Crocheted Doilies: These crocheted doilies can be made either of No. 50 Mercerized Crochet Cotton, No. 30 Mercerized Crochet Cotton or unbleached Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton. The choice of the cotton governs the size and texture of the doilies. They can be used as luncheon or buffet sets or as odd doilies. The large doily may be crocheted at 13, 18 or 25 inches and the small at 9, 14 or 19 inches in diameter.
This is a Mail Order Design pattern purchased through newspapers and catalogs. The pattern was marketed as Alice Brooks 7044. The newspaper description: "Charming compliments for your best tablewear and decorative accessories. Lovely crocheted doilies to use individually, in pairs, as luncheon sets. Delightful gift doilies you'll crochet for yourself as well".
MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS: 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. (The large doily requires approximately 363 yards of No. 50 cotton or 417 yards of No. 30 cotton or 550 yards of the heavy cotton. The small doily requires approximately 275 yards of No, 50 cotton or 325 yards of No. 30 cotton or 390 yards of heavy cotton).
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