Hexaflora Motif

Hexaflora

I originally crocheted 6 individual flowers together in a circle, then wondered if it was possible to crochet them one round at a time.

American Crochet Terms used throughout.

Materials:
DK weight yarn in 3 colours
4.00mm hook

Finished Size:
approximately 6″/15cm across

Abbreviations:
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
tr – treble crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
yo – yarn over
beg – beginning
inc – increase
2trtog – treble crochet 2 stitches together:
*Yo twice, insert hook in st, pull up a loop, (yo pull through 2 loops) twice* 2 times, yo, draw through all 3 loops on hook.
3trtog – treble crochet 3 stitches together:
*Yo twice, insert hook in st, pull up a loop, (yo pull through 2 loops) twice* 3 times, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook.

Foundation Round: Using Colour A 6ch, sl st in 1st ch to join into a ring, 1ch, 8sc into ring, sl st in 1st sc to join. (8 sts)

Round 1: 1ch, 2sc in same place, 2sc in each st around, sl st in 1st sc to join. (16 sts)

Round 2: 1ch, 1sc in same place, inc in next st, *1sc, inc in next sc* around, sl st in 1st sc to join, changing to Colour B. Fasten off Colour A (24 sts)

Round 3: (1st round of petals) Using Colour B, *3ch, 2trtog in same space, 4ch, 2trtog in 4th ch, sk 3 sts, sl st in next st* 5 more times ending with sl st in same space as 1st petal.

Round 4: (2nd round of petals) Sl st up 3ch into top of 1st petal, then into 1st ch of 4th ch of 2nd petal (this point on the petals will be where this round and the next will be worked into) *3ch, 2trtog in same space, 4ch, 2trtog in 4th ch at the top of the next two petals (see picture below), sl st in 1st ch of 4th ch of 2nd petal* repeat from * to * 5 more times, sl st in same space as first petals.

Hexaflora – 2nd round of petals

Round 5: (3rd round of petals) [3ch, 2trtog, 4ch, 3trtog] in same space as 2 petals of Round 4, *8ch, [3trtog, 4ch, 3trtog] in next space of 2 petals of Round 4* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 8ch, sl st in top of 1st petal to join, changing to Colour C.

Round 6: In Colour C, sl st into 4ch space, 1ch, 4sc in same space, *10sc in 8ch space, 4sc in 4ch space* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 10sc in 8ch space, sl st in 1st sc to join. (84 sts)

Round 7: 1ch, 1sc in same place, 1sc in each st around, sl st in 1st sc to join. (84 sts)

Round 8: 1ch, 1sc in same place, 7sc, *2sc in each of next 2 sts, 12sc* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 2sc in each of next 2 sts, 4sc, sl st in 1st sc to join. (96 sts).

Fasten off, sew in ends.

© Shana Rae 2016

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Flower Basket Coaster Crochet Pattern

American Crochet Terms used throughout.

Materials:
4 ply cotton yarn in 2 colours (sample used Colour A; white and Colour B; purple)
3.00mm hook

Finished Size:
Approximately 4”/10cm round

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Octagonal Flower

American Crochet Terms used throughout.

Materials:
DK weight yarn in 3 colours
4.00mm hook

Finished Size:
Approximately 6.5″/17cm across

Abbreviations
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
tr – treble crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
beg – beginning
yo – yarn over
mc – magic circle
4dctog – 4dc together (Yo, insert hook in 3ch space, draw a loop through, yo, draw through 2 loops) twice, repeat in next 3ch space, yo, draw through all 5 loops on hook.

Foundation Round: Using colour A, in mc, 1ch *1sc, 3ch* 8 times, sl st into 1st sc to join.

Round 1: 1ch, 1sc in same place, *3ch, 1dc in 3ch space, 3ch, 1sc* repeat from * to * 6 more times, 3ch, 1dc in 3ch space, 3ch, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 2: Sl st into first 3ch space, 2ch (counts as 1dc of 4dctog), 4dctog over the next two 3ch spaces, *5ch, work 4dctog over next two 3ch spaces* repeat from * to * 6 more times, 5ch, sl st in top of 1st 4dctog changing to colour B. Fasten off A.

Round 3: Using colour B, sl st into 1st 5ch space, 1ch, [1sc, 1hdc, 1dc, 1tr, 1dc, 1hdc, 1sc] in same space, *[1sc, 1hdc, 1dc, 1tr, 1dc, 1hdc, 1sc] in next 5ch space* 6 more times, sl st into 1st sc to join.

Round 4: 1ch, 1sc in same place, *working behind previous row, 5ch, 1sc in each of next 2 scs* repeat from * to * 6 more times, 5ch, 1sc in next sc, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 5: Sl st into 1st 5ch space, 1ch, [1sc, 1hdc, 1dc, 1tr, 1dc 1hdc, 1sc] in same space, *3ch, [1sc, 1hdc, 1dc, 1tr, 1dc 1hdc, 1sc] in next 5ch space* repeat from * to * 6 more times, 3ch, sl st into 1st sc to join, fasten off colour B.

Round 6: Join colour C into any tr from Round 5, 1ch, 1sc in same place, *5ch, 1sc in 3ch space, 5ch, 1sc in tr* repeat from * to * 6 more times, 5ch, 1sc in 3ch space, 5ch, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 7: Sl st into 1st 5ch space, 1ch, [3sc, 1 hdc] in same space, [1hdc, 3sc] in next 5ch space, *3ch, [3sc, 1hdc] in next ch5 space, [1hdc, 3sc] in next 5ch space* repeat from * to * 7 more times, [1hdc, 3sc] in next 5ch space, 3ch, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 8: 3ch (counts as 1dc), 7dc, [1dc, 3ch, 1dc] in 3ch space *8dc, [1dc, 3ch, 1dc] in 3ch space* repeat from * to * 6 more times, sl st in top of beg ch to join.

Round 9: 1ch, 1sc in same place, 1sc in each st around working 3sc in each 3ch space. Finish off and sew in ends.

© Shana Rae 2016

Rambling Wildflower

American Crochet Terms used throughout.

Materials:
DK weight yarn in 3 colours
4.00mm hook

Finished Size:
Approximately 5″/ 13cm across

Abbreviations
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
tr – treble crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
beg – beginning
4tr Cluster – (Yo [twice], insert hook in next st, yo, draw yarn through st, [yo, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook] twice) 4 times, yo, draw yarn through 5 loops on hook.
5tr Cluster – (Yo [twice], insert hook in next st, yo, draw yarn through st, [yo, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook] twice) 5 times, yo, draw yarn through 6 loops on hook.

Foundation Round: Using colour A, into mc, 3ch (counts as dc), 14dc, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch to join, fasten off A.

Round 1: Join colour B into any dc of Foundation Round, 4ch (counts as tr), 1tr in same st, 1tr in next st, 2tr in next st, 2ch, *2tr in next st, 1tr in next st, 2tr in next st, 2ch* repeat from * to * 4 times, sl st in 4th ch of beg ch to join.

Round 2: 4ch (counts as tr), work 4tr Cluster over next 4tr, *14ch, work 5tr Cluster across next 5tr* repeat from * to * 4 times, 14ch, sl st in first cluster to join, fasten off Colour B.

Round 3: Join colour C into any 14ch space of Round 2, 1ch, *8sc in 14ch space, working over ch,1sc into 2ch space of Round 1, 7ch [working back down the 7ch, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1hdc, 2dc, 1hdc, 1sc, sl st into sc], 8sc in same 14 space, 1ch* repeat from * to * 5 times, sl st in 1st sc to join, fasten off Colour C, sew in ends.

© Shana Rae 2016