Monday, 8 June 2009

How to Crochet Flowers

Here is the Pattern for the Crochet flowers shown in my layout below.

This is a pattern that come from my Granmar, so its an oldie, but a goody I'm sure!

I am not a knitter at all and I cannot really crochet either so that gives you an idea of just how simple these are to make!

1st round : 1ch, work 15dc into that 1ch. Ss to first ch.

2nd round: 3 ch . *miss 1dc, 1tr into next dc, 1ch, rep from * 6 more times join with a Ss into 2nd of 3ch.

3rd round: 1ch into ch space work 1tr, 1dtr, 1tr, 1dc to form a petal, *into next chain space work 1dc, 1tr, 1dtr,1tr, 1dc,repeat from* until 8 petals have been worked.

(I do not manage to get 8 petals using embroidery or crochet cotton, usually I get around 6 petals) Join to the first petal with a Ss.

ch = chain
dc = Double chain

Ss = Slip stitch

tr = treble

dtr = double treble

If you need help on how to do the stitches listed above you can find simple instructions HERE


Beverley said...

I so want to be able to do this but I just haven't been able to 'get' crochet. Your instructions look so clear maybe I should just sit down and keep trying till I get it!

Sonya said...

Beverly, I could not 'get' it either for a start, but I did sit and nutted it out and truely its simple, although I cannot work out the second part of the pattern (not shown here) So I still have to 'nut out' how to do a double flower!!

Raewyn aka whinney said...

Thanks for posting the pics and instructions Sonya. I haven't given them a go yet, but do you really mean we have to do 15dc into a single chain?


Wilma said...

It's so much fun to crochet those flowers! Thanks for sharing!

Rose said...

How cool you can make your own flowers :D i have given up on crochetting years ago after getting so stressed over i am happy to pay someone else to make them for me and spare me the stress LOL

Lyn S said...

Thanks for the instructions Sonya. I'd love to be able to crochet, but being left-handed, I've never been able to get it!

Annasmama said...

Thank you so much for these easy instructions, I was already looking for advice as I really like crochet flowers.
I will go and try to make some on my own. ;-)


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