Waiting patiently

While waiting for my yarn to come in, I started this doily last night.  It isn’t a very large doily and I don’t use doilies any more as they are a pain to starch and block after washing them.  When I dust I don’t want anything in my way.  I used to have doilies all around the house that I made and wised up to the fact that I would rather do other thing save dusting and doting on the small stuff.  I think I have them stored up in the attic. But, I have this need to crochet.  So here it is.  The start of a doily that I will probably never use. 

Tulip doily

Tulip doily

6 thoughts on “Waiting patiently

  1. Hi hon,

    I can’t believe that Brian is going back to school already. The kids here don’t go back to around September 5th. The doilie is simply beautiful. You are such a talented crocheter.(oh geez, is that a word?) I really mean that, I am not blowing suchshine.. lol. Have a wonderful weekend. Lots of Love…

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  2. Hi Sis, I have tons of dollies too. I like to give them as presents and find that someone will put out one as compared to a number of them. Being a gift makes it more special too. lol.. I wash and block, but don’t starch them. I don’t like that feel. I know that feeling the need and my purple shawl I frogged and am enjoying the pattern I’m doing now with it. It’s going faster too and hopefully soon will be able to do the fringe. Sending lots of love and ~hugs~

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  3. I forgot to mention. Everyone fried turkeys in Jackman, so we bought a frier. I hated the turkey! It was so done, the bones were crisp. We threw it out and have never done it since. The oil is expensive, too! LOL HUGS

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  4. Hi Liz I use lace dolies and some heart ones I sewed under lamps. I love them!! I love the ones you made they look like the ones my grandma made she also did something called tatting. I’m not sure how that is spelled. I have them in a box in my closet I will keep forever. Have a wonderful day sweetie. big hugs

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