Silk accessorie

Silk accessorie

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A silk scarf and silk yarn are dyed with water based silk paints. The flowers are crocheted in silk yarn, which is also used for braiding and plaiting on the scarf. They can be used for around the neck or the waist.

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How to do it
Guide step 1
1.
Protect the table with a plastic sheet before putting down a piece of polyester wadding slightly larger than the material on top. Pour very diluted paint into a polystyrene cup. Arrange the silk yarn in long lengths and soak piece by piece in the paint.
Guide step 2
2.
You may wet the scarf before painting with different colours. They blend well together. Let it dry.
Guide step 3
3.
Put the silk onto a large piece of washed cotton fabric and wrap it up. Silk should not touch silk.
Guide step 4
4.
The parcel should fit into a saucepan. Wrap it in aluminium foil.
Guide step 5
5.
Put the parcel in the saucepan containing approx. 4cm water on top of 3 stones or small pots. Simmer for 1 – 1 ½ hour.
Guide step 6
6.
Put a towel under the lid in order to collect condensed water.
Guide step 7
7.
After the fixing, rinse out the excess colour and dry the silk.
Guide step 8
8.
Crochet flowers and circles of silk yarn. See the patterns at the bottom of the page, but vary the size and pattern.
Guide step 9
9.
Crochet and plait long cords.
Guide step 10
10.
Braid, plait and twist the crocheted, plaited and single cords around the scarf.
Guide step 11
11.
Sew on the flowers with small stitches (which are hardly visible) on the back.
Guide step 12
Pattern
1 Cast on five chain stitches. Form a ring by ending with a slipstitch. 2 Double crochet ten stitches around the ring and finish with a slipstitch. 3 Double crochet two stitches in each stitch and finish with a slipstitch. 4 Crochet four chain stitches, skip two double crochet stitches and crochet one slipstitch. Repeat around the whole ring so that there are seven loops around the ring. Finish with a slipstitch in the first stitch of the round. CHANGE COLOUR. 5 Crochet in each chain-stitched loop; one double crochet stitch, one half basic treble, three basic trebles, one half basic treble, one double crochet stitch. Continue this in each of the seven chain-stitched loops. Finish with a slipstitch in the round’s first stitch. Turn the flower’s leaves toward the centre. 6 Crochet five chain stitches and one slipstitch around the slip stitch from the 4th round. Continue the same way round the whole ring for all seven loops. Finish with a slipstitch in the round’s first stitch. CHANGE COLOUR. 7 Crochet around the loop with five chain stitches, one double crochet stitch, one half basic treble, five basic trebles, one half basic treble, one double crochet stitch. Continue like this in the seven chain-stitched loops. Finish with a slip stitch in this round’s first stitch. Turn the flower’s leaves toward the centre. 8 Crochet six chain stitches and one slip stitch around the slip stitch from the 6th round. Continue like this all the way around the ring for all seven loops. Finish with a slip stitch in this round’s first stitch. CHANGE COLOUR. 9 Crochet around the loop with six chain stitches, one double crochet stitch, one half basic treble, five basic trebles, one half basic treble, one double crochet stitch. Continue like this for the seven chain-stitched loops. Finish with a slip stitch in this round’s first stitch.

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