Free Crochet Doily Patterns
Crochet doilies make us think of Grandma's house, but they fit well with today's décor with just a change of colors. Here you'll find several free crochet doily patterns from simple to crochet to those for the advanced crocheter. Several pineapples are included which make nice welcome gifts.
Crochet a few of these patterns for the new bride. These make wonderful gifts besides crocheting a few for you own home.
One thing I like about doily patterns is that you can change the size just by changing the size thread or yarn used. If it is a very open design, be prepared for some big holes. But changing a thread size or two usually won't hurt.
16-Spokes Doily - Scotty's Place Blog offers this free pattern with a pretty edging. The doily is crocheted with peach and white yarn, but could be finished in any color you'd like. She used a light weight yarn rather than thread and a size E hook.
39 Free Doily Patterns- Mom's Love of Crochet offers 21 doily patterns in all. Most of these are vintage patterns, but they are all nice. Lots of flower doilies, hearts and even a butterfly pattern is included. Have fun choosing a pretty one to create.
Alycyone - The pattern is a hexagon pineapple and is from Patty's Filet and Crocheting. You'll need pearl cotton size 8 and a size 10 steel hook. The finished size is 10".
Crown of Pineapples Doily - This doily offered by Craftown is recommended for Advanced crocheters only, because it isn't an easy pattern. When finished, it is beautiful though and well worth the time if you have the skills. It is crocheted with size 30 thread and a size 12 hook.
Beaded Doily - This is a pretty doily pattern offered by Craft Bits. The pattern is vintage. It uses size 30 crochet cotton and a size 10 crochet hook. The pattern is worked in motifs which are later joined.
Butterfly Doily - This doily is worked in a rectangle with the butterflies worked separately and then attached. It is offered by the site Free Vintage Doilies. You'll need size 30 thread and black tatting thread to complete the project. A size 10 steel crochet hook is used.
Crocheted 1942 Doily - This vintage doily pattern from All Crafts is crocheted with size 5 crochet thread and a size 9 or 10 steel crochet hook. The Finished doily measures about 13" in diameter.
Double Ruffle Doily - This doily was originally designed in 1942. It is offered by About.com. As with most vintage doilies, it is just beautiful. It has an airy look to it. You'll need size 30 crochet thread and a size 10 steel hook to create this beauty.
Elegant Doily - The pretty doily has a star center. What is really different about this pattern is that she used Red Heart Super Saver Yarn to create it. You could use other worsted weight yarn. It was created with a size F hook. The finished project is only 8 1/2" across. You should be able to crochet it in an evening.
Flower Doily - This doily is a little different, because it is crocheted with worsted weight yarn. The finished doily measures 12 by 12 inches. Photos will take you step-by-step of the wy, so even beginners can tackle the project.
Multiple Choice - From Coats and Clark, this doily derives its name from the many choices of thread, hooks and sizes that you may choose. It is rated a skill level of Intermediate.
Not Your Grandma's Doily - The pattern from The Green Dragonfly blog is crocheted with bright colors for a modern look. It is created with 8-ply cotton. Included are photos and a tutorial to guide you through the project.
Oh Danny Boy - This free pattern is brought to you by Age's Crochet Pages. It appears to be simple to make. You'll need size 10 thread and a size 0 steel hook.
Old Pink - The pattern is called Old Pink, because she thought it has the look of an old vintage doily. The pattern is offered by Crochet Patty. There are two rows of flowers worked in. The flowers are difficult to see and I thought this would be even prettier if a different color was used for these rows. You'll need #8 Pearl Cotton and a size 11 steel hook. She says you can also substitute with size 10 thread. The pattern is rated Medium to Difficult.
Pansy Doily - The Yellow, Pinks, and Sparkly Blog offers this pretty pansy doily. She says she made the doily almost 30 years before. She used crochet cotton to create the doily that has a band of pansies worked in the design. It has a pretty edging too.
Peony Doily - At Mom's Love of Crochet site, you'll find this pretty doily pattern. It uses 2 balls of size 10 crochet thread. You'll also need a size 6 steel hook. The finished doily measures 9 1/2" in diameter.
Pineapple Doily - Fave Crafts offers this free pattern from DMC threads. If you'd like to create a pineapple doily, this pattern is a must. It is a real beauty. DMC Traditions thread was used in a size 10. You'll also need a size 6 hook.
Soft Memories and Round Luncheon - Both patterns are offered for free by the Soft Memories website. You'll have to scroll down the page and find the photos of the pattern and then click on them. I love the Dahlia doily.
Stacked Shells Mini Doily - Age's Crochet Pages offers this mini doily. It is a good beginner project. You'll need size 10 thread and a size 1 steel hook. This is a good project if you'd like something quick to crochet.