Crochet flower- Primrose Motif

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Crochet flowers are such fun to decorate with!

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If you are looking for a bit of spring or beautiful ways to embellish your world, this beautiful crochet flower will do the trick.

Perfect for applique, hairbands, flip-flops and so much. We know they’re beautiful, versatile and look pretty.

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These free crochet flower pattern are just what you need to create all the pins and embellishments you can imagine. Check out this idea for crocheted beautiful flowers.

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Primrose Motif Double the layers, double the fun! This fun set of three two-dimensional motifs will make a lovely addition to a hat, handbag, headband, pin, scrapbook layout or any other project you please. Made with sport or DK weight yarn, Primrose Motif can be used as a centerpiece under flowers or candles. It would also make a cute jar topper for those homemade mixes, treasures and goodies.

Work Rounds 1-4 only for a cute flower motif!

Yarn Fingering weight (#1 Super Fine). Shown: Omega La Perla (100% mercerized cotton; 278 yd [254 m]/1.76 oz [50 g]): 1 skein each of #645 green citrus (MC) and #646 lime green (CC); #644 pale turquoise (MC) and #621 turquoise (CC); #629 pink (MC) and #630 fuchsia (CC). Crochet Hook Size B/1 (2.25 mm) Notions • 3 size 1/4″ (7 mm) pearl buttons (shown: by La Mode Buttons, item #4662) • Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Finished Size 4″ (10 cm) from point to point. Gauge 1 finished motif = 4″ (10 cm) from point to point after blocking. Gauge is not critical for this design. Note: Primrose Motif is wored in one piece. First layer is worked in rounds from the center out; then each of 4 petals of second layer are worked on turning rows.

SPECIAL STITCHES AND NOTES Magic (adjustable) ring: Make a large loop with yarn. Holding the loop with your fingers, insert hook into loop and pull working yarn through loop on hook. Continue to work indicated number of stitches into loop. Pull on yarn tail to close loop. Reverse single crochet (reverse sc): Keeping hook pointing to the left, insert hook into next stitch to the right and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops.

ABBREVIATIONS beg – beginning CC – contrasting color ch(s) – chain(s) dc – double crochet hdc – half double crochet MC – main color rep – repeat(s) RS – right side sc – single crochet sk – skip sl – slip sp(s) – space(s) st(s) – stitch(es) WS – wrong side

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FLOWER MOTIF Refer to Flower Motif Stitch Diagram, p. 4 for assistance. Rnd 1 (RS): With MC, magic ring, ch 1, 24 sc in ring—24 sc. Rnd 2: Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2), [sk next sc, dc in next sc, ch 2] around, join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch-5—12 dc, 12 ch-2 sps. Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in first dc, [ch 7, sk next dc, sc in next dc] around, omitting last sc, join with sl st to first sc—6 ch-7 sps. Rnd 4: Ch 1, [sc, hdc, 7 dc, hdc, sc] in each ch-7 sp around, join with sl st to first sc—6 petals. Rnd 5: Working behind petals, ch 1, 3 sc in each ch-2 sp of Rnd 2, join with sl st to first sc.

First Large Petal Begin work in rows. Row 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1), dc in next sc, [ch 1, dc in next sc] 6 times, turn—8 dc, 7 ch-1 sps. Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in next ch-1 sp, 2 hdc in each ch-1 sp across, turn—14 hdc. Row 3: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in each hdc across, turn. Row 4: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1), dc in next hdc, [ch 2, sk next hdc, dc in next hdc] across, turn. Row 5: Ch 1, (sc, hdc) in next ch-2 sp, (4 dc in next ch-2 sp) twice, ch 2, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, (4 dc in next ch-2 sp) twice, (hdc, sc) in next ch-1 sp; working along side of Petal down to center, ch 3, sc around last hdc of Row 3, ch 3, sc around last dc of Row 1, ch 2, sc in next sc of Rnd 5 of Motif, sl st in next sc, DO NOT turn. Next Large Petals Rep Rows [1-5] 3 times, omitting last sl st. At end of last rep, DO NOT turn. DO NOT fasten off.

FINISHING Finishing Edging Refer to Flower Motif Stitch Diagram, p. 4 for assistance. Begin work in rnds. Rnd 1: [Work 9 sc evenly spaced along Right Edge of Petal, 25 sc across Top Edge of Petal, 9 sc along Left Edge of Petal] around, join with sl st to first sc—172 sc. Fasten off. Rnd 2: With RS facing, working from left to right, join CC1 with sl st to 3rd sc, ch 1, reverse sc (see Special Stitches and Notes) in each sc around, skipping first and last 2 sc of each Petal—156 sc. Fasten off. Blocking Wet or steam block Motif to finished measurements. Weave in loose ends with a tapestry needle.

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