Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Now It Is Real

    Now this doily is real. At least to me it is. Thanks to Mandatory for finding the pattern for Mary Maynard's small doily. It did not take long to make. It does have a couple of challenges. For instance, in the last chains, it says make a ring 1-1, then chain. I just did a lock join. I like the KISS principle. (Keep It Simple, Stupid.) I think the join at the clover is an alligator join, but the instructions sound a bit confusing to me. I did the alligator join. It did require just a little blocking to make it lay flat.

All in all, I am quite happy with it. Perhaps I should teach this one at Tat Days sometime. The hairpin would be quite interesting.


  1. Oh Wow!!! That is totally awesome!!!! :)

  2. We can thank the Google machine for finding it. 😀 Technology is great! Your doily turned out fabulous, it's on my list to try someday thanks to your inspiration.

  3. Magnificent! Especially with the background story. The hairpin tatting is really effective.