CROCHET PATTERNSWhirl & Twirl Round Motif

Whirl & Twirl Round Motif

Looking for a fun, quick crochet project to brighten up your day? Check out the Whirl & Twirl Round Motif! This charming little project is an absolute breeze, featuring basic stitches that even a beginner can master with ease. Before you know it, you’ll have an adorable round motif that’s just the right size for coasters, appliques or adding a vibrant pop of color to any project you desire!

But the real fun begins when you start playing with colors and textures to personalize your cute motif. Customize it to match your unique style or create a bunch to mix and match. Whether you envision classic white, delicate pastels or bold and dramatic dark shades – the possibilities are endless and utterly thrilling!

Experiment with different yarn weights and hook sizes to create the perfect size for your needs. The charming motif in the picture measures around 5.5 inches or 14 cm in diameter, crafted with crochet thread size 10 and a 1.5 mm hook.

The Whirl & Twirl Round Motif is the perfect way to unleash your creativity and add some handmade flair to your life. Why wait? The pattern is free, so all you need is your trusty crochet hook and some yarn – even those random scraps will work! Just don’t forget to keep a needle and scissors nearby for those finishing touches that’ll make your creation pop.

Let’s get this crochet party started!

Whirl & Twirl Round Motif

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Instructions

Make a magic ring.

  • Round 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch-1 sp), * dc in the ring, ch 1; repeat from * 7 times, pull the thread tail to close the ring as much as needed, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch4. (8 dc, 8 ch-1 spaces)
  • Round 2: Sl st in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 5, * sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 5; repeat from * 7 times, join with sl st in first sc. (8 sc, 8 ch-5 spaces)
  • Round 3: Sl st in next 2 chains, ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in same ch-5 sp, ch 3, * 3 dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 3; repeat from * 7 times, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch3. (24 dc, 8 ch-3 spaces)
  • Round 4: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, * dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3; repeat from * 7 times, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch3. (40 dc, 8 ch-3 spaces)
  • Round 5: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, * dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3; repeat from * 7 times, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch3. (56 dc, 8 ch-3 spaces)
  • Round 6: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, * dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3; repeat from * 7 times, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch3. (72 dc, 8 ch-3 spaces)
  • Round 7: Sl st in next 2 dc, ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 6 dc, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, * skip next 2 dc, dc in next 7 dc, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3; repeat from * 7 times, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch3. (56 dc, 8 sc, 16 ch-3 spaces)
  • Round 8: Sl st in next 2 dc, ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 4 dc, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, * skip next 2 dc, dc in next 5 dc, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3; repeat from * 7 times, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch3. (40 dc, 16 sc, 16 ch-3 spaces, 8 ch-5 spaces)
  • Round 9: Sl st in next 2 dc, ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, * skip next 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3; repeat from * 7 times, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch3. (24 dc, 24 sc, 16 ch-3 spaces, 16 ch-5 spaces)
  • Round 10: Sl st in next 2 dc and in next ch, ch 1, sc in same sp, (ch 5, sc in next sp) 31 times, ch 2 and join with dc in first sc to create last ch-5 sp of the round. (32 sc, 32 ch-5 spaces)
  • Round 11: Ch 1, sc in same sp, (ch 6, sc in next sp) 31 times, ch 3 and join with dc in first sc to create last ch-6 sp of the round. (32 sc, 32 ch-6 spaces)
  • Round 12: Ch 1, sc in same sp, * 11 dc in next ch-6 sp, sc in next ch-6 sp; repeat from * around omitting the very last sc, join with sl st in first sc. (176 dc, 16 sc)

Fasten off and weave in any loose ends for a clean finish.

Abbreviations
ch chain
sc single crochet
dc double crochet
sp space
sl st slip stitch
beg beginning
* work instructions following * as many times as indicated
( ) work instructions the number of times specified or work instructions in the stitch or space indicated or contains explanatory remarks

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All the patterns in blueraindrops.com are written in American English crochet terms. If you are familiar with British English crochet terms, here is a very helpful US/UK Crochet Terminology Conversion Chart.

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