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I crocheted my Delicate Doily with cotton thread size 30 and a 1,25 mm crochet hook. Its size is 22 cm (about 8,7 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
Ch 10 and sl st in first ch to form a ring.

  • Round 1: Ch 1, (sc in the ring, ch 10) 8 times, join with sl st in first sc.
  • Round 2: Sl st in next 5 chains, ch 6 (counts as dc and ch-3 sp), dc in same ch-10 sp, ch 5, * in next ch-10 sp work (dc, ch 3, dc), ch 5; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch6.
  • Round 3: Sl st in ch-3 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), in same ch-3 sp work (dc, ch 3, 2 dc), ch 2, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 2, * in next ch-3 sp work (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc), ch 2, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 2; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3.
  • Round 4: Sl st in next dc and in next ch-3 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), in same ch-3 sp work (dc, ch 3, 2 dc), ch 3, sc in next sc, ch 3, * in next ch-3 sp work (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc), ch 3, sc in next sc, ch 3; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3.
  • Round 5: Sl st in next dc and in next ch-3 sp, ch 4 (counts as tr), in same ch-3 sp work (tr, ch 3, 2 tr), ch 11, * skip next 2 ch-3 spaces, in next ch-3 sp work (2 tr, ch 3, 2 tr), ch 11; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 4th ch of first ch4.
  • Round 6: Sl st in next tr and in next ch-3 sp, ch 6 (counts as dc and ch-3 sp), dc in same ch-3 sp, ch 6, in 6th ch of next ch-11 sp work (dc, ch 3, dc), ch 6, * in next ch-3 sp work (dc, ch 3, dc), ch 6, in 6th ch of next ch-11 sp work (dc, ch 3, dc), ch 6; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch6.
  • Round 7: Sl st in ch-3 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), in same ch-3 sp work (dc, ch 3, 2 dc), ch 3, sc in next ch-6 sp, ch 3, * in next ch-3 sp work (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc), ch 3, sc in next ch-6 sp, ch 3; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3.
  • Round 8: Sl st in next dc and in next ch-3 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), in same ch-3 sp work (dc, ch 3, 2 dc), ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 4, * skip next ch-3 sp, in next ch-3 sp work (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc), ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 4; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3.
  • Round 9: Sl st in next dc and in next ch-3 sp, ch 4 (counts as tr), in same ch-3 sp work (tr, ch 3, 2 tr), ch 11, * in next ch-3 sp work (2 tr, ch 3, 2 tr), ch 11; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 4th ch of first ch4.
  • Round 10: Sl st in next tr and in next ch-3 sp, ch 6 (counts as dc and ch-3 sp), dc in same ch-3 sp, ch 5, in 6th ch of next ch-11 sp work (dc, ch 3, dc), ch 5, * in next ch-3 sp work (dc, ch 3, dc), ch 5, in 6th ch of next ch-11 sp work (dc, ch 3, dc), ch 5; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch6.
  • Round 11: Sl st in ch-3 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), in same ch-3 sp work (dc, ch 3, 2 dc), ch 2, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 2, * in next ch-3 sp work (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc), ch 2, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 2; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3.
  • Round 12: Sl st in next dc and in next ch-3 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), in same ch-3 sp work (dc, ch 3, 2 dc), ch 3, sc in next sc, ch 3, * in next ch-3 sp work (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc), ch 3, sc in next sc, ch 3; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3.
  • Round 13: Sl st in next dc and in next ch-3 sp, ch 4 (counts as tr), in same ch-3 sp work (tr, ch 3, 2 tr), ch 15, * skip next 5 ch-3 spaces, in next ch-3 sp work (2 tr, ch 3, 2 tr), ch 15; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 4th ch of first ch4.
  • Round 14: Sl st in next tr and in next ch-3 sp, ch 6 (counts as dc and ch-3 sp), dc in same ch-3 sp, ch 7, in 8th ch of next ch-15 sp work (dc, ch 3, dc), ch 7, * in next ch-3 sp work (dc, ch 3, dc), ch 7, in 8th ch of next ch-15 sp work (dc, ch 3, dc), ch 7; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch6.
  • Round 15: Sl st in ch-3 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), in same ch-3 sp work (dc, ch 3, 2 dc), ch 3, sc in next ch-7 sp, ch 3, * in next ch-3 sp work (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc), ch 3, sc in next ch-7 sp, ch 3; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3.
  • Round 16: Sl st in next dc and in next ch-3 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc), in same ch-3 sp work (dc, ch 6, sl st in 5th ch from the hook, ch 1, 2 dc), ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 4, * skip next ch-3 sp, in next ch-3 sp work (2 dc, ch 6, sl st in 5th ch from the hook, ch 1, 2 dc), ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 4; repeat from * around, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3.

Fasten off and weave in loose ends.

See the free pattern for another beautiful, airy doily here: Lace Round Doily.

Abbreviations
ch chain
sc single crochet
dc double crochet
tr
treble 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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