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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. 


 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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