Crocheted Doilies: These three crocheted doilies can be made either of Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton or of No. 50 Mercerized Crochet Cotton. The doilies can be used as luncheon or buffet sets or they can be used as luncheon or buffet sets, as well as odd doilies. The large doilies are 17 or 12 inches, medium doilies 12 or 8-1/2 inches and small doilies 5 or 3-1/2 inches.
This is a Mail Order Design pattern, purchased through newspapers and catalogs. This pattern was marketed as Alice Brooks 7389 in 1942. "For little money this set of pineapples can be yours. It's such simple crochet, it will fascinate you to see the 'pineapples' forming row by row".
- Unbleached Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton in (500 yard) skeins and a No. 10 steel crochet hook
- OR No. 30 Mercerized Crochet Cotton in (150 yard) balls and a No. 10 steel crochet hook.
The large doily requires approximately 192 yards of heavy cotton or 150 yards of fine cotton. The medium sized doily requires approximately 110 yards of heavy cotton or 86 yards of fine cotton. The small doily requires approximately 25 yards of heavy cotton or 19 yards of fine cotton.