Friday, August 26, 2011

Crochet a Flower Accent - free pattern

Flower Accent
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.   
Materials:
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


Flower
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)
Rnd 7: Repeat rnd 5.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
















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24 comments:

  1. soo pretty Mimi.How are you doing dear friend? Its been a long time.

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  2. Cute...thanks for the pattern!

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  3. Hey Mimi,

    Thank you so much for the pattern!! :)

    Regards,
    Smitha

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  4. You're welcome, glad you liked it!

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  5. Thank you for this pattern!! I am confused about round 4...it sas to sc in the t from round 1, is this correct?

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  6. Yes, rnd 4 is correct...rnd 1 is the base of the petal rounds.

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  7. Thank you for your response. Sorry about the sloppy typing :( I don't understand that round, I wish there was a diagram...

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  8. Cute flower, very nice directions, Paula

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  9. Thanks for the pattern! I made a quick one here:
    http://ajaire.blogspot.com/2012/01/boy.html

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  10. Thanks Ajaire, your baby outfit project is so cute!

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  11. Thanks for sharing this. I made one today (a bit rusty at crochet) and popped it on a card.

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  12. Thanks for letting me know, Bronwyn. You're cards are lovely!

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  13. Thank you! I've added this to my "flower collection":)! Lovely!

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  14. Just wanted to share a picture of your pattern in use :)

    http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.465200190179281.110499.308419132524055&type=1#!/photo.php?fbid=468922796473687&set=a.331686593530642.84692.308419132524055&type=1&theater

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  15. Lovely pattern, thank you for sharing!

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  16. The flower pattern is so pretty..I've been looking for a pattern for the pink purse that you show, with the flower on it. Is the pattern for the purse available?
    Thanks,
    Wendy J

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  17. yes, the pattern is available from a Japanese site. It is linked on my project page on Ravelry:
    http://www.ravelry.com/projects/mimicat/natural-boucle-bag

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  18. PERFECT! Just what I have been looking for :D

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  19. I love this flower, very cute. Thanks for sharing the pattern.

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