Cherry Blossoms Stole

This lovely stole features a dainty floral lace pattern, perfect to dress up any outfit. Wear it as a shoulder wrap to show off the full stunning flower pattern, or as a simple lacy scarf. Take advantage of a beautiful fingering weight yarn with long color runs, as pictured, for a truly spectacular look.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 15” [177 cm] x 70” [39 cm] after blocking

Gauge: 1 repeat of the lace pattern = 2.48“ [6.3 cm] wide and 1.73” [4.4 cm] high, measured after blocking

Materials

Yarn:

Super Fine Weight Yarn Jawoll Magic by Lang Yarns (75% wool, 25% nylon; 437 yards [400 meters]/100 grams)  #1404 (2 balls)

Hook: US size G/6 (4.0 mm) hook

Notions: Tapestry needle

Special Stitches

Foundation Single Crochet (Fsc): Make a slip knot and place onto hook, ch 2, insert hook into both lps of the second ch from hook, yo and draw through, ch 1, yo and draw through both lps on hook, *insert hook in ch part of previous st, yo and draw through, ch 1, yo and draw through both lps on hook; rep from *.
Puff Stitch (Ps): (yo, insert hook in indicated sp, yo, pull lp through, yo, pull through first 2 lps on hook) 3 times, yo, pull through all 4 lp’s on hook. 

Pattern Notes

The stole has a rectangle shape and is worked in one piece, starting at the shorter edge with a row of foundation single crochet. Next the body of the stole is worked in the lace flower pattern. Once the stole has the desired length, a row of single crochet is worked at the top edge as well as on both long sides of the stole. The piece is finished with a dainty picot edge around.

Pattern

Row 1 (WS): Fsc 61.
Row 2 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as dc), sk first st, *dc in next st, sk next 2 sts, ch 3, sc in next st, sk next st, ch 2, sc in next st, sk 2 sts, ch 3, dc in next st, sk next st, ch 1; rep from * to last 10 sts, dc in next st, sk next 2 sts, ch 3, sc in next st, sk 1 st, ch 2, sc in next st, sk 2 sts, ch 3, dc in next st, dc in last st.
Row 3: Ch 1 (counts as sc), turn, sk first st, sc in next st, *(ch 3, ps) 3 times in next ch-2 sp (flower made), ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to last ch-2 sp, (ch 3, ps) 3 times in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, sc in last 2 sts.
Row 4: Ch 1 (counts as sc), turn, sk first st, sc in next st, *ch 3, dc in first ch-3 sp of flower, ch 1, dc in next ch-3 sp of flower, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-3 sp; rep from * to last flower of preceding row, ch 3, dc in first ch-3 sp of flower, ch 1, dc in next ch-3 sp of flower, ch 3, sc in last 2 sts.
Row 5: Ch 6 (counts as dc, ch 3), turn, ps in first ch of turning ch, *ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp, (ch 3, ps) 3 times in next ch-2 sp; rep from * to last ch-1 sp, ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, (ps, ch 3, dc) in last st.
Row 6: Ch 3 (counts as dc), sk first st, dc in first ch-3 sp, *ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, dc in first ch-3 sp of flower, ch 1, dc in next ch-3 sp of flower; rep from * until last complete flower of preceding row has been worked, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-3 sp, 2 dc in ch-sp of half flower at end of row.
Rows 7-158: Rep Rows 3-6, 38 more times or to desired length.
Row 159: Rep Row 3 once more (depicted as Row 7 in chart).
Row 160: Ch 3 (counts as dc), sk first st, dc in next st, *ch 2, sc in first ch-3 sp of flower, ch 1, sc in next ch-3 sp of flower, ch 2, dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, dc in next ch-3 sp; rep from * to last flower of preceding row, ch 2, sc in first ch-3 sp of flower, ch 1, sc in next ch-3 sp of flower, ch 2, dc in last 2 sts (Row 8 in chart).
Row 161: Ch 1 (counts as sc), turn, sk first st, sc in next dc, *2 sc in ch-3 sp, sc in next sc, sc in ch-2 sp, sc in next sc, 2 sc in ch-3 sp, sc in dc, sc in ch-1 sp, sc in dc; rep from * to last flower, 2 sc in ch-3 sp, sc in next sc, sc in ch-2 sp, sc in next sc, 2 sc in ch-3 sp, sc in last 2 sts. Do not break yarn.

Border

Turn piece sideways and sc along the long side of the work. Approx. 7 sts per rep of the body pattern. Break yarn.
Sc along the other long side of the work. Ch 1, turn, 5 sc, *ch 3, sl st into first ch made, 5 sc; rep from * around, working 3 sts as established in each corner of the stole, join with sl st to close round. Break yarn.

Finishing

Weave in loose ends and wet block stole. yarn ball

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