Crocheted Doilies: These two 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 doilies are 14 or 28 inches and the small doilies are 13 or 17 inches in diameter.
This is a Mail Order Design pattern, purchased through newspapers and catalogs. This pattern was marketed as Alice Brooks 7054 in 1944. "Beginner or old-timer, the favorite of each is the pineapple design. Crochet these doilies and have sets that last a lifetime. Crochet for gifts or for yourself".
MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS: No. 50 Mercerized Crochet Cotton and a No. 14 steel crochet hook or No. 30 Mercerized Crochet Cotton and a No. 12 steel crochet hook; Or unbleached Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton and a No. 8 steel crochet hook. (The large doily requires approximately 460 yards of No. 50 Cotton or 530 yards of No. 30 Cotton or 700 yards of heavy cotton; The small doily requires approximately 180 yards of No. 50 Cotton or 220 yards of No. 30 Cotton or 300 yards of heavy cotton).
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