embroidery stitch tutorial: the herringbone ladder stitch
Crochet Diagrams G-Ma Ellen's Hands – Adventures in Crochet and Knit
It was patterns similar to this that encouraged me to learn to knit, and it is patterns like this encouraging me to learn to crochet!
cool crochet doily scaled up to mat size
Amigurumi New Year Doll-Free Pattern (Amigurumi Free Patterns)