Belle Doily and Dress by Suzann Thompson

Belle Doily and Dress

Crochet
April 2016
Thread ?
2.75 mm (C)
10 3/4" in diameter
US
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $5.50.

Eight ball gowns, crocheted separately, are joined together on the final round to create a floral doily. The dresses are tacked together at the hems, and the stars are sewn into the doily.

Yarn weight: 1

Yarn used: Lizbeth Thread, Size 3 (distributed by Handy Hands) (100% Egyptian cotton; 120 yds 109 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #624 raspberry pink (A), #695 bright orange (B), #705 bright yellow (C), #664 ocean teal medium (D), 1 ball each.

Tools U.S. size C/2 (2.75mm) crochet hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. Yarn needle; st markers (m); picture frame, 5” × 7”; Wooly Lady felted wool, color Ocean, or craft felt, 6” × 8”; craft glue.

Finished Measurements 10¾“ in diameter

Gauge Dress Motif = 3½“ long and 3¾” wide (across skirt); star motif = 1¼“ across.

A tutorial to help you make the dress is here at Suzann’s blog.