The thread color for the flowers is shaded pansy. Many older patterns call for this thread. The flowers are crocheted onto green stems.
Double-sided potholder. Sides are crocheted together with row of flowers.
The Famous Puritan Crochet Book #100 from 1953.
Also has patterns for Grape Doily, Grape Hot Plate Mat, Calla Lily Doily (with amazing 3-D flowers), Pineapple Pincushion, chair sets, and a bedspread.
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