Tapestry Crochet for Doilies
Tapestry Crochet for Doilies for the Beginner.
This listing is for a 29 page document which explains the Tapestry Crochet for Doilies technique, providing detailed instructions and pictures. Besides the stitches, a step-by-step pattern is provided for the pictured doily. After following the directions for this Basic Pineapple Doily in Two Colors, you should be able to follow any Tapestry Crochet for Doilies pattern.
The doily pictured measures about 14 inches at its widest point and was made using #10 crochet cotton and using the Tapestry Crochet for Doilies technique, which allows you to work with multiple colors of thread, crocheting with one color and hiding the others inside of the stitches. This technique allows you to change colors at any point in the pattern that you wish. Tapestry Crochet for Doilies is a combination of Traditional Tapestry Crochet and other specialized stitches, necessary for changing colors within a doily pattern.
Before working with this technique you should have some experience working with the basic crochet stitches (Single Crochet, Double Crochet and Treble Crochet).