Flowers Everywhere 🌺 A (Crochet) Pattern

Hello my lovely friends πŸ’•

I have Spring on my mind! 😎 The temperatures are finally in a ‘I can do this’ range 😎 I saw the first Robins in the yard 🌞 and there’s even a little bit of green in the otherwise brownish lawn.

Now all we need are flowers 🌺 πŸ’πŸŒ»πŸŒ·πŸŒΌβ¬…οΈ That’s pretty, but not enough! I changed my FB profile picture, and decorated it with a pretty tulip frame

And I started crocheting flowers like a woman possessed 😊

Here’s the first one…

They’re not the real thing, but they’ll do until Mother Nature wakes up 😍

They’re great for sprucing up hats, scarves, sweaters…anything that needs a touch of whimsy!

If you would like to make one…here’s how

For this beauty I used ‘ Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable, colorway Sunrise’*

Stitches:

single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), half treble crochet (htr), treble crochet (tr), slipstitch (slst)

Picot – ch 3, slipstitch in first chain (work Picot on top of the first treble crochet)

Pattern:

Ch 3, 6sc into first ch, slst in first sc

*Ch1, in same stitch work a sc, hdc, dc, htr, tr, picot, tr, htr, dc, hdc, sc.

(It seems like a lot of stitches…but they’ll all fit. Promise 😊)

Slst into next sc

Repeat from * 5 times

You’re looking at the back of the flower. You want to keep working on that side!

Ch 4, slst into space between the next two petals (this will be the base for the second row of petals.

Repeat 5 times for a total of 6 loops.

*Ch1. Work into ch4 space – sc, hdc, dc, htr, tr, picot, tr, htr, dc, hdc, sc

Slipstitch into next ch4 space.

Repeat from * 5 times. Slipstich into sc from the first loop.

Next layer of petals:

Ch 6. Slst into space between the next 2 petals. Repeat 5 times for a total of 6 loops.

*Ch1. Work into ch6 space a sc, hdc, dc, htr, tr, picot, tr, htr, dc, hdc, sc. Slst into next loop.
Repeat from * 5 times. Slst into sc from the first loop. Fasten off.

And you’re done! Turn it around…isn’t it pretty? 😍

I love this yarn for the flowers, but they do look great in various other yarns too.

Sugar ‘n Creme Cotton Yarn*

Caron Simply Soft *

Bernat Baby Blanket *

As I’ve mentioned before, they’re great for embellishing all kinds of garments and accessories.
I also designed a loop-and-tuck scarf, with the flower as a focal. More on that later. 😊
Here’s a sneak peek…

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I hope you find this inspiring, and will fill the world with pretty flowers! πŸŒΊπŸ’πŸŒ·

HaveΒ  wonderful, fabulous, creative week! πŸ’•

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* I have no affiliation with the companies mentioned here.Β 

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New ~ Stitch ~ Sunday – Lemonpeel and MossΒ 

…..nope, not a new Smoothie recipe – really the names of two beautiful crochet stitches. πŸ˜‹

Hello my lovely friends πŸ’• I’m glad you could visit! 

Today’s stitches are not just beautiful, but also very easy…even for beginners. 

The first one – the ‘Lemonpeel’ stitch only uses two basic stitches. Single- and Double Crochet. 

So grab some yarn and a matching hook and crochet along. 😊

– Chain an even number of stitches for the foundation chain. 

– Row 1 Chain 1, sc in the second chain from the hook, dc in the next stitch. *sc in the next stitch, dc in the one after that* . Repeat to the end of the row. 

– Row 2 Chain 1, turn your work. Sc in the very first stitch, dc into the next. Repeat alternating sc and dc to the end of the row. 

Repeat Row 2 until your piece is the desired size. 

It’ll look like this…

The second stitch is the Moss Stitch. This one is moving fast to the top of my list of favorites! 😍

Ready? Let’s go…

– Chain an even number of stitches for the foundation chain. 

Row 1  Skip the first 3 chain stitches, and sc into the fourth. *Ch 1, skip the next stitch, sc into the next* Repeat to the end of the row, ending with a sc in the last chain. 

Row 2  Ch 2, turn your work. Sc in the first chain space of the previous row. Ch1, sc in chain space and so on. Last stitch should be a sc into ch space. 

Repeat Row 2 until you’ve reached the desired length. 

There, wasn’t that easy. πŸ€— You wanna know what it looks like? 

I love it worked with a ‘self-patterned’ yarn 


Pretty nifty, eh? 😎

Do you think you’ll give these stitches a try? What will you make? Let me know …because I’m quite nosy by nature 😜

Now I leave you alone so you have time to practice! 😁

I hope to see you soon! 

Until then πŸ’•

~ Tina xoxo