A doily takes on new dimensions in this delicate tea set. Stiffened and shaped over an actual teacup and saucer, this set is perfect for afternoon tea with the fairies.
DESIGNER Susan Lowman
FINISHED SIZE Tea cup: 3½” diameter and 1¾” high. Saucer: 5″ diameter.
YARN Aunt Lydia’s Classic Crochet Thread Size 10 (distributed by Coats & Clark) (100% cotton; 400 yd [365 m]): #1 white (A), 1 ball. Aunt Lydia’s Metallic Crochet Thread Size 10 (distributed by Coats & Clark; optional) (88% cotton, 12% metallic; 100 yd [91 m]; ): #226G natural/gold (B), 1 ball.
HOOK SIZE 7 (1.65 mm) steel hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS Yarn needle; fabric stiffener; porcelain teacup and saucer; fabric glue.
GAUGE Rnds 1-7 = 2¾” diameter.