Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller™ Belle Fleur Scarf
If you’re looking for a romantic way to finish your look, this scarf is perfect. The flowers and leaves are fun to watch appear as you crochet them.
Designed by Michele Wilcox
- Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller™ “Alpaca Love™”: 2 balls 3620 Fern A, 1 ball each 3520 Peacock Feather B, 3920 Ruby C, 3580 Dusk D, and 3650 Lotus E
- Crochet Hook: 4mm [US G-6]
- Yarn Needle
Scarf measures 68" long.
GAUGE: Gauge is not important for this project.
Note: Leaves are worked along length of garland as garland is being made.
MSL (Small Leaf)
Row 1: With A, ch 8; slip st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next 2 ch, hdc in next ch, slip st in last ch; turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, skip slip st, sc in next 5 sts, 3 sc in tip, 5 sc on opposite side of ch, slip st in last ch.
MLL (Make Large Leaf)
Rows 1 and 2: Make same as Small Leaf; turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, skip slip st, sc in next 6 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts, slip st in next st; turn.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in next 7 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts.
With A ch 243.
Round 1: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook, * MSL, at end of Row 2 of leaf, slip st in next 10 ch of original ch, MSL, slip st in next 10 ch, MLL **, slip st in next 10 ch; repeat from * to last ch; (MSL, MLL) all in last ch, working on opposite side of ch, slip st in next 5 ch; repeat from * across opposite side of ch to last 6 ch, end at **; slip st in next 5 ch, MLL in last ch. Fasten off.
Flower (Make 5 each B and E, and 4 each C and D)
Round 1: Ch 10, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch to last ch; 6 sc in last ch; working behind curl, join with a slip st to first of the 6 sc at end of Round 1 – 6 sc upon which remainder of flower will be worked. Free "curl" becomes the flower center.
Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in same ch as joining and in each of the next 5 sc; join with a slip st in front loop of first sc -12 sc.
Round 3: Ch 2, 2 dc in same loop as joining, * (2 dc, ch 2, slip st) all in next front loop **, (slip st, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next front loop; repeat from * around, end at **; slip st in first slip st – 6 petals.
Round 4: Ch 2, keeping flower to front, slip st in first back loop, ch 1, sc in same loop, 2 sc in next back loop, * sc in next back loop, 2 sc in next back loop; repeat from * around; join to first sc – 18 sc.
Round 5: * Ch 2, [2 dc in next sc] twice, ch 2, slip st in next sc; repeat from * around, ending slip st in first slip st. Fasten off.
Sew flowers to garland in random order. Weave in ends.