Daisy Chain Scarf

Oct 19, 2007
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Author

by Vickie Howell (www.vickiehowell.com)

Introduction

Republished courtesy of Crochet Today Magazine (Dec./Jan. 2007)

Materials List

Red Heart Bijou (1.7oz/50gr balls, each approx 84yd/77m; nylon/kid mohair/metallic)

1 ball each in #3638 Peridot (A), #3228 Champagne (B), and #3885 Opal (C)

Red Heart Plush (6oz/170g skeins, each approx 278 yds/254m; acrylic/nylon)

1 skein each in #9103 Cream (D), and #9220 Apricot (E)

Size N/15 hook

Tapestry Needle

Finished Size

Approx 56"x4 1/4" (142cm), excluding fringe.

Gauge

One motif measures 4 1/4" (10.5cm) across

Notes

1. Use one strand of A, B, or C throughout.
2. Use 2 strands of D or E held together throughout.

3. Flowers are numbered according to assembly order. Flowers 1-4 and 9-12 are made in Motif 1, and Flowers 5-8 are made in Motif 2.

The Pattern

MOTIF 1
With first color, ch4. Join ch with a sl st forming a ring.

Round 1(RS): Ch1, work 6 sc in ring, join round with a sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

Round 2: From right side, join 2nd color with a sl st in any sc, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), work 2 dc in same st as joining, ch1, *work 3dc in dc in next sc, ch 1; repeat from* 4 times more, join round with a sl st in top of beginning ch-3. Fasten off.

Round 3: From right side, join first color with a s sl st in any sc, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), work 2 dc in same st as joining, ch 1, *work 3 dc in next sc, ch1; repeat from* 4 times more, join round with a sl st in top of beginning ch-3. Fasten off.

Make 8 motifs using color combinations as follows:

Flower 1: One strand of A for first color and 2 strands of D for 2nd color.

Flower 2: One strand of B for first color and 2 strands of E for 2nd color.

Flower 4: Two strands of D for first color and one strand of B for 2nd color.

Flower 9: Two strands of D for first color and one strand of A for 2nd color.

Flower 10: One strand of B for first color and 2 strands of D for 2nd color.

Flower 11: One strand of A for first color and 2 strands of E for 2nd color.

Flower 12: Two strands for E for the first color and one strand of B and 2nd color.

MOTIF 2
Ch 2.

Round 1 (RS): Work 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join round with a sl st in first sc--5sc.

Round 2: Ch 1, working through back lps only, sc in each st around, join round with a sl st in first sc.

Round 3: Ch4 (counts as 1 tr), work 4 tr in same sp as joining, [work 5 tr in next st] 4 times, join round with a sl st in top of beginning ch-4--25 tr.

Round 4: Ch1, *sc in next st, tr in next st; repeat from* around, join round with a sl st in first sc. Fasten off. Push center of flower and the tr of last round to right side. Make 4 motifs as follows:

Flowers 5 and 7: Use one strand of A.

Flowers 6 and 8: Use one strand of B.

Loop Stitch Embroidery

For Motif 2 flowers only: Use one strand of C in yarn needle. From wrong side, secure yarn end with a few back stitches. *Insert needle up through side edge of base of a tr of Round 3, then back down on the opposite side of same stitch. Insert needle up through first point, then wrap yarn once around thumb to form a 1"/2.5cm lp. Insert needle down through 2nd point, up through 1st point, then down through 2nd point to secure lp; repeat from * 7 times more spacing lps evenly around center of flower. Fasten off on wrong side.

FLOWER FRINGE (make 6)

With C, ch 3. Join with a sl st forming a ring.

Round 1 (RS): Ch1, [sc,hdc,dc] 3 times in ring, join round with a sl st in first sc, ch 18 for fringe. Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing. Make 6 fringe as follows:
Center fringe- Make 2 ending with Ch 18 for fringe.

Side fringe- Mae 4 ending with Ch 12 for fringe.

FINISHING

Working from right to left, arrange flowers as shown in Assembly Diagram. Using one strand od matching yarn, sew flowers together through sc at top edge of first flower, then sew a side fringe to sc before center sc and after center sc. Repeat at opposite end.

Weave in ends.

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Comments

Stefanie@7 wrote
on Apr 16, 2009 1:23 PM
i love this scarf. i can't wait to try it!

- skatergirl501 ;)

wheatiegirl wrote
on Apr 22, 2009 3:33 PM

I think this scarf is great I shall put it on my list to do.

Anne@840 wrote
on May 22, 2010 7:27 PM

Is there some where I can get a graph for this pattern and also do you have it in a printer friendly version?