Simply Crochet - - TRAVEL IDEAS -

Make your­self vis­i­ble in a whole new way with this cute flag by Emma Leith.

■ DMC Natura Medium (100% cot­ton, 50g/75m), 1 ball of each: Vanilla (03), Or­ange Tree (109), Emer­ald (138), Amethyst (06), But­ter­cup (99), Su­per Red (55)

■ A 3.5mm (US E/4) hook


Each Flag mea­sures 17x19cm (6 x7 in) at the long­est point


Change colours on the last yrh of the pre­vi­ous stitch.


Make 1 of each:

Su­per Red for Round 1, Amethyst for Round 2.

Emer­ald for Round 1, But­ter­cup for Round 2.

Amethyst for Round 1, Or­ange Tree for Round 2.

Us­ing colour in­di­cated for Round 1, ch6, join to first ch with a ss to form a loop.

Round 1 Ch3 (counts as tr), 11tr into the loop, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. [12 sts]

Round 2 Join next colour into any st, ch2 (counts as htr through­out), htr in same st, 2htr in each st around, ss to top of beg ch-2 to join. [24 sts]

Round 3 Join Vanilla into any st, ch2, *(2htr, ch2, 2htr) in next st, htr in next st, dc in next 3 sts, htr in next st; re­peat from * three times more omit­ting last htr, ss to top of beg ch-2 to join.

[24 htr, 12 dc, 4 ch-2 sps]

Fas­ten off and weave in ends.


Whip­stitch the Mo­tifs to­gether by plac­ing them RS to­gether and sewing through the back loops only.


With RS fac­ing, join Vanilla into the bot­tom right ch-2 cor­ner sp.

Row 1 Ch1 (does not count as st through­out), work 10dc evenly in the bot­tom edge of each Mo­tif, turn. [30 sts]

Row 2 Ch1, skip first st, dc to last 2 sts, skip next st, dc in last st, turn. [28 sts]

Row 3 Ch1, dc in each st to end, turn.

Rows 4-5 Join But­ter­cup, re­peat Rows 2-3, turn. [26 sts]

Re­peat (Rows 2-3) 11 times more us­ing the fol­low­ing colour se­quence: Vanilla, Amethyst, Vanilla, Su­per Red, Vanilla, Or­ange Tree, Vanilla, Emer­ald, Vanilla, But­ter­cup, Vanilla.

[Row 27 should have 4 sts]

Row 28 Join Amethyst, ch1, (skip st, dc in next st) twice, turn. [2 sts]

Row 29 Re­peat Row 3.

Fas­ten off and weave in ends.


To work the bor­der, po­si­tion the Flag with RS fac­ing you and join Vanilla into the top right-hand cor­ner.

Round 1 Ch1, dc evenly around the Flag, work­ing 2dc into each st from Row 29, and (dc, ch2, dc) in each top cor­ner, join with a ss to first dc, turn.

Row 2 (WS) Ch1, dc in each st along the top of the Flag, turn.

Row 3 Re­peat Row 2.

Fas­ten off and weave in ends.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.