Princess Wand & Tiara

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Princess Wand & Tiara

designed by Noreen Crone-Findlay
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Your kids can play princess dress up with a sparkly wand and tiara. 

Measurements

Single Size
Tiara measures approximately 6"/15cm wide by 3 1/2"/9cm tall (at center). Star on wand measures approximately 4"/10cm across (from tip to tip).
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Finished Measurements
Tiara measures approximately 6"/15cm wide by 3 1/2"/9cm tall (at center). Star on wand measures approximately 4"/10cm across (from tip to tip).

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Main Color (MC)

Simply Soft Party | Fuchsia Sparkle, 0002Edit Color
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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size I9/5.5mm
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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

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Materials not included in this kit:

For Tiara: Safety pins or small stitch holder, 3 iridescent beads (ensure hole in beads is large enough for yarn needle to pass through). For Wand: One dowel—12"/30.5cm long, low-temperature hot glue gun, glue sticks, iridescent beads (any number, size and color of beads may be used. One 1/2"/1cm diameter bead is recommended for bottom of wand stem; ensure hole in beads is large enough for yarn needle to pass through).

The materials for this project cost $13.68

Abbreviations

Adjustable-ring method = Wrap yarn into a ring, ensuring that the tail falls behind the working yarn. Grip ring and tail firmly between middle finger and thumb. Insert hook through center of ring, yarn over (with working yarn) and draw up a loop. Work stitches of first round in the ring. After the first round of stitches is worked, pull gently, but firmly, on tail to tighten ring

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

hdc = half double crochet

Picot = Ch 3, sl st in top of sc just made.

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

tr = treble crochet

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Measurements
Tiara measures approximately 6"/15cm wide by 3 1/2"/9cm tall (at center). Star on wand measures approximately 4"/10cm across (from tip to tip).

MATERIALS

Tiara and Wand
Simply Soft Party (85 g/3. oz;150 m/164 yds)
Main Color (MC) Fuchsia Sparkle (0002) 1
One size US G-8 (5.5mm) crochet hook, (for Wand, ties and last row of top of Tiara); and US H-8 (5mm) (for body of Tiara), or sizes to obtain gauge. For Tiara: Safety pins or small stitch holder, 3 iridescent beads (ensure hole in beads is large enough for yarn needle to pass through), yarn needle. For Wand: One dowel—12"/30.5cm long, low-temperature hot glue gun, glue sticks, iridescent beads (any number, size and color of beads may be used. One 1/2"/1cm diameter bead is recommended for bottom of wand stem; ensure hole in beads is large enough for yarn needle to pass through), yarn needle.

INSTRUCTIONS

TIES
With smaller hook and 1 strand of yarn coming from outside of ball, make an adjustable ring.  Tie #1: [Ch 7, sc in ring] 5 times (flower made), ch 125. Place final lp on a safety pin. Do not fasten off.Tie #2: With 1 strand of yarn coming from inside of ball, work same as Tie #1, do not place final lp on holder. Join ends of ties: Place final lp of Tie #1 and Tie #2 together on larger hook.
 
TIARA
With larger hook, holding 2 strands of yarn together (the 2 strands coming from the 2 ties).
Headband: Ch 8, dc in 8th ch from hook (first box made), [turn, ch 5, sk next 2 ch of previous box, dc in next ch] 7 times—8 boxes. Top of Tiara (RS): Do not turn, working across long side of headband, ch 1, sk first box, 7 dc in next box, sc in next box, 3 dc in next box, 3 tr in next dc, 3 dc in next box, sc in next box, 7 dc in next box, sc in last box, turn. Remove one lp from hook, place lp on a safety pin. Keep the other lp on hook. Next Row (WS): With larger hook and 1 strand of yarn, working in front loops only (to create ridge on RS), ch 1, sl st in first sc, *sc in next dc, hdc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, tr in next dc, ch 5, sl st in last tr made (picot made), 2 dc in next dc, hdc in next dc, sc in next dc*; ch 1, sl st in next sc, ch 1; sc in next dc, hdc in next dc, dc in next 2 sts, (2 tr, picot, 2 tr) in next tr, dc in next 2 sts, hdc in next dc, sc in next dc, ch 1, sl st in next sc; rep from * to * once more; sl st in next ch-1 sp; working across short, side edge of headband, sl st in next 3 ch. Do not fasten off.
 
TIES AND LOWER EDGING
Tie #3: Change to smaller hook, ch 129, sl st in 4th ch from hook to create a ring at end of ch, [ch 7, sc in ring] 5 times. Fasten off. Lower Edging: With RS of tiara facing, place lp on safety pin back onto larger hook. Working across short side edge of headband, sl st in next 3 ch, move Ties #1 and #2 out of the way; ch 1, [work 3 sc in next box, picot] 7 times, 3 sc in next box. Do not fasten off. Tie #4: Work same as Tie #3.
 
FINISHING
Beads (optional) should not be used on tiaras for young children. Cut a 10"/25.5cm length of yarn and split the length into 2 strands, each strand should be thin enough to sew the beads to the tiara. Sew one bead to RS of each point of tiara (optional).
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WAND
Stitches Used: Chain (ch), half double crochet (hdc), single crochet (sc), slip stitch (sl st)
Special Technique: Adjustable-ring method
Wrap yarn into a ring, ensuring that tail falls behind working yarn. Between finger and thumb, grip ring and tail firmly. Insert hook through center of ring, yo (with working yarn) and draw up a lp. Yo and draw through lp on hook (first ch made). Work sts of first rnd into ring. After first rnd of sts is worked, pull gently, but firmly, on tail to tighten ring.
Notes: Beads are optional and should not be used on wands for young children. Star is crocheted with size G-6 (4mm) hook to create a dense fabric. To make sturdy star, take care to work with a tight tension.
 
STEM
Thread yarn into yarn needle. Take needle through a 1/2"/1cm diameter bead. Draw yarn end through about 2"/5cm and glue end along side of one end of dowel. Glue bead to end of dowel. Wrap yarn around dowel, placing each wrap against previous wrap and glue in place as you wrap, until dowel is completely covered. Cut the end of the yarn and glue end to top of dowel.
 
STAR (make 2)
Center Circle
Leaving a long beginning tail (for sewing beads to star), make an adjustable ring.
Rnd 1: Work 10 sc in ring; do not join and do not turn—10 sc.
Rnd 2: Working in back loops only, 2 sc in each sc around—20 sc.
First Point—Row 1: Ch 1, working in back loops only, hdc in next 4 sc, turn. Row 2: Ch 2, sk first hdc, hdc in next 3 hdc, turn. Row 3: Ch 2, sk first hdc, hdc in next 2 hdc, turn. Row 4: Ch 2, sk first hdc, hdc in next hdc, turn. Row 5: Ch 1, sl st in first hdc, sl st evenly down side of point to top of Row 1.
Second Point—Row 1: Working in back loops only, hdc in next 4 sc of center circle. Rows 2–5: Rep Rows 2–5 of first point.
Third and Fourth Points—Work same as Second Point.
Fifth Point—Row 1: Working in back loops only, hdc in next 4 sc of center circle; sl st in top of beginning ch of Row 1 of first point, turn. Rows 2–4: Rep Rows 2–4 of first point. Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sl st in first hdc. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing two stars together around outer edges.
 
FINISHING
Embellish Stars: Arrange beads on RS of star, as desired, and sew in place.
Assemble Wand: Place top of dowel (end without bead) on WS of one star and glue to secure. Place second star on top of first star, matching the edges, and glue to dowel. Thread yarn tail into yarn needle and whipstitch the edges of the stars together. Weave in ends.