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Ruffled Suncatcher-Doily

Ruffled Suncatcher Doily Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This suncatcher can be a doily by just not attaching it to the ring. It is done completely in filet in the round. Filet in the round is now my favorite method of crocheting in filet! So fun!
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Materials Needed
Small amount white size 10 crochet cotton. Southmaid was used in the example.
Size 7 steel crochet hook
10" diam brass ring
Tapestry Needle

Thread Thickness: 10thread
Gauge: 10sc = 1"
Finished Size: 10" from point to point
Skill Level: Intermediate

Instructions
RND 1: Ch48, being careful not to twist chain, join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch8. Dc in same st as slst. Ch2. Sk 2 chs, Dc in next ch. Ch2. Sk 2 chs. *Dc, ch5, dc in next ch. Ch2. Sk 2 chs. Dc in next ch. Ch2. Sk 2 chs. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch8.

RND 2: Ch5. Sk 2 chs. Dc, ch5, dc in next ch. Ch2. Dc in next dc. Ch2. Dc in next dc. Ch2. *Dc in next dc. Ch2. Sk 2 chs. Dc, ch5, dc in next ch. Ch2. Dc in next dc. Ch2. Dc in next dc. Ch2. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 3: Ch5. Dc in next dc. Ch2. Sk next 2 chs. Dc, ch5, dc in next ch. Ch2. (Dc in next dc. Ch2. three times) *Dc in next dc. Ch2. Dc in next dc. ch2. Sk next 2 chs. Dc, ch5, dc in next ch. Ch2. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 4: Ch5. (Dc in next dc. Ch2. twice) Sk next 2 chs. Dc, ch5, dc in next ch. Ch2. ((Dc in next dc. Ch2. three times)) Ch3. Sc in next dc. Ch3. *Rep bet (()) once. Sk next 2 chs. Dc, ch5, dc in next ch. Ch2. Rep bet (()) once. Ch3. Sc in next dc. Ch3. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 5: Ch5. Dc in next dc, ch2, three times. Sk next 2 chs. Dc, ch5, dc in next ch. (Dc in next dc, ch2, three times.) Ch5. *Dc in next dc, ch2, four times. Sk next 2 chs. Dc, ch5, dc in next ch. Rep bet () once. Ch5. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 6: Ch5. (Dc in next dc. Ch3. Sc in next dc. Ch3. Dc in next dc, ch2, twice. Sk next 2 chs. Dc, ch5, dc in next ch. Ch2, dc in next dc, twice. Ch3. Sc in next dc. Ch3. Dc in next dc. Ch2. Dc in next dc. Ch2. Sc in next ch5 sp. Ch2.) *Dc in next dc. Ch2. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 7: Ch5. (Dc in next dc. Ch5. Dc in next dc, ch2, three times. Sk 2 chs. Dc, ch5, dc in next ch. Ch2, dc in next dc, four times. Ch5. Dc in next dc. Ch2. Dc in next dc. Ch2. Dc in next dc. Ch2.) *Dc in next dc. Ch2. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 8: Ch5. (Dc in next dc. Ch2. Sc in next ch5 sp. Ch2. Dc in next dc, ch2, four times. Sk 2 chs. Dc, ch5, dc in next ch. Ch2, dc in next dc, four times. Ch2. Sc in next ch5 sp. Ch2. Dc in next dc. Ch2. Dc in next dc. Ch3. Sc in next dc. Ch3.) Dc in next dc. Ch2. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 9: Ch1. (2sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in next dc. 2sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in next sc. 2sc in next ch2 sp, sc in next dc, five times. 2sc in next ch5 sp. slst onto brass ring (or just ch2 to make doily). Ch1. 2sc in same ch5 sp. Sc in next dc. 2sc in next ch2 sp, sc in next dc, four times. 2sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in next sc. 2sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in next dc. 2sc in next ch2 sp. Sc in next dc. Sk the ch3 sp, the sc and the next ch3 sp.) *Sc in next dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off, weave ends into back of work.

Attach hanger to brass ring at one of the points.

If making a doily, starch lightly pulling up on the inside points a little bit to give it a ruffled appearance.

Design written on Friday, August 03, 2001. Copyright ©2001 By Julie A. Bolduc p111021

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