Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Striking Stole Free Crochet Pattern

strikingstole

Source: Redheart.com

You can't miss this Seriously Striking Crochet Stole. The patchwork design with lots of fun colors makes it an awesome accessory you can take anywhere. I really love the way it not only matches everything in your closet, but it has just a bit of shimmer to make it seem fancier than it actually is. Crochet shawl and stoles have their own way of really spicing up an outfit and making it something totally new. Wear your crochet stole wherever you want, make one for a friend, or give them out as gifts. You can't go wrong with something as fun as this!

Crochet Hook: G/6 or 4 mm hook, I/9 or 5.5 mm hook

Yarn Weight: (1) Super Fine (27-32 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials List
  1. RED HEART Stardust: 1 ball each 1530 Purple A, 1623 Green B, 1252 Orange C, 1701 Pink D, and 1805 Blue E.
  2. 4.00 mm [US G-6] Crochet Hook
  3. 5.5 mm [US I-9] Crochet Hook
Crochet Gauge

Rounds 1-3= 2square.

Finished Size: Shawl measures 16 wide by 64 long, not including Edging.

Instructions
Special Stitch

Petal = *yo twice, insert hook in ring, yo and pull up a loop, (yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice; repeat from * 2 times more, yo and draw through all 4 loops on hook.

First Square

With smaller hook and A, ch 6; join with a slip st in first ch to form a ring.
Round 1 (Right side): Ch 4, *yo twice, insert hook into ring, yo and pull up a loop, (yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice; repeat from * once more, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook (counts as first Petal), ch 5, (work Petal, ch 5) 6 times, work Petal, ch 2, join with dc to first Petal: 8 ch-5 spaces.
Round 2: Ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5, *(sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5) twice, sc in same space, ch 5; repeat from * 2 times more, sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5, join with slip st to first ch-5 space: 8 ch-5 spaces and 4 corner ch-5 spaces.
Rounds 3-7: Ch 5, sc in same space (corner made), ch 5, *(sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5) across to next corner ch-5 space, sc in corner ch-5 space, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5; repeat from * around to first corner ch-5 space, join with sc to first corner ch-5 space: 28 ch-5 spaces and 4 corner ch-5 spaces.
Fasten off.
Round 8: With right side facing, join B with sc in any corner ch-5 space, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5, *(sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5) across to next corner ch-5 space, sc in corner ch-5 space, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5; repeat from * around to first corner ch-5 space, join with sc to first corner ch-5 space: 32 ch-5 spaces and 4 corner ch-5 spaces.
Round 9: Repeat Round 3; fasten off.
Round 10: With right side facing, join C with sc in any corner ch-5 space, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5, *(sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5) across to next corner ch-5 space, sc in corner ch-5 space, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5; repeat from * around to first corner ch-5 space, join with sc to first corner ch-5 space: 40 ch-5 spaces and 4 corner ch-5 spaces.
Rounds 11-23: Repeat Round 3: 92 ch-5 spaces and 4 corner ch-5 spaces.
Fasten off.
Round 24: With right side facing, join B with sc in any corner ch-5 space, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5, *(sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5) across to next corner ch-5 space, sc in corner ch-5 space, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5; repeat from * around to first corner ch-5 space, join with sc to first corner ch-5 space; fasten off: 96 ch-5 spaces and 4 corner ch-5 spaces.

Remaining Squares

Note: Work 3 Squares, one in each color combination listed below, joining on one side while working Round 24 and following the Assembly Diagram as a guide for placement.
Square 2: D, B, E, B
Square 3: E, B, D, B
Square 4: C, B, A, B
With smaller hook and first color, ch 6; join with a slip st to form a ring.
Round 1 (Right side): Ch 4, *yo twice, insert hook into ring, yo and pull up a loop, (yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice; repeat from * once more, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook (counts as first Petal), ch 5, (work Petal, ch 5) 6 times, work Petal, ch 2, join with dc to first Petal: 8 ch-5 spaces.
Round 2: Ch 5, sc in same space (corner made), ch 5, *(sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5) twice, sc in same space, ch 5; repeat from * 2 times more, sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5, join with slip st to first ch-5 space: 8 ch-5 spaces and 4 corner ch-5 spaces.
Rounds 3-7: Ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5, *(sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5) across to next corner ch-5 space, sc in corner ch-5 space, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5; repeat from * around to first corner ch-5 space, join with sc to first corner ch-5 space: 28 ch-5 spaces and 4 corner ch-5 spaces.
Fasten off.
Round 8: With right side facing, join second color with sc in any corner ch-5 space, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5, *(sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5) across to next corner ch-5 space, sc in corner ch-5 space, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5; repeat from * around to first corner ch-5 space, join with sc to first corner ch-5 space: 32 ch-5 spaces and 4 corner ch-5 spaces.
Round 9: Repeat Round 3; fasten off.
Round 10: With right side facing, join third color with sc in any corner ch-5 space, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5, *(sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5) across to next corner ch-5 space, sc in corner ch-5 space, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5; repeat from * around to first corner ch-5 space, join with sc to first corner ch-5 space: 40 ch-5 spaces and 4 corner ch-5 spaces.
Rounds 11-23: Repeat Round 3: 92 ch-5 spaces and 4 corner ch-5 spaces.
Fasten off.
Round 24 (Joining round): With right side facing, join fourth color with slip stitch to any corner ch-5 space, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5, (sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5) across to next corner ch-5 space, sc in corner ch-5 space, ch 2, with wrong sides together and matching stitches, slip st in any corner ch-5 space on previous square, ch 2, sc in same corner ch-5 space on current square, ch 2, *slip st in next ch 5 space on previous square, ch 2, sc in next ch-5 space on current square, ch 2; repeat from * across to next corner ch-5 space on current square, slip st in next ch-5 space on previous square, ch 2, sc in corner ch-5 space on current square, ch 2, slip st in corner ch-5 space on previous square, ch 2, sc in same corner ch-5 space on current square, ch 5, (sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5) across to next corner ch-5 space, sc in corner ch-5 space, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5, (sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5) across to first corner ch-5 space, join with slip st to first corner ch-5 space; fasten off.

Edging

With right side facing and larger hook, join B with slip st to any corner ch-5 space.
Round 1: Ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5, *(sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5) across to next corner ch-5 space, sc in corner ch-5 space, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5; repeat from * around to first corner ch-5 space, join with sc to first corner ch-5 space.
Round 2: Ch 6, sc in same space, ch 6, *(sc in next ch-5 space, ch 6) across to next corner ch-5 space, sc in corner ch-5 space, ch 6, sc in same space, ch 6; repeat from * around to first corner ch-6 space, join with slip st to first corner ch-6 space; fasten off.

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