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AmigurumiMan
« on: July 02, 2006 01:41:14 PM »

First doily!



Pattern found at Celt's Vintage Crochet, http://www.angelfire.com/folk/celtwich/CrocusCluster.html

I did it in green so I wouldn't feel quite so Victorian while working on it, but now I wish I'd done it in white.  Anyway, I don't see us ever actually using doilies as doilies in this house, so I might frame it and hang it up, in which case green is good.

It's somewhat lumpy, and I couldn't quite understand how I was supposed to finish the clusters in the last round so they are very uneven, but it was fun to do.  Doilies rock, dudes!

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« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2006 01:56:11 PM »

That is very pretty.... I haven't tried doileys yet but I may one of these yrs.
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« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2006 02:01:20 PM »

It looks great from here!  Washing and blocking might take care of some of the lumpiness
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« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2006 03:20:20 PM »

Very nice.  Wish I had time to make more doilies!
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« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2006 07:38:15 PM »

It's gorgeous!  You've inspired me to improve my crochet skills.
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« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2006 10:49:26 PM »

I've always wanted to try a doily too, although I don't understand their use (are they glorified coasters?), the thread comes in really pretty colors!
Yours is great.
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« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2006 11:43:27 AM »

That is absolutely stunning. I love the color!
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HeHa
« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2006 12:35:30 PM »

oohohohohoh frame it!!
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stefanixia
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2006 12:19:29 AM »

Very pretty doily !!!
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lvb56003
« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2006 10:08:53 AM »

It is perfect for St. Patrick's Day and Christmas.  I love making doilies sometimes.  I find that about round 10 I end up putting it down and it stays down.  I have seen a few lately that I am thinking of doing, pineapple too.  Great job!

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