Crochet Flower Clio

 
What you'll need
You can choose any yarn you like to crochet this flower. Just to give you an idea of the size, with cotton thread size 10 and 2 mm crochet hook, the flower is going to be about 4,5 cm (1,8 inches) in diameter.
You will also need a needle to weave in loose ends and a pair of scissors.


Instructions
Make a magic ring (or ch 6 and sl st in first ch to form a ring).

  • Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in ring, (ch 6, 3 dc in ring) 5 times, ch 6, dc in ring, pull the thread end to tighten the ring and join with sl st in 3rd ch of first ch3.
  • Round 2: * Ch 1, skip 1 dc, in next ch-6 sp work (sc, hdc, 7 dc, hdc, sc), ch 1, skip 1 dc, sl st in next dc; repeat from * around.

Fasten off and weave in loose ends.

See a variation of this flower here: Crochet Flower Urania

 

Abbreviations
ch chain
sc single crochet
hdc half double crochet
dc double crochet
sp space
sl st slip stitch
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work instructions the number of times specified or work instructions in the stitch or space indicated or contains explanatory remarks
 * work instructions following * as many times as indicated
This tutorial is for personal use only
You can use it to make as many flowers as you like for yourself or as gifts for friends, but please don't make any for sale. Please feel free to borrow photos if you want to blog about this project, but remember to credit me and link back to the original source. Do not reproduce my entire tutorial on your site. Thanks!