Saturday, February 28, 2009

Crochet Flower - How to Add Rounds


This video will show how to add petals and rounds to your flowers. Use your imagination to create original flower arrangements.

Video Tutorial: Crochet Flower - How to Add Rounds

Video Tutorial:   Crochet Flower - How to Add Rounds

Written by Teresa Richardson

Abbreviations

FPSC - Front Post Single Crochet
SC - Single Crochet
SL ST - Slip Stitch
DC - Double Crochet
TC - Triple Crochet

Chain 5, Join

Round 1: 10 SC through the loop, join in the beginning single crochet.

Round 2: CH 1, *SC in the same stitch, CH 3, SK 1 SC, SC in the next, complete 5 times total from *, the last chain 3 will be a slip stitch to join. (5 chain 3 loops total)

Round 3: *CH 1, 6 DC in loop, CH 1, SL ST in the next SC, complete 5 times total from *. (5 Petals Total)

Second Set of Petals
Round 4: CH 1, *BPSC around the post of the SC on round 2. CH 5. Complete 5 times total from *, SL ST to join in beginning SC. (5 Chain 5 loops total)

This section will provide two alternative petals.
Method 1 -Round 5: *CH 1, 9 DC in the loop, CH 1 SL ST in the next SC, Complete 5 times total from *.
(5 sets of petals total, with 9 double crochet each )

Method 2 - Round 5: *CH 1, 3 DC, 3 TC, 3 DC, CH 1, SL ST in the next SC, Complete 5 times total from *.
(5 sets of petals total, with 3 double crochet, 3 Triple Crochet, 3 Double Crochet, total)

Third Set of Petals
Round 6: SL ST to the center of the previous petal on round 5, CH 1, *SC between the stitches of the petal, CH 5, Complete 5 times total from *. SL ST the last chain to the SC at the beginning of the round. (5 Chain 5 loops total)

This section will provide two alternative petals.
Method 1 -Round 7: *CH 1, 11 DC in the loop, CH 1 SL ST in the next SC, Complete 5 times total from *.
(5 sets of petals total, with 11 double crochet each )

Method 2 - Round 7: *CH 1, 4 DC, 3 TC, 4 DC, CH 1, SL ST in the next SC, Complete 5 times total from *.
(5 sets of petals total, with 4 double crochet, 3 Triple Crochet, 4 Double Crochet, total)







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