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Enchanting!

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Joyful These words were used to describe the doilies that were published in the 1930s and 1940s using Clark’s O.N.T. and J. & P. Coats threads

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(forerunners of today’s Aunt Lydia’s crochet thread). Our parent company, Coats & Clark has a long-standing tradition in crochet thread designs, adding designs with the Aunt Lydia’s brand in the 1990s.

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These words are just as true in describing

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today’s twenty-first century doilies. Modern 20

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4 Vanessa Tray Doily | 6 Wisteria Doily | 8 Patriotic Pentagon Doily | 10 Fairfax Doily | 12 Coventry Doily | 14 Starshine Doily 16 Sun Blossom Mandala Doily | 18 Mandala Doily | 20 Mediterranean Surf Doily | 22 Skulduggery Doily


Charming!

Doilies! crocheters display doilies on tables and other

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furniture pieces. We also use them as coasters, earrings, appliquĂŠs and framed wall art. Red Heart is thrilled to continue the tradition of charming doilies using our crochet threads and offer these modern designs to you. Each pattern can be downloaded from the redheart.com website using the pattern links in this look book.

24 Holly & Lace Doily | 26 Party Doily Coasters | 28 Valentine Heart Doily | 30 Japanese Dahlia Doily | 32 Exquisite Flower Doily 34 Hearts Desire Doily-ed Jars | 36 Affinity Doily | 38 Rose and Lace Doily | 40 Mini Doily Earrings | 42 Doily-ed for Denim Jacket

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LC4101


Vanessa

Tray Doily LC4101 INTERMEDIATE Designed by Kathryn A. White

Add a touch of refinement to a modern tray with this lacy rectangle doily. Measures: 16½” (42 cm) x 13” (33 cm)

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Fine Crochet Thread, Size 20: 1 ball 226 Natural A, 1 ball 201 White B ……Susan Bates® Steel Crochet Hook: 1.15mm [US 9]

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LC4646


Wisteria Doily LC4646 EXPERIENCED Designed by Kathryn A. White

Pretty colors that accent your home are perfect for a new take on a traditional lacy doily. Measures: 16” (40.5 cm) in diameter

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball each 493 French Rose A, 495 Wood Violet B, 275 Coral C, 450 Aqua D ……Susan Bates® Steel Crochet Hook: 1.5mm [US 7]

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LC5185


Patriotic

Pentagon Doily LC5185 INTERMEDIATE Designed by Amber Millard

Express your patriotism with a doily that is a pentagon, a symbol of strong American pride. Measures: about 13” [33cm] diameter

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball each 494 Victory Red A, 487 Dark Royal B, 480 Delft C, 805 Blue Hawaii D, and 210 Antique White E ……Susan Bates® Steel Crochet Hook: 2.35mm [US 1]

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LC4572


Fairfax Doily LC4572 EXPERIENCED Designed by Kathryn A. White

This gorgeous doily design is crocheted with two beautiful shades of crochet thread. Measures: 16½” (42 cm) in diameter

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball 341 Russet A and 1 ball 310 Copper Mist B ……Susan Bates® Steel Crochet Hook: 1.5mm [US 7]

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LC5028


Coventry

Doily LC5028 EXPERIENCED Designed by Kathryn A. White

Interesting stitch patterns and beautiful colors combine to make this doily an heirloom quality keepsake. Measures: about 12” [30.5 cm] in diameter

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball each 450 Aqua A, 423 Maize B, 428 Mint Green C ……Susan Bates® Steel Crochet Hook: 1.5mm [US 7]

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LC2961


Starshine

Doily LC2961 INTERMEDIATE Designed by Amber Millard

Whatever color you choose for this delicate doily, it’s the perfect size to use in living, dining or bedroom. Measures: 14” (35.5 cm) across

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball 0423 Maize ……Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 1.65 mm [US 7]

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LC3471


Sun Blossom

Mandala Doily LC3471 EXPERIENCED Designed by Diane Lavos

Go on your own journey as you stitch and display this fascinating mandala. Measures: 12” (30.5 cm) in diameter

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball each of 226 Natural A, 805 Blue Hawaii B, 310 Copper Mist C, 422 Golden Yellow D, 484 Myrtle Green E, 131 Fudge Brown F ……Susan Bates® Steel Crochet Hook: 2.25 mm [US B/1]

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LC5275


Mandala Doily LC5275 INTERMEDIATE Designed by Cristina Mershon

Crochet this mandala in your own unique color combination to add interest to a table setting, or frame it for a wonderful art piece. Measures: about 14” [35.5 cm] diameter

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball each 421 Goldenrod A, 431 Pumpkin B, 310 Copper Mist C, 449 Forest Green D, 672 Olive E, 119 Violet F, and 196 Cardinal Red G ……Susan Bates® Steel Crochet Hook: 2.1 mm [US 3]

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LC3101


Mediterranean Surf Doily LC3101 INTERMEDIATE

Reminiscent of ocean waves with a stylized sun center motif, this doily is a striking decorator accent for a modern room. Measures: approximately 20” in diameter

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Fashion Crochet Thread Size 3: 2 balls 65 Warm Teal ……Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 3.5mm (US E-4)

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LC5244


Skulduggery Doily LC5244 INTERMEDIATE Designed by Kathryn A. White

This artfully designed doily has spooky skulls hiding craftily in its handiwork. Measures: about 19½” [49.5cm] diameter

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Fashion Crochet Thread Size 3: 2 balls 926 Bridal White ……Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 2.75 mm [US C-2]

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LC2632


Holly & Lace

Doily LC2632 EXPERIENCED

Holly-and-berry edging and festive Christmas colors will add an elegant note to holiday get-togethers. Measures: approximately 16” from point to point

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 Ball White 001 or 453 Shaded Christmas A, 1 ball each 484 Myrtle Green B and 494 Victory Red C ……Susan Bates® Steel Crochet Hook: 1.5mm [US 7]

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LC5266


Party Doily Coasters LC5266 INTERMEDIATE Designed by Michele Maks

We’ve chosen four colors and varied their placement for these pretty (and practical) party-time coasters! Measures: about 6” [15 cm] diameter

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball each of 001 White A, 397 Wasabi B, 494 Victory Red C, and 484 Myrtle Green D ……Susan Bates® Steel Crochet Hook: 1.5 mm [US 7]

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LC5098


Valentine

Heart Doily LC5098 INTERMEDIATE Designed by Nazanin Fard

A border of lacy eyelet hearts forms the edge of this knitted beauty. Enjoy it any time of the year! Measures: about 20” (51 cm) diameter

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Fashion Crochet, Size 3: 2 balls 6 Scarlet ……Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 3.5mm [US 4] set of 4 double-pointed needles or two 24” [60 cm] long circular needles; one 3.5mm [US 4] 29” [73.5 cm] long circular needle ……Susan Bates® Steel Crochet Hook: 3.5mm [US E-4]

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LC5181


Japanese

Dahlia Doily LC5181 INTERMEDIATE Designed by Susan Lowman

This lovely doily design features a pretty pattern of scallops that radiates out from the center. Measures: about 11” [28cm] diameter

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Fashion Crochet, Size 3: 1 ball 423 Maize ……Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 3.5 mm [US E-5]

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LC5223


Exquisite

Flower Doily LC5223 INTERMEDIATE Designed by Lisa Gentry

Celebrate the beauty of crochet with this design that was inspired by spring flowers. Measures: about 14” [35.5cm] diameter

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball 275 Coral ……Susan Bates® Steel Crochet Hook: 1.5mm [US 7]

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LC3047


Hearts Desire

Doily-ed Jars LC3047 EASY

Looking for an easy gift or way to organize craft supplies? Dress up your storage jars with simple lace doilies! Measures: 5” X 5” (25.4 x 25.4 cm)

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball 001 White ……Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 1.5mm [US 7] ……Ball® Smooth 7” (17.8 cm) high jar ……Clear-drying household glue

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LC4082


Affinity Doily LC4082 EXPERIENCED Designed by Kathryn A. White

Those who have an affinity for fine lacy doilies will love creating this masterpiece beauty. Measures: 13” (33 cm) in diameter

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Extra Fine Crochet Thread, Size 30: 1 ball 201 White ……Susan Bates® Steel Crochet Hook: 1.05mm [US 11/12]

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LC2701


Rose and

Lace Doily LC2701 INTERMEDIATE Designed by Harmut Hass

Use this filet crochet doily to soften the feel of modern rooms as well as cozy farmhouse and eclectic décor styles. Measures: 15½” x 22”

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread (large 1000 yd ball): 2 balls 226 Natural ……Susan Bates® Steel Crochet Hook: 1.5mm [US 7]

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LC2945


Mini Doily Earrings LC2945 EASY Designed by Kristen Stoltzfus

Crochet little doilies as earrings in white metallic or in a color that works with your summer festival wardrobe. Measures: 1½” diameter

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Metallic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball 0001P White/Pearl ……Susan Bates® Steelite® Crochet Hook: 1.60 mm [US 6]

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Doilyed for

Denim Jacket LC5053 EASY Designed by Lisa Gentry

Have fun crocheting these pretty little doilies and then display them artfully on your denim jacket or jeans. Measures: Doilies I and II: 2¼” (5.5 cm), Doilies III and IV: 2¾” (7 cm), Doily V: 4¾” (12 cm), Doily VI: 3¼” (8.5 cm), Doily VII: 3¾” (9.5 cm)

What you will need: ……AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball each 805 Blue Hawaii A, 226 Natural B, and 480 Delft C ……Susan Bates® Steelite® Crochet Hook: 1.7mm [US 5] ……Yarn needle, sewing needle and matching threads VIEW PATTERN

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Joy of Doilies  

Red Heart is thrilled to continue the tradition of charming doilies using our crochet threads and offer these modern designs to you. Each pa...

Joy of Doilies  

Red Heart is thrilled to continue the tradition of charming doilies using our crochet threads and offer these modern designs to you. Each pa...