Spiral Blosson Crochet Necklace!

IMG_1353Spiral Blossom
Design by Patricia Williams

It’s the season for proms, wedding and other dressy affairs, and this gorgeous, sparkling, silver shrug will top an elegant dress to glamorous perfection.

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Sizes
22 inches long

Materials

Pisgah Yarn and Dyeing Company, Inc. Peaches & Creme mercerized cotton size 10: 1 ball each 46 Rose, 467 Khaki Green and 66 Avocado
Size 9/1.25mm steel crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
Tapestry needle
Sewing needle
Invisible nylon thread
13 yellow E beads
Gauge
5 sc = 1/2 inch; 6 sc rows = 1/2 inch

Pattern Notes

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.
Join rounds with a slip stitch unless otherwise stated.
Crochet tightly for best results.
Spiral

Row 1: With avocado, ch 200, sc in 16th ch from hook (for clasp), 2 sc in each ch across, turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc across, turn.
Row 3: Rep row 2.
Row 4: Sl st in each sc across, fasten off.
Rosette

Rnd 1: With rose, ch 5, sl st in first ch to form a ring, ch 4 (counts as first dc, ch-1), [1 dc in ring, ch 1] 7 times, join in 3rd ch of ch-4. (8 dc, 8 ch-1 sps)
Rnd 2: Sl st in next ch-1 sp, [sc, hdc, dc, hdc, sc] in each ch-1 sp around, join in first sc. (8 petals)
Rnd 3: Working behind petals and around dc posts of rnd 1, ch 1, sc around first dc, ch 3, [sc around next dc of rnd 1, ch 3] 7 times, join in beg sc. (8 sc, 8ch-3 sps)
Rnd 4: Sl st in ch-3 sp, [sc, hdc, 4 dc, hdc, sc] in each ch-3 sp around, join in beg sc.
Rnd 5: Working behind petals and around sc posts of rnd 3, ch 1, sc around first sc, ch 4, [sc around next sc of rnd 3, ch 4] 7 times, join in beg sc.
Rnd 6: Sl st in next ch-4 sp, [sc, hdc, 6 dc, hdc, sc] in each ch-4 sp around, join in beg sc.
Rnd 7: Working behind petals and around sc posts of rnd 5, ch 1, sc around first sc, ch 5, [sc around next sc of rnd 5, ch 5] 7 times, join in beg sc.
Rnd 8: Sl st in next ch-5 sp, [sc, hdc, 8 dc, hdc, sc] in each ch-5 sp, join in beg sc.
Leaf
Make 2.

Row 1: With khaki green, ch 21, sc in 3rd ch from hook, sc in each of next 17 chs, 3 sc in last ch, working on opposite side of foundation ch, sc in each of next 16 chs, turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each of next 17 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 17 sc, turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each of next 18 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 15 sc, turn.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each of next 16 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 16 sc, turn.
Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each of next 17 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 14 sc, turn.
Row 6: Ch 1, sc in each of next 15 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 14 sc, turn.
Row 7: Ch 1, sc in each of next 16 sc, sl st in same st as last sc, fasten off.
Ball

Rnd 1: With avocado, ch 2, 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join in first sc. (8 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around, join in first sc. (16 sc)
Rnds 3–6: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join in first sc.
Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in first sc, sk next sc, sc in next sc, sk next sc] 7 times, join in first sc, leaving an 8-inch length of cotton, fasten off. Stuff Ball firmly with length of avocado, with rem ending, sew opening closed and sew Ball to end of spiral.
Finishing

With invisible nylon thread, sew 13 yellow E beads to the center of Rosette. Sew each Leaf to back of Rosette. Sew Rosette to center of Spiral.

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