Crocheted Doilies: 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 be 18, 24 or 36 inches; the medium doilies 13, 18 or 23 inches; the small doilies 6, 7 or 8 inches in diameter.
This is a Mail Order Design pattern, purchased through newspapers and catalogs. This pattern was marketed as Alice Brooks 7026 in 1944. This pattern was included in the Alice Brooks 1947 Designs Catalog. The newspaper description: "Exceptionally beautiful doilies can be crocheted quickly from this simple pineapple design. There are three sizes which have dozens of uses in the smart home. A necessity to every housewife .. these doilies in simple pineapple design"
- 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.
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