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Chain = ch; slip stitch = sl st; single crochet = sc; treble crochet = tr; double treble crochet = dtr.
This pattern contains directions for three doilies; one is fern design, one pineapple, one a lovely flower-petals. 12 Steel Crochet Hook SECOND STYLE DOILY 1ST ROUND: Ch 8, join with a sl st into a ring, ch 9, a long stitch (thread 4 times around hook for a long stitch) into ring, * ch 3, a long stitch into ring; repeat from * 13 times, ch 3, a sl st in the 6th st of ch 9 at the beginning of round (there will be 16 spaces in round).
Patterns were often offered through newspapers and magazines features via mail order.
From newspaper ads selling sewing patterns from Anne Adams and Alice Brooks in the 1940s, to Spadea's mail order only sewing patterns in the 1970s, women have often purchased sewing patterns via mail.
All easy and quick to make in fine or heavy cotton. 2ND ROUND: Ch 4, 2 tr (thread twice around hook for a tr) in same st as last sl st, * ch 1, 3 tr in next long stitch; repeat from * around ending with ch 1, a sl st in the top st of first ch 4.
3RD ROUND: A sl st in next tr, ch 1, 1 sc in same st as last sl st, * ch 7, skip next 2 tr, 1 sc in next tr; repeat from * around ending with ch 7, a sl st in first sc of round.
Mail order patterns are seldom (I’m not quite brave enough to say “never”) dated, and they had a much longer life than the patterns we are used to seeing in the sewing stores.
15TH ROUND: A shell in first shell, * (ch 5, skip next chain loop, 1 tr in each of next 2 tr) 5 times, ch 5, a shell in next shell, ch 6, skip a chain loop, 1 sc in next chain loop, ch 8, (3 tr, ch 3 and 1 tr) in next shell, ch 1, turn, (a sl st, ch 4 and 1 tr) in next chain loop, ch 3, 3 tr in same chain loop as last tr, skip 2 chain loops, a shell in next shell, turn, sl st over to ch 2 loop, 1 sc in same chain loop as sl st, skip 2 tr, a shell in next tr, 1 sc in next shell, a sl st in next tr, a sl st in next chain st, ch 4, a sl st in ch 2 loop below, a sl st in next tr, 2 tr in same shell as tr below; repeat from * around, end with ch 6, a sl st in top st of first ch 4, a sl st in each of next 4 sts, ch 4, turn, (2 tr, ch 3 and 3 tr) in same chain loop as last sl st made, skip 2 chain loops, a shell in shell, turn, sl st over to ch 2 loop, 1 sc in same chain loop as sl st, skip 2 tr, a shell in next tr, 1 sc in next shell; break off.The first commercially produced sewing patterns were designed in the mid-1800s by an American milliner named Ellen Curtis Demorest.With her husband, William Jenning Demorest, she founded a company to bring au courant French fashions to the United States via sewing.I’ve seen a reasonable amount of mail order patterns in a 48″ bust, which is as common as unicorns in vintage patterns from the Big Three regular pattern companies (Mc Calls, Simplicity, Butterick).If you’re striking out finding larger vintage patterns, consider giving mail order patterns a try.