God Bless America!

Size:
For # 10 crochet thread: 20" x 10"
For # 20 crochet thread: 18.3" x 9"

How to read the scheme:
Read the scheme from bottom to top.
Read odd rows from right to left, even rows from left to right.

Note:
The pattern is turned 90 degrees on purpose, and that's how you are supposed to crochet it, so the finished doily doesn't appear too stretched in length.

Abbreviations:
ch - chain
sc - single crochet
dc
- double crochet
picot - sc in third chain from hook
* - repeat the following instructions as many times as indicated

Pattern:

open mesh- open mesh (dc, ch2).
filled mesh- filled mesh (3dc).

Start each row with ch5, turn - counts as first open mesh, dc in second dc.
Finish each row with additional dc in third chain of ch5 below.

Row 1: Ch117, dc in eighth chain from hook, *ch2, skip two, dc in third chain, repeat from * 36 times till end of chain 117 (totally 37 open meshes).
Row 2: Ch5, turn, dc in second dc, ch2, 4dc, *ch2, dc, repeat from * 5 times, 3dc, *ch2, dc, repeat from * 5 times, 3dc, *ch2, dc, repeat from * 7 times, 3dc, *ch2, dc, repeat from * 5 times, 3dc, *ch2, dc, repeat from * 5 times, 3dc, ch2, dc, ch2, dc in fifth chain of ch7 below.
Row 3: Ch5, turn, dc in second dc, 9dc, *ch2, dc, repeat from * 3 times, 9dc, *ch2, dc, repeat from * 3 times, 9dc, *ch2, dc, repeat from * 5 times, 9dc, *ch2, dc, repeat from * 3 times, 9dc, *ch2, dc, repeat from * 3 times, 9dc, ch2, dc in third chain of ch5.

Continue following scheme as established.

Border:

Round 1: Starting with first corner mesh work sc around entire model: 2sc in starting mesh, 2sc in side meshes, 5sc in three corner meshes. Finish with 3sc in starting mesh.
Round 2: Sc in first sc of previous round, *ch3, picot, ch1, skip two sc, sc in third sc, repeat from * around entire model, finish with sc in remaining sc.

Fasten off.

Finishing: Wash, stretch and pin to shape. Allow to dry thoroughly, then iron slightly.