Saturday, 30 September 2017

Octagon Flower and BOXED FLOWER IN ONE POST

 Flower Pattern from 2012
adapted and updated and often used
TODAYS VERSION
Pumpkin Shawl

Used to decorate Octobers PATTERN CLUB PATTERN,
 actual pattern is on the PATTERN CLUB SITE.

Originally an octagon.....octagon turned into a flower, then a boxed version added  
WEEK 8 FLOWER PATTERN
USA Terms, 

DK and a 4mm hook
Ch 3, sl st, into a circle...col 1

R1: 12 dc into circle, sl st to complete round....col 2 (12sts)

R2: 2sc in each st, sl st to complete round....col 3 (24sts)
R3: 1sc in each stitch (24sts) this the extra round at the centre
R4: Start in any stitch, 2dc in first and second st, ch4, miss a st, repeat until you have 8 sides sl st to complete round....picture above is the original octagon, the chain loops are just one ch st longer to take the petals


R5: attach yarn between the 2sets of 2dc with a sc, 



4dc into chain loop, chain 4 sl st into the base of the 4ch, to make the point of the petal, 4dc into same chain loop sc in the middle of the 4 dc of previous round, repeat until 8 pointy petals have been made, sl st to complete round.

hey presto!..... an Octagon becomes a Flower

A WEEK 8:FLOWER VARIATION


Chain 8 sl st to complete the circle
R1: 24 dc into the circle, sl st to complete round.
R2: 1sc in each stitch, sl st to complete round

R3:  Start in any stitch, 2dc in first and second st, ch4, miss a st, repeat until you have 8 sides sl st to complete round....picture above is the original octagon, the chain loops are just one ch st longer to take the petals

R5: attach yarn between the 2sets of 2dc with a sc, 

4dc into chain loop, chain 4 sl st into the base of the 4ch, to make the point of the petal, 4dc into same chain loop sc in the middle of the 4 dc of previous round, repeat until 8 pointy petals have been made, sl st to complete round.

UPDATED VERSION OF THE SAME PATTERN 2013


Boxed Version
Original version..link below


NEW GWENDOLYN FLOWER PATTERN
Chain 8 sl st to complete the circle or a 2 finger 4wrap.

Round 1: 24dc [24tr], into the circle, sl st to complete round.

Round 2: 1sc [1dc], in each stitch, sl st to complete round


Round 3:  Start in any stitch, 2tr [2dtr], in first 2sts, ch6, miss a st, repeat to end, sl st to complete. (8 loops)



Round 4: attach yarn in sp, between the 2 sets of 2dc [2tr], with a sc [dc]
5dc [5tr], into the ch6 loop, 

ch4, sl st into the base of the ch4, to make a tiny loop at the point of the petal, 
5dc [5tr], into the same ch6 loop, sc [dc],  between the 2sets of dc [tr],
repeat for all petals, sl st to complete.


an old pattern and another variation


NOTE: Here you can join the flower as they are together 


or continue to add an octagon box


Round 5: att. yarn in the point of a petal, ch3, 1tr [dtr], ch3, 1tr [1dtr], into the sc [dc], (dip) of the row before, ch3, sc [dc] into point of petal, 
repeat to end, sl st, to complete. 



Round 6:4sc [4dc], into first ch sp, 3sc [3dc], into middle ch sp, 4sc [dc], into third ch sp, ch2, repeat to end sl st into first st.

Round 7: cont. sl st into the next st, to be in the correct st to start round 7, 
ch3, counts as first dc [tr], and ch1 sp, miss a st, dc [tr], ch1, miss a st, 
1dc [tr], into next st, ch1, miss a st, repeat to first corner 
1dc [1tr], ch2, 1dc [1tr], in corner ch2 sp, 
repeat for each side, finish with 1dc [1tr] ch2, 1dc [1tr], ch1, sl st into first ch3 sp, cont. (7 spokes each side)

Round 8: ch1 counts as first sc [dc], sc [dc], into next ch1 sp, sc [dc], into next st, continue to sc [dc], in every sp and every st, to corner, sc [dc], ch2, sc [dc], in corner sp, repeat for all sides and corners, sl st into first st, to complete. 
(15sc [15dc] each side)

Use this round to join as you go in every st





4 comments:

  1. Sue, I love the "Pumpkin Shawl" and would love to have the complete pattern. Is it in one of your books that I could purchase? Thanks

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    1. Hi Julie its one of the 2017 pattern club patterns I'm afraid xx

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