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Holly Wreath Doily
Holly Wreath Doily

Materials: Crochet Cotton Size 30 - 1 Ball Each of Green, Red and White
Crochet Hook Size 7 or 1.5 mm

Leaf: With green starting at lower edge, ch 3, 2 dc in 3rd st from hook, ch 3, turn.

Row 2: Dc in same space, 1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next st, ch 3, turn.

Row 3: 2 dc in same space, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc, 3 dc in end st, ch 3, turn.

Row 4: 1 sc in 2nd st from hook, 1 sc in next st of ch, 1 dc in each of next 8 dc, 3 dc in next st, ch 1, turn.

Row 5: Sl st in each of the next 2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc in next sc, 1 dc in each of next 7 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 3, turn.

Row 6: 2 dc in same space, 1 dc in each of the next 11 dc, 2 dc in next st, ch 3, turn.

Row 7: 1 sc in 2nd st from hook, 1 sc in next st, of ch, 1 dc in each of next 11 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 3, turn.                 

Row 8: Same as 6th row.

Row 9: 2 dc in same space, 1 dc in each of the next 11 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 3, turn.

Row 10: 1 sc in 2nd st from hook, 1 sc in next st of ch, 1 dc in each of the next 17 sts, ch 1, turn.

Row 11: 1 sl st in each of next 3 dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each of next 13 dc, ch 3, turn.

Row 12: Same as 9th row.

Row 13: 1 sc in 2nd st from hook, 1 sc in next st of ch, 1 dc in each of next 14 dc, ch 1, turn.

Row 14: Sl st in each of next 2 dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each of next 10 dc, ch 1, turn.

Row 15: Sl st in each of next 3 dc, ch 3, 1 dc in each of next 6 dc, ch 1, turn.

Row 16: Sl st in each of next 3 dc, ch 2, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc keeping last loop of each dc on hook, thread over and pull
through all loops at one time, break thread.
Work 9 more leaves in same manner.

Berry: With red ch 2, 8 sc in 2nd st from hook, without joining rows, work 2 sc in each sc.

Rows 3 & 4: 1 sc in each sc.
Row 5: 1 sc in next sc, decrease in next 2 sts (to decrease: * insert hook in next st,, pull loop through, repeat from * , thread
over and pull through all loops at one time), repeat from beginning all around. Fill with cotton or red yarn, then decrease every
other st until 3 sts remain, draw together, break thread leaving an end. Work 19 more berries in same manner and sew in
position as in pic.         

Center: With white ch 5, join to form a ring, ch 3 and work 9 dc in ring, join in 3rd st of ch.

Row 2: * Ch 7, sc in next dc, repeat from * all around ending row with ch 2, dtrc in same space as beginning (this brings thread
in position for next row).

Row 3: Ch 3, 1 dc, ch 3, 2 dc in same space, * 2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc (shell) in next loop, repeat from * all around, join.

Row 4: * Ch 5, sc in center of next shell, ch 5, sc between shells, repeat from * all around ending row with ch 2, dc in same
space as beginning.

Row 5: * Ch 5, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending row with ch 2, sc in dc.

Row 6: Same as row 3.

Row 7: Same as row 4.

Row 8 & 9: Same as row 5.

Row 10: Ch 6, dc in same space, * ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 3, 1 dc, ch 3, 1 dc in next loop, repeat from * all around ending row
with ch 3, sc in next loops, ch 3, join in 3rd st of ch.

Row 11: Sl st into loop, ch 3, 2 dc in same space, * ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 4, skip 1 loop, 3 dc in next loop, repeat from * all
around ending row with ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 4, join.

Row 12: Ch 3, dc in same space, 1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, * ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 4, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in next dc, 2 dc
in next dc, repeat from * all around ending row with ch 4, sc in next sc, ch 4, join.

Row 13: Ch 3, 1 dc in each of next 4 dc, * ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 5, 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc, repeat from * all around ending
row with ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 5, join.

Row 14: Sl st to center dc of group, ch 6, dc in same space, * ch 5, cluster st in next sc (cluster st: 3 dc in same space keeping
last loop of each dc on hook, thread over and pull through all loops at one time), ch 5, 1 dc, ch 3, 1 dc (shell) in center dc of next
dc group, repeat from * all around ending row to correspond, ch 5, join in 3rd st of ch.

Row 15: Sl st into loop, ch 3, (counts as part of 1st cluster st) cluster st in same space, * ch 5, 1 dc, ch 3, 1 dc in next cluster st,
ch 5, cluster st in center of next shell, repeat from * all around ending row to correspond, ch 5, join.

Row 16: Ch 6, dc in same space, * ch 5, cluster st in center of next shell, ch 5, shell in next cluster st, repeat from * all around
ending row to correspond, ch 5, join.

Row 17: Same as row 15 but working 6 chs in each loop before and after each cluster st.

Row 18: Same as row 16 but having 6 chs in each loop before and after each cluster st.

Row 19: Sl st into loop, ch 3, 4 dc in same space, ch 6, * sc in next cluster st, ch 6, 5 dc in center of next shell, ch 6, repeat from
* all around ending row to correspond.

Row 20: Ch 3, dc in same space, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, * ch 6, sl st in next sc, ch 3, sl st in same space
for picot, ch 6, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, repeat from * all around ending row to correspond, join.

Join leaves to center as follows: With white in 1st dc of any dc group, ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, ch 1, join in 1st point
from lower edge of leaf always having the 5 point side fo leaf next to center, * ch 1, dc in same space on center, 1 dc in each of
next 3 dc, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 3, sl st in next point of same leaf, ch 3, sc in next loop on center, ch 3, 1 dc in each of the
next 4 dc, ch 1, sl st in next point of same leaf, ch 1, dc in same space on center, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 3, sc in next loop,
ch 7, sl st in 4th st from hook for picot, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 3, 1 sc in each of the next 4 dc, ch 1, sl st in 1st point from lower
edge of next leaf, repeat from * until all leaves are joined, break thread.

Sew berries in position between leaves as in pic catching the lower edge of leaf and next free point of previous leaf when
sewing.