Friday, April 20, 2012

I Crochet A Flower

This is a big crochet achievement for me & I was really pleased with the result !

Of course, I had a lot of help from a crochet guru, my dear friend Lisa. 

For many of you who can crochet, this little flower is simple but for me who knows just the basic chain & sc, it is a big deal & I am so proud of this ......
........ it's a knitted headband with a crochet flower. 


A friend's daughter asked me to knit her a headband with a flower & I agreed. But when I started searching through ravelry for a suitable pattern, I found that most of the flowers on the headbands are crocheted.

I decided on this headband but I did not like the look of the flower & found another pattern with a nicer flower.

Knitting the headband was a breeze but the flower ..... thank goodness for Lisa & everything went well. I finished this project in a day & when my friend popped in with her daughter the next day, I handed her the headband .......
....... it looks so good on her & she was so pleased with it that she gave me an extra big hug.

I am glad that I had the opportunity to try out this project especially the crochet flower as I really enjoyed doing it. I will happily make another one any time !

By the way, I used Bendigo Luxury 8ply with 4.25mm needles.

5 comments:

Sasha said...

Well done, Ann - it is gorgeous! You would never know it was crocheted by a newbie crocheter

Rose Red said...

I just posted today about crochet! And about how it is a complementary skill to knitting (in my opinion, anyway!). This is a perfect example! Crochet is perfect for the flower, knitting perfect for the headband. You did a great job. I hope you will keep up the crocheting, even if just for small items like this.

2paw said...

The crocheted flower is perfect for the headband and some very nice modelling there too!! I agree, I like your flower much better!!

Louise Murphy said...

Fantastic. I am also new to crocheting and would love to have a go at this flower. I want to jazz up an old cordury jacket I recently got from an Op shop and this would be perfect. Can you give me the link. Thanks you.

Roseann said...

Your headband is so cute & the flower turned out beautifully. You can felt them, too, :) I look forward to seeing how you incorporate this new technique into your designs!