Flower Children


Materials 25 grams MANUELA-Color size 10 color M201, crystal (baby colors ombre); MANUELA size 10 color M025, apricot and size 10 color M027, green for leaves and stem. Steel crochet hook size 8 Small amount of filling material and small amount of gray and red floss for eyes and mouth. Decoration Materials Tirol, Art. 5008/121, bright yellow, width 170 cm, from I.C. Leibfried, Germany. Cedar wood blocks (repels moths), from Susanne’s Klöppel-Zentrum, Germany Flower Children Size: about 3 inches Note: All Rnds are joined with slip stitch and each first st has to be worked as ch instead (ch 1 for sc, ch 2 for hdc, etc.). Head, collar and dress are worked continuously. Instructions: Head in apricot (color I) Form a ring. Rnd 1: 12 sc in ring (12). Rnd 2: (2 sc in next st, sc in next st) around (18). Rnd 3: (2 sc in next sc, sc in next) around (24). Rnds 4-8: work sc in each st around. Rnd 9: (sc dec over next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts) around (18). Rnd 10: sc in each st around. – Start stuffing head –. Rnd 11: (sc dec over next 2 sts, sc in next st) around (12). Collar in green (color II) Rnd 12: 2 sc in each st around (24). Rnd 13: V In the following st work: sl st, ch 4, 3-dc cluster, ch 1, sl st, ch 3, skip next 3 sts of previous Rnd V. Rep from V to V around (6 flowers). Dress in crystal “ombre” (color III) Rnd 14: V Sc into the ch 3 from last Rnd, ch 3 V, when you do this hold the leaves towards the head and have the ch’s go behind it, repeat from V to V around (6 ch total). Rnd 15: V In next ch 3 sp, sc, ch 3, 2 trc, picot, 2 trc, ch 3 V. Repeat from V to V around. Rnd 16: same as Rnd 14 but ch 4 instead of ch 3. Rnd 17: Same as Rnd 15 but 3 trc instead of 2 trc. Rnd 18: Same as Rnd 14 but with ch 5. Rnd 19: Same as Rnd 15 but with 4 trc. Rnd 20: Same as Rnd 14 but with ch 6. Rnd 21: Same as Rnd 15 but with 5 trc. Rnd 22: Same as Rnd 14 but with ch 7. Rnd 23: In next ch 7 sp V sc, ch 3, 6 trc, picot, 6 trc, ch 3, sc V. Repeat from V to V around. Flower Hat in green (color II) Leave beginning thread long to make stem later. Rnd 1: 12 sc in yarn ring or ring of ch’s. Rnds 2-4: Sc in each st around (12 per Rnd). Rnd 5: 2 sc in each st around (24). Rnd 6: In next st V (sl st, ch 4, 3 trc cluster, ch 4, sl st, ch 3), V skip next 3 sts. Repeat from V to V around. Flower leaves in crystal “ombre” (color III) Rnd 7: V In ch 3 sp between leaves from previous Rnd, sc, ch 3 V, repeat from V to V around – hold leaves towards the “crochet beginning” and work ch’s and sc behind it. Rnd 8: Repeat Rnd 15 from Dress. Flower Stem in green (color II) With beginning thread from hat, ch 7, turn, sl st in 2nd from hook and rem 5 chs. Finishing: Onto the head with gray and red yarn, stitch mouth and eyes. With a few stitches attach hat to head if desired and a loop for hanging. Tip: When the flower children sleep, push the head into the flower (the hat would have to be taken off for that).

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