Crocheted Doilies : This pattern contains directions to crochet the doilies shown. There are two doilies in this pattern set; both in a lovely pineapple motif. There is an oblong doily, measuring either 10 18, 13 x 23 or 18 x 34 and a round doily measuring 10, 13 or 19 inches in diameter -- depending upon materials used.
This is a mail order pattern, purchased through newspapers and magazines. This pattern was marketed at Laura Wheeler 550 in 1947. "The crocheter's first love - the pineapple design, makes these charming doilies suitable for so many uses. Easy to crochet. Lacy elegance for very little time and money". The design was also featured in the 1946 Laura Wheeler Designs Catalog.
Materials: No. 50 Mercerized Crochet Cotton and a No. 12 steel crochet hook or No. 30 Mercerized Crochet Cotton and a No. 10 steel crochet hook or unbleached Mercerized Crochet and Knitting Cotton and a No. 8 steel crochet hook. (The oblong dolly requires approximately 300 yards of No. 50 cotton or 375 yards of No. 30 cotton; or 555 yards of heavy cotton. The round doily requires approximately-125 yards of No. 50 cotton or 175 yards of fine cotton or 210 yards of heavy cotton.
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