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Crochet Felted Fall Foilage Crown
Lion Brand® Lion® Wool
Pattern Number: 70448AD Fun for halloween or mardi gras!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Baby (Child, Adult) Circumference 16 (18, 20) in. (40.5 (45.5, 51) cm) after felting Height 5 (6, 7) in. (12.5 (15, 18) cm) after felting

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

820-125 Lion Wool Yarn: Cocoa

Warm, medium brown


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Note: (A)

820-113 Lion Wool Yarn: Scarlet

Classic bright red


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820-187 Lion Wool Yarn: Goldenrod Intense, medium yellow
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820-133 Lion Wool Yarn: Pumpkin

Autumn burnt orange


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Note: (D)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
16 hdc and 10.5 rows = 4 in. (10 cm). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc dec) Insert hook into stitch and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next stitch and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.



hdc2tog (hdc dec) Yarn over, insert hook into st and draw up a loop, yarn over, insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.

NOTES:
Chain 2 at beginning of each row counts as hdc.


INSTRUCTIONS



CROWN
With A, ch 21 (25, 29).
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across - 20 (24, 28) hdc.
Row 2: Ch 2, (counts as first hdc on this row and every row throughout), turn, hdc in each hdc across, 2 hdc in beg ch - 21 (25, 29) hdc.
Row 3: Ch 2, turn, hdc in same st, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in each hdc across - 23 (27, 31) hdc.

Row 4: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across to last st, 2 hdc in last st - 24 (28, 32) hdc.


Row 5: Ch 2, turn, hdc in same st, 2 hdc in next st, hdc across - 26 (30, 34) hdc.
Row 6: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across to last 4 sts, (hdc2tog) twice - 24 (28, 32) hdc.


Row 7: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each hdc across - 23 (27, 31) hdc.


Row 8: Ch 2, turn, hdc across to last 4 sts, (hdc2tog) twice - 21 (25, 29) hdc.
Row 9: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each hdc across - 20 (24, 28) hdc.


Repeat Rows 2 - 9 for points, until 7 (8, 9) points have been made.


Work 1 row hdc.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Felt crown according to directions below.



LEAF (Make 3 (3, 4) with B, 2 (3, 3) with C and 2 (2, 2) with D)
Ch 3.

Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in last ch - 2 sc.

Ch 1, turn.
Sc in each sc.

Ch 1, turn.
Next Row: Work 2 sc in first sc (inc made), sc in each sc across to last sc, inc 1 in last sc.

Ch 1, turn.

Rep last row 3 more times - 10 sc.


Work even in sc for 5 rows.
Next Row: Slip st in first 2 sts, in next 6 sc, skip last 2 sts.

Ch 1, turn.
Next Row: Sc2tog over first 2 sc, sc in each sc across.

Ch 1, turn.
Rep last row 4 times.

Fasten off and weave in ends.
Felt Leaves according to directions below.



FELTING
Place pieces in a mesh laundry bag or pillowcase and wash by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces of clothing to agitate.

To felt additionally, dry by machine on a regular setting until almost dry.

Remove from dryer and pull into shape.



FINISHING
Once felt is completely dry, sew Leaves to points of Crown.

Sew hook and loop tape to ends of Crown.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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