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Crochet Flower Block: Wildflower
Made with 4 colors: A, B, C, and D.
With A, ch 6, join with a sl st to form a ring.
RND 1: Ch 1, [sc, ch 3] 12 times in ring, join with a sl st in first sc. (12 ch-3 sps)
RND 2: Sl st in next 2 ch sts, ch 1, sc in same ch-3 sp, (ch 3, sc) in each ch-3 sp around, ch 1, hdc first sc instead of last ch-3 sp. Fasten off A. (12 ch-3 sps)
RND 3: With right side facing, join B with a sl st in last sp, ch 1, sc in same sp, *ch 6, sc into next ch-3 sp**, ch 3, sc into next ch-3 sp, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, ch 1, hdc in first sc instead of last ch-3 sp. (6 ch-6 sps; 6 ch-3 sps)
RND 4: Ch 1, sc in same sp, *(5 dc, ch 2, 5 dc) in next ch-6 sp**, sc in next ch-3 sp, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join with a sl st in first sc. Fasten off B. (6 ch-2 sps)
RND 5: With right side facing, join C with a sl st in any ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in same sp, *ch 3, sk next 5 dc, 3 tr in next sc, ch 3, skip next 5 dc**, sc in next ch-2 sp, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join with a sl st in first sc. (12 ch-3 sps)
RND 6: Sl st in next ch-3 sp, ch 3 (counts as a dc here and throughout), 2 dc in same ch-3 sp, *ch 3, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp (corner), ch 3**, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join with a sl st in top of beg ch-3. Fasten off C. (16 ch-3 sps)
RND 7: With right side facing, join A with a sl st in ch-3 sp after any corner, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, [ch 3, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp] twice, ch 3, *(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp (corner)**, [ch 3, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp] 3 times, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, ch 3, join with a sl st in top of beg ch-3. Fasten off A.
RND 8:With right side facing, join B with a sl st in first st, ch 1, sc in first st, sc in each of the next 2 dc, [3 sc in the next ch-3 sp, sc in each of the next 3 dc] 3 times, *(2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc) in next corner ch-3 sp, sc in each of the next 3 dc**, [3 sc in the next ch-3 sp, sc in each of the next 3 dc] 4 times, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, 3 sc in the next ch-3 sp, join with a sl st in first sc. Fasten off B.

 

Reproduced with permission from Granny Square Flowers, 50 botannical crochet motifs and 15 original projectsby Margaret Hubert, courtesy of Creative Publishing International, Inc.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES

ch = chain dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet rep = repeat
sc = single crochet sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s) st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet