Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Felted Petaled Flower
Lion Brand® Lion® Wool
Pattern Number: 60179A If you have not tried felting, this is a great first felt project!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 7 in. [17.75 cm] after felting

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

820-133 Lion Wool Yarn: Pumpkin

Autumn burnt orange


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.99
Note: (A)

820-123 Lion Wool Yarn: Sage

Gentle, dusty green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 2.99
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
ALTERNATE COLORWAYS OR # 140 Rose (A) #132 Lemongrass (B) OR #140 Rose (A) # 149 Pearl Grey (B) OR # 149 Pearl Grey (A) # 132 Lemongrass (B) OR # 133 Pumpkin (A) #132 Lemongrass (B)
NOTES:
GAUGE 12 sts = 4 in.

[10 cm] in single crochet before felting.

Exact gauge is not essential for this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



PETAL GROUP (make 2)
*With A, ch 18
Row 1 Sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in each of next 4 ch, tr in each of next 5 ch, dc in each of next 2 ch, hdc in next ch, sc in next ch.

Sl st in beg ch.

Repeat from * until 6 petals have been made.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

With tails, sew Petal Groups into 2 circles of 6 petals each.

Layer circles, sew together at center.



BOBBLE (make 3)
With B, ch 5, join with sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1 Ch 3 (counts as dc), 17 dc in ring, join with sl st in beg ch.

- 18 dc.
Fasten off.

Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.

Thread tail into large-eyed blunt needle, sew around edge of Bobble, pull tightly to gather, fasten off.

Use remaining tail to sew Bobble to flower center.

FELTING

To ensure flower withstands the rough felting process, before felting check to be sure that flower is sewn together tightly.

Place piece into a mesh laundry bag.



Wash by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces of clothing to agitate.

After felting, curl petals before allowing flower to dry.

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ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
hdc = half double crochet
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet


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