For this project you will meed a 3.5mm hook (E Hook). And a little of worsted weight yarn in three colors, 4ply US 10 ply AU
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
DC = double crochet
HDC = half double crochet
sts = stitches
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Chain 4, sl st into the beginning ch to form a ring and chain 1
work 12 sc's into the center ring, sl st into beginning st
chain 5, *skip a stitch and slip stitch into the next stitch, chain 5 and repeat * sl st into beginning st six petals total
ch 3 and sl st it into the sl stitches from the previous round (the only connections as shown below)
repeat until you 6 chain 3 spaces around. Cut yarn, work in tail.
Change colors now
make your slip knot leaving a bit of a tail on the end , sl st your new color on and chain 3 and sl st into the ch 3 space from the previous round, ch 3 sl st into that same ch 3 space, do this 4 times, sl st over to the next ch 3 space before repeating, ch 3 sl st into same ch 3 space. Once finished, each chain 3 space should have 4 little petals on it. Sl st into beginning st to end round
sl st into the nearest chain 5 space behind the flower and sc, hdc, 3 dc's, hdc, sc. Then sl st into the next chain 5 space and repeat. Cut yarn and hide your tail behind the flowers shown below.
Round 6 (change colors)
Sl st your new color in the back middle stitches, make sure when you make your slip knot to leave a tail to be worked in later for a neater finish. Chain 4 then sl st into next back stitch as shown in the picture below.
Chain 6, turn your work, sc in second chain from your hook, then work down the chain as follows, HDC, DC, DC, HDC.
sl st over into the next chain 4 space and chain 6 and repeat how you did the last leaf, sc,hdc,dc,dc,hdc.
chain 1 and turn your work, now you will be working along the side stitches, sc into the next 5 stitchs
sc 3 into tip of leaf, then sc 5 down the other side of the leaf
continue to do the next leaf the same way.
Sl st and cut your yarn leaving a long tail to use for sewing onto your project. Work in all tails.
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