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Project info
Stars & Daffodils on Boylston
Crochet
Boylston Street, Boston, MA
Hooks & yarn
6.0 mm (J)
Notes

Made in collaboration with wonderful fellow crocheters RockportMo, ZachsNonna, GrimmsSpindle, and KnitbyLvK.

Made in honor of everyone who was was affected by what happened on Boylston Street on 4/15/13, especially my ‘ohana Marc Fucarile.

LOVE > hate

Additional photos


Media

WCVB showed both garlands at the banner unveiling ceremonies on 4/15/15 (video).
NECN’s Alysha Palumbo tweeted a photo of the garland outside Marathon Sports.
Boston.com


Yarn
Mostly Red Heart Super Saver Bright Yellow 324 & Royal 385 & Caron One Pound Royalty 0530

Pattern Notes

15 Daffodils per garland
Crochet Daffodil

15 Stars per garland
Star Coaster
Xmas Star

Garland is worked from right to left.

Lay out motifs in order to be worked.

Holding 2 strands together ch 80. Place stitch marker on blue loop.

Segment 1: With yellow 1 sc on each side of picot on daffodil petal point (work behind picot), ch 7, pm.

Segment 2: With blue, ch 9, wrap around yellow chain, pm.

Segment 3: With yellow, 1 sc on each side of picot on daffodil petal point (carry blue chain in second sc) ch 24, pm.

Segment 4: With blue ch 26, attach to top of star (see below) carry yellow chain in 2nd sc, ch 35, pm.

Segment 5: With yellow ch 25, wrap around blue chain 3x, 1 sc on each side of picot on daffodil petal point (carry blue chain in second sc), ch 7, wrap around blue ch, 1 sc on each side of picot on daffodil petal point (carry blue chain in second sc), ch 24, pm.

Segment 6: With blue ch 26, wrap around yellow chain 3x, carry yellow chain in 2nd sc, ch 35, pm.

Repeat segments 5 & 6 until garland is complete. End with ch 80 (both strands held together).

Star attachment method:

Star Coaster: st st in top of dc, 1 sc in ch-sp, sl st in top of dc) (carry yellow in back of sc)

Xmas Star: sl st in top of dc, 3 sc in ch-sp, sl st in top of dc (carry yellow in back of 2nd sc)

Lamppost diameter: 18.5”

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Finished
April 11 2015
April 12 2015
 
About this pattern
Personal pattern (not in Ravelry)
  • Project created: April 11, 2015
  • Finished: April 12, 2015
  • Updated: April 15, 2015