Cylinda D. Mathews

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eBook : 12 patterns

Twelve birthday crinoline girl doily patterns; one to represent each month of the year!

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Crochet: Coaster
Work up some super quick and cute coasters for your patio, the home or even the office. These sun-themed coasters are fun with their “twist” on the rays…
Crochet: Tote
Who doesn’t love totes! This one was designed to carry a tablet but you could use it for anything you like and work it in colors you prefer. How cool is that?
Crochet: Christmas Stocking
It’s never too early to start planning your Christmas projects in July! And with this colorful and textured stocking with thread lace cuff; it will be so festive hanging on the mantle this Christmas!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
A beautiful design on the crown gives way to a double round of pineapples that form the brim on this decorative crochet hat! Embellished with three crochet roses and ribbon bows as the focal point, the pineapples are embraced with pretty flowers that make this decorative hat perfect for spring!
Crochet: Doily
Our crochet doily pattern is small in size but large on design. Plenty of texture using post stitches with color change for added beauty. If you enjoy the process, challenging yourself, and the finished results; then this doily is for you!
Crochet: Bookmark
Crochet a thread cross bookmark for Easter featuring a center yellow rose and lacy style stitching that’s embellished with a narrow ribbon. It’s perfect for Sunday school students to an elderly patient in a nursing home!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Spring evokes flowers, birds, hummingbirds, butterflies and pastels in various projects like hats, fans, baskets and so forth. What better way to dress your home for spring by crocheting several of these miniature hats! They work up fast, are slightly textured, and embellished with ribbon!
Crochet: Containers
I love Easter baskets. I enjoy displaying them around the house filled with Easter eggs. Real dyed eggs, plastic eggs, crochet covered eggs, and well, eggs! This textured ridged basket is actually part of a set with four crocheted egg covers.
Crochet: Containers, Decorative - Other
Four unique designs, four fun Easter egg covers. Don’t dye your eggs, wrap them in texture and color! These covers work up fairly quickly and are a great way to decorate for Easter!
Crochet: Doily
Easter’s on its way… and with our spring themed pineapple doily, it showcases six dainty teacups that are the perfect size for holding Easter eggs. The doily is embellished with a pretty flower center encircled with pineapples, and six more dainty flowers. Fill the cups with mints or battery operated tealight candles for Mother’s Day or simply ...
Crochet: Decorative - Other
This delicate lace basket uses Bruges Lace to create the sides. Worked in one continuous piece where the band is joined to the previous band creating a lacy basket perfect for Valentines, Easter, Mother’s day, or just for someone special.
Crochet: Doily
Crochet a floral and romantic Valentine doily to celebrate not only Valentines day but an anniversary, sweetheart day, Mother’s day, or even a birthday. Embellished with flowers and encircled by lacy pineapples and more flowers, it’s sure to become a favorite!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Let this Christmas angel set the holiday spirit with her beautiful spider web stitching with matching halo/wings. Embellish with foil foam stars and gold ribbon.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
This pattern is free on our blog!
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
Stitch up an easy and contemporary style bolster for your home that will compliment and accessorize your furnishings to perfection. Simple pattern repeats will make crocheting a pleasure resulting in a lovely accent piece for your home.
Crochet: Doily
This pretty and lacy pineapple doily will remind you of delicate and lofty clouds spread across the sky.
Crochet: Placemat, Decorative - Other
With spring knocking on the door and celebrating Easter, Mother’s Day and all the fun holidays during the season, I decided to design an Easter set! New beginnings with a promise!
Crochet: Doily
Our sweet spring-themed doily includes a pretty rose center encircled by sweet pineapples and then surrounded by even more roses with a delicate and lacy edging. Primrose came to mind – even though it’s not really a primrose; a rose by any other name…
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Working with thread is my first love in crochet and stitching this dainty thread heart was pure joy. I combined a center rose with a lacy style of Bruges Lace to create just the look I hoped for. Lacy, girly, pink, flowery, and beautiful. This heart can be used to embellish linen but I’d love to hear what you’d do with yours!
Crochet: Coaster
Can there really be enough heart shaped coasters online? Nah! Here’s another version – make, gift, keep and love! It’s as simple as that…
Crochet: Throw
Crochet an easy lapghan using a fun stitch combination! This lapghan makes an ideal gift for the elderly or for just wrapping yourself in a light cover on a cool winter night. It’s the perfect size!
Crochet: Doily
A super cute pineapple Halloween doily pattern that uses post stitches for texture and boast two rounds of miniature pumpkins! This doily was originally worked as a crochet-a-long with 6 parts:
Crochet: Decorative - Other
With summer slowly coming to an end, make sure you crochet a sun catcher to “catch” the last bits of heavenly rays to remind you of the wonders of summer and all that it brings.
Crochet: Doily
This petite doily is encircled by tiny gold crowns with plenty of texture. The perfect accent for any room in your home that is not only beautiful but an inspiration to crochet!
Crochet: Wall Hanging
Crochet a Valentine bunting that reminds one of the conversation heart candies! Worked in pastels, one can make a garland, a bunting or just the individual hearts! Perfect for Valentines!
Crochet: Earrings
Stitch a dainty pair of heart-shaped earrings for yourself! These fun earrings literally take only minutes to make and if desired, crystals or beads could be exchanged for the pearls. Omit the earring hooks and add pearl studs to the center of the hearts!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Its such a pleasure to design this fun and versatile heart project! You can make a pouch for holding Valentine cards to gifts or simply make a decoration for an existing heart box. What a great way to gift a box of candy!
Crochet: Christmas Stocking
Our crochet gingerbread-man-shaped stocking is accented with rickrack, jeweled brads, and a Christmas yarn bow tie that’s sure to please everyone. Perfect for holding small gifts by the fire to greeting guests!
Crochet: Coaster
Another apple and another coaster… A Monday’s Minutes-to-Make project that takes around 15 minutes to work up. They’re perfect for summer and make great last minute gifts.
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
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Crochet: Doily
Our sweet crochet doily is embellished with a rose center, a petite solid ruffle and surrounded with pineapples and more flowers for a lovely spring centerpiece!
Crochet: Napkin
Stitch up some super fast shamrock napkin rings for St. Paddy’s. The kids will love them, they’ll add to your holiday table and it never hurts to have a bit of green!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Crocheting heart motifs for Valentine’s is always fun and when you combine two motifs to create a pouch, it makes the project that much more exciting. These little pouches could hold perfume, jewelry, or a prized memento.
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
Miss Frosty is adorable hanging from a doorknob or coat tree. Holding a pretty snowflake and embellished with a matching scarf and big black buttons, she’s sure to become a favorite in your household this year.
Crochet: Cowl
Envelop yourself in this warm and luscious cowl using a simple stitch combination that makes the cowl fun to work and a pleasure to wear!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Our cute little crochet ghost is perfect as a basket topper but can also be worked up as a wine hugger or any bottle hugger! With a top notch and big eyes, he peeks around the corner or proudly watches over the fruit/nut/candy basket. Thank you to Jewel Fernley for two of our feature images!
Crochet: Wall Hanging
Work up our fun and cute Christmas banner that says; “Merry Christmas.” Crocheted letters are placed on a triangular flags to create a banner for your holiday fun! Add jingle bells to the tips of each flag and/or big Christmas bows on each end of both banners for a festive touch!
Crochet: Cozy - Other
Our fun and funky witch is adorable, but more than that, she serves a dual purpose. Primarily, this cover is designed as a casserole cover and who says casserole dishes have to be, well, casserole dishes. They can be used to serve pretzels or other munches too. With big eyes and long lashes, she’s sure to capture your heart, but be careful, she...
Crochet: Bag - Other
Hoot - hoot! Our cute cell phone holder boasts a pineapple owl that’s stylish and fun. Two big eyes under a hooded flap and nose button will delight all. Slight customization instructions are included.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Wear a sophisticated stylishly chic crochet hat for spring and summer. Boasting a double row of petite pineapples that’s sure to please whether you’re at the beach or shopping. It’s perfect for spring and fall when the weather is milder.
Crochet: Doily
Crochet a mystical garden where a large three-dimensional rose sets center stage for hummingbirds and flowering vines! Pineapples, shells, and color burst forth in this spring/Easter doily that will bring a breath of fresh air to your home.
Crochet: Doily
Work up our fun and pretty basket doily pattern for Easter, Mother’s Day, or for spring. Six lovely crochet baskets are worked with dainty three-dimensional butterflies between that encircle a delicate rose doily center. Bright flowers spill out of the basket tops creating a masterpiece!
Crochet: Doily
Crochet a Valentine or Mother’s Day doily with petite hearts set amidst a sunburst pattern. With a crochet backdrop pink liner, each point is accented with shells and then the piece is edged with a delicate lace trim. Can be used as a hot pad or doily!
Crochet: Christmas Stocking
Boasting red and white stripes our cute country crochet Christmas stocking is trimmed with holly leaves and berries. A smaller stocking worked in yarn and front post double crochet that’s perfect for the little ones in your life!
Crochet: Doily
Our versatile crochet butterfly doily boasts six cute 3-dimensional butterflies surrounded by petite pineapples and embellished with 3-dimensional flowers set atop green stems! It’s the perfect seasonal doily for your home. It’s even better given as a gift. Versatile in that you can create just the butterfly candle ring, the doily center worked...
Crochet: Doily
Spring is in the air with our beautiful crochet Easter crinoline decked out in pretty pastels. Standing with the sun’s rays beaming around, she holds a dainty basket with roses. Embellished with ribbon and a small crochet bluebird! Perfect for spring, for mom, or for Easter.
Crochet: Coaster
Our cute crochet gingerbread men coasters will delight young and old alike. Trimmed with pompom “buttons”, yarn bow ties and “iced” with a sl st; they’ll provide protection and decoration all in one! Dress up the house for the holidays and protect your furniture!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Our festive and fun North Pole Express boasts eight cars, the engine with Santa waving to the children, the coal car piled high with “coal”, followed by a car with an Elf peeping out the window. Next is the gingerbread car with two cute gingerbread popping out the top. No Christmas train would be complete without a Christmas tree, followed by a...
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Our fun and festive crochet Elf Kitchen Set boasts a teapot cozy, hotpad/towel topper, and coaster/fridgie! Boasting the crocodile set, each elf is accented with a fun collar and jingle bells. Serve hot cocoa to the little ones in style and watch the fun begin. Sold only as a set.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
This elegant crochet pineapple angel is worked up with pineapple panels that overlap at the top and are slightly twisted around to form the skirt. Non-traditional pineapple wings add strength while her golden crochet hair lends beauty and peace. Holding a scroll, she’s sure to win your heart.
Crochet: Doily
Six cute crinolines are joined together by holding hands in this crochet doily. Each is worked in a different color with a matching parasol held between them. Adorned with pretty hats and a petticoat edging, this is sure to be a favorite. Crinolines could also be worked individually for a single crinoline or work doily using the same color for ...
Crochet: Wreath
A frosty ice crystal-like wreath worked in pretty shells surrounds a delicate, but elegant white candle trimmed in poinsettias. Each poinsettia is accented with gold frosted beads. The perfect holiday sun catcher or wreath to greet visitors.
Crochet: Doily
Work up our crocheted southern belle with an upper pineapple skirt and lacy underskirt with matching bonnet and fan. Trimmed in satin bows and plenty of frills, Miss Belle is sure to capture your heart.
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
Our fun crochet pillow combines two needle arts – crochet and cross stitching, and covers two holidays – Valentines and St. Patrick’s! One side has two hearts while the other boasts a lively shamrock. Each side is edged with a pretty lace ruffle. Work one side or the other, or both!
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Our elegant and regal crochet angel boasts a frost-like edging on her skirt that’s perfect for winter (or all year long!). Matching frost-like wings add additional beauty that’s sure to please the fussiest. Accented with crocheted golden hair and holding a poinsettia, she’s sure to be your favorite holiday angel. Work up your Ice-Crystals Winte...
Crochet: Christmas Stocking
Designed to hang by the fire with care, our crochet snowman-shaped “stocking” is like no other stocking you’ve seen before and with cute twig arms and lacy crochet thread scarf, he’s soon to become a favorite. Brrrr it’s cold outside but our festive snowman will bring warmth to your heart and throughout the holiday season.
Crochet: Pillow / Cushion
Our fun crochet pillow will have you dreaming of peppermint candy this Christmas! Fun red and white pinwheels are wrapped up in white tulle and resemble real peppermint candies. A “treat” that doesn’t add calories, only fun!
Crochet: Doily
Holding petite baskets, six cute crocheted crinolines are joined together. Pretty pineapples form the skirt with matching hats to complete their ensemble. Each basket is adorned with a crocheted flower and leaves. The perfect gift for mom to represent mother and daughter.
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
Our adorable crochet witch isn’t as scary as she is cute! Trimmed with orange yarn hair, oval shaped eyes and bulging nose, she’s sure to capture your heart this Halloween. Her over sized hands and boots are comical but to complete the look she also boasts an A-framed dress, striped stockings and a large brimmed hat. Instead of yarn hair, try r...
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Our adorable guest towel caddy is ready for Christmas and all winter long! He comes complete with a cute hat, scarf, and gloves while holding guest towels for your kitchen or bath. Dress your home for the holidays with a cute snowman that will hold towels, a bowl of candy - whatever you like!
Crochet: Doily
Our August crochet birthday crinoline boasts a unique ruffle, scallops, and broad brimmed hat! The ruffle, bodice, and hat are edged in white. Miss Poppy’s hat boasts bright gold poppies and uses a chain stitch for the ties. The edging on the ruffle is used to join the ruffle for easier even “ruffling” and can either be raised, as shown, or fla...
Crochet: Doily
Simple and elegant best describes our May birthday girl crinoline doily. This lovely design is set to perfection with a pretty diamond windows edging trimmed with thread bows. The skirt is adorned with a series of cascading lilies and the large matching bonnet is trimmed with a ribbon bow complimenting the frock with a simple but elegant beauty.
Crochet: Doily
Our March crochet birthday crinoline girl, Ms Daffodil is trimmed with daffodils and boasts a full skirt and matching hat. The spider web stitch is combined with the ripple for a beautiful affect!
Crochet: Doily
Three delicate pineapple hearts grace the skirt of our February crochet birthday crinoline girl decked out with violets and ribbon bows! Trimmed with a matching hat edged in white, she’s the perfect crinoline for a February birthday or Valentines!
Crochet: Doily
Our beautiful crochet January birthday crinoline girl doily boasts a lovely skirt suggesting a frost-like edging that’s trimmed with ribbon bows. Her matching hat is accented with pretty carnations. She measures 11 in. W x 10 ½ in. T and is a must have for your crinoline girl collection.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Our lovely thread crochet angel boasts a triple row of non-traditional pineapples with matching halo. The perfect height for the top of a smaller tree or displayed from a mantel or table top. This serene angel is a lovely gift for someone special.
Crochet: Doily
A beautiful double row of pineapples highlight our December crochet birthday crinoline girl that’s also perfect for Christmas! Holly leaves and berries accent the skirt, hat and waist to perfection. A must have for your birthday crinoline collection.
Crochet: Doily
Our pretty October crochet birthday crinoline is worked up in gold and trimmed in orange. Large diamond shapes accent the full skirt while dainty marigolds trim the full hat to perfection!
Crochet: Doily
Yellow and purple compliment our September birthday crochet crinoline! Diamond points are etched with V sts and trimmed with large fans that ripple downward while the matching hat is accented with morning glories and a ribbon bow.
Crochet: Doily
Our July crochet birthday crinoline is trimmed with water lilies and tickled pink! Pretty V stitches outline the diamond points creating a wonderful pattern with matching broad brimmed hat.
Crochet: Doily
Our June birthday crochet crinoline is decked out in red and white and trimmed in roses! Pineapples create a lovely skirt accented in roses with a broad brimmed hat trimmed with a dainty rose. Worked in #10 thread, she measures 10 in. W x 8 in. T.
Crochet: Doily
Our April birthday crochet crinoline is decked out in pink and trimmed in sweet peas! A full pretty patterned skirt and matching hat complete her ensemble for a sweet touch.
Crochet: Placemat
Our crochet country heart shaped placemat will bring a touch of whimsy to your kitchen decor. Simple stitches create texture and dimension to this piece that’s also perfect for Valentines!
Crochet: Doily
Ruffle like scallops compliment and highlight this full skirt edged in pineapples and trimmed in ribbon bows! A sweet full brimmed bonnet is accented with chrysanthemums for November’s birthday girl. She measures 9 ½ in. T x 11 in. W using #10 thread.
Crochet: Table Runner, Decorative - Other
Crochet a beautiful Valentine runner depicting roses and then enveloped with a beautiful border of hearts! This pattern provides charts for the filet portion with written instruction for the hearts.
Crochet: Doily
Our beautiful crochet crinoline angel is perfect for any time of year. Trimmed in gold, her outstretched wings and full crinoline skirt convey beauty and grace. Pineapples and post stitches bring dimension and texture to this crinoline.
Crochet: Christmas Stocking
Our lovely Victorian style crochet stocking is worked up in a rich deep red and then trimmed with a lacy thread pineapple cuff. It’s then edged with dainty pearls and pretty ribbon.
Crochet: Doily
Modestly dressed in kerchief and cap, our crochet pilgrim girl is adorable in her frilly white apron and wonderful repeating pattern. Work up in tan, brown or gray for Thanksgiving. Create a beautiful fridgie by adding magnets or use as a pillow decoration.
Crochet: Placemat
Our large crochet apple-shaped place mat is trimmed with a green “leaf” napkin inserted through the weave of the stem for a unique place setting. Great for fall or apple collectors!
Crochet: Doily
Boasting a ripple styled dress in patriotic colors, our crochet crinoline girl is ready for the 4th! Complimented with a blue bodice and large brimmed hat, she’s a real crowd-please! Dainty crochet stars accent the dress in style. The ripple is a fun and easy stitch.
Crochet: Doily
Dressed in red and trimmed in fur, our crochet Christmas Crinoline Girl Doily is ready for the holidays. Pretty diamond points embrace her full skirt, while a lofty hat perches atop her head. Furry trim completes her ensemble.
Crochet: Home - Other
Our pretty and bright crochet sun catcher depicts the sun as the pattern radiates outward creating a sunburst effect. It will look beautiful in the kitchen window or displayed from any window in your home. Create a gift basket and include this beautiful piece for someone special.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
This jolly and festive crochet tank top cover depicts Santa’s hat, complete with tassel! It’s fun and different and a great way to dress the commode for Christmas
Crochet: Throw
Our plush and pretty crochet afghan is accented with a border of pineapples while the center boasts rows of luscious and warm cables!
Crochet: Doily
Shells and lacets are used in combination to create a lovely and full crochet skirt that’s accented with ribbon bows. A matching hat trimmed in miniature flowers and ribbon complete the ensemble for our Easter Crinoline Girl Doily!
Crochet: Food Cozy
This beautiful and lacy repeating pattern creates a pretty crochet cover for your fruit preserves and pickles you put up this season! Great for gift-giving and perfect for “mixes in a jar” gifts at Christmas! It’s simply an elegant and a thoughtful way to dress up home canned food for gift giving.
Crochet: Doily
Our sweet crochet Crinoline Girl Doily is perfect for doll lovers too! She boasts a long full skirt with a double set of pineapples, a frilly bonnet, and dainty bows. Frame, appliqué or simply use as a doily to brighten any room.
Crochet: Doily
Our beautiful Victorian-style double pineapple crochet doily is simply perfection. It’s simplistic but elegant style lend beauty to a pineapple doily that’s sure to please the fussiest!
Crochet: Hanging Ornament
Five festive crochet snowflakes dance before your eyes and are great for decorating smaller trees, hang in a window, adorn gifts, tuck into Christmas cards - let your imagination run!
Crochet: Home - Other
Work up a bright and fruity cherry pie set to bring a bit of whimsy to your kitchen. Our sachet can be filled with cherry scented potpourri (mmmmm) and looks like a real pie while our towel topper is the perfect accent! Add a cherry-themed kitchen towel for a complete look that will have you craving cherries.
Crochet: Coaster
Stitch up quick and easy shamrock coasters for St. Paddy’s! They’re fun to stitch and the family will love them in helping to celebrate the luck of the Irish! Work in various colors of green or variegated.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
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Crochet: Sachet
Petite pineapples enhance this lovely crochet sachet for mom, or for anyone special! Accented with a ribbon rose, it pairs beautifully with our matching bowl for a classic set to display anywhere in your home!
Crochet: Containers
Trimmed with ribbon roses and bow ties, our pretty crochet bowl boasts a double round of pineapples for elegance and charm! Fill with fancy soaps, cotton balls or potpourri.
Crochet: Washcloth / Dishcloth
These adorable crochet Santa pants are made from 2 dishcloths with crochet on the diagonal. Complete with “look-a-like belt” and cute bow ties, this project is relatively quick to work up and includes a cute little poem. A must for your kitchen this season! Make up Leprechaun Pants by changing the color with an additional poem for St. Paddy’s i...
Crochet: Decorative - Other
An adorable crochet miniature Valentine hat is complimented by tiny hearts surrounding the crown – pure perfection in a little package! Its great for Valentines or for someone special on your gift list.
Crochet: Bag - Other
This lovely crochet lacy Victorian-style gift bag is accented with a 3-dimensional crochet rose that takes center stage. Create a gift for someone special, or a beautiful gift bag to place the perfect treasure, perfume, or jewelry, within.
Crochet: Drawstring Bag
Filet crochet produces a lovely Victorian style crochet bag that can hold small gift items, soap, or even lined and used as an evening bag. A basic understand of filet crochet is needed to complete this project.
Crochet: Sachet
This super quick sachet is easy to stitch, looks lovely with beautiful cross stitches and is great gift accompanied with other goodies mom is sure to love. It’s also a great addition to add to birthday, new mommy, and/or Valentine gift baskets too!
Crochet: Containers
Our adorable crochet chain-ruffled basket also boasts petite hearts and satin bows! Perfect for Valentines; fill with candy or potpourri.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
Our beautiful filet crochet candle holder is enhanced with shells and then trimmed with flowers. Set a festive spring time table for Easter or Mother’s day.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
This adorable country style crochet teacup candle holder uses small clusters and V-sts to produce an attractive pattern repeat. It’s perfect for teacup or candle collectors and is a lovely addition to a gift basket.
Crochet: Doily
Our lovely textured crochet doily is designed with post stitches, dc overlaid on sc rounds, and fun picots. Its intricate beauty is detailed with texture throughout – sure to delight the experienced crocheter. The whisper of pineapples create an elegance that will enhance any decor.
Crochet: Doily
Crochet a beautiful textured doily that uses post stitches in raised scallops that is then encircled with a full chain ruffle boasting delicate picots. Texture adds perfection to this old styled ruffled doily that enhances the stitching process and creates a masterpiece for your home.
Crochet: Containers, Table Setting - Other
Our lacy and pretty crochet vase is worked in an open shell design and then trimmed in ribbon and flowers for a romantic feel. It’s the perfect vase for the bridal party table or any special occasion.
Crochet: Doily
A petite pinwheel design is set a twirl with a textured border of clusters and then encircled with beautiful and luscious pineapples! Pineapples and pinwheels come together beautifully and make for an impressive doily.
Crochet: Decorative - Other
These interlocking double hearts are a great way to celebrate Valentines! This pattern has been popular for years but now it’s even better after updating the pattern and making minor improvements. Enjoy!