Sunday, 12 May 2013

6, 8 AND 12 PETAL VERSION OF GIANT FLOWER

US Terms 
DK..Smaller flower
4mm hook
Aran
5mm hook
chunky or 2 strands of dk larger flower
6mm hook

Join as you go  at the point of the petals 

12 AND 6 PETAL FLOWER can start with the same two rounds

 finger wrap of 8 wraps 
Round 1: 24dc into circle [24dc]
Round 2: 1sc in each st, [24sc ]
Round 3: is where it changes...
12 PETALS
Round 3: 2dc in each stitch with 4ch between each set of 4dc will make 12 petals,
Round 4: attach yarn between the pairs of dc, 9dc in each loop, sl st between the 4 dc, to anchor 'petal', repeat 7 more times, sl st to finish. [12 petals]

6 PETALS
ROUND 3: 1dc in each stitch with 4 ch between sets of 4 sts will make 6 petals
Round 4: 8dc into each loop, sl st, between pairs of dc, sl st to to complete. 
[6 petals]

8 PETAL FLOWER





Joined side by side you will need a SECOND SMALLER MOTIF to fill the large holes...pattern below
finger wrap of 8 wraps  
Round 1: 16dc into circle sl st to finish.
Round 2: SC in each st. sl st to finish.
Round 3: 2dc in first two sts, ch4 repeat 7 more times. sl st to finish.
Round 4: attach yarn between the pairs of dc, 9dc in each loop, sl st between the 4 dc, to anchor 'petal', repeat 7 more times, sl st to finish. [8 petals]


INFILL PATTERN

FINGER WRAP of 8 wraps
ROUND 1: ch2, 15dc into circle, sl st, to complete. pull tight [16dc]
ROUND 2: Att. second col. or continue with same col. ch2 [counts as first dc] dc into same st, 2dc in next st, ch1, sl st into first sp to join, ch1, 2dc in next 2 sts, repeat for each section until joined in the hole created by joining 4 flowers together [8 x 4dc sides]

13 comments:

  1. These are so cool.

    Luv Jane xx

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  2. So pretty they look like anemones.

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  3. Oh.. Faerie and I had the same thought.. they look like anemones to me too!

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  4. Nice nice nice, going to try the 6 petal one now, thank you for excellent instructions :-)

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    1. HI Have fun, look forward to seeing your version and what you do with them.
      Hugs x

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  5. Hi Sue, I am trying your 6 and 12 petal versions and I was wondering did you follow Round 4 for completing them? 9dc in chn space? Thank you! Rhondda

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    1. Hi yes 9dc to make the petals sorry. Will add the info later when I get on the lap top...not so easy to do on the iPad
      Thanks for pointing it out
      Hugs x

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    2. Thanks Sue! And thank you for confirming so quickly! Rhondda

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