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Beaded Flowers Stole

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Design By Barbara Worn-Wurtz

This exquisite stole accented with petals and pearls is sure to be the conversation piece of your dress-up outfit. It would also be gorgeous stitched in a luminous metallic yarn.

Skill Level

Intermediate

Finished Size

18 1/2 x 74 inches

Materials

  • Patons Grace light (DK) weight cotton yarn (1 3/4 oz/136 yds/50g per ball): 12 balls #62008 natural
  • Size C/2/2.75mm and E/4/3.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • Beading needle
  • Sewing needle
  • Matching heavy-duty thread
  • 6mm round pearl beads: 200

Gague

Size E hook: 9 mesh = 4 inches; 10 mesh rows = 4 inches

Pattern Notes

Stole is worked from side to side with lace joining strips crocheted onto end stitches of side pieces.

Chain-5 at beginning of row or round counts as first double crochet and chain-2 unless otherwise stated.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Blocking crocheted lace gives you the best results.

Special Stitches

Beginning V-stitch (beg V-st): Sk next 2 chs, (dc, ch 1, dc) in place indicated.

V-stitch (V-st): (Dc, ch 1, dc) in place indicated.

Shell: 3 dc in place indicated.

Mesh: Ch 2, sk next 2 sts or chs, dc in next st.

3-Flower Motif

Follow instructions below where indicated.

Motif A. (Dc, {ch 3, dc} 3 times) in tr at center of 2nd petal of last flower worked.

Motif B. (Sc, hdc, dc, tr, dc, hdc, sc) in each of next 3 ch-3 sps (flower completed).

Motif C. (Dc, {ch 3, dc} 3 times) in sp indicated.

Stole

Side

Make 2.

Row 1 (WS): With size E hook, loosely ch 84, dc in 8th ch from hook (first 7 chs count as sk 2 chs, first dc and ch-2), [ch 2, sk next 2 chs, dc in next ch] across to last 4 chs, ch 5, sk next 3 chs, (dc, ch 3) 3 times in last ch, dc in same ch, turn. (25 ch-2 sps)

Row 2: Ch 1, work Motif B (see 3-Flower Motif), ch 5, dc in next ch-5 sp, mesh (see Special Stitches) across, turn. (26 ch-2 sps)

Row 3: Ch 5 (see Pattern Notes), dc in next dc, ch 1, beg V-st (see Special Stitches) in next dc and in each of next 22 dc, ch 1, sk next 2 chs, dc in next st, ch 2, sk next 2 chs, dc in next st, ch 2, sk next 2 chs, dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 7, work Motif A (see 3-Flower Motif), turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, work Motif B, ch 5, dc in next ch-7 sp, mesh 3 times, ch 2, shell (see Special Stitches) in ch sp of each beg V-st across, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, dc in next dc, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, dc in last st, turn. (23 shells)

Row 5: Ch 5, dc in next dc, ch 3, sk next ch sp and next dc, sc in next st, [ch 3, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st] 23 times, mesh 3 times, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 7, work Motif A, turn. (24 ch-3 sps)

Row 6: Ch 1, work Motif B, ch 5, dc in ch-7 sp, mesh 5 times, sc in next ch-3 sp, [ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp] across, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in last st, turn.

Row 7: Ch 5, dc in next dc, ch 1, V-st (see Special Stitches) in each ch-3 sp across, ch 7, sk next 4 ch-2 sps, work Motif C (see 3-Flower Motif) in last ch-2 sp, turn. (23 V-sts)

Row 8: Ch 1, work Motif B, ch 5, dc in next ch-7 sp, ch 2, shell in ch sp of each V-st across, ch 2, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in last st, turn. (23 shells)

Row 9: Ch 5, dc in next st, mesh across, ch 2, sk next dc, dc in next st, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 7, work Motif A, turn. (27 ch-2 sps)

Row 10: Ch 1, work Motif B, ch 5, dc in next ch-7 sp, mesh across, turn. (28 ch-2 sps)

Row 11: Ch 5, dc in next st, mesh 27 times, ch 2, dc in next ch-7 sp, ch 5, work Motif A, turn. (29 ch-2 sps)

Row 12: Ch 1, work Motif B, ch 5, dc in next ch-7 sp, mesh across, turn. (30 ch-2 sps)

Row 13: Ch 5, dc in next dc, mesh 24 times, ch 7, sk next 4 ch-2 sps, work Motif C, turn. (25 ch-2 sps)

Row 14: Ch 1, work Motif B, ch 5, dc in next ch-7 sp, mesh across, turn. (26 ch-2 sps)

Row 15: Ch 5, dc in next dc, mesh across, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 7, work Motif A, turn. (27 ch-2 sps)

Rows 16-20: Rep rows 10-14.

Rows 21 & 22: Rep rows 15 and 10.

Row 23: Ch 5, dc in next st, ch 1, beg V-st in each of next 24 sts, ch 1, dc in next dc, mesh twice, ch 3, dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 7, work Motif A, turn. (24 beg V-sts)

Row 24: Ch 1, work Motif B, ch 5, dc in next ch-7 sp, mesh 4 times, sk next ch-1 sp, shell in ch sp of each V-st across, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in last st, turn. (24 shells)

Row 25: Ch 5, dc in next st, ch 3, sk next ch-1 sp and next dc, sc in next st, [ch 3, sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc] 23 times, sc in next dc, ch 7, sk next 3 ch-2 sps, work Motif C in last ch-2 sp, turn. (24 ch-3 sps)

Row 26: Ch 1, work Motif B, ch 5, dc in next ch-7 sp, ch 3, sc in next sc, [ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp] across, sc in next dc, ch 2, dc in last st, turn. (24 ch-3 sps)

Row 27: Ch 5, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in next sc, V-st in each of next 23 ch-3 sps, mesh twice, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 7, work Motif A, turn.

Row 28: Ch 1, work Motif B, ch 5, dc in next ch-7 sp, mesh twice, ch 2, shell in ch sp of each V-st across, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in last st, turn. (23 shells)

Row 29: Ch 5, dc in next dc, ch 2, sk next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, [ch 3, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st] 23 times, mesh 3 times, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 7, work Motif A, turn. (23 ch-3 sps)

Row 30: Ch 1, work Motif B, ch 5, dc in next ch-7 sp, mesh 4 times, ch 2, sc in next sc, [ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp] 23 times, dc in next st, ch 2, dc in next st, ch 2, dc in last st, turn.

Row 31: Ch 5, dc in next st, ch 2, sk next ch sp, dc in next st, V-st in each of next 23 ch-3 sps, dc in next dc, ch 7, sk next 4 ch-2 sps, work Motif C in last ch-2 sp, turn.

Row 32: Ch 1, work Motif B, ch 5, dc in next ch-7 sp, ch 2, dc in next st, shell in ch sp of each V-st across, dc in next st, mesh, ch 2, dc in last st, turn.

Row 33: Ch 5, dc in next dc, ch 2, mesh, [ch 3, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st] 23 times, sc in next st, ch 2, sk next ch-2 sp, dc in next st, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 7, work Motif A, turn. (24 ch-3 sps)

Row 34: Ch 1, work Motif B, ch 5, dc in next ch-7 sp, mesh twice, ch 2, sk next 2 ch sps, sc in next sc, [ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp] 22 times, dc in last sc, ch 3, dc in next dc, mesh, ch 2, dc in last st, turn.

Row 35: Ch 5, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in next st, V-st in each of next 23 ch-3 sps, dc in last sc, mesh 3 times, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 7, work Motif A, turn.

Row 36: Ch 1, work Motif B, ch 5, dc in next ch-7 sp, mesh 5 times, shell in ch sp of each V-st across, dc in next st, ch 2, sk next 2 chs, dc in next st, ch 2, dc in last st, turn.

Rows 37 & 38: Rep rows 13 and 14.

Rows 39-50: [Rep row 15, rep rows 10-14] twice.

Row 51: Rep row 15.

Row 52: Ch 1, work Motif B, ch 5, dc in next ch-7 sp, mesh 3 times, ch 2, V-st in each of next 23 dc, ch 1, dc in next st, ch 2, dc in last st, turn.

Row 53: Ch 5, dc in next st, ch 2, shell in ch sp of each V-st across, mesh 4 times, dc in next ch-7 sp, ch 7, work Motif A, turn.

Row 54: Ch 1, work Motif B, ch 5, dc in next ch-7 sp, mesh 4 times, ch 2, sk next 2 chs and next dc, sc in next st, [ch 3, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st] 22 times, ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in last st, turn. (23 ch-3 sps)

Row 55: Ch 5, dc in next dc, ch 2, sc in next ch-3 sp, [ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp] across, ch 2, dc in next sc, ch 7, sk next 4 ch-2 sps, work Motif C in last ch-2 sp, turn. (23 ch-3 sps)

Row 56: Ch 1, work Motif B, ch 5, dc in next ch-7 sp, mesh twice, V-st in each of next 22 ch-3 sps, dc in last sc, ch 2, sk next ch sp, dc in next st, ch 2, sk next ch sp, dc in last st, turn.

Row 57: Ch 5, dc in next dc, mesh, shell in ch sp of each of next 22 V-sts, dc in next dc, mesh twice, dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 7, work Motif A.

Row 58: Ch 1, Motif B, ch 5, dc in next ch-7 sp, mesh 25 times, ch 2, sk next 3 sts, dc in next st, ch 2, sk next 2 chs, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in last st, turn. (28 ch-2 sps)

Row 59: Ch 5, dc in next st, mesh 27 times, ch 2, dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 7, work Motif A, turn. (29 ch-2 sps)

Row 60: Ch 1, work Motif B. Fasten off.

Center

Row 1: With size E hook, loosely ch 266, dc in 8th ch from hook (first 7 chs count as sk 2 chs, first dc and ch-2), [ch 2, sk next 2 chs, dc in next ch] across, turn. (87 ch-2 sps)

Row 2 (RS): Ch 5, mesh across, turn.

Row 3: Ch 5, dc in next st, ch 1, beg V-st in each st across to last 2 mesh, sk next ch sp, dc in next st, mesh, turn. (84 beg V-sts)

Row 4: Ch 5, dc in next st, 2 dc in ch sp of next V-st, shell in ch sp of each V-st across to last V-st, sk next ch sp, dc in next st, ch 2, sk next ch sp, dc in last st, turn. (83 shells)

Row 5: Ch 5, dc in next dc, sc in each of next 2 dc, [ch 3, sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc] across, ending with sc in next dc, ch 2, dc in last st, (83 ch-3 sps)

Row 6: Ch 5, sc in first sc, ch 3, [sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3] across, sk next sc, sc in last sc, sc in next dc, ch 2, dc in last st, turn. (84 ch-3 sps)

Row 7: Ch 5, dc in first sc, sk next sc, V-st in each ch-3 sp across, ending with dc in last sc, ch 2, dc in last st, turn. (84 V-sts)

Row 8: Ch 5, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp, shell in ch sp of each V-st across, ending with dc in next st, ch 2, sk next ch sp, dc in last st, turn.

Rows 9-22: Ch 5, dc in next dc, mesh across, ending with ch 2, dc in last st, turn.

Row 23: Rep row 3.

Rows 24-35: [Rep rows 4-7 consecutively] 3 times.

Row 36: Rep row 4.

Rows 37-51: Rep row 9.

Rows 52-56: Rep rows 3-7.

Row 57: Rep row 4.

Rows 58 & 59: Rep row 9. At end of last row, fasten off.

Edging

Working in ends of rows, with RS facing and size C hook, join in upper right-hand corner sp at short side edge, ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), 2 dc in first sp, 2 dc in each sp across, ending with dc in last st. Fasten off. (120 dc)

Rep on rem side edge.

Lace Joining Strip

Side

Row 1: With RS of 1 Side piece facing and size E hook, join (see Pattern Notes) in upper right-hand corner of straight edge opposite Flower Motif, ch 3, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp, 2 dc in each sp across, turn. (120 dc)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, [ch 3, sk next 3 sts, sc in next st] across to last 3 sts, ch 3, sk next 2 sts, sc in last st, turn. (30 ch-3 sps)

Row 3: Ch 3 (does not count as first dc), 4 dc in first ch-3 sp, [ch 1, dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, 4 dc in next ch-3 sp] across, ending with ch 1, dc in last ch sp, ch 1, dc in last st, turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 3, sk next ch sp, [sc in next ch sp, ch 3] across, ending with sc in last st, turn.

Row 5: Ch 4 (counts as first dc and ch-1), dc in first ch sp, ch 1, [4 dc in next ch sp, ch 1, dc in next ch sp, ch 1] across with 4 dc in last ch sp, ch 1, dc in last st, turn.

Row 6: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 3, sk first ch sp, sc in next ch-1 sp, [ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp] across to last ch-1 sp, ch 3, sk last ch-1 sp, sc in last st. Fasten off.

Rep on rem Side piece.

Assembly

With WS facing, matching number of dc on center with sc and ch-3 sps on Lace Joining Strip, making sure the mesh lines up on both pieces, sew pieces tog.

Rep with rem Side piece at other end of Center.

Edging

With RS facing and size E hook, join in ch sp at upper right-hand corner, work across long edge, ch 1, sc in same sp, (sc, {ch 5, sc} 3 times) in next dc, [2 sc in next ch-2 sp, (sc, {ch 5, sc} 3 times) in next dc] sc in next ch-2 sp] across, continuing evenly spacing while working across ends of Lace Joining, Strips, ending with sc in last ch sp. Fasten off.

Rep on rem long edge.

Large Flower

Make 9.

Rnd 1: Ch 6, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 1, 12 sc in ring, join in beg sc. (12 sc in ring)

Rnd 2: Working in front lps (see Stitch Guide), ch 1, (sc, ch 3 sc) in each st around, join in beg sc.

Rnd 3: Working in back lps (see Stitch Guide) of rnd 1, ch 1, (sc, ch 5, sc) in each st around, join in beg sc.

Fasten off.

Medium Flower

Make 10.

Rnd 1: Ch 6, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 1, 12 sc in ring, join in beg sc. (12 sc in ring)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, ch 3, sc) in each st around, join in beg sc. Fasten off.

Small Flower

Make 20.

Rnd 1: Ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 1, 6 sc in ring, join in beg sc. (6 sc in ring)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, ch 3, sc) in each st around, join in beg sc. Fasten off.

Finishing

Sew 1 pearl bead to center of each flower of 3-Flower Motifs on each end.

Sew 1 pearl bead to Edging, above first dc, [sk next 2 dc, sew pearl bead above next dc] across.

Follow same spacing across Lace Joining Edging. Rep on opposite side and end.

Sew 1 pearl bead to center of each Flower.

Arrange and sew Flowers to Stole to look as if they fell naturally into place. Sew 10 Small Flowers and 5 Medium Flowers on each Side piece.

Sew 9 Large Flowers on Center

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