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Crochet flower-wave stitch

Guide


Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain stitch – ch

Slip stitch - slt

Double crochet / single crochet – dc / sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

1 tr/dc decrease – 1dec: work 1 incomplete tr/dc over each of next 2st, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.

Back Post dc/sc – BPdc/sc

Stitch – st

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 24 + 2

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

Row 2 (RS): Make 3ch and skip first st, * 1tr/dc in next dc/sc, 2tr/dc in each of next 3 dc/sc, [ 1dec over next 2dc/sc ] – make 3 times, 1tr/dc in each of next 3dc/sc, [ 1dec over next 2dc/sc ] – make 3 times, 2tr/dc in each of next 3 dc/sc, 1tr/dc in each of next 2dc/sc; rep from *, turn.

Row 3: Make 1ch, work 1dc/sc in each of next tr/dc and dec sts, 1dc/sc in third ch, turn.

Row 4: Make 1ch, * 1dc/sc in each of next 3dc/sc below, make a flower.

Flower: work 13 ch (foundation ch) and slt in fourth ch from hook.

Round 1: work 4ch, [1dc/sc in ring of 4ch, 3ch] – make 5 times, slt in first ch.

Round 2: work 1dc/sc + 3tr/dc + 1dc/sc in each space of 3 (4) ch.

Round 3: 1ch, make 1BPdc/sc over first ch of Round 1, [ 3ch, 1BPdc/sc over next dc/sc of Round 1 ] - make 5 times, 3ch, slt in first ch.

Round 4: work 1dc/sc + 5tr/dc + 1dc/sc in each of next 3 spaces of 3ch.

Work 1dc/sc + 3tr/dc in next space of 3ch, skip 16dc/sc and work 1dc/sc from back to front in seventeenth dc/sc. Make 2tr/dc + 1dc/sc in same space of 3ch.

Work 1dc/sc + 3tr/dc in next space of 3ch, skip 6dc/sc from last dc/sc join and work from back to front 1dc/sc in seventh dc/sc. Make 2tr/dc + 1dc/sc in same space of 3ch.

Repeat the preceding step one more time.

Work 1slt in first dc/sc and in each of next 3tr/dc of next petal. ----

Make 1slt in third foundation ch,

[ 6ch, 1dc/sc in top of next petal ] – make 2 times. Work 2ch, skip 2st from first dc/sc join and work 1dc/sc in each of next 2dc/sc below; rep from *.

Work 1dc/sc in last st, turn.

Row 5: Make 1ch, * 1dc/sc in each of next 3dc/sc below, 2dc/sc in space of 2ch, 1dc/sc in dc/sc, 6dc/sc in next space of 6ch, 1dc/sc in next dc/sc, 6dc/sc in next space of 6ch, make 1dc/sc in slt over last petal (see image),

2dc/sc in next space of 2ch, 1dc/sc in each of next 2dc/sc below; rep from *, 1dc/sc in last st, turn.

Row 6: Make 3ch and skip first st, * 1tr/dc in next st, [ 1dec over next 2dc/sc ] – make 3 times, 2tr/dc in each of next 3 dc/sc, 1tr/dc in each of next 3dc/sc, 2tr/dc in each of next 3dc/sc, [ 1dec over next 2dc/sc ] – make 3 times, 1tr/dc in each of next 2dc/sc below; rep from *, turn.

Row 7: Make 1ch, work 1dc/sc in each of next tr/dc and dec st, 1dc/sc in third ch, turn.

Row 8: Make First flower of the row: work 11ch (foundation ch) and slt in fourth ch from hook.

Repeat instructions for Rounds 1, 2 & 3 (as set by Row 4).

Round 4: work 1dc/sc + 5tr/dc + 1dc/sc in each of next 2 spaces of 3ch.

Work 1dc/sc + 3tr/dc in next space of 3ch, skip 7dc/sc and work 1dc/sc from back to front in eighth dc/sc. Make 2tr/dc + 1dc/sc in same space of 3ch.

Work 1dc/sc + 3tr/dc in next space of 3ch, work 1dc/sc from back to front in last dc/sc. Make 2tr/dc + 1dc/sc in same space of 3ch.

Work 1dc/sc + 5tr/dc + 1dc/sc in each of next 2 spaces of 3ch.

Work 1slt in first dc/sc and in each of next 3tr/dc of next petal.

Make 7ch, 1dc/sc in top of next petal, 2ch, skip 2st from first dc/sc join and work 1dc/sc in each of next 5dc/sc below.

* Make a flower (as set by Row 4). Make 1slt in third foundation ch, [ 6ch, 1dc/sc in top of next petal ] – make 2 times. Work 2ch, skip 2st from first dc/sc join and work 1dc/sc in each of next 5dc/sc below; rep from *.

Make Last flower of the row: work 13ch (foundation ch) and slt in fourth ch from hook.

Repeat instructions for Rounds 1, 2 & 3 (as set by Row 4).

Round 4: work 1dc/sc + 5tr/dc + 1dc/sc in each of next 4 spaces of 3ch.

Work 1dc/sc + 3tr/dc in next space of 3ch, work 1dc/sc from back to front in last dc/sc below. Make 2tr/dc + 1dc/sc in same space of 3ch.

Work 1dc/sc + 3tr/dc in next space of 3ch, skip 6st from last dc/sc join and work 1dc/sc from back to front in next st. Make 2tr/dc + 1dc/sc in same space of 3ch.

Work 1slt in first dc/sc and in each of next 3tr/dc of next petal.

Make 1slt in third foundation ch, 6ch, 1dc/sc in top of next petal, turn.

Row 9: Make 1ch, * 1dc/sc in dc/sc below, 6dc/sc in next space of 6ch, make 1dc/sc in slt over last petal, 2dc/sc in next space of 2ch, 1dc/sc in each of next 5dc/sc, 2dc/sc in space of 2ch, 1dc/sc in dc/sc, 6dc/sc in next space of 6ch; rep from *, make 1dc/sc in first ch and turn.

Repeat rows 2 – 9 until you have reached your desired length.

Cotton + Viscose

100% Cotton

Colors & rows: 1, 2 & 3 – white; 4 – light blue; 5, 6 & 7 – dark blue; 8 – light yellow; 9, 10 & 11 – yellow; 12 – white; 13, 14 & 15 – light blue.

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