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Crochet flower stitch

Guide


Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain stitch – ch

Double crochet / single crochet – dc / sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Long treble / double crochet – ltr / ldc

Double Treble / Triple Crochet – dtr/tr

Triple tr / Double triple crochet – ttr / dtc

Front and Back Post crochet technique

Stitch – st

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 18 + 2

Row 1: skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in each of next ch, turn.

Row 2 (RS): make 1ch and 1dc/sc in first dc/sc below, work 1dc/sc in each of next dc/sc below, turn.

Row 3: repeat Row 2.

Row 4: Make 1ch, skip first dc/sc of Row 1, work 1ltr/ldc in next:

yarn over (YO), insert hook into st, YO, draw up a long loop; YO, draw through first loop on hook, YO and draw through all loops on hook.

Work 2ltr/ldc in same dc/sc of Row 1. * Skip 2dc/sc of Row 1, make 3 ltr/ldc in next st; rep from *, make 1dc/sc in last dc/sc of Row 3, turn.

Row 5: make 1ch and 1dc/sc in first dc/sc below, work 1dc/sc in each of next st, turn.

Rows 6 & 7: repeat Row 5.

Row 8: Work 1ch and 1ltr/ldc in first dc/sc of Row 5,

* skip 2dc/sc of Row 5, make 3 ltr/ldc in next st; rep from *, skip 2dc/sc of Row 5, make 2 ltr/ldc in last st of Row 5 and 1dc/sc in last dc/sc of Row 7, turn.

Rows 9, 10 & 11: make 1ch and 1dc/sc in first dc/sc below, work 1dc/sc in each of next st, turn.

Row 12: repeat Row 4, work all ltr/dc in dc/sc of Row 9.

Rows 13-21: repeat Row 9.

Row 22: make 1ch, * work 1dc/sc in each of next 4 st, place marker over 10th dc/sc of Row 16 and work leaves and stem over this stitch.

Leaf: YO 4 times, insert hook as for front post st, YO and pull through; YO hook and draw through first 2 loops on hook. Repeat preceding step until you have only 2 loops left on hook.

YO 3 times, insert hook into base of pervious st and work incomplete ttr/dtc.

YO 2 times, insert hook into base of same first st and work incomplete dtr/tr. YO 1 time, insert hook into base of same first st and work incomplete tr/dc.

YO hook and draw through first 2 loops on hook. Repeat preceding step until you have only 1loop left on hook.

Skip 1dc/sc and work 1dc/sc in each of next 4st, make stem over same dc/sc of Row 16: YO 3 times, insert hook as for front post st and make ttr/dtc.

Skip 1dc/sc and work 1dc/sc in each of next 4st, make one more leaf over same dc/sc of Row 16.

Skip 1dc/sc and work 1dc/sc in each of next 3st; rep from *.

Skip 17 dc/sc of Row 16 and place marker over 18th dc/sc of Row 16; work next leaves and stem over this stitch.

Make 1dc/sc in last st, do not turn.

Row 23: fasten to first dc/sc of pervious row, make 1ch and 1dc/sc in first st, work 1dc/sc in each of next st below, turn.

Rows 24 & 25: make 1ch and 1dc/sc in first dc/sc below, work 1dc/sc in each of next st, turn.

Row 26: repeat Row 25 but do not turn.

Row 27: fasten to first dc/sc of pervious row, make 1ch, * work 1dc/sc in each of next 7dc/sc below, skip 5 sts for flower bud and place marker over 6th st, work 5 clusters of 2 ltr/ldc into stem of Row 22:

YO, insert hook into top of stem, YO, draw up a long loop; YO, draw through first loop on hook, repeat preceding step one more time, YO and draw through all loops on hook.

Make 4 more clusters into stem.

Continue crochet the row, work 1dc/sc in each of next 6dc/sc below; rep from *, make 1dc/sc in last st, turn.

Row 28: make 1ch, * 1dc/sc in each of next 7dc/sc below, work 1Back Post dc/sc over each of next 5 clusters, 1dc/sc in each of next 6dc/sc below; rep from *, make 1dc/sc in last st, turn.

Rows 29, 30, 31, 32 & 33: make 1ch and 1dc/sc in first dc/sc below, work 1dc/sc in each of next st, turn.

Repeat rows 2 - 33 until you have reached your desired length.

Finishing

Pull threads of first and last clusters to down on the right side of the fabric to make a desired form of the flower bud. Embroider stamens and make steam blocking.

100% Cotton

Colors & Rows:1, 2, 3 – light green; 4 – violet; 5, 6 & 7– purple; 8 – light green; 9, 10 & 11 – violet; 12 – purple; 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 & 21 – light green; 22 – violet; 23, 24, 25 & 26 – light green; 27 – purple; 28, 29, 30, 31 & 32 – light green; 33, 34 & 35 – violet; 36 – purple; 37, 38 & 39 – light green; 40 – violet; 41 – purple.

100% Cotton

Colors & Rows:1, 2, 3 – natural; 4 – peach; 5, 6 & 7– light turquoise; 8 – natural; 9, 10 & 11 – peach; 12 – light turquoise; 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 & 21 – natural; 22 – peach; 23, 24, 25 & 26 – natural; 27 – light turquoise; 28, 29, 30, 31 & 32 – natural; 33, 34 & 35 – peach; 36 – light turquoise; 37, 38 & 39 – natural; 40 – peach; 41 – light turquoise.

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