SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Stitch Nation® by Debbie Stoller™ Full O’ Sheep Yarn: 2 skeins Thyme (A)
1 skein each Mediterranean (B); Chianti (C), Peony (D); Plummy (E)
- Crochet hook size G-6
- Yarn needle
DIRECTIONS: Leaves are worked along length of garland as garland is being made.
MSL: Small Leaf.
Row 1: With A, ch 8; slip st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next 2 ch, hdc in next ch, slip st in last ch; turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, skip slip st, sc in next 5 sts, 3 sc in tip, 5 sc on opposite side of ch, slip st in last ch.
MLL: Large Leaf. Rows 1 & 2: Make same as Small Leaf; turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, skip slip st, sc in next 6 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts, slip st in next st; turn.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in next 7 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts.
Garland: With A ch 243.
Rnd 1: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook, * MSL, at end of Row 2 of leaf, slip st in next 10 ch of original ch, MSL, slip st in next 10 ch, MLL **, slip st in next 10 ch; rep from * to last ch; (MSL, MLL) all in last ch, working on opposite side of ch, slip st in next 5 ch; rep from * across opposite side of ch to last 6 ch, end at **; slip st in next 5 ch, MLL in last ch. Fasten off.
Flower: Make 5 each B & E; 4 each C & D.
Rnd 1: Ch 10, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch to last ch; 6 sc in last ch; working behind curl, join with a slip st to first of the 6 sc at end of Rnd 1 – 6 sc upon which remainder of flower will be worked. Free curl becomes the flower center.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in same ch as joining and in each of the next 5 sc; join with a slip st in front loop of first sc – 12 sc.
Rnd 3: Ch 2, 2 dc in same loop as joining, * (2 dc, ch 2, slip st) all in next front loop **, (slip st, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next front loop; repeat from * around, end at **; slip st in first slip st – 6 petals.
Rnd 4: Ch 2, keeping flower to front, slip st in first back loop, ch 1, sc in same loop, 2 sc in next back loop, * sc in next back loop, 2 sc in next back loop; rep from * around; join to first sc – 18 sc.
Rnd 5: * Ch 2, [2 dc in next sc] twice, ch 2, slip st in next sc; rep from * around, ending slip st in 1st slip st. Fasten off. Sew flowers to garland in random order. Weave in ends. Scarf is 68" long.