by Mimi Alelis, copyright 2011
Attach this flower accent onto a button on your clothes or accessories. The center hole is oval-shaped so the flower doesn't easily slip-off.
Cotton thread, size 10
Crochet hook size 2mm
Finished Measurement: Approximately 1 3/4 inch in diameter, fits a button 1/2 inch or smaller
Ch 8, join with sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, working in ring, 1 sc, 1 hdc, 4 dc, 1 hdc, 2 sc, 1 hdc, 4 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, sl st on the 1st sc. (16 sts)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st, (Ch 3, skip one st, sc on next st) repeat around, join. (8 ch-3 loops)
Rnd 3: [(Sc, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sc) in ch-3 loop, sl st in sc] repeat around, join. (8 petals)
Rnd 4: Ch 1, still facing front, work the next stitches at the back of rnd 3 petals, (sc on the next available st from rnd 1, ch 5) repeat around, join. (8 ch-5 loops)
Rnd 5: (Sc, hdc, 5 dc, hdc, sc) in each ch-5 loop around, join. (8 petals)
Rnd 6: Ch 5, still facing front, work the next stitches at the back of rnd 5 petals, (skip one st, sc on the same st as the ch-3 loop from rnd 2, ch 5) repeat around, join. (8 ch-5 loops)
: Repeat rnd 5.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Labels: crochet flower, free patterns