Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Crocheted Flowers
Lion Brand® Bonbons
Pattern Number: L20081 Use these crocheted rosettes as pins, hair accessories, or jewelry.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large
Finished Diameter About 2 (2 1/2, 3 1/2) in. (5 (6.5, 9) cm)
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

601-650 Bonbons Yarn: Party

Metallic: Sparkling taupe, teal, magenta, dark purple, gold, bronze, red, and copper


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.99

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 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
Pin back or barrette back Craft glue
GAUGE:
Exact gauge is not essential to this project.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
1.

Each flower is made from a long strip of shells.

The strip is rolled into a spiral, then the lower edges are sewn together to form the base of the Flower.

The upper edges form the petals.2.

To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over.

Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops to complete st.

Fasten off old color.


INSTRUCTIONS



ONE-COLOR FLOWER With color of your choice, ch 17 (35, 53).

Row 1: Dc in 5th ch from hook (first V-st made), *ch 1, skip next ch, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch (V-st made); rep from * across - 7 (16, 25) V-sts at the end of this row.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, 5 dc in ch-1 sp of first V-st (first shell made), *sc in next ch-1 sp (between V-sts), 6 dc in ch-1 sp of next V-st (shell made); rep from * across, working last shell in the turning ch-sp - 7 (16, 25) shells at the end of this row.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.



TWO-COLOR FLOWER With first color of your choice, ch 17 (35, 53).

Rows 1 and 2: Work Rows 1 and 2 of One-Color Flower, change color in last st of Row 2.

Do not fasten off.

Row 3: With new color, ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.



FINISHING Thread yarn tail into blunt needle.

Roll first shell tightly to form center bud; sew together with 2-3 sts.

Roll remaining strip to form Flower, secure by sewing in and out through layers of foundation ch at lower edge of Flower.

If you want to make your Flower a pin or a barrette, glue the Flower to a pin back or barrette back.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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