Are there any free crochet patterns for doilies?
This is a three-sided (triangle-shaped) crochet doily pattern offered free from Crochet Galore. She notes that if you stop about two-thirds of the way through the pattern, you’ll have a coaster-sized doily.
Can a doily be made in many colors?
The doily can be made in a single solid color, as shown here, or worked in many, many colors like his larger designs usually are. This was originally a Portuguese crochet pattern by Marcia Galti but it has been translated into English with a photo tutorial.
What is the purpose of a doily pattern?
Openwork allows the underlying surface to show through. In addition to their decorative function, doilies have the utilitarian role of protecting fine-wood furniture from the scratches caused by crockery or decorative objects. Many crochet doily patterns were published by thread manufacturers in the first part of the 20th century.
What kind of thread is used to make doilies?
Doilies are ornamental mats dated back years ago. They are made using cotton or linen thread, which gives them an amazing texture. Normally, Doilies are crocheted in rounds but there are doilies made in other shapes too. They also come in different sizes, colours, and designs.
What kind of yarn do you use to make a doily?
Her free crochet pattern could be a traditional doily if it were worked in thread with a small hook but instead it is worked with thick, chunky, beautifully pink t-shirt yarn and a large hook that creates a cushy circular rug. Switch out any doily pattern for this type of yarn and see what items you can create!
Where can I get a free crochet pattern?
This free doily crochet pattern is from BellaCrochet, one of the best contemporary doily designers. It was designed as a Thanksgiving crochet pattern, but it would certainly work throughout the fall season, and you could even adapt the coloring to make it a doily you could use in your home all year long. This…