Flower (make 3)
Using color A, make a slip ring.
1st round (RS) ch 3, dc 9 in ring, pull end to close ring, sl st to top ch of 3 ch. 10 sts.
2nd round ch 2, dc 1 in next dc, ch 1, [dc dec in next 2 dc, ch 1] 4 times, sl st in top of first dc.
3rd round ch 4, sl st in first of 4 ch, [sl st in 1 ch of 2nd round, sl st in next dec, ch 4, sl st in first of 4ch] 4 times, sl st in next ch. Fasten off.
Using B, ch 31. Skip 1 ch, sl st in each of next 15 ch, [ch 3, skip first of 3 ch, sl st in each of next 2 ch, on main stem sl st in each of next 7 ch] twice.
(Worked in one round with RS facing) Using B, ch 14. Skip 1 ch, sc 1 in each of next 3 ch, hdc 1 in next ch, dc 1 in each of next 6 ch, hdc 1 in next ch, sc 1 in each of next 2 ch, ch 5, skip 3 ch, sc 1 in next ch, ch 1. Working in the remaining strands of original base ch: sc 1 in each of first 2 ch, hdc 1 in next ch, dc 1 in each of next 6 ch, hdc 1 in next ch, sc 1 in each of next 3 ch. Working in both strands of each ch: sc 1 in next ch, ch 15, skip 1 ch, sl st in each of next 14 ch, sc 1 in next ch.
Fasten off invisibly.
Sew a flower to the top of the stem and one to each side branch.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
|dc = double crochet||hdc = half double crochet|
|ch(s) = chain(s)||st(s) = stitch(es)|
|sl st = slip stitch||sc = single crochet|
|dec = decrease|
Pattern by permission from 100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet by Lesley Stanfield, St. Martin's Griffin, 2009