A free pattern for some pretty crochet flower motifs. They are like bright mini mandala’s! You can use them as colourful coasters to decorate your table, (they would look amazing outside for Summer dining) or make a set to gift.
- Small amounts of Sports-weight Yarn.
- The yarn I used is Scheepjes Catona to make these flowers.
- 3mm Crochet Hook
- Yarn Needle to weave in threads
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This pattern uses US crochet terminology
Tension is not important for this pattern
Flowers/motifs are approx. 3″ when using the suggested yarn weight and hook. You could use a heavier weight yarn and matching hook to make larger motifs, just see what is in your stash!
Abbreviations (US terms)
Sl st – slip stitch
Ch(s) – chain(s)
Sc – single crochet
Dc – double crochet
Yo – yarn over
Beg – beginning
St(sts) – stitch(es)
Dc2tog – yo and insert hook into stitch/space, yo and pull yarn through, yo and pull yarn through 2 loops (2 loops on hook), yo, insert hook back into same stitch/space, pull through, yo and pull through 2 loops, yo and pull through last 3 loops.
Spike stitch – Insert hook in stitch/space indicated in pattern, yo and pull yarn through bringing loop up to height of working sts, yo and complete sc stitch.
Picot 2 – ch2, sl st into 2nd ch from hook. Picot 2 made.
Crochet Flower Motif
You will need 4 colours, Yarn A, B, C, D
Ch 4, and join into a ring with a sl st.
Round 1: Ch 1, 12 sc into ring, ending by joining with a sl st to first sc made. Fasten off yarn. (12 sc)
Round 2: Using next yarn, join in any st, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc) 1 dc in same st, 2 dc in next st, and in each st around. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3, fasten off yarn. (24 dc)
Round 3: Using next yarn, insert hook into a space between 2 dc from previous row, and ch 3, 1 dc in same space, ch 1, *skip 2 sts, 2 dc in next space, ch 1; repeat from * around, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. Fasten off yarn. (24 dc, 12 ch-1)
Round 4: Using next yarn, join in any dc from previous row, ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next st, 1 sc spike stitch (see special stitches) in ch-1 space, inserting hook down into dc from round 2. * 1 sc in next 2 sts, 1 sc spike st (as before); repeat from * around, ending by joining with a sl st to first sc made. Fasten off yarn. (24 sc, 12 spike sts)
Round 5: Join next yarn into any st, ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next st, picot 2 st
(ch2, sl st into 2nd ch from hook), * 1 sc in next 2 sts, picot st (as before); repeat from * around, join with a sl st to first sc made. Fasten off yarn and weave in all threads.
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