We haven't tried this vintage pattern yet but have reviewed the pattern and it looks fairly straightforward. The pattern calls for Shetland Floss. Another site estimates that this is roughly equivalent to light fingerling yarn. Sorry, you'll be a bit on your own on this one to determine the appropriate yarn/needle/finished size ratios. But hey, it's a really cute little crochet hat and the pattern's free.
A vintage spool knitting project that takes 2-post cording and uses it to create a flat mat.
Dr. Who fans out there should recognize this scarf. The Scrappy Scarf is the perfect way to thrill your favorite Dr. Who fan and it also makes for a great stashbuster project.
There are so very many free clay recipes floating around on the web. It seems like most kids craft websites are simply posting the clay dough recipes without trying the clay first. Hopefully, we'll be adding more clay recipes in the future but, for now, this is the only one that we have tried for ourselves.
What better way to spend a few hours together than by creating a new species! Kids of all ages can put their drawing and creative skills to the test in creating a new flower. This project would make a great companion to learning about flower names and species.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.