Ann and I both treasure doilies made by various women in our families such as these ones from Ann’s collection.
Step 1: Chain 4 (= first double crochet)
Step 5: Turn. Work (chain 3, single crochet) in the first chain - 1 space, (chain 3, single crochet) in each chain - 1 space across (12 chain - 3 spaces)
Step 6: Turn. Skip the first chain - 3 space, work (chain 3, single crochet) in each chain - 3 space (11 chain - 3 spaces)