Learn how to crochet this flower

CROCHET PATTERN by HILARIA FINA

Flower crochet tutorial

 

THE INSPIRATION + DESIGN


The Brooklyn Botanical Garden is located in the Prospect Park neighborhood; this 52-acre garden was founded in 1910 and has over 900,000 visitors each year. It houses an extensive collection of indoor plants in three climate-controlled pavilions, one each for tropical, warm temperate and desert floras. There is also an art gallery and a Children’s Garden that is the oldest continually operating children’s garden within a botanic garden in the world.

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Free and easy crochet pattern

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STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES USED


MAGIC RING
Wrap yarn around two fingers, leaving 7cm long tail. Insert hook right to left under the two rows and pick the strand up (the one that leads to the skein), pulling the yarn back under the two rows, YO and pull through the loop (do not count as first stitch). Keep working the following stitches into the ring. Remove the ring from your fingers and pull the tail end to tight the ring.

SLIP STITCH (ABBREVIATION: sl st)
Insert hook in stitch, YO and pull through both loops on hook at once.

DOUBLE CROCHET (ABBREVIATION: dc)
YO, insert hook into the stitch, YO and pull the yarn through the stitch (3 loops on your hook), YO and pull through the first 2 loops on the hook in one go (2 loops remain on the hook), YO again and pull through the remaining 2 loops on the hook.

INVISIBLE FASTEN OFF
Cut yarn, pull the yarn tail through the last stitch completely and thread yarn tail onto yarn/tapestry needle. Skip one stitch then insert needle into the next stitch under booth loops of the second stitch of the last round. Next, insert needle back into the same stitch that the yarn tail is coming from but into the back loop only. This creates a closing stitch. Weave tail into wrong side before trimming.

FRONT POST DOUBLE CROCHET (abbrev. FPdc)
YO, insert hook from front to the back and to the front again around the post (vertical bar), YO, pull the yarn through the stitch (3 loops on the hook) and finish a dc as usual.

CHANGING TO A NEW COLOR
You will change to another colour by joining in the new colour during the final step of the last stitch in the old colour as follows: work the last stitch in the old colour until the last two loops of the stitch are on the hook, then using the new colour, YO and pull through the 2 remaining old colored loops on your hook. The next stitch you make will be the first stitch in the new colour.




 

ABBREVIATIONS


 

ABBREVIATIONS
ch chain
dc double crochet
FPdc front post double crochet
lp (s) loop (s) crochet
rnd (s) round (s)
slst slip stitch
st (s) stitch (es)
YO yarn over
Rnd … At the beginning of each pattern line, you’ll find “Rnd” + a number
to indicate which “round”
(…) At the end of each line you will find the number of stitches you
should have at end of each line.
[…] x … When part of the instructions repeat throughout the “round”,
it ́ll be placed between brackets x the number of times it should be repeated.
(…) stitches between (…) are worked into the same stitch.

Example: Rnd 01. (3sc) in the same stitch, [2sc, sc-inc] x 2. (11 sts)

 

SKILL


LEVEL 2: EASY

 

WHAT YOU NEED


  • Crochet hook 4.00 mm (G US)
  • Yarn needle
  • Prong stud
  • Cotton yarn: light worsted.
    Drops Muskat (100% Mercerized Cotton), 50g/1.8oz, 10x10cm = 21 sts x 28 rows, 100m (109 yds):
    nº 30 (vainilla yellow); leftovers
    nº 38 (dark purple); leftovers
    nº 08 (off white); leftovers
    nº 36 (denim blue); leftovers
    nº 76 (sky blue); leftovers

 

SIZE


  • Using light worsted weight yarn, finished item will be approx. 6 cm x 6 cm.
  • Choose a different yarn weight with the corresponding crochet hook size to make a bigger or smaller version.

NOTES


  • This pattern is written in US terminology.
  • When you crochet in closed rounds, you will close each round with a slip stitch into the first stitch of the round. The next round starts with one or more initial chain stitches (know as the “turning chains”) to get the right height for the following stitches and follows the same direction as the previous round.
  • Turning chains at the beginning of rounds count as a stitch.

 

VIDEO TUTORIAL


 

WRITTEN PATTERN


FLOWER BROOKLYN

With 4.00 mm (G US) crochet hook, in vainilla yarn.

To begin: Make a magic ring.

Rnd 01. Vainilla 3ch, 11dc into ring, tighten the lp, slst. (12)

Change to blue.

 




 

Rnd 02. Dark Purple (3ch, dc), [(2dc)] x 11, slst. (24)

Change to beige.

Rnd 03. Off White (3ch, dc), (2dc), (2dc), dc, FPdc around post of next dc
two rounds below, [(2dc), (2dc), (2dc), dc, FPdc around post of next dc
two rounds below] x 5, slst. (48 sts, 6 petals)

CHECK – CHART BROOKLYN.

Cut the yarn and make an invisible fasten off (see Stitches & Techniques used).

Weave in the ends.

 

STUD

Place the stud in the magic ring.

CHART


Crochet pattern flower chart


Flor de ganchillo nivel fácil

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