Sonntag, 8. April 2012

Falling Blossoms Scarf

Free Pattern: Falling Blossoms Scarf (Knitting/Crochet Combo); http://knitting-and-so-on.blogspot.com This scarf is the ideal spring project for "bi-craftuals" :)
You can combine your knitting and crocheting skills into one special garment.

The scarf is knitted from side to side with crochet flowers added at the beginning of every 12th row by taking the last stitch off the needle and using it as a chain stitch to crochet from. After two flowers have been crocheted the stitch is slipped back on the knitting needle and knitting is continued in a normal way.

A photo tutorial on how to crochet the flowers can be found in this blog post.





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Materials:
  • 3.5 mm knitting needles (i.e. knitting needles that were slightly bigger than the yarn called for)
  • 2.5 mm crochet hook
  • ca. 100 grams fingering weight yarn (I used Zwerger Opal Surprise, but any other fingering weight with a nice color change will do)
Free Knitting/Crochet Pattern: Falling Blossoms Scarf


How to crochet the flowers:
At the beginning of a row use the crochet hook to take the first stitch from your knitting needle and start to crochet the flowers - the numbers in square brackets are references to the chart.
  • ch 7, sl st in 4th chain to form a small loop (the first flower will be crocheted around this loop) [1]
  • to form the first petal ch 3, dc 2 in loop, ch 3 and sl st in loop, 
  • ch 3, dc 2 in loop (this starts the second petal of the first flower)
  • ch 7, sl st in 4th chain to form a small loop (the second flower will be crocheted around this loop) [2]
  • ch 3, dc 2 in loop, ch 3, sl st in loop (first petal)
  • ch 3, dc 2 in loop, ch 3, sl st in loop (second petal) 
  • ch 3, dc 2 in loop, ch 3, sl st in loop (third petal) 
  • ch 3, dc 2 in loop, sl st in the top of the last dc of the second petal of the first flower [3]
  • ch 3, sl st in loop of first flower (the second petal of the first flower is now finished)
  • ch 3, dc 2 in loop, ch 3, sl st in loop (third petal)  
  • ch 3, dc 2 in loop, sl st in the first chain [4]
  • put stitch back on knitting needle and continue pattern
I have written a short tutorial (with photos) on how to crochet the flowers - here's the link.



Instructions:
CO2
knit 2 rows

Section 1 - Set-up rows
Row 1: kfb, k to end
Row 2 - 6: k
repeat these rows a total of 8 times (you have 10 sts on your needles)

Section 2 - Increase rows
Row 1: kfb, k to end
Row 2: k
Row 3: make flower and then k to end
Row 4-6: k
Row 7: kfb, k to end
Row 8-12: k
Repeat these rows a total of 19 times and once more knit rows 1-10 (you have 50 sts on your needles)

Section 3 - Decrease rows
Row 1: k
Row 2: k until the last two stitches k2tog
Row 3-4: k
Row 5: make flower and then k to end
Row 6-7: k
Row 8: k until the last two stitches k2tog
Row 9-12: k
Repeat these rows a total of 20 time

Section 4 - Finishing rows
Row 1: k
Row 2: k until the last two stitches k2tog
Row 3-6: k
Repeat these rows 7 times (there are only 3 sts left on your needles), then
knit one row,
knit and k2tog,
knit one row
and bind off the last two stitches.

Weave in ends and block - making sure to block the flowers separately.

Free Knitting/Crochet Pattern: Falling Blossoms Scarf


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Kommentare:

  1. What a very lovely and creative pattern. Thank you!

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    1. Thanks! I had a lot of fun knitting it :)

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  2. Richtig frühlingshaft! :)
    Lieber Gruss
    Sarah

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    1. Dankeschön!
      Und lieber Gruss zurück
      SR

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  3. Wow found you on Pinterest. This is great. Jeanette

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  4. This is beautiful, thank you for sharing at my link up. Your blog is new to me, but not anymore :)

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    1. Takk så mye. I really like your linkup!

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  5. I love this scarf! In fact, it's one of my features at The Yarn Fanatic Party! http://philwife.blogspot.com/2015/04/yarn-fanatic-party-31.html

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    1. Thank you very much - looking forward to your next party :)

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