April Doily of the Month

Welcome to the April Doily of the Month! Each month in 2016 we will share a new doily pattern for you to make in Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread. We challenged the top doily designers to create innovate designs that coordinate with the feeling of each month. Plus, every month we will select five winners to receive an Aunt Lydia’s prize pack.

For April, we have the Exquisite Flower Doily. This doily is crocheted in 55 pieces which are then attached. We show it in a solid color, but you could make the flowers and leaves in natural colors for a completely different look.

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Radiating Ripple Throw 3 Colorful Ways

The crochet ripple pattern is a true classic in the world of crochet. It can be varied in many ways, but always looks striking and is wonderful to have living with you on your sofa or favorite chair. This Radiating Ripple was first designed by Cristin Berrafato using an array of 17 different colors of Super Saver. It was soon one of the most downloaded patterns on our site and so was a natural choice to use for our “3 Colorful Ways” feature pattern.
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Cro-Shayley makes a Fish and Fisherman Hat

Cro-Shayley makes a Fish and Fisherman Hat

Bait outfitAny fishing lovers out there? My mom gave my son these adorable baby fisherman overalls and when I opened the gift all I could think about was how cute some baby photography could be! I decided to whip up a fisherman hat so I search Red Heart’s free patterns to find the perfect one. I made this last fall but wanted to share it with you now, since it’s the perfect time to make your own! Continue reading “Cro-Shayley makes a Fish and Fisherman Hat”

Donna’s Dozen Hop Into Easter Patterns

My favorite time of year will soon be here. Everything from pastel colors, trees and flowers in bloom, warmer weather, Easter egg hunts to bunnies. Yes, bunnies! While searching RedHeart.com for the top Easter projects I realized they had a lot of really cute bunny patterns. Bunnies happen to be one of my favorite animals, right behind my dogs. I also found that they have adorable Easter hats, slippers, an 18” doll frock and decorations for your home. I have put together a dozen patterns to get you in the mood for a hippity hoppity Easter!
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Donna’s Dozen Free Throw Madness

Let me start out by saying I love sports, but a month of it is a little too much. In March our family room TV is on basketball, nothing else. I decided a long time ago to make this my time to retreat to another room and create something special for myself or for a gift. Since I have a full month with no interruptions I usually would tackle a throw before the weather turns warm.
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