Layered Flower With Leaves
- Yarn: Various yarn weights and types may be used to taste. Example pictured with Bernat Super Value in Magenta and Fern.
- Hook Size: Use a hook size that best accompanies yarn used.
- Button: Optional; 1″ button with 2 holes used.
- Felt: Optional; 1.5-2” circles,
- Alligator Clip: Optional; 1.5-2” long
Varies depending on yarn used. Example flower measures approximately 4″, leaves measure approximately 2.5″.
Sc: Single crochet
Hdc: Half-Double crochet
Dc: Double crochet
Tc: Triple Crochet
Sl st: Slip stitch
Sts: Stitches / St: Stitch
Round 1: (Right Side) Form a magic loop, Ch 1 (does not count as a st, here and throughout), work 12 hdc into ring, sl st to join (12 hdc)
Round 2: Ch 1, sc, [ch 3, skip next st, sc into following st] 5 times. Ch 3, sl st to connect to first sc to join (6 ch 3 spaces)
Round 3: Work the following into each ch 3 space around: sl st, ch 1, hdc, dc, hdc, ch 1, sl st. Sl St to first Sl St of round to join (6 petals formed; first layer complete)
Round 4: Working into wrong side of work, insert hook into two loops between each petal (picture 6), sc, Ch 4, then Work the following into each space between petals: sc, ch 4 (Picture 7). Sl st to first sc of round to join (6 ch 4 spaces made; picture 8)
Round 5: Work the following into each ch 4 space around: sl st, ch 1, hdc, 2dc, hdc, ch 1, sl st (Picture 9, picture 10). Sl St to first sl st of round to join (6 petals made; 2nd layer complete)
Round 6: Working into wrong side of work, insert hook into two loops between each petal (picture 11), sc, Ch 5, then Work the following into each space between petals: sc, ch 5 (Picture 12). Sl st to first sc of round to join (6 ch 5 spaces made)
Round 7: Work the following into each ch 5 space around: sl st, ch 1, hdc, 3dc, hdc, ch 1, sl st (Picture 13; 6 petals made, 3rd layer complete). Fasten, weave tail end toward beginning tail and knot together on wrong side to conceal (Picture 14).
Attaching Button: Cut 6” of yarn to thread button, pull each side of yarn in between hdc stitches from round 1 (Picture 15). Knot tail ends together fasten (picture 16), cut excess.
Leaves: (make 2)
Row 1: Leave a 3” tail, Ch 8, work the following: Sl St, Sc, HDc, Dc, Dc, Tc, 2 Tc, Tc, Ch 3, Sl St to join into last St of row.
Row 2: Turn (work on opposite side of Ch), work the following: Ch 3, Tc, 2 Tc, Tc, Dc, Dc, HDc, Sc, Sl St.
Finishing: Ch 1, Sl St into each St across left side of leaf. When beginning tail is reached, cut a 3” tail, fasten. Using tails, fasten leaf to wrong side of flower.
Attaching Felt and Clip: Cut two pieces of felt no larger than the first two layers of flower. Cut the top of 1 piece of felt. Insert clip between both pieces of felt (as pictured). Use a hot glue gun to glue felt pieces together, then glue felt to the back of your flower. Done!