Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Think Happy Thoughts { Fairy Princess Daisy Chain Crown }

Welcome to the 6th installment in my 6 week crochet series, Think Happy Thoughts!
For the next 6 weeks, I will be featuring a free crochet pattern, pattern reviews, and even a giveaway or two.
The theme of this series is centered around fairy tales, and all things magical and mystical.

So, follow me, and take a leap into the land of Happily Ever After...

***Today I am so excited to feature a pattern from a fellow Ravelry.com friend, Rebecca Hill. I found her pattern for the daisy chain garland and it fit in so perfectly with my Think Happy Thoughts series that I had to ask her to post it! If you like what you see, go HERE and check out many more amazing patterns by Rebecca. 

Rebecca also has a Ravelry group, Must.Knit.Faster, where she will be hosting a crochet-a-long in February! You should definitely stop by and join in the fun!


(Click the above link to get the FREE pattern)

I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to be Lindsay's guest blogger this week! When she first approached me asking if I would be interested and that the theme is "Think Happy Thoughts," I jumped at the idea. Plus, her blog is yellow and I LOVE that!

When I designed my Fairy Princess Daisy Chain Crown, I was inspired by my daughter Lola who could spend hours running around in her big pink tutu and fairy wings pretending to be all manner of fairy - a healing fairy who could heal animals with special hugs, a tree fairy who protected the trees, or a simple fairy who just preferred to lie beneath the orange trees soaking up the warmth of the spring sun. She had a habit of picking every wildflower she could find, bring it into her room, and cry when it would begin to wither. 

Having never successfully crocheted anything, but having mad skills at one long line of single crochet and a great disdain for i-cord, I created the Fairy Princess Daisy Chain Crown. Ironically, my first and only crochet pattern would go on to become my most popular pattern on Ravelry, as well as in my daughter's wardrobe.

If you have never crocheted anything, fear not! This really is a very simple design, and it is bound to be a new favorite in your little one's wardrobe as well.

Thank you Rebecca! 
I love her writing style and especially her descriptions of her daughter playing pretend. That is exactly what I had in mind for this crochet series! I wanted to create patterns for items that children can use to dress up and pretend. Anything to foster a child's imagination!


  1. Beautiful and another exciting month!

  2. Hello Lindsay,
    Just wanted to tell you that I have an award for you on my blog. Please visit the following link to see and collect it (scroll down the page a bit).