Flower Power!

Nov 22, 2005
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by Marlo Cairns

Introduction

a ring around your wristOh, how these complete your Springtime wardrobe! Hook up some coordinating sets of this bracelet/hair tie duo*, give some as gifts, and use up your scraps stash. Can't get any better than that, eh?

Materials List

Bracelet:

  • A small amount of worsted weight variegated yarn in two different colors
  • A small amount of Lion Brand Microspun yarn in color Mango
  • Size F (4.0mm) crochet hook

Hair Tie:

  • One large ponytail holder
  • A small amount of worsted weight variegated yarn
  • A small amount of Lion Brand Microspun yarn in color Mango
  • Size F (4.0mm) hook

Notes

Bracelet: To adjust the size of the bracelet, make a chain long enough to wrap around your wrist and add 8 chains.

 

The Pattern

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Bracelet:

You will need:
A small amount of worsted weight variegated yarn in two different colors; a small amount of microspun yarn in color mango; size F (4.0mm) crochet hook. (See what I mean about using up your scraps stash?)

Note: To adjust the size of the bracelet, make a chain long enough to wrap around your wrist and add 8 chains.

Let's begin.

Straps: With microspun yarn - make 2

ch 47

sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in each remaining ch

Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew with.

Twist the 2 lengths around each other and sew them together.

Flowers: With variegated yarn - make three (2 of one color and 1 of another color).

Note: Popcorn - work 5 dc in stitch indicated, remove hook from yarn, insert hook in first dc of the group, pull the dropped loop through, ch 1

ch 6, join with a sl st to form a ring

ch 3, work 4 dc in ring, remove hook from yarn, insert hook in top of ch 3, and back into dropped loop of 4th dc and pull through popcorn just formed, ch 1

work 4 more popcorns, join to first popcorn and fasten off leaving a length of yarn to sew with.

Finishing: Sew the 3 flowers to the bracelet.

Hair Tie

You will need:
one large ponytail holder; a small amount of worsted weight variegated yarn; a small amount of Microspun yarn in color mango; F hook

Get to it.

Sc evenly around the hair scrunchie.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Ties: With Microspun yarn - make 2

Ch 51

sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in each remaining ch

Flowers: With variegated yarn - make 4

Note: Popcorn - work 5 dc in stitch indicated, remove hook from yarn, insert hook in first dc of the group, pull the dropped loop through, ch 1

ch 6, join with a sl st to form a ring

ch 3, work 4 dc in ring

mmmmmremove hook from yarn, insert hook in top of ch 3, and back into dropped loop of 4th dc and pull through popcorn just formed, ch 1

work 4 more popcorns, join to first popcorn and fasten off leaving a length of yarn to sew with

Finishing: Tie the ties to the hair scrunchie, sew a flower to each end of the ties.

* Pattern and photographs Copyright © Marlo Cairns.

Abbreviations:

ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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Comments

Alwin Basden wrote
on Jun 8, 2006 2:46 PM

Love the opportunity to purchase fine wooden hooks. I'm waiting anxiously on my order. I look forward to more afghan patterns! Good luck on your venture.