Saturday, 2 April 2016

More crochet news - Lion's foot flower stitch Scarf

Welcome back,


Crochet lion's foot flower stitch
 

On YouTube I found this helpful crochet tutorial on Oana's crochet channel:

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpvI5Af2xl8


I was intrigued by the idea that you need to crochet in a right direction for the first row which is quite unusual! The whole flower pattern is made by working only 3 rows. As a result you will have a long flower ribbon which could be used as a border to an existing project (blanket, top, etc).



On the other hand, you can work several of these flower ribbons and join them as you work. This results in a larger 'fabric' and can be used to construct clothing and blankets.




How this works is all shown in the video.

I felt very inspired and decided to give it a go. So I started work on a Flower crochet Shawl, using some yarn I recently bought at Wolle Roedel in Germany.

The yarn is called Rico Creative Sport Print DK. 50 g = 145 m, suggested needle size 4.5 - 5.5mm.
It's a mix of 50% cotton and 50% Acrylic which makes it super soft and squishy!

You can also order it online: Rico Creative Sport Print dk 50g  (of course you might also find it at your own retailer!)


Here you can see my work in progress. I love the subtle changes of colour! You can see I'm using a 4mm hook which feels right to me as I crochet fairly loosely.



 


I am making a long scarf, but it would be really easy to join it to make a lovely cowl! I'm still working on it, one section at a time. I will let you see it when it is finished!

I wonder what you think of it, please let me know and leave me a comment below!

Hope you enjoyed this project!         

20 comments:

  1. Wow, that is a really interesting pattern, it sure does make a lovely scarf.
    Hugs,
    Meredith

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    1. Thank you. I'm making it for my mum's birthday! She chose the yarn, but she doesn't know the pattern. It will be a surprise! xx

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  2. You have me thinking about how to combine ribbon/braid patterns like this with other 'ribbon' techniques like hairpin crochet.

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    1. Hi Jodie! That's an interesting idea. Have you ever tried hairpin crochet? xx

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  3. What a beautiful pattern! I love the colour you've chosen too :) x

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  4. Well that is a nice pattern! Lovely for a summer scarf or shawlette! And I really do like yoining as you go :) it would not be that nice of it all were loose flowers... really nice!

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    1. Glad you like it, Lizette! I think I might use it again for something else at some time! xx

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  5. Hi Ingrid,

    That looks really pretty. Beautiful flowers for spring :-). hihi. Looks great. Have a nice Tuesday.

    Sweet greetings,
    Emily
    (casacreaemilia.blogspot.nl)

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    1. Yes, we could use some spring flowers here! Only the magnolia tree is flowering so far!
      Take care, Emily! xx

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  6. Hallo,

    dein Blog und vor allem deine Häkelarbeiten gefallen mir. Ich werde jetzt öfter reinschneien.

    Gruß
    Lisa

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  7. Hallo Lisa und willkommen! :) Schoen, Dich hier zu sehen! Mach's Dir gemuetlich! xx

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  8. Hallo Ingrid,
    der Stich ist tatsächlich außergewöhnlich und außergewöhnlich schön obendrein - muß ich auch mal ausprobieren!
    Liebe Grüße,
    Marjan

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  9. Thank you so much for sharing at my party last week. You WON! most clicked link :) A New party is open tomorrow :)

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    1. Thanks, Monica! It is nice to hear that people found this link interesting! Thanks, I will join again when I have new posts! xx

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  10. Such beautiful stitch. I'm sure your scarf will turn out gorgeous!

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    1. Hello Olga, Thanks for your visit and comment! My scarf is finished, I will blog about it soon! :) xx

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