Home of the Brave
Home of the Brave was inspired by the colors of the original yarn used. I love creating projects for the American patriotic holidays and when I saw this kit of minis, I knew I needed to
create something special!
Using an easy-to-memorize, 8-row repeat of stitches, Home of the Brave’s main body has a beautiful lacework of undulating arrowheads with a pointed shell border. I used every last inch (and won at yarn chicken) of the kit in a gradient of red, white, and blue. I wanted something that could be a dramatic shawl or an extra-long scarf that I could wind multiple times to give different looks. But you can change the length and/or width just by adding or subtracting repeats as stated in the notes. It is a fast crochet, even at its original length, but the pattern will keep even the most advanced crocheter engaged.
You will receive the pattern only. 4 pages.
122 inches/310 cm long × 16 inches/41 cm wide
1145 yds/1047 m fingering weight yarn
Sample uses Chicken Lady Fiber Arts The Patriot Collection mini set (75% superwash merino / 25% nylon; 8.8 oz/ 250g=1145 yards/1047 m)
US Size E/4 (3.5 mm) or size needed for gauge. Be sure to take the time to verify your gauge.
In main pattern: 15 sts (1.5 repeats) and 8 rows = 4 inches (10cm)
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