Crocheted Doilies: These crocheted doilies, worked in pineapple design, can be made either of No. 30 Mercerized Crochet Cotton or of Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton. The choice of the cotton governs the size and texture of the doilies. The large doilies may measure 17 x 24 or 24 x 36 inches. The small doilies are 12 x 15 or 18 x 22 inches in diameter.
This is a Mail Order Design pattern purchased through newspapers and catalogs. The pattern was marketed as Alice Brooks 7193 in 1944. "Any housewife would be happy to own this lovely doily, crocheted in pineapple design and its match-mate in small size. They have many uses. Crocheted doilies such as this and a matching small one can add luxury to your home".
- No. 30 Mercerized Crochet Cotton in (400 yard) balls 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 425 yards of No. 30 cotton or 650 yards of heavy cotton.
- The small doily requires approximately 215 yards of No. 30 cotton or 265 yards of heavy cotton.
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