22 September 2015

Free Crochet Pattern in English & Dutch: French Mini Peacock Feather

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Here it is! My first free crochet pattern, the French Mini Peacock Feather (you can read why it is called "French" in my previous post).

In my Ravelry and Etsy shops you can purchase a PDF version of this pattern.

The advantages of the PDF version are:

  • Clear layout with instructions in bullet-point format
  • Stitch Chart
  • Close up photos
  • Similar graphic design as all of my other PDF patterns
  • You support my work so that I can continue to publish free patterns and offer discount codes
Thank you!

General information & what you need


Skill level: Beginners
Yarn : Scheepjes Catona (100% Mercerized Cotton)
Crochet hook: 2.5 mm
Tapestry needle
Motif size: approx. 4 x 5cm / 1.6 x 2in

Where to shop for Scheepjes Catona and other yarns

Scheepjes yarns are available from WoolWarehouse, Deramores, Black Sheep Wools and Caro’s Atelier. If you purchase yarn through the affiliate links below, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you!*
Click on the link and it will take you to the shops where you can search for the yarn you’d like:

UK Wool Warehouse: http://shrsl.com/17owu
UK Deramores: http://tidd.ly/cf1bc042
UK Black Sheep Wools: http://shrsl.com/17owe
NL Caro’s Atelier:

Or shop at other Scheepjes stockists.

For the 6 peacock feathers in the picture above I used the following colours:

Beige: Scheepjes Catona 257 
Antique Mauve
Deep Purple: Scheepjes Larra 7401
Purple: Scheepjes Catona 282 Ultra Violet
Fuchsia: Scheepjes Catona 128 Tyrian Purple
Pink: Scheepjes Catona 398 Colonial Rose
Red: Scheepjes Catona 192 Scarlet
Rust: Scheepjes Catona 388 Rust
Moss green: Scheepjes Catona 395 Willow
Apple green: Scheepjes Larra 7414
Teal: Scheepjes Larra 7424
Mint: Scheepjes Larra 17335
Blue: Scheepjes Catona 400 Petrol Blue
Light blue: Scheepjes Larra 7425

Crochet Terms used in this pattern: US
Stitches used in this pattern:


US Crochet Terms
UK Crochet Terms
ch
chain
ch
chain
slst
slip stitch
slst
slip stitch
sc
single crochet
dc
double crochet
hdc
half double crochet
htr
half treble crochet
dc
double crochet
tr
treble crochet
trc
triple crochet
dtr
double treble crochet
picot 2
picot chain 2
picot 2
picot chain 2
picot 3
picot chain 3
picot 3
picot chain 3
picot 4
picot chain 4
picot 4
picot chain 4


Scheepjes Catona left to right: 128, 398, 257.

PATTERN

            Base
            Yarn A (Scheepjes Catona 257)
Start with a magic ring, which I like best because with a magic ring you can very neatly determine how large (or small) you would like the opening to be.
If you find it hard to make a magic ring, start with chain 6 and then form a ring by slip stitching into the first chain made.
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Magic ring.












Round 1

Ch 1 on top of the magic ring chain (=1st hdc) and work in the ring: 2 hdc, 5 dc, 1 trc, 5 dc, 3 hdc
slst in top ch of 1st hdc to close this round.
NB: If you started with ch 6 to form a ring, you start with ch 2 for your 1st hdc.
Total of 17 stitches.
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Magic ring + ch 1.
free crochet pattern coaster peacock feather thecuriocraftsroom the curio crafts room
Round 1.

Round 2
Yarn B (Scheepjes Catona 398)
Start with a sc in 3rd hdc made in round 1
1 sc in each of the next 5 stitches
1 sc, 1 ch, 1 sc in next stitch (= trc)
1 sc in each of the next 7 stitches
1 sc in next stitch, picot 3 (=ch 3, slst in 3rd ch from hook)
1 sc in each of the next 2 stitches
slst in 1st sc made to close this round.        
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Beginning sc in 3rd hdc.
Round 2. 

Round 3
Yarn C (Scheepjes Catona 128)
Start with a sc in the 4th sc after the picot made in round 2
slst in next stitch, picot 2 (=ch 2, slst in 2nd  ch from hook)
slst in next stitch, picot 2
slst in next stitch, picot 3
slst in next stitch, picot 3
slst in next stitch, picot 3
slst, picot 4, slst in ch-1 space (picot 4= ch 4, slst in 4th ch from hook)
picot 3                    
slst in next stitch, picot 3
slst in next stitch, picot 3
slst in next stitch, picot 2
slst in next stitch, picot 2 (you now have a total of 11 picots)
slst in next stitch
sc in next stitch
Cut yarn and weave in the ends.
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Beginning sc in 4th sc after picot.
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Round 3 completes the mini feather.
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Attach a fishhook ear wire in the picot 3 if you want to use these motifs as earrings. Enjoy!





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27 comments

  1. Thank you so much! These are beautiful. I think I'll make them a little bigger and use them for angel wings :-)

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    1. Thank you. I'm really glad you like them! Great idea to use them for wings. Who would have thought these mini feathers could be so versatile ;-)

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  2. thankyou for the pattern and its wounderful

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  3. Thank you for this beautiful pattern!!! I love it!

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  4. Thank you for such a beautiful pattern and so generous to give it away. I wanted to ask your permission to share it with a group of women, I am planning a ladies crochet afternoon in July and your beautiful mini peacock feathers would be a lovely project for us to do together. It would all be credited to you and I would share a link to your blog and Instagram account. kind regards Sue

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    1. Hi Sue, Thank you for your message! I've just sent you a PM via Facebook. Cheers, Christa

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  5. A beautiful pattern, thank you for your generosity in sharing it. Nicola

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    1. And thank you Nicola! So glad you like it.

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  6. Love your peacocks. Pls may i teach it here in south africa if ladies are interested?

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    1. Could you please send me an email so that I can send you a proper message :-) Thank you!

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  7. Sure. Many thanks. Its crafttime @ telkomsa . Net

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  8. Thank you so much Christa for this wonderful pattern! These are wonderful peacock we can turn in everything the imagination let us :)
    Last summer, i've crocheted some for including them in woven wall hanging when i was learning how to crochet. After one year enjoying crocheting, it is a real pleasure to make them again! Thank you again, all the best.

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    1. Thank you so much Monique! I'm really happy that you've found inspiration in my little peacock design. Enjoy your crochet journey! All the best to you too, Christa.

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  9. Love this but cannot see any download information-can this be done or do we copy by hand. Thanks from a computer newbie, Please email me the answer or information if you can.xxx

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    1. Thank you! There's no download for this pattern Jennifer. And since I can't find your email address, I had to answer here. Enjoy your day! Christa

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  10. Thank you for this tutorial & pattern! I have used embroidery thread and a slightly smaller hook for mine. I was wanting to clarify something on the final round, are we making the picot-4 in the chain 1 space with a picot-3 in the stitches on either side of it?

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  11. These are gorgeous. But I was hoping for the pattern to the photo you have above your website header ... the one with the beautiful scalloped edges and embroidery-like stitching coming out from the center. Is that pattern available anywhere? Thank you so much for sharing.

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  12. I' m just completely in love with your work. Been in and out of this page for a long while.
    I' ve made my mind to start with the beginner's level. But is there a charted or graphic pattern for the non-english non-french? It would be a great help~!!♡

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    1. Oh no! It's posted unknown! Let me add my email. unakitec@naver.com
      Hope to hear from you.

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  13. Oh no! It's posted unknown! Let me add my email. unakitec@naver.com
    Hope to hear from you.

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  14. Oh no! It's posted unknown! Let me add my email. unakitec@naver.com
    Hope to hear from you.

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  15. ok so where is the dollie pattern??

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  16. Quite easy tutorial thanks for sharing from india

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