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
Slip stitch – sl.st
Hal treble / double crochet – h.tr / h.dc
Double crochet / Single crochet – dc / sc
Treble / Double crochet – tr/dc
Back Post dc / sc – BPdc/sc
Stitch - st
Round 1: Make 4 ch, work 23 tr/dc in last ch, sl/st in 3rd ch.
Round 2: Make 2ch, work 1 BPdc/sc over each of the next 23 tr/dc below, sl.st in 2nd ch.
Round 3: Make 4ch, work 1tr/dc + 1ch in each of the next 23 BPdc/sc below, sl.st in 3rd ch.
Round 4: Make sl.st in space of 4ch, 1ch and 1dc/sc in the same space, * make 4ch, skip space of 1ch and work 1dc/sc in next space; rep from * 10 more times, 4ch, sl.st in 1st ch.
Round 5: Make 1ch and work 1dc/sc + 1h.tr/h.dc + 1tr/dc + 1h.tr/h.dc + 1dc/sc in each space of 4ch, sl.st in 1st ch.
Round 6: Work this round in skipped spaces of 3rd round and behind the 4th and 5th rounds. Fasten to 1st skipped space of 1ch, make 1ch and 1dc/sc in this space, * make 5ch, 1dc/sc in next skipped space of 1ch; rep from * 10 more times, 5ch, sl.st in 1st ch.
Round 7: Make 1ch and work 1dc/sc + 1h.tr/h.dc + 3tr/dc + 1h.tr/h.dc + 1dc/sc in each space of 5ch, sl.st in 1st ch.
Round 8: Begin crochet from 5th round. Work sl.st until you get tr/dc in the middle of small petal. Work 1ch, * 1 BPdc/sc over tr/dc of the small petal, 4ch, 1 BPdc/sc over middle tr/dc of the next big petal, 4ch; rep from * 11 more times, sl.st in 1st ch.
Round 9: 2ch and 2dc/sc in space of 4ch below. Then work 3dc/sc in each space of 4ch, sl.st in 2nd ch.
Round 10: Work 2ch instead 1st dc/sc, * work over next sts: 2dc/sc (3dc/sc for all next rep), 3h.tr/h.dc, 2tr/dc, 2tr/dc in the same st, 2ch, 2tr/dc in the next st, 2tr/dc, 3h.tr/h.dc, 3dc/sc; rep from* 3 more times, sl.st in 2nd ch.
Round 11: Work 3ch instead 1st tr/dc, work 1tr/dc in each dc/sc, h.tr/h.dc st and tr/dc below and 2tr/dc + 2ch + 2tr/dc in space of 2ch. Work sl.st in 3rd ch and fasten off.
Use dc/sc stitch to join crocheted motifs together.
Materials: hook size 4/0 - 2.5mm and 100% cotton, 50g - 250m. Square size: 10 x 10 cm.
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