Spring Flower With Leaves
You can use it as an appliqué, a brooch, or flower pin, or make 12 of these lovely crocheted spring flowers, add them around a round doily, add a pretty border for a dramatic look!
Ch 7, joing with sl st.
1st round - 12 sc in round, join.
2nd round - *sc, ch 4, sk sc, repeat from * around. 6 loops made.
3rd round - in each 4 ch loop make: sc, hdc, 5 dc, hdc, sc.
4th round - Working on back of work, ch 1, (sc in between petals, ch 5) around. 6 ch 5 space made.
5th round - in each 5 ch loop make: sc, hdc, dc, 5 tr, dc, hdc, sc.
6th round - sl st to 1st dc on next petal, *sc, ch 4, sk next st, repeat from * twice, with ch 2 between each petal. Make 3 petals, then prepare to connect to leaves: make 2 loops on next petals, ch 2, sl st to tip of leaf, ch sk st, sc in next, ch 2, sc in dc of next petal, ch 5, sc in center of leaves, ch 5... finish in the same pattern.
1st round - Ch 24, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in 10 ch, 3 sc in next ch, sc in remaining 11 ch.
2nd round - ch 1, turn, sk 1st sc, sc in 11 sc, 3 sc in next sc, 11 sc in remaing. (Note: use back loop when crocheted sc!)
Repeat 2nd round 6 times and fasten off.
I used a crochet hook size 7 & crochet thread size 10 in pink & celery green for the sample above. Here is an image of a finished doily using 12 flowers: