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.
A free vintage crochet pattern to make a crochet basket filled with crochet flowers and leaves.
Meet our first Amigurumi-inspired Santa Claus. The pattern and instructions are a little long, but are fairly easy. Even the beginner should be able to make this crochet Santa. An alternate placement of the eyes is included.
An original Christmas crochet pattern - Beachy Crochet Snowman is made using basic Amigurumi techniques and is oh so cute. This free crochet pattern also includes suggestions for hat and scarf variations.
The egg is the basic form for many of the Amigurumi figures. This free rochet pattern is for a plain egg that can be used for bodies, heads, and even entire Amigurumi pieces - it is the cornerstone of Amigurumi crochet.
A simple technique to add a nice finished edge on your crochet pieces.
Making a perfect crochet circle is easy if you know this sneaky technique known as the magic circle.
Spool knitting has been around for generations and is seeing a resurgence in popularity. Lucky for us crafters there are tons of companies making tools to make this crafter faster and easier than ever. This tutorial will explain the basic use of the spool knitter, how to start your cord and how to end your finished spool knit piece.
Round weaving looms/spool knitters can make a nice flat piece by simply not going all the way around the loom. This crafting tutorial will show you how to make a tightly woven, knit-like fabric with your round loom.