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Crochet pattern to make lovely ornaments for the Christmas tree: a wreath, candy stick, lollipop, candy and little house. The pattern contains 22 photos. Every step is de…scribed in detail. A basic knowledge of crochet terms is needed. Crochet skill... read more
This is a crochet pattern for a Christmas Candy Cane Ornament. These instructions contain helpful pictures as well.Materials: Red & White yarn, pipe cleaner, size H hook,… pliers, scissorsApproximate size of finished piece = 2" wide by 5" high.Please... read more
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This pattern will allow you to recreate the vintage 1947 Christmas Tablecloth crochet pattern from the "Crochet For Today, Tomorrow and Always"Lily Book 1700EnjoyVintageC…rochet read more
Crochet pattern to make a Christmas doll with a Santa hat. The pattern includes a bonus pattern for a tiny snowman. Croche level: intermediate. It requires knowledge of b…asic crochet skills. The little snowman is easy to make. Size: 8.5 inches / 21.5... read more
This pattern will allow you to recreate the Candy Cane Afghan, taken from the 1954 booklet "Afghans Book No.505" by Coats & Clarks ONTEnjoyVintageCrochet
This is a crochet pattern for making a pretty holiday Christmas tree skirt. Any type of worsted weight yarn may be used. Vary the colors for different striping variations…. The pattern is easy to read with step-by-step written instructions. The tree... read more
A crochet pattern to create little Christmas dolls: Santa, Snowman, little Elf and gingerbread man. Includes also a Christmas tree pattern.The dolls are 2.7 inches ( 7 cm…) tall, excluding hat.Materials list:Yarn Sport, Fine No.2, DMC Petra No.3; DMC... read more
Teenagers and little girls will love wearing a Flower String in their hair! This is a crochet pattern for making pretty hair ornaments. There are six flowers and 4 stems …to mix and match as you wish. They are made with #10 thread. This pattern is rated... read more
This is a crochet pattern for a Christmas Star Ornament along with several various sizes of alternate sizes as well as instructions for a 3 Star line up ornament. The ins…tructions contain several helpful pictures.Materials: Yarn, bobby pin, scissors,... read more
This is a crochet pattern for a Christmas Skate Ornament. These instructions contain helpful pictures as well.Materials: Yarn, contrasting yarn, pipe cleaner, ruler, plie…rs, scissors, size G hook.Approximate size of finished piece: 4" wide x 3 1/2"... read more
This is a crochet pattern that includes pictures.Materials: Cotton Ball, Glue, Orange Worsted Weight Yarn, Scissors, Size H Hook, White Worsted Weight Yarn, Yarn Needle, …Yellow Worsted Weight YarnFinished size: Topper 4 1/2” w x 3 1/2” l; Base = 4 3/4”... read more
This is a crochet pattern for a Christmas Angel Ornament. These instructions contain helpful pictures as well.Materials: White yarn, Silver pipe cleaner, Silver or Gold r…ibbon, yarn needle, glue, scissors, size H HookApproximate size of finished piece:... read more
This is a crochet pattern for a Christmas Bell Ornament. These instructions contain helpful pictures as well.Materials: Yarn, pipe cleaner, scissors, glue, size H hookApp…roximate size of finished piece: 3" wide x 4 1/4" highPlease search for more... read more
Create a lighted Christmas tree door decoration to greet your guests as they arrive to share the holidays. Battery operated LED lights provide the sparkle and worsted wei…ght yarn provides the colors of Christmas.This pattern uses a stitch called a... read more
This book contains several Christmas ornaments to crochet. Several variations, alternative suggestions, lists of materials, abbreviations and several useful photos have a…ll been included as well.The list of ornaments are as follows:Christmas Angel, 3D... read more
This pattern will allow you to recreate the Eros Doily, taken from the 1955 "Star Doily Book No.163" by The American Thread CompanyEnjoyVintageCrochet
This pattern will allow you to recreate the ButterflyDoily, taken from the 1951 "Hand Crocheted Doilies Book No .12" by the Royal SocietyEnjoyVintageCrochet
This pattern will allow you to recreate the Bouquet doily, taken from the 1951 "Hand Crocheted Doilies Book No .12" by the Royal SocietyEnjoyVintageCrochet
Three Christmas Ornaments: Gingerbread Man, Gingerbread Woman, and Gingerbread House. Decorate a Christmas Tree or use in windows or a fireplace mantle. Also excellent as… an extra treat on Christmas packages. Easy to crochet, these three ornaments work... read more
This pattern will allow you to recreate the Centerpiece in Netted Crochet Doily, taken from the "Design Book No.208" by Lily MillsEnjoyVintageCrochet