Crochet Swan Free Crochet Pattern
Skill level: Intermediate
Crochet hook size 3.0
100 % white cotton, 4 ply, black yarn.
Double Crochet (dc).
Slip stitch (sl st).
Other stitch abbreviations:
Chain Space (ch sp)
Crochet Swan Pattern
This pattern uses UK stitch abbreviation. For the US Swan crochet pattern, click here.
Row 1. Ch 22, turn, 1 dc in 2nd ch from hook, turn, 10 dc in ch sp between dc and turning ch, *10 dc around remaining ch, sl st in 10-dc-circle*, rep between ** 4 times, leave about 4 chs on chain, 7 dc around remaining of chs, turn, sl st in 2nd dc from hook, turn.
Row 2. 10 dc in 2-dc-ch sp, sl st in 4th dc next 10-dc-circle, sk rest of dc same 10-dc-circle, sl st in 4th dc next 10-dc-circle, (3-ch picot, dc in next 2 dc) x 3 dc in next dc, sl st across remaining dc on next 3 x 10-dc-circles, sl st in 1st picot. Do not turn.
Row 3. Dc in next 5 dc o the last 10-dc-circle made, ch 1, dc in next 3 dc, sl st in next picot (middle picot), ch 5, sl st in next 10-dc-circle (the one before 1st picot round 2), turn, 5 dc in next 5-ch sp (creating a bridge), sl st in next dc, dc in next 8 dc. Turn.
Row 4. (Ch 3, dc in next dc) x 7, sl st in last picot, sl st in next dc (on bridge), (ch 3, dc in next dc) x 4, turn, sl st in dc next 10-dc-bridge (that has no 3-ch sp), (Ch 3, dc in next dc) in remaining dc around until all 10-dc-circles are covered in 3-ch sp.
Row 5. Ch 15, turn, 30 dc over the chains, sl st in next 3 ch sp, turn, sl st back up into the next 25 dc, dc in remaining 2 dc, (ch 3, dc in next dc) x 3, sl st in tip of cord, ch 3, sl st in 3rd sl st on cord (from body).
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Use black yarn and stitch eyes on the head using a sewing needle.