Hello and Greetings Everyone I know I haven't been around a lot to post lately but with the holidays, well everyone knows how that goes... But I am back and I have a new crochet pattern to share, it's called the Pink Pineapple Doily The original pattern appeared in 1951 in the publication Star Book No. 87, Doilies, Doilies, Doilies. For a printer friendly and editable version of this post, scroll down to the bottom and click the button that says "Print Friendly." I am absolutely in love with this doily. It looks like a very complex pattern but if your are just starting to make doilies and other crochet goods this is a great pattern to learn how to read other, more complex patterns.
Free Christmas Crochet Patterns It's just too much fun to find all of these amazing free crochet patterns. My last round up was a collection of free crochet tree patterns but this collection is going to be a little bit of everything to bring your home some holiday cheer this season. All of these patterns are free at the time of posting but some of them are specials for the 2014 holiday season and some of these patterns may not be available for free in the future so make sure you download them all now! Special Note -- I do not own any of the pictures on this post. Please do not use these images with out first contacting the original owner, Thanks and enjoy all of these wonderful patterns. The image credit links point to the designers Ravelry page or somewhere similar where you can see more of their amazing designs...so make sure you check those out too!
I absolutely love to crochet squares. The very first crochet pattern I ever learned by heart was the granny square. Even now, years and years later, when I am bored and I just want to crochet for the pure joy of crochet, the granny square is my go to pattern. I know many other crocheters out there feel the same way and that's why crocheting squares is so popular. There are so many square patterns out there, a crocheter could never complete them all in a life time. I decided to search up a few really awesome squares and I felt were unique but still reminded me of that classic pattern I love so much. These are the patterns that I found. The stained glass afghan pattern costs a $1.99 but the rest of the patterns listed here are completely free and they are featured on the blogs of other designers. All of these designs are now additions to my crochet bucket list.