Flowers, in all their colorful forms, never fail to bring us cheer. Here in crochet, they transform tissue roll covers and doily and pillow designs into budding beauties. Size: Fits a standard-size tissue roll.
Natural grapevines are used as "filler cord" with a crocheted spiral design in multicolored yarn. Exposed stems and tendrils enhance the rustic appeal. This e-pattern was originally published in the March 2011 issue of Crochet! magazine.
Size: 4 1/2" x 6" diameter. Made with medium (worsted) weight yarn and sizes H (5mm) and I (5.5mm) hooks.
Loop stitches give a fun, shaggy look to this bright green rug adorned with large, cheerful daisies. This e-pattern was originally published in the April 2011 issue of Crochet World magazine. Size: 18" x 24", 24" x 30", 30" x 36". Made with medium (worsted) weight yarn and sizes H (5mm) and I (5.5mm) hooks.
Layers of ruffles form the confectionery edging on this stitched tabletop pair, a summertime treat for dining guests. This e-pattern was originally published in the June 2010 issue of Crochet World magazine.
Size: Doily: 7 3/4" diameter. Napkin Ring: 2 x 2 3/4". Made with size 10 crochet cotton thread and size 2 (2.20mm) steel hook.
Several shades of mocha and cream create a luscious cafe au lait effect in the lacy motifs of this gorgeous and elegant vintage-style tablecloth. A simple pattern and join-as-you-go technique make it easy to stitch. Size: 36" x 54".
Three interlocking rings adorned with pretty roses provide the centerpiece for a lovely latticework design. This beautiful pattern can be made as a rug or a doily!
Finished size: Rug (28" x 35"), Doily (11" x 15"). Rug made with medium (worsted) weight yarn and sizes H (5mm) and K (6.5mm) hooks. Doily made with size 10 crochet cotton thread and sizes 8 (1.50mm) and 7 (1.65mm) steel crochet hooks.
Crochet this sweet little owl as a collectible for the bird aficionado or as a soft toy. Stitched-on facial features make playtime safe. This e-pattern was originally published in the October 2010 issue of Crochet World magazine.
Size: 5 1/2" tall. Made with light (light worsted) weight yarn and size G (4mm) hook.
A tiny lamp makes a dainty addition to your favorite desk, but the same little light enhanced with this crocheted cover is a statement by itself. Soften the edges of your study space when you stitch this quick-as-a-wink design. Size: 3 1/4" across top x 4" across bottom x 4" tall.
Vibrant crocheted pansies bring all the beauty of this early summer flower into your kitchen in this attractive set. Size: Place Mat: 12 1/2" x 18". Coaster: 5 3/4" x 5". Napkin Ring: 2 1/4" diameter. Wreath: 14" diameter including edging.
Add a bright splash of tropical colors to a summer picnic with these festive beaded table mats that are oh-so-quick to stitch in fun, fabulous microfiber yarn. This e-pattern was originally published in Easy Living Crochet.
Size: 7 1/4" diameter. Made with light (DK) weight yarn and size E/4/3.5mm hook.
What nicer way to give your tired-looking bathroom a lift than with this pineapple trio--a tank cover, lid cover and matching air freshener doll! Sizes: Tank Cover: 9" x 18". Lid Cover: 14" x 16". Air Freshener Doll: 9" tall.
This set of two patterns includes a shower curtain valance and a curtain tieback. Stitched with size 10 crochet cotton and a size 8 steel hook. Size: Curtain Tiebacks: 20" long. Shower Curtain Valance: 9 1/2" wide x 72" long.
Pretty ruffles can spice up a cachepot or a tissue box. Either blue or white can be the accent color -- or choose your favorite colors. Size: Fits boutique-style tissue box or vase 6" tall x 24" circumference with 4" opening.
Add a touch of summer sunshine to your home with this whimsical Pot of Geraniums Pillow. Made with worsted and sport weight yarns. Requires 1 skein each of Read Heart Super Saver Paddy Green, Hunter Green, Bright Yellow and Cherry Red. 2 Skeins of Orange or Bronze. 3 pages. Size: Approx 13" high.
Look who's hiding in the garden! This dapper little gentleman is all dressed up in his bow tie and bowler and ready to snuggle with his favorite child. This e-pattern was originally published in Crochet World's special publication Best Crochet Animals, Toys & Dolls.
Size: 14"H. Made with medium (worsted) weight yarn and size G/6/4mm hook.