Saturday, May 12, 2012

Simple Flower in Square Crochet Motif

Step 1:Make flower: 
a. >>>Chain 6; form ring
b. >>>Chain 6; single crochet in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain until you are back at base ring
c. >>>Slip stitch in ring; repeat b and c until you have 8 flower petals
Step 2:  Group petals in pairs to a cross like so:

Step 3:  Join Color B to 1st petal of any pair. Chain 1 (counts as first single crochet)
Step 4:  Single crochet in top point of next flower petal; chain 7 (to make corner between pairs of petals)

Step 5:  Single crochet in tip of next 2 flower petals; chain 7
{Repeat Step 5 two more times and join with a slip stitch to 1st stitch in round.}
Step 6:  Slip stitch in next single crochet and in chain 7 corner loop

Step 7:  Chain 3 (counts as 1st double crochet); make 4 more dc in same loop, chain 2, make 5 more dc in same loop) [Corner made]
Step 8:   Chain 2; make [5 dc, 2 chain, 5 dc] in next chain 7 loop
{Repeat Step 8 twice more to make all 4 corners, ending with chain 2 and joining to top chain stitch of 1st dc}
Finish off. Weave in loose ends.

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