Crocheted Doily Pattern : This pattern gives directions to crochet the doily pictured. This doily has a center lacy design surrounded by row of leaves and ending with the wide pansy flower border. The doily measures 14 inches in diameter. "A lacy simple pattern features a wreath of green leaves surrounded by a circle of purple pansies."
This is a Mail Order pattern purchased through newspapers and catalogs. The pattern was marketed as Ellen Bruce 913 by Needlework Bureau in 1949. The newspaper description: "A crocheted doily in Pansy motif. A simple lacy center and a wreath of green leaves is surrounded by a circle of purple pansies about 13 inches in diameter".
- About 300 yards white (cream or ivory); 200 yards purple; and 100 yards green Mercerized Bedspread Crochet Cotton (knit-crochet-cotton).
- Use a #7 steel crochet-hook. This will make a doily about 14" in diameter (after blocking). For a smaller doily use #20 Cotton.
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