Saturday, February 9, 2013

Darth Vader filet crochet doily

I recently (this past year or so) became familiar with filet crochet. I wanted to learn more about it, and I was pleasantly surprised to learn that it is done with the same basic crochet stitches that I already know! I went about teaching myself how to make a doily.

My first project was a flag, made with a free pattern that I found online. Once I had the basics down, I just had to make something that was all my own. My husband is a huge Star Wars fanatic, and I wanted to make something for him. I have already made him the PixelHobby stormtrooper, so I decided on Darth Vader this time. Besides, who would be the least likely person in Star Wars to find crocheted into a doily? That's right, Darth Vader!

Here is the finished product:





I love how it turned out! My husband wants us to frame it so we can put it on the wall.
I had so much fun making this one, that I decided to fix up the pattern into a professional format, and I have added it to my Etsy store if anyone is wanting a copy. I hope everyone has as much fun making this one as I did!

2 comments:

  1. Hello. I love your work and I was wondering if you were willing to share you knowledge of this pattern because I am having difficulties finding this pattern. petersonchristy64@gmail.com

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  2. I just noticed your comment!
    I do have this particular pattern available for purchase from my Etsy store. There is a link to my store on the right-hang column, or here is a direct link to this pattern:
    https://www.etsy.com/listing/120354034/darth-vader-filet-crochet-doily-pattern?

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