Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Fall Foliage Felted Wreath
Lion Brand® Lion® Wool
Pattern Number: 70450AD Felted leaves brighten this autumn wreath. Each leaf is crocheted and felted before being applied. Use it on your door, to decorate a Thanksgiving table or at the base of pillar candles.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 11 in. (28 cm) in diameter

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

820-113 Lion Wool Yarn: Scarlet

Classic bright red


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.99
Note: (A)

820-187 Lion Wool Yarn: Goldenrod Intense, medium yellow
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Note: (B)

820-125 Lion Wool Yarn: Cocoa

Warm, medium brown


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Note: (C)

820-133 Lion Wool Yarn: Pumpkin

Autumn burnt orange


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.99
Note: (D)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Purchased Craft Wreath 11 in. (28 cm) in diameter Hot glue gun
GAUGE:
12 sc + 14 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



LEAF (Make 3 each with A and B and 4 each with C and 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, 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.

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
When Leaves are completely dry, use hot glue gun to attach to wreath.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
tog = together


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