Updated: Sep 23
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This advanced flower pattern is a lively applique that draws on multiple crochet techniques to form its unique shape. By working in the round, slipping stitches, and working in the back post, the crocheted fabric will form into a layered structure that appears more and more like a vibrant flower as the project progresses.
Attach this beautiful applique on anything from shirts, headbands, backpacks, flip flops (a tutorial for this one is coming soon), and more. It has such a warm tropical vibe, especially with the pictured yarn colors!
Hook- US, F/5 (3.75 mm)
Mr - Magic Ring
Ch - Chain
Rnd - Round
Sl st - Slip Stitch
Sc - Single Crochet
Hdc - Half Double Crochet
St - Stitch
Rep - Repeat
Bpsc- Back Post Single Crochet. See the Additional Notes section for more information.
0.75” (1.91 cm) tall
1.75” (4.45 cm) wide (diameter)
2” (5.08 cm) tip to tip
1.5” (3.81 cm) at widest point
As this is an advanced pattern, we have provided a few accompanying video clips to the project instructions below for guidance in where the hook should be inserted for certain stitches and how those stitches are done (such as the bpsc). The videos are at 2x speed so feel free to slow them down or pause them while watching! As always, let us know if you have any questions by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leaf (make 2): Ch 10. This is the base chain. Sc in second ch from hook. Hdc in next ch, dc in next, tr in next 3 chs, dc, hdc, then sc in last ch. Ch 1. Sc in first ch of base chain (under previously made sc). Hdc in next ch, dc in next, tr in next 3 chs, dc, hdc, then sc in last ch. Sl st in first sc.
Make a mr.
Rnd 1: *sc twice in mr. Ch 4. Sc in 2nd second ch from hook, hdc in next, sc in last. Rep from * twice more. Sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: *bpsc in first sc of last rnd. Ch 4. Sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next, sc in last. Bpsc in next sc of last rnd. Rep from * twice more.
Click here to watch where the bpscs of the first and second petals of the rnd are crocheted.
Rnd 3-4: *Ch 4. Sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next, sc in last. Bpsc in next st and the following st. Rep from * twice more.
Click here to watch a few examples of where the bpscs of these rnds are crocheted.
Fasten off and hide remaining yarn endings. Sew the leaves side by side beneath the flower. The tips on each leaf should be touching the bottom center. Reference the pictures in this pattern for placing guidance.
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