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What you need
Oddments of colored yarn
Large petals: Using blue, work 6ch.
Join with ss into first ch to form a circle. 1st round lch, work 1 1dc into circle.
Join with ss into first ch.
2nd round 2ch, 1tr into same st, *2tr into next dc, rep from * once. Turn.
Work first petal on these sts. 1st row 2ch, 2tr into next tr, *2tr into next tr, rep from * twice more, 3tr into last tr. Turn.
2nd row 2ch, 1 tr into same st, *2tr into next tr, rep from * to end. Finish off.
Rejoin thread into next dc and work second petal in same way. Then work 3rd and 4th petals.
Do not break yarn at end of 4th petal.
Last round *lss between petals, 1dc into each tr along petal edge, rep along each petal. This forms the petal curve.
Small petals Using blue, work 5ch. Join with ss into first ch to form a circle.
1st round lch, work 1 1dc into circle. Join with ss into first st.
2nd round *3ch, miss 2 dc, 1 dc into next dc, rep from * 3 times more. Join with ss into first ch. 3rd round 3ch, 1 tr into same st, 1 tr into next tr, *2tr into next tr, 1 tr into next tr, rep from * to end.
Join with ss into 3rd of first 3ch. 4th round *(10ch, into 2nd ch from hook work 1 dc, 1 htr into next ch, 1 tr into each of next 7ch, 1 dc into next dc on previous row) twice, l dc into each of next 5tr, rep from * 3 times more.
Join with ss into first ch. Finish off.
To make up sew small petals inside large petals and centre into centre of small petals circle.
New to crochet? Check out our general Crochet Abbreviations guide.
LDC – long double crochet
SS – Slip Stitch
LTR – Long treble
TR – triple (treble) crochet