A dolly is a pattern for mats that is created through crochet. They are either made using linen or cotton thread. It can be used as a decorative piece that can be put on table, television or other electronics. They can be created of different shapes like circle, oval etc. The design for the doilies is normally in grid pattern that begins from the center. This pattern is called filet crochet. Lacy doilies can be used for variety of purposes. Collection of free crochet dolly patterns can be found on various websites. Crochet doilies are a classic piece that can add style of modern décor.
Some of the categories of crochet doily patterns are as given below
- Spider web doily
- Pine cone doily
- Shell and knot stitch doily
- Chain table mat
- Doily with border in contrasting color
- Cornfield doily
- Pineapple doily
- Tatted doily
- Lace doily
Pineapple doily symbolizes welcome and hence the most preferred pattern for women. They are normally placed on the entrance or on the front or center table. They are wonderful and inviting too All the above designs can be downloaded through different sites offering free crochet doily patterns. One can find all patterns new and old on these websites. They also provide easy step by step method for the pattern. The stitches are also very well explained. This makes it very easy to make a doily project even for a new learner. In fact Doily is the easy way to learn crochet.