Petals: A Snood (Ring Scarf) in Tunisian Crochet

Tunisian crochet stitches and bead crochet as a crochet cowl scarf, crochet wrap, and crochet ring scarf. Use one skein of fingering weight cashmere for fancy lace.
Click To Enlarge
  • Item #: 1-WN3911BTV
  • Manufacturer: Vashti Braha

Click on any larger photo to enlarge it further.

This new Tunisian crochet lace pattern pleasantly edges itself as you work each offset group of rows. One skein of a fingering weight yarn results in an easy to wear warmer for the head, neck, and shoulders. It is crocheted with no shaping, then seamed into a ring scarf (a.k.a. Snood, Shoulder Cowl Wrap, and Eternity scarf). Disguising the seam with a few rows of seed beads turns this easy shape into a special gift, especially if you use cashmere yarn as shown here!

I developed this lacy Tunisian crochet stitch pattern myself. If it seems familiar to you, it's probably due to how Tunisian eyelets mimic the look of bunches of chain strands in a traditional "Bowties" stitch pattern of regular crochet.

Skill Level: Intermediate. This pattern features less common Tunisian crochet stitches. I have written it with a minimal amount of abbreviations. US terms are followed by UK equivalents in brackets. Pattern abbreviations, and the instructions for how to do each special Tunisian stitch, can be found in a pink sidebar on every page of this pattern. (This is especially helpful for Tunisian Crochet patterns.)

Note: It's best if you have used at least one Tunisian crochet pattern for the Beginner or Easy skill level first; to see if you're ready for an Intermediate-level pattern, test yourself with my quick checklist here

After using this pattern you will know (if you didn’t already):

  • The easy chic look of constructing a cowl on the bias with offset rows
  • An introductory experience in beaded Tunisian crochet (no pre-stringing necessary)
  • How to create a designerly beaded seam as you crochet the final rows
  • A fresh adaptation of the popular "bowties" stitch pattern for Tunisian crochet
  • The unique value of Tunisian yarn overs (eyelets)

Approximate Finished Dimensions for One Skein of Yarn

Each crocheter's results with the same amount of yarn will vary a bit.

Width (circumference): 40" {100 cm}; height: 10" {25 cm}.

Supplies Needed

  • Crochet Hook: Size US I-9/5.5 mm straight Tunisian crochet hook at least 9" {23 cm} long, or size needed for gauge.
  • Yarn used: Jade Sapphire Silk Cashmere 2-ply (55% Silk, 45% Cashmere; 400yds/366m per 1.94oz/55g ball), color #93 Rosehip. 

Yarn substituting advice: Begin with yarns that list a needle or hook range of B/1/2.25 mm--D/3/3.25 mm, even though you’ll be using a 5.5 mm Tunisian crochet hook. If you try a yarn that doesn’t look as good as in my photos, give it a chance by blocking it a bit--it only takes a few minutes with a misting bottle. 

  • Beads: Size 6/0 round beads (a.k.a. "E beads" or "large" seed beads): 176 beads, to be strung onto yarn later.
  • Beading needle (click here to make your own simple beading needle with wire)
  • Special Technique: Tunisian (Beaded Lace worked on the bias)
  • Skill Level: intermediate: fancy stitches
  * Marked fields are required.
Price $6.99

Best Values

Related Items

Reviews (0) Write a Review
No Reviews. Write a Review