These Ruffled Crochet Flowers are very easy and would make the perfect addition to any project, especially a Christmas project. They take about 15 minutes to whip up and the ruffled edges give them a fair bit of texture. The center is quite plain, but that is easily remedied by attaching a button to the middle of the flower.
You can, of course, make these with yellow centers and two-tone petals, but I think this pattern lends itself better to the simplistic two-tone approach I have taken.
I hope you have fun with this pattern. If anything is unclear, please feel free to contact me by leaving a comment below.
Ruffled Crochet Flower
© Dedri Uys 2013. All Rights Reserved.
US Crochet Terminology Used
|Blo||Back loop only|
|Flo||Front loop only|
|Sc inc||Single crochet increase|
|*||Repeat all instructions between asterisks the amount of times specified.|
- Double knit yarn (light worsted weight/#3) in red and cream – a few yards each
- 4 mm crochet hook (US 6/G UK 8)
- Yarn needle
You will need to know how to make a standing double crochet stitch. See this excellent tutorial by Tamara from Moogly if you don’t know what a standing double crochet is or how to make it.
- With cream yarn and working into a magic ring: ch 1, 6 x sc. (6)
- Sc inc x 6. (12)
- *Sc inc, sc* x 6. Join to the next st with a sl st (Photo 1). (18)
- Ch 2. *3 x dc in the front loop only of the next st, 3 x dc into the back loop only of the next st* x 9. You will be making your last 3-dc cluster into the back end of the slip stitch join, which is quite tight. Join to the first dc with a sl st. Bind off (Photos 2 and 3).
- Change to red yarn. Starting with a standing double crochet (Photo 4), 3 x dc into the back loop only of the first st of round 3 (so behind the first 3-dc cluster of round 4 – see Photos 5 and 6). 3 x dc into the front loop only of the next st of round 3 (so in front of the second 3-dc cluster of round 4 – see Photos 7 and 8). *3 x dc in the back loop only of the next st, 3 x dc into the front loop only of the next st* x 8 (Photos 9 and 10). Join to the first st (the standing double crochet) with a sl st (Photo 11). Bind off and work away your tails of yarn.
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