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Lily Sugar 'n Cream Crochet Apple Wreath

Crafting Time:
Varies
Skill Level:
Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • lily® Sugar’n’Cream® (4 oz;/200 yds):
    Main Color (mc) (Red) 5 balls
    Contrast A (Hot Green) 1 ball
    Contrast B (Warm Brown) 1 ball
  • Size U.S. E or 4 crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • 12" wire wreath
  • Stuffing
  • Glue gun & glue sticks

DIRECTIONS:

measurements
Apple:
Approx. 2-1⁄2" high x 2-1⁄2" diameter.
Wreath: 12" diameter before assembly.
gauge
16 sc and 18 rows = 4"

Apple (make 11).

Note: Stuff Apple while working.

Beg at top of apple with MC, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 4thrnd:Ch1.(1scinnextsc.2scinnextsc) 6 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc. 5thrnd:Ch1.(1scineachofnext2sc.2scin next sc) 6 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.
6thrnd:Ch1.(1scineachofnext3sc.2scin next sc) 6 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 30 sc.
7th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 8thrnd:Ch1.(1scineachofnext4sc.2scin next sc) 6 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 sc.
9th to 12th rnds: As 7th rnd.
13thrnd:Ch1.(1scineachofnext4sc.Draw up loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw loop through all loops on hook – sc2tog made) 6 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 30 sts.
14th rnd: As 7th rnd.
15thrnd:Ch1.(1scineachofnext3sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sts.
16th rnd: As 7th rnd.
17thrnd:Ch1.(1scineachofnext2sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sts. Lightly stuff Apple.
18th and 19th rnds: As 7th rnd.
20th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sts. 21st rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st to first st. 6 sts. Fasten off leaving a long tail. Finishing stuffing Apple. Thread tail through rem sts and draw tightly. Gently shape work to look like an apple.

Back

Leaf (make 13).
With A, ch 5.
1st rnd:1sc in 2nd ch from hook.1 hdc in next ch.1 dc in next ch. (2 hdc.Ch2. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook. 2 hdc) in next ch. Working into opposite side of ch, work 1 dc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch.1 sc in last ch.Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off leaving a long tail for stitching.

Stem
(make 11) With B, ch 7.
1st row:1sc in 2nd ch from hook.1 sc in next ch. Sl st in each of next 4 ch. Fasten off leaving a long tail for stitching.

Finishing
Sew 1 Stem to top of each Apple.
Wrap MC around wreath to cover surface. Using glue gun, glue Apples to wreath, then glue Leaves onto Apples or wreath randomly to fill any gaps as shown in photo.

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