Talking Crochet with Carol Alexander

Flowering Granny

Designer By Svetlana Avrakh

Skill Level
Easy

Sizes
Hat = adult: one size fits most; child: fits 4-7 yr old
Scarf = 5 1/2 x 42 inches

Materials

  • Light (light worsted) weight cotton yarn, 5 1/4 oz (408 yds, 150g) dark blue; 1 3/4 oz (136 yds, 50g) each purple, light purple and pink (yarn amounts sufficient for either size hat and scarf)
    Note: Our photographed set was made with Patons Grace, marine #60110, viola #60321, lilac #60421 and rose #60437.
  • Size G/6/4mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Size E/4/3.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle

Gauge
With G hook, 16 dc = 4 inches
With E hook, 19 dc = 4 inches

Pattern Stitches
Beg Cluster (beg cl):
Keeping last lp of each dc on hook, 2 dc in sp indicated; yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook.

Cluster (cl):
Keeping last lp of each dc on hook, 3 dc in sp indicated; yo and draw through all 4 lps on hook.

Instructions
Adult Hat
Motif A

With G hook and purple, ch 4; join to form a ring.
Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 4, in ring work beg cl (see Pattern Stitches); ch 2, [cl (see Pattern Stitches) in ring, ch 2] 7 times; join in top of beg cl. (8 cls) Fasten off.
Rnd 2: Join dark blue in any ch 2 sp; ch 1, in same sp work (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc); in each rem ch 2 sp work (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc); join in first sc. Fasten off.
Rnd 3: Join purple in any ch 2 sp; ch 3 (counts as a dc), 2 dc in same sp; *ch 1, in next ch 2 sp work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) -- corner made; ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 2 sp; rep from * twice more; ch 1, in next ch 2 sp work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) -- corner made; ch 1; join in 3rd chof beg ch 3. Fasten off.
Rnd 4: Join dark blue in any corner ch3 sp; ch1, in same sp work (sc, ch3, sc) -- corner made; *[ch 3, sc in next ch 1 sp] twice; ch 3, in next corner ch 3 sp work (sc, ch 3, sc) -- corner made; rep from * twice more; [ch 3, sc in next ch 1 sp] twice; ch 3; join in first sc.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Motif B
With G hook and light purple, ch 4; join to form a ring.
Rnd 1 (RS): Rep rnd 1 of Motif A.
Rnd 2: Rep rnd 2.
Rnd 3: Join light purple in any ch 2 sp; ch 3 (counts as a dc), 2 dc in same sp; *ch 1, in next ch 2 sp work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) -- corner made; ch 1, 3 dc in next ch 2 sp; rep from * twice more; ch 1, in next ch 2 sp work (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) -- corner made; ch 1; join in 3rd ch of beg ch 3. Fasten off.
Rnd 4: Join dark blue in any corner ch 3 sp; ch 1, in same sp work (sc, ch 3, sc) -- corner made; *[ch 3, sc in next ch 1 sp] twice; ch 3, in next corner ch 3 sp work (sc, ch 3, sc) -- corner made; rep from * once more; [ch 3, sc in next ch 1 sp] twice; ch 3; sc in next corner ch 3 sp, ch 1; hold WS of last completed motif facing WS of working motif and carefully match sts; on completed motif, sl st in corresponding corner ch 3 sp, ch 1; on working motif, sc in same ch 3 sp; ch 1; **on completed motif, sl st in next ch 3 sp, ch 1; on working motif, sc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1; rep from ** once more; on completed motif, sl st in next ch 3 sp, ch 1; on working motif, sc in next corner ch 3 sp, ch 1; on completed motif, sl st in next corner ch 3 sp, ch 1; on working motif, sc in same ch 3 sp; [ch 3, sc in next ch 1 sp] twice; ch 3; join in first sc.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Motif C
Work same as Motif B, working rnds 1 and 3 with pink and rnds 2 and 4 with dark blue.

Motif D
Work same as Motif B, working rnds 1 and 3 with purple and rnds 2 and 4 with dark blue.

Motif E
Work same as Motif B.

Motif F
Work same as Motif C.

Motif G
Work same as Motif B through rnd 3.

Rnd 4: Join dark blue in any corner ch 3 sp; ch 1, sc in same sp; ch 1;hold WS of last completed motif facing WS of working motif and carefully match sts; on completed motif, sl st in corresponding corner ch 3 sp, ch 1; on working motif, sc in same ch 3 sp; ch 1; *on completed motif, sl st in next ch 1 sp, ch 1; on working motif, sc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1; rep from * once more; on completed motif, sl st in next ch 1 sp, ch 1; on working motif, sc in next corner ch 3 sp, ch 1; on completed motif, sl st in next corner ch 3 sp, ch 1; on working motif, sc in same sp; [ch 3, sc in next ch 1 sp] twice; ch 3, sc in next corner ch 3 sp, ch 1; hold WS of first completed motif facing WS of working motif and carefully match sts; on completed motif, sl st in corresponding corner ch 3 sp, ch 1; on working motif, sc in same ch 3 sp; ch 1; **on completed motif, sl st in next ch 3 sp, ch 1; on working motif, sc in next ch 1 sp, ch 1; rep from ** once more; on completed motif, sl st in next ch 3 sp, ch 1; on working motif, sc in next corner ch 3 sp, ch 1; on completed motif, sl st in next corner ch 3 sp, ch 1; on working motif, sc in same ch 3 sp; [ch 3, sc in next ch 1 sp] twice; ch 3; join in first sc.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Top Section
Hold piece with RS facing you; with E hook, join dark blue in joining between any 2 motifs.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same sp; *sc in next corner ch 3-sp, [sc in next sc, 3 sc in next ch 3 sp] 3 times; sc in next sc, in next corner ch 3 sp and in next joining; rep from * 5 times more; sc in next corner ch 3-sp, [sc in next sc, 3 sc in next ch 3 sp] 3 times; sc in next sc and in next corner ch 3 sp; join in first sc. (111 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as a dc and a ch 1 sp on this and following rnds), dc in same sc -- beg V-st made; sk next 2 sc; *in next sc work (dc, ch 1, dc) -- V-st made; sk next 2 sc; rep from * around; join in 2nd ch of beg ch 3. (37 V-sts)
Rnd 3: Sl st in next ch 1 sp; beg V-st in same sp; V-st in ch 1 sp of each rem V-st; join in 2nd ch of beg ch 3.
Rep rnd 3 until piece measures about 4 inches from beg.

Top Shaping
Rnd 1: Sl st in next ch 1 sp, beg V-st in same sp; *sk next V-st, V-st between skipped V-st and next V-st, sk next V-st, V-st in next V-st, rep from * around, join in 2nd ch of beg ch 3. (25 V-sts)
Rnd 2: Sl st in next ch 1 sp, beg V-st in same sp; V-st in each rem V-st; join in 2nd ch of ch 3.
Rnd 3: Sl st in next ch 1 sp, beg V-st in same sp; *sk next V-st, V-st between skipped V-st and next V-st, sk next V-st, V-st in next V-st; rep from * around; join in 2nd ch of beg ch 3. (17 V-sts)
Rnd 4: Rep rnd 2.
Rnd 5: Sl st in next ch 1 sp, beg V-st in same sp; *sk next V-st, V-st between skipped V-st and next V-st, sk next V-st, V-st in next V-st; rep from * 4 times more; sk last V-st; join in 2nd ch of beg ch 3. (11 V-sts)
Rnd 6: Sl st in next ch 1 sp, beg V-st in same sp; *sk next V-st, V-st between skipped V-st and next V-st, sk next V-st, V-st in next V-st, rep from * twice more; sk next V-st; join in 2nd ch of beg ch 3. (7 V-sts)
Rnd 7: Sl st in next ch 1 sp, beg V-st in same sp; *sk next V-st, V-st between skipped V-st and next V-st, sk next V-st, V-st in next V-st, rep from * once; join in 2nd ch of ch 3. (5 V-sts)
Fasten off, leaving an 8-inch end.
Thread end through ch 1 sps of rnd 7 and draw tight. Secure end.

Bottom Border
Hold piece with RS facing you and lower edge at top; with E hook, join dark blue in joining between any 2 motifs.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same sp; *sc in next corner ch 3-sp, [sc in next sc, 3 sc in next ch 3 sp] 3 times; sc in next sc, sc in next corner ch 3 sp, sc in joining; rep from * 5 times more; sc in next corner ch 3-sp, [sc in next sc, 3 sc in next ch 3 sp] 3 times; sc in next sc, sc in next corner ch 3 sp; join in first sc. (111 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, working from left to right, work reverse sc in each sc; join in first reverse sc.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Child's Hat
Motif A
Work same as Motif A for Adult's Hat

Motif B
Work same as Motif C for Adult's Hat

Motif C
Work same as Motif D of Adult's Hat.

Motif D
Work same as Motif C for Adult's Hat

Motif E
Work same as Motif B for Adult's Hat

Motif F
Work same as Motif G of Adult's Hat, working rnds 1 and 3 with pink and rnds 2 and 4 with dark blue.

Top Section
Hold piece with RS facing you; with E hook, join dark blue in joining between any 2 motifs.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same sp; *sc in next corner ch 3-sp, [sc in next sc, 3 sc in next ch 3 sp] 3 times; sc in next sc, in next corner ch 3 sp and in next joining; rep from * 4 times more; sc in next corner ch 3-sp, [sc in next sc, 3 sc in next ch 3 sp] 3 times; sc in next sc and in next corner ch 3 sp; join in first sc. (96 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as a dc and a ch 1 sp on this and following rnds), dc in same sc -- beg V-st made; sk next 2 sc; *in next sc work (dc, ch 1, dc) -- V-st made; sk next 2 sc; rep from * around; join in 2nd ch of beg ch 3. (32 V-sts)
Rnd 3: Sl st in next ch 1 sp; beg V-st in same sp; V-st in ch 1 sp of each rem V-st; join in 2nd ch of beg ch 3.
Rep rnd 3 until piece measures about 4 inches from beg.

Top Shaping
Rnd 1: Sl st in next ch-1 sp, beg V-st in same sp; *sk next V-st, V-st between skipped V-st and next V-st, sk next V-st, V-st in next V-st, rep from * around, join in 2nd ch of beg ch-3. (21 V-sts)
Rnd 2: Sl st in next ch-1 sp, beg V-st in same sp; V-st in each rem V-st; join in 2nd ch of ch-3.
Rnd 3: Sl st in next ch-1 sp, beg V-st in same sp; *sk next V-st, V-st between skipped V-st and next V-st, sk next V-st, V-st in next V-st; rep from * around; join in 2nd ch of beg ch-3. (14 V-sts)
Rnd 4: Rep rnd 2.
Rnd 5: Sl st in next ch-1 sp, beg V-st in same sp; *sk next V-st, V-st between skipped V-st and next V-st, sk next V-st, V-st in next V-st; rep from * to last V-st; sk last V-st; join in 2nd ch of beg ch-3. (10 V-sts)
Rnd 6: Sl st in next ch-1 sp, beg V-st in same sp; *sk next V-st, V-st between skipped V-st and next V-st, sk next V-st, V-st in next V-st, rep from * to end of row (last V-st). (Miss last V-st) 0 (1) time, join in 2nd ch of beg ch-3. (7 V-sts)
Rnd 7: Sl st in next ch-1 sp, beg V-st in same sp; *sk next V-st, V-st between skipped V-st and next V-st, sk next V-st, V-st in next V-st, rep from * twice more; join in 2nd ch of ch-3. (5 V-sts)
Fasten off, leaving an 8-inch end.
Thread end through ch-1 sps of rnd 7 and draw tight. Secure end.

Bottom Border
Hold piece with RS facing you and lower edge at top; with E hook, join dark blue in joining between any 2 motifs.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same sp; *sc in next corner ch 3-sp, [sc in next sc, 3 sc in next ch-3 sp] 3 times; sc in next sc, sc in next corner ch-3 sp, sc in joining; rep from * 4 times more; sc in next corner ch 3-sp, [sc in next sc, 3 sc in next ch-3 sp] 3 times; sc in next sc, sc in next corner ch-3 sp; join in first sc. (96 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, working from left to right, work reverse sc in each sc; join in first reverse sc.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Scarf
Border Strips
Strip A
Work Motifs A and C of Adult Hat. Set aside.
Strip B
Work Motifs A and B of Adult Hat, working rnds 1 and 3 of Motif A with pink and rnds 2 and 4 with dark navy. Set aside.

Center
Hold Strip A with RS facing you and Motif A to left; with G hook, join dark blue in ch-3 sp in upper right-hand corner.
Row 1 (RS): Ch 1, 2 sc in same sp; [sc in next sc, 3 sc in next ch-3 sp] 3 times; sc in next sc, in next corner ch-3 sp, in next joining and in next corner ch-3 sp; [sc in next sc, 3 sc in next ch-3 sp] 3 times; sc in next sc and in next corner ch-3 sp, turn. (32 sc)
Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as an hdc on this and following rows); sk next sc; *in next sc work (dc, ch 1, dc) -- V-st made; sk next 2 sc; rep from * 8 times more; in next sc work (dc, ch 1, dc) -- V-st made; sk next sc, hdc in last sc, turn. (10 V-sts)
Row 3: Ch 2; V-st in ch-1 sp of each V-st; hdc in 2nd ch of turning ch-2, turn.
Rep row 3 until piece measures about 36 inches from beg, ending by working a WS row.
Hold WS of Strip B facing WS of center.
Joining Rnd: Ch 2; on strip, sl st in first corner ch-3 sp; *[ch 2; on center, sl st in next V-st, ch 2; on strip, sl st in next ch-3 sp] twice; ch 2; on center, sl st in next V-st, ch 2; on strip, sl st in next sc, ch 2; on center, sl st in next V-st, ch 2; on strip, sl st in next ch-3 sp, ch 2 *; on center, sl st in next V-st, ch 2; on strip, sl st in next joining, ch 2; on center, sl st in V-st, ch 2; on strip, sl st in next corner ch-3 sp; rep from * to * once more; on center, sl st in sp formed by turning ch-2, ch 2; on strip, sl st in next corner ch-3 sp. Fasten off.

Edging
Hold piece with WS facing you and Strip A at top; with G hook, join dark blue in ch-3 sp in right-hand corner.
Row 1: Ch 1, sc in same sp; [sc in next sc, 3 sc in next ch-3 sp] 3 times; sc in next sc, in next corner ch-3 sp, in next joining and in next corner ch-3 sp;
[sc in next sc, 3 sc in next ch-3 sp] 3 times; sc in next sc and in next corner ch-3 sp,.turn. (31 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc; *sk next 2 sc, in next sc work (3 dc, ch 3, sl st in top of last dc made, 2 dc); sk next 2 sc, sc in next sc; rep from * 4 times more.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Rep Edging on other end of Scarf.

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