Pickles by Brian Crane for March 22, 2022

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    C  6 months ago

    If Opal has any redeeming qualities, we never hear about them

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    Храм С.О.Д. (Templo S.U.D. ucraniano)  6 months ago

    well, at least Earl’s noggin will be partially warmed with a doily thereon

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    Ratkin  6 months ago

    My wife and I sit watching watching. She covers her lap with an afghan I crocheted and I cover my lap with one she made. That’s the last one I ever made. She’s made about a thousand since.

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    Cornelius Noodleman  6 months ago

    Didn’t help.

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    Zykoic  6 months ago

    With the gauges, tongue plugs and nose rings, doilies could catch on!

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    nicka93  6 months ago

    It takes skill to crochet the rest is just punching holes in various parts of the body and adding jewelry, like a Prince Albert.

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    rekam Premium Member 6 months ago

    Tried to learn to crochet as a teenager. My attempted square turned into a trapezoid.

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    GovernorOfCalisota {LoveBozobyFoxo} Premium Member 6 months ago

    Sorry Opal, he doesn’t look any nicer, if you ask me. I know, I know, you didn’t ask… :D

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    iggyman  6 months ago

    Now Earl has a “rug” !

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    Doug K  6 months ago

    You can place a doily wherever you have a little space (like on a shelf)

    or even a lot of space (Earl’s head).

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    Darryl Heine  6 months ago

    What’s a doily?

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    juicebruce  6 months ago

    Doilies make great Elbow pads on coats ;-)

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    pcolli  6 months ago

    I crotched a sweater once…. raised double trebles.

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    Stocky One  6 months ago

    That’s going to be one oily doily!

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    ANIMAL  6 months ago

    Now…. who coulda’ seen THAT coming..??

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    mckeonfuneralhomebx  6 months ago

    She can start calling the doilies a yarmulke. She can make thousands.

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    Frank Salem Premium Member 6 months ago

    My grandmother was a sweet lady who loved to crochet. Once I gave her 200 pounds of steel wool and she knitted me a stove.

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    Zebrastripes  6 months ago

    ROFLMAO! Opal is so vengeful…and it’s not good to teach Nelson these things……LOL. LOL.

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    Redd Panda  6 months ago

    On the head, they become a yarmulke.

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    Ed The Red Premium Member 6 months ago

    If you need an extra laugh today, I recommend watching Arnold Schwarzenegger say, “My, what a lovely lace doily.“

    https://youtu.be/tehG_5fQAmE

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    Moonkey Premium Member 6 months ago

    I think I used to tat things like that, not crochet.

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    mistercatworks  6 months ago

    Doilies were the original “coaster” in the days when furniture finishes were much more easily damaged.

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 6 months ago

    Fun at Earl’s expense!

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    ArtisticArtemis  6 months ago

    Besides, small doilies are fun to crochet…being round, and if you are mathematically inclined, you do realize that each succeeding round just takes longer and longer and LONGER to do. Whew! I love to find very, very old patterns for place settings and make complicated little doilies meant to go under the diner’s drinking utensil, whether it be an iced tea glass or a wine glass. They’re small, decorative, and don’t take hours and hours and HOURS to make!

    If you look up “crocheted rocks” you’ll see pretty doily patterns used to crochet in the round around smooth beach rocks, which are also quite pretty. =^_____^=

    I’ve done a few of both of those kinds.

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    zeexenon  6 months ago

    Darned things kept slipping off during my boyhood days in the 40s and 50s.

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    donwestonmysteries  6 months ago

    Earl is just holding them for her until she finds a table.

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    David Huie Green-BeingCertainIsNotAlwaysBeingRight  6 months ago

    And we have a MIRACLE!!

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    kab2rb  6 months ago

    Now that is funny, until Earl wakes up.

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    PaulGoes  6 months ago

    It didn’t work

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    mikeywilly  6 months ago

    In Opals case they cut down the reflected glare on the television screen

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    JP Steve Premium Member 6 months ago

    Isn’t anyone going to tell us what an “Antimacassar” is?

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