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« on: April 17, 2014 06:54:40 AM »

My autumn wreath has been hanging on the door since October so I figured it was time to upgrade.

Gather your suuplies:
12 inch florist wreath (or any Styrofoam wreath)
2 skeins of yarn (I chose one variegated and one solid)
Size N crochet hook
Size H crochet hook

Start by attaching a slip knot to your size N hook and wrapping the yarn through the center of the wreath, yarn over and draw up a loop (single crochet)

You're now going to alternate feeding the yarn from the back of the wreath, single crocheting,

then feeding it through the center of the wreath and single crocheting

continue single crocheting all the way around the wreath til your stitches meet back up at the beginning, it'll make a pretty heart pattern along the ridge

before you join back up to the first loop, count all your stitches on top and make sure it's divisible by 5 (because the scallop edge is worked in groups of 5)
for the scallop edge work *1 slip stich, 1 double crochet, 5 double crochets in same stitch, 1 double crochet and skip one stitch* repeat from * to * all along edge
join with slip stitch at the beginning
For the flowers:
chain 31
sc in 2nd chain from hook, *chain 2, skip 1, sc in next stich*, repeat from * to *.  You should have 15 chain two spaces.  Turn work.  Slip stitch into chain two space, work 3 half double crochets in same chain 2 space, slip stitch in same chain 2 space, slip stitch over into next chain 2 space and work 4 half double crochets, slip stitch into same chain two space.  Keep increasing in each chain 2 space remembering to slip stitch into and out of each chain two space (it'll help your petals look better)
For leaves,(you will be working on both sides of the foundation chain)
chain 10, sc in 2nd chain from hook, hdc in next stitch, dc in next stitch, 3 treble crochets in next 3 stitches, dc in next stitch, hcd in next stitch and 3 sc in next stitch working over to the other side of the leaf. Working up the backbone of the foundation again, hdc in next stich, dc in next stitch, 3 treble crochets in next 3 stitches, dc in next stich, hdc in next stitch, sc in next stitch, slip stitch into last stitch. Attach your flowers to your wreath as you like, hang it and enjoy!
Peace and blessings!
Beth
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« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2014 07:51:32 AM »

What an original idea and it looks so pretty!  Cheesy

Thanks for the tutorial too! Will bookmark this for future use.  Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2014 08:15:25 AM »

It is so pretty! What a clever idea.
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« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2014 12:40:17 PM »

That is so very pretty!
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