Wednesday, August 7, 2013

2 Layered 8 petal thread flower- Free crochet pattern with tutorial

Crochet flower with 2 layers of 8 petals 

crochet flower 2 layers, 8 petals





This flower it is made using crochet cotton thread and it has a diameter of 5 cm. If you will work with yarn, your flower will be much bigger.



Materials needed: 

- cotton thread size 8 in 2 colors: A and B;
- 2 mm crochet hook; 
- 1 button, approx 1,7 cm diameter;
- sewing needle. 

 Stitches, terms and abbreviations used: 

ch: chain 
sc: single crochet
dc: double crochet 
sl st: slip stitch 

Special term:
Invisible fasten off: By the last stitch of the round, remove hook, insert hook from back to front into first sc at the beginning of the round, catch loop and pull through. 

 Pattern: 

 With cotton thread color A ch6, join with sl st to form a ring.

Round 1 : ch5 (count as the first dc and ch2); (1 dc, 2 ch)*7 times, sl st in the 3rd ch from the beginning ch5. Cut yarn. Fasten off.

First round

Round 2: With thread color B , inserting the hook from back, make 1 sc around the stem of a dc of the previous round, ch3, (sc around the stem of next sc, ch3)*7 times, sl st into first sc. 


sc around the stem of a dc


Second round complete

Round 3: With thread color B, make (1sc,1hdc, 3dc, 1hdc, 1sc) in each ch3 loop of the previous round. 8 petals total. 
Fasten off invisibly. (See explanation above) 

First layer of petals

Round 4: Change to thread color A and folding the petals to the front, take hook behind the petals and insert it from back, make 1 sc around the stem of the first sc between the petals, ch4, (1sc around of the stem of next sc between the petals, ch4) *7 times. Sl st into first sc.

Round 4


Round 5: make (1sc, 7dc, 1sc) in each ch4 loop of the previous round. Fasten off invisibly. (8 petals total)
Sew the yarn tails. 
Sew a button in the center of the flower.


I used them as embellishment for my Thread headband! Check it out! :)

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