Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Sunflower Wreath Pattern

JUST under the wire, here is the new Brownie Knits pattern for September. It is 100% crocheted. You can purchase the pattern for $2.99 in Ravelry, Craftsy, or at the Brownie Knits Etsy store. I hope you enjoy this new pattern and if you need any assistance, please use the contact info listed on the pattern. 

This crocheted wreath is perfect to jazz up your house for fall or if you just love sunflowers! The cheerful flowers and lovely leaves bring nature to your door. Express your own creativity by your color selection and how you arrange the foliage. A super fun project to make.

This one is hanging on our front door!

Materials:Wreath: 217 yards of worsted weight yarnSunflower center: 20-40 yards of worsted weight yarn and 20 yards of novelty yarn (optional)Sunflower petal: 200 yards of worsted weight yarnLeaves: 17 yards EACH of two different green worsted weight yarns14 each foam wreathSize US H crochet hookTapestry needleScissors

Gauge: 4 sts/ 3 rows over HDC = 1 inch (gauge is only critical for wreath foam covering)

Skills: Adventurous Beginner to Intermediate

Uses the following stitches: Chain, Single Crochet, Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, and Slip Stitch. (All terms are US crochet terminology.) 

A video link is provided in the pattern to offer further assistance in seaming the flowers.

Yarns used in the first photo are Dream in Color Classy and Berroco Vintage. Yarns used in the second photo are Knit Picks Wool of the Andes and Knit Picks Reverie.

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