Doilies are one of those items where crocheters can really show off their stitch repertoire.

The free crochet doily patterns here represent both vintage and original modern creations from The Crafty Tipster. There’s something for every skill level. We have a pair of original easy crochet doily patterns, several highly intricate vintage crochet doily patterns and a few additional doily and crochet motif patterns.

I love doily patterns. Change the thread and the needle to create a totally different look. Do just a few rows and instead of a doily, you might have a crochet flower or snowflake. Follow the entire pattern or just follow parts of it.

Vintage Crochet Doily Pattern #3

It's been over 120 years since this crochet doily pattern was published which is good news for us because that puts it firmly in the public domain. This vintage doily consists of a central flower medallion and is surrounded by leaves and petals. I'm working on the pattern and know that the central crochet flower is quite pretty and could easily be used alone.

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Vintage Crochet Doily Pattern

Wonderfully looped and stylized vintage crochet doily pattern. It uses only three stitches but it still looks like it might pose a challenge to even experienced crocheters.

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Double Ring Doily

Free Double Ring Doily Pattern designed for new crocheters with simple stitches and limited counting. Based on a vintage pattern with my own touches.

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Crochet Motif Pattern with Picots

Great vintage crochet motif with picots. I updated the pattern to include how to finish each row and share what it looks like using both crochet thread and 4-ply yarn.

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Unique, Vintage Crochet Doily Pattern

Olive Squares is another vintage crochet doily pattern I've found. The original pattern designer suggests using this pattern to make a counterpane. To me, the pattern is interesting enough to be made into a doily or pillow cover.

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Ruffled Crochet Doily Pattern
Ruffled Doily

Ruffled Crochet Doily Pattern

The Flower Stand doily is one of several patterns from The Lady's Album of Fancy Work. This pattern, along with a number of others was first published in 1850.

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Vintage Crochet Doily Pattern

The Mat for Flower Vase is one of several patterns from The Lady's Album of Fancy Work. This vintage crochet doily pattern, along with a number of others was first published in 1850.

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Vintage Crochet D’Oyley Pattern

The D'Oyley is one of several vintage crochet doily patterns from The Lady's Album of Fancy Work. This pattern, along with a number of others was first published in 1850.

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Easy Crochet Doily Pattern

When designing this easy crochet doily pattern, The Crafty Tipster wanted to keep the counting and fussy stitching to a minimum to make it easier for first-time doily makers and a quickie pattern for more experienced hookers.

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