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« on: January 21, 2008 05:39:42 PM »

This is a doily I just made, I got the pattern through crochet pattern central, but couldn't find it again so I can't put a link to it, it is out there though.
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« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2008 05:53:34 PM »

wow, it is beautiful. ive been wanting to try a doily but im intimated.  is it really hard?  Im a somewhat advanced crocheter - so i'm thinking i can tackle one.  they just look so intricate!  did you have to do anything to keep it flat?
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« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2008 06:18:42 PM »

That came out really, really well.  Congratulations.

And in response to artzyfartzy, no, they're not hard at all.  I was kind of intimidated the first time too but I went ahead and did it.  They're just a little intricate.  As long as you keep everything even, you'll be fine.  And to keep it flat, you do have to block it or starch it.  Nothing to complicated though.
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« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2008 06:55:54 PM »

That's so pretty!!!

How big did your doily come out to be?

Is this the pattern you used? http://hometown.aol.com/lffunt/petitepine.htm
I've had it bookmarked to make a blanket out of WW yarn, but totally forgot about it.  I think I might just do it soon!

You did a Great Job!
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« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2008 07:02:09 PM »

That is so beautiful! I've tried multiple times to make doilies.. I just dont think I have the dexterity for such small yarn and hooks. But this is lovely!
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« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2008 07:08:44 PM »

That's so pretty!!!

How big did your doily come out to be?

Is this the pattern you used? http://hometown.aol.com/lffunt/petitepine.htm
I've had it bookmarked to make a blanket out of WW yarn, but totally forgot about it.  I think I might just do it soon!

You did a Great Job!

Yeah, that is the pattern I used, it was really easy and quick. I've done doilies before but this was probably one of the easiest. It wasn't very flat but I steamed it with the iron and it flattened and then I just pressed it!
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« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2008 07:09:07 PM »

ok im new at this, what do i buy..its not yarn..whats it called
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« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2008 10:25:01 PM »

ok im new at this, what do i buy..its not yarn..whats it called

It is called crochet thread.

Jillian - it is beautiful.
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« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2008 10:32:53 PM »

very pretty!
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« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2008 11:06:13 PM »

Wow, that's so pretty!
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