By Crochet Contributors Sara & Helen. Follow them on their blog, Sunflower Cottage Crochet.
In our Stitch of the Week this week we have the perfect stitch for the colder weather setting in – the floret stitch.
The floret stitch is worked over a simple two row repeat.
Row 1 – ch3, dc in each stitch across
Row 2 – ch1, sk1, *dc in the next st, ss in the next st* around.
It really is that simple! You will need to turn your work at the beginning of each floret stitch row otherwise the texture will be on the inside.
The cute free pattern that we have to go with the floret stitch Stitch of the Week is our Highland Ear Warmer. Ear warmers are great practical gifts and super stash busters! Just working a swatch to learn a new stitch can get boring. Lets face it, we want immediate gratification when we crochet, even if we are learning.
HIGHLAND EAR WARMER
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
- #5 bulky yarn – less than 60 yards
- Crochet Hook – Size H (5 mm)
- Stitch Marker (optional)
- Tapestry needle
I made mine 4” tall and 18” circumference to fit a woman – direction is given on how to amend the size in the pattern.
You will need to know how to chain, turn, double crochet and slip stitch. And that is pretty much it!
You can visit Sunflower Cottage Crochet to get a downloadable copy of the Highland Ear Warmer Pattern.