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Saturday, 20 September 2014

Crocheted Flowers

Good Afternoon Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

I had a really lovely evening last night crocheting flowers using my crochet cotton from Turkey.

Here are a couple of pictures and I have written out the pattern for you too!
Why not have a go and please let me see photos of your flowers. 


These are the 6 flowers I made last night.


Close up of the flowers

Pattern

 Using Crochet hook 2.00 mm and cotton make a chain of 6 stitches then form a ring with ss (slip stitch)
 First Round -1 chain (doesnt count as a st) 16 dc (double crochet)into ring, ss to first dc.
 Second Round -  4 chain (counts as dc and 2 ch) miss first 2 dc *1 dc into next dc, 2ch miss 1 dc, rep from * to end, ss to 2nd of 4 ch at beginning of round. (you should have 8 chain spaces.
 Third Round - (1ss, 1ch, 5 dc, 1 ch, 1ss) into each chain space to end, you should have 8 petals.
Fourth Round - 1 ch (doesn't count as a st), working behind petals of previous round: 1 dc around stem of first "dc" of 2nd round, *3 ch, 1 dc raound stem of next dc of 2nd round, repeat from * 6 more times, 2 ch, 1 dc into first dc. 8 chain spaces.
Fifth Round - (1 ss, 1 ch, 5 treble, 1 ch and 1 ss) into each chain spaces to the end. 8 petals, fasten off yarn.

I hope you have a go of these flowers, they are so easy to make and will be going on future projects.

Many thanks for visiting 
Crafty Hugs xxxxx

15 comments:

Beverley Lowe said...

These are lovely Linda - thanks so much for sharing.
Hugs,
Bev xx

Crafting Gill said...

Love these Linda thank you for the pattern x

Jan Ltc said...

They are gorgeous Linda xx Jan

Wendy Russell said...

Absolutely love these, wish I could crochet, tried a couple of times but never succesfully!xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

these are beautiful Linda great colours.
Gr Karin

NanaConnie said...

Wonderful flowers, Linda, and your instructions are terrific. Thanks so much. Wish I could find some of that really fine crochet thread but a trip to Turkey just isn't on my list at the moment. :-ZD

Lea Brawn said...

Great instructions and gorgeous flowers Linda. I've always wanted to learn to crochet - I tried and failed as a child. Now that I'm ready try again I can't coz of my tremor. One of these days....x

rachel said...

these are beautiful Linda - thanks so much for your support hun - I do appreciate it x

Claire Boelema said...

These are gorgeous - pity I can't crochet otherwise I'd have given them a go xxx

Debbie Fisher said...

Wow these are fabulous Linda, what a gorgeous embellishment these will make to your card making xxxx

Andree said...

Beautiful flowers Linda, the colours are gorgeous. You are so talented xx

Jennifer Bradley said...

Gorgeous flowers once I get my head round the pattern I will have a go , thanks for the instructions xx

Doreen said...

Love your gorgeous flowers Linda.xxx

Bad Kitty said...

so nice flowers

mags said...

Gorgeous flowers Linda. Have printed the pattern out and will definitely be giving these a go.
Mags
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