch 7, skip next sp, in next sp make (dc, ch 3) twice and dc; ch 7, skip next sp, in next sp make dc, ch 3 and dc. Repeat from * around. Join.
6th rnd: Sl St in next sp, ch 6, dc in same sp, * ch 5, skip next sp, in next sp make dc, ch 3 and dc; ch 3, in next sp make dc, ch 3 and dc; ch 5, skip next sp, in next sp make dc, ch 3 and dc. Repeat from * around. Join.
7th rnd: Sl st in next sp, sc in same sp, * ch 5, skip next sp, (in next sp make dc, ch 3, dc, ch 3) twice; in next sp make dc, ch 3 and dc; ch 5, skip next sp, sc in next sp. Repeat from * around. Join.
8th rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, * sc in next sp, (ch 3, in next sp make dc, ch 3 and dc) 5 times; ch 3, sc in next sp, sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.

MOTIF –  Work as for Center until 4 rnds are completed.
5th rnd: Ch 7, sc in next dc, ch 3, sl st in 3rd sp preceding any 3-sc group on Center, ch 3, sc in next dc on Motif, ch 3, dc in next sp on Center, skip 2 sps, dc in next sp, ch 3, sc in next dc on Motif, ch 3, sl st in next sp on Center, ch 3, sc in next dc on Motif, * ch 7, sc in next dc. Repeat from * around remainder of Motif. Join and break off.

Make 11 more Motifs, joining to Center as before.





EDGING – 1st rnd: Attach Green to first free loop on any Motif, sc in same place, (ch 9, sc in next loop) 8 times; * ch 5, skip 2 sps on Center, sc in next sp, ch 5, sc in first free loop on next Motif, ch 5, sl st in corresponding loop on preceding Motif, ch 5, sc in next loop on Motif in work, (ch 9, sc in next loop) 7 times. Repeat from * around, joining last loop on last Motif to first loop on first Motif, ending with sc in last loop on last Motif, ch 5, skip 2 sps on Center, sc in next sp, ch 5, sl st in first sc made. Break off.
2nd rnd: Attach Pink to first ch-9 sp on any Motif, 14 sc in same sp, 14 sc in each of next 5 sps, * 7 sc in each of next 2 sps, 14 sc in each of next 6 sps. Repeat from *around. Join and break off. Starch lightly and press.

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