Lavender is so fragrant and also a beautiful colour. It inspired me to make these gift items.

 Lavender Gift Items

This is how I made the flowers and leaves to embellish the teashower:

Crochet Flower

Materials:

3mm Crochet Hook

4ply Premier Cotton 001 White, 028 Moss, 071 Lilac and 020 Butter. 

Method for Flower:

  1. Make a magic ring or if you prefer ch 6 and work a slst into first ch to make a ring.
  2. Ch 1 to represent first sc.  Work 11 sc into ring and work slst into first ch = 12sc
  3. *Ch 2, 3dc into next st, ch 2 ,slst into next st *You have completed your first petal. 
  4. Repeat from* to * five times and anchor your last ch by working a slst into the first ch in this round.  Fasten off your thread.
  5. Carefully adjust the size of your magic ring and work away yarn tails.
  6. Make two similar flowers (see photograph for my colour selection) and stitch them together to add fullness.
 

 Method for Leaf:

  1. Ch 9
  2. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 dc in next 3 ch, 1 sc in next 2 ch, 1 sl st in next ch, 3sl sts in last ch.
  3. Going around foundation chain to other side, 1 sl st in next ch, 1sl st in nex 2 ch, 1 dc in next 3 ch, 1 sc in next ch, tie off. 
 

Abbreviations:

ch        chain

dc        double crochet

sc        single crochet

slst     slip stitch