Whoa! You can't favorite your own shop.

Whoa! You can't buy your own item.

Whoa! You can't favorite your own item.

Whoa! You can't add your own item to a list.

Add this item to a treasury!

You don't have any treasuries yet. Enter a title below to create one.

This item has been added.

View your treasury.

Like this item?

Add it to your favorites to revisit it later.
Request a custom order and have something made just for you.
Priscilla Irish Crochet: No. 2

Spiral Bound Book Republication™

Originally Published - 1912!

Why Buy Just One?
Receive a 50% shipping discount, on all items in your order after the first purchase, providing all are paid for in a single payment!

Up for bid here is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication™ "Priscilla Irish Crochet No. 2!" A great authentic instructional source and from a non-smoking home! This 52 page item covers the gentle art of using crochet hooks and various threads (silk, linen and cotton) to make the daintiest (but also amazingly sturdy) decorative lace for home and clothing. (Original not for sale.)

Our new line of Spiral Bound Book Republications™ oh-so-conveniently lie flat while in use!

This is a unbelievably nice touch if you have every tried to read a pattern's instructions while your hands are full of your in progress project. As an avid needleworker myself my personal experience prompted my choice of spiral binding for it's ease-of-use alone. I bet you'll love it too!

This item includes scores of antique, original patterns from Ireland's beautiful culture! If you are already familiar with traditional crochet, this book will take you to the next level of creating delightful feminine accessories using Irish Crochet motifs of butterflies, flowers, laces, etc. Make graceful and unique handbags, coin purses, baby booties, neckties, cravets, pendants, necklaces buttons, jabots, D'oilies & more! Endless possibilities for bridal and wedding accessories or proms & clubbing... This book will keep you busy making beautiful dainty lace items for you and yours, as gifts or to sell!

An excerpt:
"...many choice patterns never before published...The illustration of motifs and finished work are remarkably attractive and are large enough to be easily copied, with the assistance of the very complete directions. The original designs are a special feature of this collection and many unusual adaptations are suggested by the illustrations of the finished work. Irish Crochet workers who do not posses this book would find it a most valuable addition to their needlework library."


Materials for Working

Directions for Working

Explanation of Stitches

Edging 1

Insertion 1

Petal Insertion

Edging 2

Insertion 2

Edging 3

Seam Beading


Edging 4

Edging 5

Insertion 3

Edging 6

Edging 7

Edging 8

Edging 9

Edging 10

Insertion 4

Medallion 1

Edging 11


Motif 1

Motif 2

Medallion 2

Flower Medallion 1


Medallion 3

Medallion 4

Medallion 5

Medallion 6

Wild Rose

Button 2


Medallion 7


Jabot 1

Spray of Daisies

Medallion 8

Fuschia Tie

Butterfly 2

Butterfly 3

Butterfly Mounted on Hatpin

Butterfly 4

Roses and Bow


Pendant 2

Stole Tie

Velvet Bow with Crocheted Slide 1

Velvet Bow with Crocheted Slide 2

To Mount a Motif for Hatpin

Jabot 3

Conventional Flower

Neck Ornament

Band for Hat Crown

Baby's Cap

Shamrock Garniture

Roses and Bow

Collar in Wheels, Roses and Leaves


Pendant 3

Pendant 4

Stole Tie

Bow with Slide 3

Trimming for Waist

Bow with Slide 4

Wheels Arranged for Dress Garniture

Conventional Flower

Coin Purse


Rose and Fern Bag

Rose, Thistle and Shamrock Doily


Butterfly and Rose Bag

Acorn Jabot

Pin Wheel Doily

Collar in Small Rings


Dutch Collar


Baby's Ankle Tie

Band for Trimming

Coat Collar


Version 1

Version 2

Version 3

Version 4

Version 5

Version 6

Version 7

Version 8

Version 9

Version 10


Neck Chain

Grape Design Opera Bag

Belt Pin 1

Pin Set

Belt Pin 2


Table Mat

Sailor Collar

Coat Collar

Cuff to Match Collar

Neck Chain

Flower Jabot

As you can see from the contents and the listing pictures there are scores of ANTIQUE IRISH CROCHET instructions and photo plates for making these delightful lacey items and motifs!

The ladies of earlier times put their hands to such marvelous work and now you can too! These are beautiful items and sure to delight you and yours! These instructions are very clear and easy to follow and yet the experience needleworker will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.

The antique and vintage threads, hooks, etc., can be found online quite readily. You just have to hunt a little bit! :) Or, of course, you can utilize contemporary tools and materials found at a nearby fabric, craft or hobby store.

The Spiral Bound Book Republication™ you will receive is representative of the types of handicraft expertise of earlier genteel and feminine American and European culture! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have many hours of enjoyment recreating antique needlework items for yourself or others dear to your heart just the way your great-grandmothers did!

You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come. This information has been scanned at a high resolution and electronically revamped to provide you with the very best hardcopy reproduction. Our Spiral Bound Republication™ has so many more advantages over the original book.

You will appreciate the attention we have taken in providing you with a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that will be use for many years to come...

Check out Dakota Prairie Treasures' current auctions for many other unique needlework Spiral Bound Book, CD and Single Pattern Republications™ for your creative needle working pleasure!

1912 Gibson Girl Irish Crochet Book Butterfly Butterflies Laces Lace Flower Flowers Motif Pattern Emerald Isle DIY Crocheted Reenactment



  • Handmade item
  • Materials: paper, card stock, cover stock, comb
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 482 reviews
  • Favorited by: 127 people

Shop similar items from sellers around the world

Emerald Isle Earrings
Emerald Isle Earrings
Emerald Isle 15573
Emerald Isle 15573
Bag Butterfly / butterflies
Bag Butterfly / butterflies
Butterfly of butterflies
Butterfly of butterflies