This funky flower is reminiscent of those great 70’s posters! It is actually created in the round, making all the petals at once, so it is really a flat circle. Then the border is put on to create the look of the petals. Use this flower as an applique on a hat, purse, jacket or other item. Attach it to a pin or hair clip or headband. There are so many possibilities!
That 70’s Flower
Intermediate Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot
Tahki Cotton Classic yarn is used in the video, though you can use nearly any yarn and the hook to match.
TECHNIQUES & ABBREVIATIONS USED:
sl st ~ slip stitch
ch ~ chain
sc ~ single crochet
dc ~ double crochet
blo ~ back loop only
rnd ~ round
beg ~ beginning
Here is the swift and ball/cake winder I refer to in the video.
Rnd 1: Ch 4, sl st to form a ring, ch 3 (counts as first dc), 11 dc in ring, sl st to top of beg ch 3. (12 dc)
Rnd 2: Sl st in between the beginning ch 3 and the next dc, ch 3 (counts as first dc), 3 dc in same space, [skip 1 dc, 4 dc in between next 2 dc] 5 times, sl st to top of beg ch 3. (6 sets of 4 dc)
Rnd 3: Sl st in next dc, sl st between 2nd and 3rd dc of 4 dc set, ch 3 (counts as first dc), 5 dc in same space, [6 dc in between 2nd and 3rd dc of next 4 dc set] 5 times, sl st to top of beg ch 3. (6 sets of 6 dc)
Rnd 4: Sl st in each of next 2 dc, sl st between 3rd and 4th dc of 6 dc set, ch 3 (counts as first dc), 7 dc in same space, ch 1 [8 dc in between 3rd and 4th dc of 6 dc set, ch 1] 5 times, sl st to top of beg ch 3. (6 sets of 8 dc)
Border: Attach next color into one of the unworked dc from round 1, * ch 1, sl st between 4 sets, ch 1, sl st between 6 dc sets, ch 1, sl st over ch 1, sc in blo of next 2 dc, 2 sc in blo of each of next 4 dc, sc in blo of next 2 dc, sl st over ch 1, ch 1, sl st between 6 dc sets, ch 1, sl st between 4 sets, ch 1, sl st in unworked dc of round 1, rep from * 5 more times, sl st to beg of round.
Here is a chart for you:
And one more pictures of the flowers in use on two Be A Star childrens sun hats. I will link that pattern when it is up, which should be later this week.
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