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Crochet petal stitch

Guide

Feel free to use any type of yarn (or even thread) for your project. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label.


Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain stitch – ch

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc

Half treble / half double crochet – h.tr/h.dc

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Stitch – st

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 12 + 9

Row 1: Skip 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 6ch, * 3ch, skip 2st, 1dc/sc in next ch, 3ch, skip 2st, 1tr/dc in each of the next 7ch; rep from *, turn.

Row 2: Make 3ch, skip the first tr/dc below and work 1tr/dc in each of the next 2st.

Make Petal #1: 5ch, 1dc/sc in first foundation ch.

Turn, work 1ch, and make 1dc/sc + 1h.tr/h.dc + 4tr/dc + 1h.tr/h.dc + 1dc/sc in space of 5ch.

Make Petal #2: 5ch, 1dc/sc in seventh foundation ch.

Turn, work 1ch, and make 1dc/sc + 1h.tr/h.dc + 4tr/dc + 1h.tr/h.dc + 1dc/sc in space of 5ch.

Drop the loop from your hook, insert your hook under the top 2 loops of the last tr/dc, grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch.

Work 1tr/dc in each of the next 4tr/dc below.

* Make 5ch, work 1tr/dc in each of the next 3tr/dc below. Make petals before the group of 7tr/dc below: work Petal #1 in first ch and Petal #2 in seventh ch. Then drop the loop from your hook, insert your hook under the top 2 loops of the last tr/dc, grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch. Work 1tr/dc in each of the next 4tr/dc below; rep from *, turn.

Row 3: Skip 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 6tr/dc below, * 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 5ch, 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 7tr/dc; rep from*, turn. The last tr/dc work in third turning ch.

Row 4: Make 3ch and work Petal #3: 5ch, skip one row and insert your hook from back to front into second tr/dc

Make 1dc/sc.

Turn, make 1ch and work 1dc/sc + 1h.tr/h.dc + 4tr/dc + 1h.tr/h.dc + 1dc/sc in space of 5ch.

Drop the loop from your hook, insert your hook in third ch, grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch.

Work 1tr/dc in each of the next 5tr/dc below.

Make Petal #4: 5ch, skip one row and insert your hook from back to front into third tr/dc.

Make 1dc/sc, turn, work 1ch and 1dc/sc + 1h.tr/h.dc + 4tr/dc + 1h.tr/h.dc + 1dc/sc in space of 5ch.

Drop the loop from your hook, insert your hook in last tr/dc, grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch.

Make 1tr/dc in last tr/dc below.

* Make 5ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc, skip one row and work Petal #3 in third tr/dc . Drop the loop from your hook, insert your hook into tr/dc,

grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch. Work 1tr/dc in each of the next 5tr/dc below. Skip one row and work Petal #4 in fourth tr/dc. Drop the loop from your hook, insert your hook into last tr/dc, grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch. Make 1tr/dc in last tr/dc below; rep from *. Work the last tr/dc in third ch at the end of the row. Turn.

Row 5: Make 6ch, skip 3tr/dc and work 1dc/sc in next st, 3ch. * Skip 2tr/dc below and make 1tr/dc in next st, 5tr/dc in space of 5ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc, 3ch, skip 2tr/dc below and ork 1dc/sc in next st, 3ch; rep from*, work 1tr/dc in third ch and turn.

Row 6: Make 8ch. * Work 1tr/dc in each of the next 3tr/dc below. Make petals before the group of 7tr/dc below. For Petal #1 make 5ch, skip one row and insert your hook from back to front into last tr/dc of next row.

Then continue working petal as usually.

Then make Petal#2: make 5ch, skip one row and insert your hook from back to front into first tr/dc of next row.

And continue working petal as usually.

Then drop the loop from your hook, insert your hook under the top 2 loops of the last tr/dc, grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch. Work 1tr/dc in each of the next 4tr/dc below.

Make 5ch; rep from *, 1tr/dc in third ch, turn.

Row 7: Make 6ch, 1dc/sc in space of 5ch, 3ch, * 1tr/dc in each of the next 7tr/dc, 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 5ch, 3ch; rep from *, 1tr/dc in third ch, turn.

Row 8: Make 8ch, * 1tr/dc in next tr/dc, skip one row and work Petal #3 in third tr/dc . Drop the loop from your hook, insert your hook into tr/dc, grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch. Work 1tr/dc in each of the next 5tr/dc below. Skip one row and work Petal #4 in fourth tr/dc. Drop the loop from your hook, insert your hook into last tr/dc, grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch. Make 1tr/dc in last tr/dc below, 5ch; rep from *. Work 1tr/dc in third ch at the end of the row. Turn.

Row 9: Make 3ch, 5tr/dc in space of 5ch, 1trdc in next tr/dc, * 3ch, skip 2st, 1dc/sc in next, 3ch, skip 2st, 1tr/dc in next, 5tr/dc in space of 5ch, 1r/dc in next tr/dc; rep from *, work last tr/dc in third ch and turn.

Row 10: Repeat row 2 but work petals in tr/dc (as for row 6). The first Petal #1 work in third ch of Row 8. The last Petal #2 work in last tr/dc of Row 8

Repeat rows 3 – 10 until you have reached your desired length.

Cashmere – 15%, Angora – 25%, Wool - 60%

100% Cotton - Multicolored version

Colors & rows:

1, 2, 3 & 4 – brown; 5, 6, 7 & 8 – beige; 9, 10, 11 & 12 – pink; 13, 14, 15 & 16 – blue; 17, 18, 19 & 20 – dark blue.

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