Crocheted Doily: This pattern contains directions for crocheting the doily pictured. "For those who love to work pineapples in crochet, this bit of handiwork will be a joy to make. Beginning at center with a dozen of the pineapples, it quickly grows to thirty in the outer circle and is finished before one realizes it!". The doily may be worked in a variety of sizes, depending upon materials used. This is an intermediate to advanced design.
This is a Mail Order Pattern, purchased through newspapers and magazines. This pattern was marketed by Martha Madison 1101. The newspaper description: "For those who love to work pineapples in crochet, this pineapple gem doily will be a joy to make".
Materials: If #20 Crochet Cotton is used and the work done in moderate tension with a #10 hook, the piece will be about 19 inches in diameter. To make a more dainty doily use #30, #40, or #50 crochet thread and work it with a #12 to #14 hook; for a large centerpiece, use Bedspread Cotton and #8 hook. About 420 yards will be needed.
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