These crochet blossoms, with or without picots, twinkle in a little girl’s hair just like the blooms that adorn the tresses of little garden fairies.
Designer: Karen Hooton
Finished Size: 31/2-7″ across, depending on thread, tension, and crochet hook used.
Yarn: DMC Perle Cotton size 8 (100% mercerized cotton; 95 yd). DMC Pearl Cotton size 12 (100% mercerized cotton; 131 yds).
Hook Size: 7 (1.65 mm) steel hook for size 8 thread, size 9 (1.4 mm) steel hook for size 12 thread.
Notions: Stitch marker(s); small darning needle; 2 barrettes or hair slide, assorted beads or shank back buttons;
Gauge: Size 8 thread = 2-21/2″; size 12 thread = 11/2-13/4″. Gauge is not critical.