Crocheted Doilies : This pattern contains instructions for crocheting the doilies shown. The doilies in variations of the same design in three different sizes. These three crocheted doilies can be made either of No. 50 Mercerized Crochet Cotton, No. 30 Mercerized Crochet Cotton or Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton. The choice of the cotton governs the size and texture of the doilies. The doilies can be used as luncheon or buffet sets or as odd doilies. The large doily may measure 18 or 28 inches; the medium doily 17 or 24 and the small doily 6 or 8 inches in diameter.
This is a Mail Order Pattern, purchased through newspapers and catalogs. This pattern was marketed as Laura Wheeler 230 in 1942. "Exquisite in fine cotton ... lovely in heavy cotton too, these attractive pineapple doilies in three sizes lend a festive air to your home".
MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS: No. 50 Mercerized Crochet Cotton-and a No. 14 steel crochet hook or No. 30 Mercerized Crochet Cotton and a No. 10 steel crochet hook or Unbleached Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton in (700 yard) skeins and a No. 8 steel crochet hook.
- The large doily requires approximately 363 yards of No. 50 cotton or 417 yards of No. 30 cotton or 550 yards of the heavy cotton.
- The medium sized doily requires approximately 204 yards of No. 50 cotton or 235 yards of No. 30 cotton or 310 yards of heavy cotton.
- The small doily requires approximately 30 yards of No 50 cotton or 67 yards of No. 30 cotton or 88 yards of heavy cotton.
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