Vickie's Large Flower - Free Crochet Pattern
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VICKIE'S LARGE FLOWER
Size: Large - About 4½" circumference.
Materials: Premier® Yarns – Home™ Cotton – used in model.
Worsted Weight Yarn :
For each Large Flower:
White – 10yds
Fuschia – 10yds
beg - beginning
CC - contrasting color
ch - chain
dc - double crochet
hdc - half double crochet
lp(s) - loop(s)
MC - main color
rem - remaining
rep - repeat
rnd - round
sc - single crochet(s)
sp(s) - space(s)
slst(s) - slip stitch(es)
st(s) - stitch(es)
tr - treble crochet
yo - yarn over
Additional Materials: Yarn Needle.
Crochet Hook: Size H-8 (5.00 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: With H-hook – 4dc = 1".
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.
Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, with White, ch6; join with slst to first ch to form ring, ch3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), dc in ring, ch3, [2dc in ring, ch3] 5 times; join with slst to first dc (3rd ch of ch-5). (12dc & 6ch-3lps)
Rnd 2: Slst in sp between next 2 dc, *(2hdc, 3dc, 3hdc) in next ch-3sp, slst in sp between next 2 dc; rep from * around. (6 petals) Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 1: With right side facing, join Fuschia with slst to first hdc on any petal, [ch3, slst in next st] 6 times, slst in same sp between dc-sts on Flower Rnd 1, *[ch3, slst in next st] 7 times, slst in same sp between dc-sts on Flower Rnd 1; rep from * around, ch3, join with slst to first slst. Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 1: (Right Side) With Fuschia, ch2, 8sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with slst to first sc. Finish off leaving long end.
Using long end and yarn needle, with right sides facing, sew Center to Flower.