How to Crochet the Swan in 3D
Free Crochet Tutorial
This pattern creates several 10-sc-circles, which folds upon each other, creating a 3D effect.
Crochet hook size 3.0
Crochet Yarn 4.0 ply White and Black.
Special stitches: 3-ch Picot.
Ch 22, turn, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, turn, 10 sc in ch sp between sc and turning ch, *10 sc around remaining ch, sl st in 10-sc-circle*, rep between ** 4 times, leave about 4 chs on chain, 7 sc around remaining of chs, turn, sl st in 2nd sc from hook, turn.
10 sc in 2-sc-ch sp, sl st in 4th sc next 10-sc-circle, sk rest of sc same 10-sc-circle, sl st in 4th sc next 10-sc-circle, (3 ch picot, sc in next 2 sc) x 3,sc in next sc, sl st across remaining sc on next 3 x 10-sc-circles, sl st in 1st picot. Do not turn.
Sc in next 5 sc on last 10-sc-circle made, ch 1, sc in next 3 sc, sl st in next picot (middle picot), ch 5, sl st in next 10-sc-circle (the one before 1st picot round 2), turn, 5 sc in next ch-5-sp (creating a bridge), sl st in next sc, sc in next 8 sc. Turn.
(Ch 3, sc in next sc) x 7, sl st in last picot, sl st in next sc (on bridge), (ch 3, sc in next sc) x 4, turn, sl st in sc next 10-sc-bridge (that has no 3-ch sp), (Ch 3, sc in next sc) in remaining sc around until all 10-sc-circles are covered in 3-ch-sp.
Ch 15, turn, 30 sc over the chains, sl st in next 3 ch sp, turn, sl st back up into the next 25 sc, sc in remaining 2 sc, (ch 3, sc in next sc) x 3, sl st in tip of cord, ch 3, sl st in 3rd sl st on cord (from body).
Fasten off. Weaven in ends.
With a sewing needle, create a stitch to make an eye on the head of the swan.