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Stargazer Lily Decoration Or Hair Barrette Free Crochet Pattern

Updated on November 17, 2014
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A Stargazer Lily To Crochet Use To Decorate About Anything!

Stargazer Lilies are my daughter's favorite flower, and are definitely one of mine! I thought it would be fun to create a Stargazer in crochet. i designed one flower first in a larger size to fit my 3" hair barrette finding. Then I decided I wanted to create a more realistic flower with the stamens and seeds, in a slightly smaller size. Both were done in size 20 thread. The second flower has more of a 3D effect. I'm still in the process of finishing that second flower but a photo of it in progress is here.

I'll include both versions of the pattern for you here. This pattern uses the Intarsia technique of crocheting. You'll be carrying three colors at the same time.

Although the only stitch used in this pattern is single crochet, this may be a bit challenging for a beginner due to the techniques used. It's up to you! I've included YouTube tutorials below on Intarsia crochet. Happy crocheting!

The Schnauzer Difficulty Rating!

The Schnauzer Difficulty Rating!
The Schnauzer Difficulty Rating!

What You Will Need

The examples here were crocheted with LizBeth thread in size 20 in Pink, White and Black. The green thread and yellow thread are size 20 brand unknown.

I used a Clover Soft Touch hook in size 10.

Optional: 3" Metal Barrette Finding

Shown here: Version 2 petal

A Word About Yarn & Thread Selection...

You may use different yarns such as scrap yarns or threads with good results! Just make sure to keep them similar in weight and thickness so as not to throw off the pattern.

Abbreviations

SC - Single Crochet

CC - Color Change

Sl St - Slip Stitch

CH - Chain

Let's Make The Magic!

Stargazer #2 With Stamens & Seeds Center

Pattern and all content SheilaSchnauzies 2013

Please do not distribute this pattern anywhere internet, email, real world or otherwise.

You may sell items made personally by you from this pattern. Thank you!

What You'll Need

1 Ball Crochet Thread size 20 Lizbeth Pink (got mine from Hobby Lobby)

1 Ball Size 20 Lizbeth White

Size 20 thread of your choice for leaves

Small amount of size 20 thread in Yellow for flower center

Black embroidery floss and needle - optional black seed beads

Crochet hook of your size choice, I'm using a Clover Soft Touch Steel 10.

Directions

Note: We will begin the decoration by creating a "frame" for the flower petals. We will then go back and complete each petal individually.

SEEDS

With Yellow, Ch 7, join with sl st to form ring.

Round 1/

*Ch 3, SC in ring. Repeat from * 5 times. End with ch 3, sl st in first ch of beginning ch 3. (6 spaces)

Round 2/

*CH 6. CC to Black. Ch 4, SC in each black ch just made. On last SC, CC to yellow. Cut black thread leaving small tail. Slip stitch in each yellow chain back down to center. Slip stitch in ch 3 loop. Slip stitch in next SC. Repeat from * around. Trim black ends, weave in or tack down with glue on back side. Fasten off Yellow, weave in end.

PETAL FRAMEWORK

Attach White in any ch 3 space.

Round 1/

*Ch 4, SC in next ch 3 space. Repeat from * around. Fasten off.

Row 2/

NOTE: From this point on we will be working on only one petal at a time. For each petal begin instructions with this row.

Attach Green in any ch-4 space. Ch 1, 2 SC in space, CC on last SC to White. 1 White SC, CC to Pink; 1 Pink SC, CC to White; 1 White SC, CC to Green. Work 2 Green SC. Ch 1, turn.

Row 3/

2 SC in first Green SC; SC in next SC, CC to White. 2 White SC in white SC; CC to Pink. Two Pink SC in Pink SC, CC to White. 2 White SC in white SC, CC to Green. Two SC in first green SC, SC in next SC. Ch 1, turn

Row 4/

Work in pattern across, increasing one SC in each color. Ch 1, turn

Row 5/

Work in pattern across, increasing one SC in each color. Ch 1, turn

Row 6/

Work even in pattern colors. Ch 1, turn

Row 7/

Work in pattern, changing last Green SC in first group to a White SC. Continue in pattern across changing the first Green SC to a white SC. Complete Green SC's. Ch 1, turn

Row 8/

Work in pattern across, increasing one SC in each color. Ch 1, turn

Row 9/

Work even in pattern across. Ch 1, turn

Row 10/

Work in pattern across, decreasing one SC in each color group except Pink. Drop and cut green, leaving small tail. Ch 1, turn

Row 11/

Work in pattern across, decreasing one SC in each color . Ch 1, turn

Row 12/

Work even in pattern across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 13/

Work in pattern across, decreasing one SC in each color. Ch 1, turn

Row 14/

Work in pattern across, decreasing one SC in each color. Drop Pink and cut thread leaving small tail. Ch 1, turn

Row 15/

Decrease on each side so that you have two remaining SC.

Row 16/

Work a decrease leaving one SC. Fasten off, weave in all ends.

Stargazer #1 With Plain Center

With Green, ch 7, join with sl st to form ring.

Round 1

*Ch 5, SC in ring. Repeat from * twice. End with ch 5, sl st in base of first ch 3. (3 ch 3 spaces)

Round 2

*Slip stitch into next ch 5 space. Work 2 Green SC, 1 Pink SC and 2 more Green SC. Slip st in same space. Repeat from * around.

Round 3

On back of work, slip stitch to center of next petal. *Ch 6, sl st in back center of next petal. Repeat around. Repeat Round 2 in these ch 6 spaces. Fasten off.

PETAL ROWS:

Row 2

Attach Green in first SC of any petal. SC in first SC, 2 SC in next SC. CC to White, White SC in next green SC. CC to Pink, 2 Pink SC in Pink SC. CC to White, White SC in next Green SC. 2 Green SC in next Green SC. Ch 1, turn.

Row 3/

Work in pattern across, increasing one SC in each color. Ch 1, turn

Row 4/

Work in pattern across, increasing one SC in each color. Ch 1, turn

Row 5/

Work even in pattern colors. Ch 1, turn

Row 6/

Work in pattern, changing last Green SC in first group to a White SC. Continue in pattern across changing the first Green SC to a white SC. Complete Green SC's. Ch 1, turn

Row 7/

Work in pattern across, increasing one SC in each color. Ch 1, turn

Row 8/

Work even in pattern across. Ch 1, turn

Row 9/

Work in pattern across, decreasing one SC in each color group except Pink. Drop and cut green, leaving small tail. Ch 1, turn

Row 10/

Work in pattern across, decreasing one SC in each color . Ch 1, turn

Row 11/

Work even in pattern across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 12/

Work in pattern across, decreasing one SC in each color. Ch 1, turn

Row 13/

Work in pattern across, decreasing one SC in each color. Drop Pink and cut thread leaving small tail. Ch 1, turn

Row 14/

Decrease on each side so that you have two remaining SC.

Row 15/

Work a decrease leaving one SC. Fasten off, weave in all ends.

SC in all Green SC's, CC to White. 2 SC in White SC. CC to Pink, 2 SC in first Pink SC, SC in 2nd Pink SC. CC to White, 2 SC in white SC. CC to green, SC in each green SC. Ch 1, turn.

Version 1 Stargazer

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Finishing

For barrette, you can either glue the decoration in place OR (my preferred method) you can tie adjacent thread ends around the holes in the ends of the barrette finding.

Embroider black "spots" on lily if desired as shown in photo. Add bead accents if desired.

Photo credit: http://www.butterfunk.com/image-6/stargazer+lily.h...

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A Note From Your Designer...

Hi, I'm SheilaSchnauzies, also published as SheilaSparkles, and my life's passion is designing in Crochet! I also love to share gifts with friends, and this pattern is my gift to you! I give away about 95% of my pattern designs free. The other 5% are sold on my pattern store at Craftsy.com to benefit the vet expenses of my Miniature Schnauzer Rescue, Sheila's Schnauzies.

Just one little favor, please... I would appreciate it if you do not post this pattern anywhere on the Internet or in the 'real world.' Instead, you are most welcome to provide a link to this webpage.

I use a system I call the "Official Schnauzer Difficulty Rating" just for fun, to rate the difficulty of my patterns. If it's a 3/5 or more, I'll explain why I consider it more difficult. A few of my designs use techniques that are a bit unconventional! If it's one of those patterns, I'll warn you ahead of time. I do a lot of custom-fit patterns, for example. They are made to fit YOU, not a measurement from a chart. They're surprisingly easy to do and actually end up fitting. That's a good thing, yes?

So glad you found my patterns! I hope you really enjoy making whatever it is you're making! Crochet hugs, -Sheila

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