One evening I wanted to tidy up my crochet box because it had been full of mess. I replaced the stuff one by one. Among them, there was a beautiful flower motif and looks dirty and fainted colorless. It was in my box for 10 – 12 years. This flower motif had given me by my aunt who taught me how to crochet when I was 9 years old. I had completely forgotten about this flower motif since then so I decided to crochet and post this 8 petal flower motif as this week’s free pattern.
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Skill Level Intermediate
Materials (I used)
Sport yarn weight (15WPI)
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sk = skip
ch- sp = chain-(number of chains) spaces
*to* = repeat * to * the instructions.
shell st – (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in one st
This flower motif work in rounds. After round two, 8 petals begin with shell stitch. If you want make large flower, repeat rounds by increasing chains and dc stitches in shell st.
Make a magic circle/ring
Rd 1: ch 5 (count as dc and ch 2), [dc, ch 2] 7 times, sl st to first beg ch 3. (8 dc / 16 ch(s))
Rd 2: ch 2 (does not count as st), *(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch-2 sp, ch 2* repeat *to* around, sl st to first dc. (32 dc / 32 ch(s))
Rd 3: ch 1, sl st to first ch-2 sp, ch 2(does not count as st), shell st in same ch-2 sp, *ch 3, sk next ch 2, shell st in next ch-2 sp* repeat *to* around, sl st to first dc. (8 shell sts / 8 ch-3)
Rd 4 : ch 1, sl st to ch-3 space of the shell, ch 2, *shell st in ch-3 space, ch 3, sl st to next ch-3 space, ch 3 again *repeat across, sl st to first dc of the shell.
Rd 5: ch 2, sl st to first ch-3 sp, ch 2(does not count as st), shell st in same ch-3 sp, *ch 5, sl st to same place in previous round we made sl st, ch 5, shell st in next ch-3 sp* repeat *to* around, sl st to first dc. Fasten off. (8 shell sts)
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