Crochet a clever flower and use it most anywhere…on a lapel, on a hat, in your hair, to wrap a gift, glued to pushpins on a bulletin board or glued to a magnet for holding messages on the refrigerator. There are many possibilities!
Pattern #: LW2998
Designed by: Tammy Hildebrand
Project Type: Accessories
Skill Level Easy
- RED HEART® With Love™: 1 skein each 1704 Bubble Gum A and 1601 Lettuce B
- Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]
GAUGE: In sc: Flower = 3½” in diameter. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Flower measures 3½” in diameter
Beg popcorn = Ch 3, 4 dc in same space, drop loop, insert hook, from front to back, in top of beg ch-3, pick up dropped loop and pull through.
popcorn = 5 dc in same space, drop loop, insert hook, from front to back, in top of first dc, pick up dropped loop and pull through.
cluster = Yo, insert hook in next st or space, draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook, (yo, insert hook in same st or space, draw up a oop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice, yo and draw through all 4 loops on hook.
picot = Ch 3, slip st in 3rd ch from hook.
With A, ch 5, join with a slip st to form a ring.
Round 1: Ch 1, [sc in ring, ch 1] 6 times, join with a slip st in first sc – 6 sc; 6 ch-1 spaces.
Round 2: Beg popcorn in first st, ch 1, *popcorn in next st, ch 1; repeat from * around, join with a slip st in top of first beg popcorn – 6 popcorns; 6 ch-1 spaces.
Round 3: (Ch 3, cl, ch 3, slip st) in same space, (slip st, ch 5, slip st) in next ch-1 space, *(slip st, ch 3, cluster, ch 3, slip st) in top of next popcorn, (slip st, ch 5, slip st) in next ch-1 space; repeat from * around, join with a slip st in first slip st. Fasten off.
With right side facing, join B with a slip st in any ch-5 space, *[ch 3, cluster, picot, ch 3, slip st] twice in same space, ch 1, (slip st, ch 3, cluster, picot, ch 3, slip st) in next ch-5 space, ch 1, slip st in next ch-5 space; repeat from * around, placing last slip st in same space as first leaf. Fasten off.
ch = chain; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); [ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.