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Free Craft Project

Crochet Flowers



Here are three different flowers that you can use to dress up your other craft projects.

crochet flowers figure 1




Materials

crochet thread - size 10
steel crochet hook - size 2








Instructions

String of Flowers (A)

First flower...

Chain 4. In the first stitch of the chain (4th stitch from hook) work a 2-dc cluster (see How To below), chain 3, and sl st (first petal created). Still working in the SAME space, work *chain 3, 2-dc cluster, chain 3, sl st (second petal created). Repeat from * 2 more times (4 petals created).

For each additional flower in the string...

[Chain 9. In 4th chain from hook. work a 2-dc cluster, chain 3, and sl st. Still working in the SAME space, work chain 3, 2-dc cluster, chain 3, and sl st. Repeat from * 3 more times.] Repeat instructions between [ ] for each flower you would like to add to the string.

crochet flowers figure A

How To:
2-dc cluster - double crochet in stitch leaving last two loops on hook; double crochet in same stitch leaving last loop on hook; yarn over and draw through all three loops


Irish Rose (B)

Chain 3. Join to form a ring.

Round 1: Chain 6. In ring, dc, ch 3, 4 times. Join in 3rd chain of ch 6.

Round 2: Sl st in next ch 3 space, ch 1. Sc, hdc, 3 tc, hdc, sc, in same ch 3 space. *Sc, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sc in next ch 3 space. Repeat from * 3 times. End with sc in starting ch 1.

Round 3: Chain 5, sc in back row, 5 times.

Round 4: Sl st in chain 5 space, ch 1. *Sc, hdc, 5 tr, hdc, sc, in ch 5 space. Repeat from * 4 times. End with sl st in back row in sc 2 rounds below.

Round 5: Chain 7, sc in back row, 5 times.

Round 6: Sl st in chain 7 space, ch 1. *Sc, hdc, 7 tr, hdc, sc, in ch 7 space. Repeat from * 4 times. End with sl st in back row in sc 2 rounds below.

Round 7: Chain 9, sc in back row, 5 times.

Round 8: Sl st in chain 9 space, ch 1. *Sc, hdc, 9 tr, hdc, sc, in ch 9 space. Repeat from * 4 times. End with sl st in back row in sc 2 rounds below.


Spring Daisy (C)

Chain 5. Join to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 1, 5 sc in ring. Join.

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around. Join.

Round 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around. (20 sc) Join.

Round 4: Working in front loops of sc's only (back look will be used for second row of petals), *ch 3, 1 tr in same st, 2 tr in each of next 2 sts, 1 tr in next st, ch 3, sl st in same st (1st petal of first row). Sl st in next st. Repeat from * 4 times.

Round 5: Sl st over to back sc loop in center of first petal. *Ch 4, 1 dtr in same st, 2 dtr in each of next 2 sts, 1 dtr in next st, ch 4, sl st in same st (1st petal of second row). Sl st in next st. Repeat from * 4 times. Join and fasten off.


crochet leaves Leaves

Depending on the project, and the size you want the leaves to be, these can be made using any yarn or crochet thread.

Large Leaf
Chain 16. Sc in 2nd ch from hook. Sc in next chain, hdc in next 2 chains, dc in next 4 chains, hdc in next 2 chains, sc in next 4 chains, 3 sc in last chain. Working on opposite side of starting chain, ch 1, sc in next 4 chains, hdc in next 2 chains, dc in next 4 chains, hdc in next 2 chains, sc in next chain, slip stitch in last chain. Fasten off.

Medium Leaf
Chain 12. Sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next 2 chains, dc in next 3 chains, hdc in next chain, sc in next 3 chains, 3 sc in last chain. Working on opposite side of starting chain, ch 1, sc in next 3 chains, hdc in next chain, dc in next 3 chains, hdc in next 2 chains, sc in next chain, slip stitch in last chain. Fasten off.

Small Leaf
Chain 9. Sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next chain, dc in next chain, hdc in next 2 chains, sc in next 2 chains, 3 sc in last chain. Working on opposite side of starting chain, ch 1, sc in next 2 chains, hdc in next chain, dc in next chain, hdc in next chain, slip stich in last chain. Fasten off.