Doilies in a Jiffy: This pattern gives directions to crochet the two doilies pictured. Note: This pattern written in old format of all caps. FOR 8 POINTED DOILY OBTAIN ABOUT 125 YDS OF MERCERIZED CROCHET AND KNITTING COTTON (THIS DOES NOT COME IN SIZES); STEEL CROCHET HOOK, SIZE 8. FOR SQUARE DOILY, OBTAIN 2 BALLS OF MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON SIZE 20 (125 YDS IN EACH BALL); STEEL CROCHET HOOK, SIZE 10 OR 11.
This is a Mail Order pattern purchased through newspapers. The pattern was marketed as Needlework Bureau 1466 in 1940. The newspaper description: "If you have to work up a doily in a hurry, these two will fill the bill. Yet they are extremely attractive and summery looking with their flower like centers and open work borders. They measure about 12 inches".
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