Yes, I'm talking doilies again, and yes, pineapple doilies again. That seems to be the most popular theme with doilies, but that's ok, I think they're pretty, and fairly simple to do once you get going and figure out the sequence.
Pictured here is one I finished a week or so ago but set aside and forgot about. It's worked up in Aunt Lydia's #10 cotton thread in ecru (or whatever that brand calls it), in a pattern called Pink Pineapple. My finished piece measures approximately 18" across, so it's another good sized doily suitable for a larger end table or a dining table centerpiece.
|Ecru 'Pink Pineapple' doily straight off the hook,|
I've made several more from the same pattern, but stopped short of making the pineapples (I think I quit at Round 13).
Here's one of the abbreviated doilies in a light purple/lavender:
|Doesn't look like the same doily does it?|
My current project is a smaller version of another pattern that I'm working up with a beautiful teal color called peacock. It's more of a filet-type pattern, and I can't wait to see how the color turns out. I should have photos of that in the next few days.
Gee, for someone who insisted for decades that she couldn't work with thread, I sure can't say that anymore, can I?
~ Marie Anne