Abstract Flower Motif No. 1
3 colors of worsted weight cotton yarn (I used Lily Sugar'n Cream in White, Yellow, Hot Green, and Mod Blue in various combinations for all the motifs.)
Size H (5mm) hook
(Of course you could try any other weight yarn and an appropriate hook!)
5 inch diameter
2 Double Crochet Cluster (2dc cluster): *yarn over, insert hook in space, yarn over, pull up loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops, repeat from * once, yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on hook.
Single Crochet Two Together (sc2tog): Insert hook in stitch, yarn over, pull up loop, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over, pull up loop, yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.
Picot: Ch 3, sl st in previous sc. (Insert hook into front loop of sc and left most vertical bar under front loop of same single crochet, yarn over, and pull through vertical bar, front loop, and loop on hook.)
Directions (Written in US Crochet Terms)
With Color A
Rnd 1- In magic circle, ch 3, dc, ch 2, (2dc cluster, ch 2) 7 times, sl st to first
dc, fasten off.
Rnd 2- Join Color B in any ch 2 space, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2dc cluster) in same
space, (2dc cluster, ch 2, 2dc cluster) in next ch 2 space and each ch
2 space around, sl st to first dc, fasten off.
Rnd 3- Join Color C in any ch 2 space with a sc, ch 3, sc2tog over next 2
stitches, ch 3, *sc in next ch 2 space, ch 3, sc2tog over next 2
stitches, ch 3, repeat from * around, sl st to first sc, don't fasten off.
Rnd 4- Ch 1, sc in same space, picot, 2 sc in next space, *sc in next stitch,
picot, 2 sc in next space, repeat from * around, sl st to first sc, fasten
off, sew in ends.
Block if desired. (I lightly pinned out my motifs, sprayed them with water and let them dry over night.)
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