What you'll need
You can choose any yarn you like to crochet this flower. Just to give you an idea of the size, with cotton thread size 10 and crochet hook size 2 mm, the flower is going to be about 5 cm (about 2 inches) in diameter.
You will also need a needle to weave in loose ends and a pair of scissors.
Make a magic ring.
- Round 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in ring, pull the thread end to tighten the ring and join with sl st in first sc.
- Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in same sc, (ch 6, 3 dc in next sc) 5 times, ch 6, dc in next sc, join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3. Continue with different color if you like.
- Round 3: * Ch 1, skip 1 dc, in ch-6 sp work (sc, hdc, 7 dc, hdc, sc), ch 1, skip 1 dc, sl st in next dc; repeat from * around.
Fasten off and weave in loose ends.
For the red flower I used the same pattern with a small change in Round 3, which made the petals pointier.
Round 3 for pointy petals: * Ch 1, skip 1 dc, in ch-6 sp work (sc, hdc, 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc, hdc, sc), ch 1, skip 1 dc, sl st in next dc; repeat from * around.
|hdc||half double crochet|
|sl st||slip stitch|
||work instructions the number of times specified or work instructions in the stitch or space indicated or contains explanatory remarks|
|*||work instructions following * as many times as indicated|
You can use it to make as many flowers as you like for yourself or as gifts for friends, but please don't make any for sale. Please feel free to borrow photos if you want to blog about this project, but remember to credit me and link back to the original source. Do not reproduce my entire tutorial on your site. Thanks!