Polka Dot Streamer by Emma Lamb

Polka Dot Streamer

Crochet
September 2015
Light Fingering ?
3.0 mm
one size

These polka dot motifs were originally inspired by antique penny rugs that were hand sewn using woollen clothing scraps to create something new, beautiful and useful. I have chosen my favourite linen yarn to crochet this streamer, which comes in a stunning range of colours and I often have lots of leftovers that are perfect for crocheting polka dot motifs. Thanks to this streamer design, you can keep adding new polka dots whenever your stash of leftovers begins to overflow.

The pattern is written using standard UK terms and includes clear charts for the motif variations as well as a colour placement diagram for the garland.

FINISHED SIZE
Polka Dot motifs approx. 5cm (2 inches) in diameter.
Length of garland approx. 2.3m (2,1/2 yards).

GUAGE
Using 2 strands of yarn held together, 6 rounds of circular motif worked in treble stitches with 12 stitch increase each round = 10cm (4 inches) diameter.

YARN
Yarn Stories Linen 3ply, one each in 102 / Off-white, 406 / Peach, 302 / Emerald, 703 / Yellow, 605 / Sky, 210 / Mint, 407 / Magenta, 409 / Orange.

SKILL LEVEL / DIFFICULTY
Beginner / Easy

CROCHET SKILLS
Basic stitches, working in the round, increasing and colour changing.