Is your late grandmother a yarn addict just like you? Moreover, did she use to make those intricate crochet doilies that appears in almost every part of your home?
How about making this dainty crochet doily pattern as a gift to your grieving mom?
Reliving some of her greatest memories will surely help lift up her spirits.
If you want to learn more about how to make this easy crochet doily pattern continue reading this article.
Intricate Crochet doily pattern
Crochet doilies are the perfect table toppers! They look great with everything. For instance, this intricate crochet doily pattern by Olga Poltava even works well in any season!
Since decorating your house with doilies is a sure way to remind your mom that your grandma’s memory lives on, make multiple doilies in different colors!
Do you have your grandmother’s picture hidden somewhere? Pull it out from your old photo album and frame it. Display it on top of the doily for an extra special touch.
About the Yarn
Cotton yarns are usually used in making doilies. Because of this, the Aunt Lydia’s classic crochet thread is one of the most used yarns for doilies.
Doilies are known to withstand time and that’s because of mercerized cotton yarns like this yarn. It’s color doesn’t change even after multiple washes, and the memories it holds stays.
To make it more interesting, you can opt to use a thread in different colors! Watch as the abstract design unfold as you work through the pattern.
About the Pattern
If you’re looking for a dainty crochet doily pattern to make as a gift to your mom, this one’s perfect! Although a bit abstract and a little different from the usual flowery crochet doilies your grandma makes, it’s still dainty and perfect for any season.
As it uses basic stitches only, this pattern is perfect for the more advanced beginner. The pattern is also easy to follow you’re surely be able to understand how to make it.
Make one now and help your grieving mother feel a lot better!
Steel hook 1.5
16 inches in diameter
Chain – tutorial on chain stitch
Single crochet – guide on single crochet
Double crochet – how to double crochet
Grandmas and their memories will never be forgotten, their love and warmth will always stay. Just like crochet doilies patterns that never gets old.
Looking for other items to help your mom remember your grandmother? Check out other crochet accessories your grandma used to make: Crochet Daisy Granny Square Pillow, Crochet Slippers Pattern, Christmas Doilies Pattern.
Bring out those hook and yarns and prepare for a day of crocheting!