Wednesday, March 12, 2014

How to make Flower Laurel - Thread Crochet by Crochet Geek




Flower Laurel - Thread Crochet

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Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Flower Laurel - Thread Crochet

Video Tutorial: Left Hand Flower Laurel - Thread Crochet

Skill Level - Intermediate


Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch

TC - Triple Crochet

Materials
Size 1 steel crochet hook
Size 5 Thread
Tapestry Needle

Stitch Instructions and Definitions:  

Triple Crochet: Wrap the thread around your hook twice,  insert through the top loops of the previous stitch or below the chain, wrap the thread over, pull through.  Wrap the thread over the hook, pull through two loops, wrap the thread over the hook, pull through two loops, wrap the thread over the hook, pull through two loops.  This completes the triple crochet. 

Chain 5, join

Round 1: Chain 3, this will count as the first stitch, DC through the chain ring. *Chain 2, 2 DC, 7 times total from *, work a final chain 2, join with the beginning chain 3. (2 Double Crochet, Chain 2 - 8 total) 

Round 2: SLST to the chain 2 space. CH 1, SC in the same space, *CH 5, SC in the next space, 7 times total from *, chain 5, join with the beginning single crochet. (There will be a total of 8 chain 5 loops with a SC between)

Round 3:  SL ST to the chain 5 space. *CH 2, work 9 triple crochet through the chain 5, CH 2, slip stitch in the same space, slip stitch to the next chain 5, Complete 8 times total from *.  (There will be 8 petals with 9 triple crochet each and a chain 2 on each end)



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