Sonntag, 8. April 2012

Falling Blossoms Scarf


This scarf is a combined knitting & crochet project.

The flowers are 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
fingering weight yarn


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.

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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