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Petals: Tunisian Lace Wrapper

DesigningVashti Crochet Patterns
Crochet
May 2011
Any gauge - designed for any gauge ?
5.5 mm (I)
'til you run out of one skein (pictured: 10"/25cm by 40"/100cm circumference)
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This Tunisian crochet lace pattern pleasantly edges itself as you work each offset group of rows. It is crocheted with no shaping, then seamed into a ring scarf (a.k.a. Snood, Shoulder Cowl Wrap, and Eternity scarf).
The seam of the pink fingering weight one is disguised with a few rows of seed beads and turns this easy shape into a special gift, especially if you use cashmere yarn as shown here!

I developed this lacy Tunisian crochet stitch pattern myself. If it seems familiar to you, it’s probably due to how Tunisian eyelets mimic the look of bunches of chain strands in a traditional “Bowties” stitch pattern of regular crochet.

Skill Level: Intermediate. This pattern features a mix of familiar and less common Tunisian crochet stitches. I have written it with a minimal amount of abbreviations. US terms are followed by UK equivalents in brackets. Pattern abbreviations, and the instructions for how to do each special Tunisian stitch, can be found in a pink sidebar on every page of this pattern. (I’m told this is especially helpful for Tunisian Crochet patterns.)

Note: It’s best if you have used at least one Tunisian crochet pattern for the Beginner or Easy skill level first; to see if you’re ready for an Intermediate-level pattern, test yourself with my quick checklist here.

Yarn substituting advice: Begin with yarns that list a needle or hook range of B/1/2.25 mm--G/7/4.5 mm, even though you’ll be using a 5.5 mm Tunisian crochet hook. You can use an even thicker yarn and larger hook size too, of course. If you try a yarn that doesn’t look as good as the yarn in my photos, give it a chance by blocking it a bit--it only takes a few minutes with a misting bottle.

Beads: Size 6/0 round beads (a.k.a. “E beads” or “large” seed beads): 176 beads, to be strung onto yarn later.
Beading needle (click here to make your own simple beading needle with wire)