Flower Burst

Flower Burst

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Round 1: With CA ch5, join with a sl st to 1st ch to make a loop ch3 counts as a dc, 15dc in loop. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3 16dc

Round 2: ch3 counts as a dc, dc in same stitch as joining, 2dc in each stitch around. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. 32dc

Round 3: ch3, dc3tog ch3 & dc3tog count as 1st dc4tog, ch5, * dc4tog, ch5 * 7 times Join with a sl st to top of dc3tog. FINISH OFF 8 dc4tog, 8 ch5 sp

Round 4: Join CB in any ch5 sp with a sc, 4sc in same sp, ch 2, * 5sc in next sp, ch2 * around. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. 40sc & 8 ch2 sp

Round 5: ch3 counts as a dc, dc next 4 sts, 3dc in ch2 sp, * dc next 5 sts, 3dc in ch2 sp* 7 times. 64dc

Round 6: ch4 counts as a tr, tr, ch1, 2tr in same sp.* (tr in next st, dc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 3 sts, 1tr in next st), 2tr, ch1, 2tr in next st * 3 times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch4. 24tr, 24dc, 16hdc, 12sc, & 4 ch1 sps

Round 7: sl st to next ch1 sp, ch3 counts as a dc, dc, ch2, 2dc in same sp. * (dc next 2 sts, [ch1, sk1 st, dc next st] 8 times, dc next st), 2dc, ch2, 2dc in next ch2 sp * 3 times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. FINISH OFF 60dc, 32 ch1 sp, 4 ch2 sp

Round 8: Join CC in any corner sp with a sc, 2sc in same sp. * sc next 4 sts, (dc in skipped st from round 7 (make sure the ch1 is behind your work – you are not working this st), sc in next st) 8 times, sc next 3 sts* 3times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. FINISH OFF 72 sc, 32dc

Round 9: Join CA in middle sc of any middle sc of 3sc group from previous rnd with a sl st. Ch3 counts as a dc, dc, ch2, 2dc in same st, * dc next 5, ( [fpdc next st (dc of prvious rnd), dc in next st] 8 times, dc next 5 sts), 2dc, ch2, 2dc in next st * 3 times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st in top of beg ch3. FINISH OFF 84dc & 32fpdc

Round 10: Join CB in an corner sp with a sc, 2 sc in same sp, * (sc in next 7 sts, [fpsc next st dc of previous rnd sc in next st] 8 times, sc next 7 sts), 3sc in next st * 3 times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st in 1st sc. FINISH OFF 96sc, 32fpdc

If you use a G or a H hook round 10 may have brought you to 9 inches. Please measure before continuing.

Round 11: Join CC in any middle sc of sc corner from previous rnd with a sl st, ch3 counts as a dc, dc, ch2, 2dc in same st.* (dc next 31 sts), 2dc, ch2, 2dc in next st.* 3 times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. FINISH OFF 140 dc & 4 ch2 sp

Language

US Terms US Terms

Skill Level

Easy

Size

9 Inches

Gauge

4 inches wide tip to top of round 3.

Materials Needed

  • Worsted weight yarn in 3 colors - CA, CB, & CC
  • 3.75mm (F) crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

Stitches Used

  • sl st - slip stitch
  • ch - chain(s)
  • sc - single crochet
  • hdc - half double crochet
  • dc - double crochet
  • fpsc - front post single crochet
  • fpdc - front post double crochet

Special Stitches Used

  • dc3tog - double crochet 3 stitches together
  • dc4tog - double crochet 4 stitches together