Cosmos Flower - Free Crochet Pattern

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Cosmos Flower

 

Skill Level: Intermediate

 

Materials: Sport Weight Yarn in pink or white, size 10 Crochet Thread in yellow.  Size F-5 and Steel #7 hooks.

 

Size: Approximately 3-4 inches across.

 

 

ABBREVIATIONS

ch - chain

sl st - slip stitch

hdc - half double crochet

sc - single crochet

 

Special Stitches

Half Double Crochet Decrease (hdc dec): Keeping last loop of each st on hook, hdc in next 2 sts, yo and pull through 3 loops on hook.

 

FLOWERS

Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, using selected yarn and larger hook, ch 3, join with sl st to first ch to form ring; ch 1, 12 hdc in ring; join with sl st to first hdc. (12 hdc) DO NOT FINISH OFF.

 

First Petal

Row 1: Ch 1, turn, working in front loops only, hdc in next 2 hdc. (2 hdc) Leave remaining sts unworked.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, working in both loops, hdc in each hdc across.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, hdc dec. (1 hdc)

Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc in hdc. (1 sc) Finish off and weave in ends.

 

Next Petal

Row 1: With wrong side facing, working in front loops only, join yarn with sl st to next free st on Rnd 1, ch 1, hdc in same st as joining, hdc in next hdc. (2 hdc) Leave remaining sts unworked.

Rows 2-4: Rep Rows 2-4 of First Petal. Repeat Next Petal around until 6 petals are done. With right side facing and working in the front loops of Rnd 1, repeat Next Petal until 6 petals have been worked in the front loops. Finish off and weave in ends.

 

FLOWER CENTERS

Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, using thread and smaller hook, ch 3, join with sl st to first ch to form ring; ch 1, 12 hdc in ring; join with sl st to first hdc. (12 hdc)

Rnd 2: Turn, (ch 4, sl st in next hdc) around. (12 lps) Finish off and weave in ends.

 

Assembly - Using the photo as a guide, glue a Flower Center to each Flower. Allow to dry.

 

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