Quite A Quacker Duck Amigurumi Vintage Crochet Pattern

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I have the cutest little duck crochet pattern to share. Today we call them Amigurumi which means a crocheted or knitted stuffed toy.

Where does the name Amigurumi come from?

The word comes from the Japanese words ami, meaning crocheted or knitted, and nuigurumi, meaning stuffed doll. Most Amigurumi are animals but they can be people or just about any object that is crocheted or knitted and stuffed.

 

Quite A Quacker Duck Amigurumi Vintage Crochet Pattern

 

Perfect for the Easter Basket

This would be perfect for an Easter basket or a gift or decoration at a baby shower. The pattern is from an American Thread Star Book titled Aunt Lydia’s Design Studio. The booklet doesn’t have a date listed, but by the looks of the fashions it should be late 1960’s, early 1970’s. With a little investigating, I was right, the date is 1970.

Where to find Aunt Lydia’s Rug Yarn

Quite A Quacker Duck Amigurumi Crochet Pattern Materials

The yarn required for the duck crochet pattern is Aunt Lydia’s Rug Yarn.  The yarn colors are White and Bongo (Tangerine Orange).

There are a few hundred listings for Aunt Lydia’s Rug Yarn on ebay in a variety of colors. I even found a package of two Bongo 70 yard skeins.

 

There is plenty of Aunt Lydia’s Rug Yarn on Amazon too.

The gauge of 3 sts = 1 inch is given in this crochet pattern so that helps. Two buttons are used for the eyes, but if it’s a gift for a baby or toddler I’d substitute something that cannot be removed. Maybe use some black yarn sewn on in a circle for each eye.

PDF file is below:

This is a two page pattern with the photo of the finished duck.

Quite A Quacker Duck Amigurumi Vintage Crochet Pattern

The pattern is in PDF format so to read it you’ll need the Adobe Reader software on your computer. Most computers come with it, but it is free and can be found here.

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Victorian Filet Crochet Pattern Floral Tea Table Cloth Diagrams

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Welcome to VTNS (Vintage Textile and Needlework Sellers) Fan Freebie Friday!

This filet crochet tea table cloth pattern was in a 1925 Star Needlework Journal magazine by the American Thread Co. It’s a beautiful floral cloth for a small table.

Vintage Crafts and More - Filet Crochet Pattern Tea Table Cloth

I can just picture the Victorian ladies sitting around the table covered with this pretty handmade cloth having tea in the afternoon.

This is the diagram for the flower baskets in the corners.

Vintage Crafts and More - Filet Crochet Flower Pot Pattern

and this diagram is the floral border.

Vintage Crafts and More - Filet Crochet Pattern Flower Border

The PDF file below includes three pages of the diagrams and the instructions.

Filet Crochet Pattern Tea Table Cloth

These patterns are in PDF format so to download it you’ll need the Adobe Reader software on your computer. Most computers come with it, but it is free and can be found here.

Download Instructions: Right-Click the link and select either “save target as” or “save link as” depending on what browser you are using or simply click on it and save or print.

Here’s another post that has a Filet Crochet pattern for a Linen Tray Cloth or Placemat and if you’d like to learn more about Filet Crochet visit this post, Exploring Filet Crochet.

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