Center 
Using color A, ch 4, join with sl st into a ring. 
1st round (RS) ch 1, sc 5 in ring, using B sl st to ch 1. 6 sts. 
Continue with B. 
2nd round ch 3, working in the front strand of each st: dc 1 in sl st below, dc 2 in each of next 5 sc, sl st in 3rd of 3 ch. 12 sts. Fasten off invisibly. 
Petals 
Left thumb inside the center and RS facing, work in the back strand of each st of the first round: join color C in a sc of 1st round, [ch 6, skip 1 ch, sc 1 in 
next ch, hdc 1 in next ch, dc 1 in next ch, trc 1 in next ch, dtr 1 in next ch, sl st in next st of 1st round] 6 times, ending sl st in same st as join. Fasten off.


ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES 
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dc = double crochet hdc = half double crochet
ch(s) = chain(s) st(s) = stitch(es)
sl st = slip stitch sc = single crochet
dtc = double treble (triple) crochet  

Pattern by permission from 100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet by Lesley Stanfield, St. Martin's Griffin, 2009