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For the Crochet Cathedral Doily I used cotton thread size 10 and a 2 mm crochet hook. Its size is 16 cm (6,3 inches) in diameter.
Besides your chosen thread and crochet hook, you will also need a needle to weave in loose ends and a pair of scissors.

Instructions
Make a magic ring.

  • Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 18 dc in the ring, pull the thread end to tighten the ring, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3.
  • Round 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1 sp), (dc in next dc, ch 1) around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch4.
  • Round 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in ch-1 sp, (dc in next dc, 2 dc in ch-1 sp) around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3.
  • Round 4: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1 sp), (skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1) around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch4.
  • Round 5: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in ch-1 sp, (dc in next dc, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp) around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3.
  • Round 6: Same as Round 4.
  • Round 7: Same as Round 5.
  • Round 8: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1 sp), dc in same stitch, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, sc in next dc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, * in next dc work (dc, ch 1, dc), ch 2, skip next 2 dc, sc in next dc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch4.
  • Round 9: Sl st in ch-1 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), in same ch-1 sp work (dc, ch 1, 2 dc), ch 3, * in next ch-1 sp work (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc), ch 3; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3.
  • Round 10: Sl st in next dc and in ch-1 sp, ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1 sp), dc in same ch-1 sp, ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 3, * in next ch-1 sp work (dc, ch 1, dc), ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 3; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch4.
  • Round 11: Same as Round 9.
  • Round 12: Same as Round 10.
  • Round 13: Sl st in ch-1 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), in same ch-1 sp work (2 dc, ch 4 and sl st in top of last dc, 3 dc), ch 3, sc in sc, ch 3, * in next ch-1 sp work (3 dc, ch 4 and sl st in top of last dc, 3 dc), ch 3, sc in sc, ch 3; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3.

Fasten off and weave in loose ends.
One more free pattern for a beautiful, modern doily: Pretty Pinwheel Doily.

Abbreviations
ch chain
sc single crochet
dc double crochet
sp space
sl st slip stitch
* work instructions following * as many times as indicated
( ) work instructions the number of times specified or work instructions in the stitch or space indicated or contains explanatory remarks
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