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Red Irish Rose Free Pattern

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Red Irish Rose

FP391

Easy Skill

Size:About 4" diameter.

Materials:Size 10 Crochet Cotton Thread:
Red and Green

Crochet Hook:Size 7 (1.65 mm).

Abbreviations

ch

chain

rnd

round

dc

double crochet

sc

single crochet(s)

hdc

half double crochet

sl st(s)

slip stitch(es)

lp(s)

loop(s)

sp(s)

space(s)

rem

remaining

st(s)

stitch(es)

rep

repeat

yo

yarn over

 

JOINING WITH SC
When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.

General Starching Directions
Cut a piece of cardboard larger than the article to be stiffened. Cover the cardboard with clear plastic wrap.

Lay the article on the plastic, stretch out and pin into the correct shape.

Generously spray with heavy spray starch. Allow to dry completely.

This method allows for washing and re-starching whenever necessary.

ROSE
Rnd 1:
(Right Side) Starting at center, with Red, ch 6, sl st in first ch to form ring; ch 1, [sc in ring, ch 4] 6 times; join with sl st to first sc. (6 ch-4 lps)

DO NOT TURN EACH ROUND.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, 7 dc, sc) in each ch-4 lp around; join. (6 petals)
Rnd 3: * Ch 5, working behind petals, sl st between next 2 petals, rep from * around. (6 ch-5 lps)
Rnd 4: Ch1, (sc, 9 dc, sc) in each lp around, join.
Rnd 5: * Ch 6, working behind petals, sl st between next 2 petals, rep from * around. (6 ch-6 lps)
Rnd 6: Ch 1, (sc, 11 dc, sc) in each lp around; join.
Rnd 7: * Ch 7, working behind petals, sl st between next 2 petals, rep from * around. (6 ch-7 lps)
Rnd 8: Ch 1, (sc, 13 dc, sc) in each lp around, join.
Rnd 9: Rep Rnd 7. Finish off and weave in ends.

Leaves
Rnd 1:
With right side facing, join Green with sc to 4th (center) ch of any ch-7 lp, ch 2, * (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in sp between next 2 petals, ch 2, sc in 4th ch of next ch- lp, ch 2; rep from * 4 times more, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in sp between next 2 petals, ch 2; join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, * 3 sc in next ch-2 sp, hdc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp, dc in next 2 dc, hdc in next dc, 3 sc in next ch-2 sp, skip next sc; rep from * around; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.

Finishing

- Starch into a 4-inch circle using general starching directions.

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