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Crochet Indie Feathers

Updated: Feb 7, 2023

Free Indie Feathers Crochet Pattern With Written and Video Instructions.

This is an easy pattern to create a textured feather with a strongly delineated quill and flights. It’s a lovely project which can be highly customized with colours and then used as you please in other projects.


-MATERIALS -

· DK yarn in colours of choice

· 3.5mm crochet hook

· Embroidery needle and scissors

· Stitch markers


-ABBREVIATIONS-

· Magic Loop (I chain two and crochet into first loop to create ring)

· CH – Chain

· ST – Stitch

· SL ST – Slip stitch

· SK ST – Skip stitch

· SC – Single crochet

· HDC – Half double crochet

· DC – Double crochet

· HTR – Half treble crochet

· TR – Treble crochet.

· SC2TOG – Single crochet two together

· SC3TOG – Single crochet three together

· HDC2TOG – Half double crochet two together

· DC2TOG – Double crochet two together

· DC3TOG – Double crochet three together

· SP ST – Spike stitch

· JOIN and FO – SL ST into next ST, chain one, cut yarn

· FO- Fasten off

· FLO – Front loops only

· BLO – Back loops only

· T – Turn

· FPHDC – Front post half double crochet

· BPHDC – Back post half double crochet

· FPTRC – Front post treble crochet

· FPDTRC – Front post double treble crochet


-PATTERN NOTES-

· Pattern written using American terminology.

· CH3 counts as DC.

· Video Tutorial can be found at the end of written pattern.


Feather– make with chosen colour.

1. CH14, SC into the 2nd CH from hook and the next 5 chains, CH10, 2DC into the 4th CH from hook, DC3, DC3TOG, TRC into top of first 6 stitches (the stem), working into remaining unworked chains, DC3TOG, DC3, 3DC into the last ST, CH3, T

All rows from here on are made in the BLO – Back loops only of every ST.

2. 2DC into the 1st ST, DC3, DC3TOG, FPTRC into treble from previous row, DC3TOG, DC3, 3DC into the last ST, CH3, T

3-10. 2DC into the 1st ST, DC3, DC3TOG, FPTRC into treble from 2 rows below, DC3TOG, DC3, 3DC into the last ST, CH3, T

11. DC into the 1st ST, DC3, DC3TOG, FPTRC into treble from 2 rows below, DC3TOG, DC3, 2DC into the last ST, CH3, T

12. DC into the 1st ST, DC2, DC3TOG, FPTRC into treble from 2 rows below, DC3TOG, DC2, 2DC into the last ST, CH3, T

13. DC into the 1st ST, DC1, DC3TOG, FPTRC into treble from 2 rows below, DC3TOG, DC1, 2DC into the last ST, CH3, T

14. DC into the 1st ST, DC3TOG, FPTRC into treble from 2 rows below, DC3TOG, 2DC into the last ST, CH3, T

15. SK 1st ST, DC2TOG, FPTRC into treble from 2 rows below, DC2TOG, DC into the last ST, CH3, T

16. DC2TOG stop decreasing when there are 3 loops on the hook, FPDTRC into treble from 2 rows below stop decreasing when there are 4 loops on the hook, DC3TOG stop decreasing when there are 7 loops on the hook, Yarn over and pull through all 7 loops.

Join and FO.


-VIDEO TUTORIAL-


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