Crocheted Doilies: These crocheted doilies, made of Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton, can be used as buffet and luncheon sets or as odd doilies. For smaller finer doilies use No. 50 Mercerized Crochet Cotton and a No. 12 steel crochet hook. The oval doily is crocheted at 16 x 30 inches; the round doilies are 15 inches and 8 inches in diameter.
This is a Mail Order Design pattern purchased through newspapers and catalogs. The pattern was marketed as Alice Brooks 7272 in 1944. The newspaper description: "Crochet doilies in this ever-be-loved pineapple design. The simpliest crochet makes these doilies. They have many uses. Crochet these for gifts in string or heavy cotton".
Unbleached Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton in (500 yard) skeins and a No. 7 steel crochet hook.
The large oval doily requires approximately 340 yards of cotton; the large round doily requires approximately 103 yards of cotton and the small round doily requires approximately 22 yards of cotton.
All patterns in this shop are reformatted vintage designs; crisp clean documents for your working pleasure. The pattern is a PDF download. A link will be forwarded to your email address within a couple minutes.