It's a Picture Pattern: This pattern gives directions for crocheting the doily pictured. This vintage 1950 design features a center pineapple wheel, surrounded by openwork and fans. The finished doily measures 16 inches in diameter.
This is a Mail Order pattern, purchased through newspapers. This pattern was marketed as Ellen Bruce E-891 in 1950. "An unusual crocheted circular centerpiece combines a star and fan pattern with a pineapple design in the center. It is an openwork pattern which works up quickly".
- About 350 yards Mercerized Crochet Cotton #20.
- #9 steel crochet hook.
For a larger doily, use #10, or bedspread cotton; for a smaller one use #30, or finer, thread.
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