October 8, 2008

SmoothFox's Baby Flower Motif - Free Pattern


Created by Donna Mason-Svara aka SmoothFoxLover@yahoo.com ©2008 Version 2

Red Heart Super Saver 4 ply medium worsted acrylic
Color A: Baby Pink
Color B: White
Color C: Light Blue

Hook size H - 8 - 5.00 MM
Size: 6 1/4” x 6 1/4”

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INSTRUCTIONS:

Using color A ch 4, join with slip st to form a circle.

Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as a dc in this and all following rnds), 2 dc, ch 2, (3 dc, ch 2) repeat 2 more times; join with slip st in top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (12 dc)

Round 2: Join color B with slip st in any ch-2 sp, *(ch 3, 3 dc, ch 3, slip st in same sp), slip st in next 2 sts, (ch 3, 3 dc, ch 3, slip st in same st, slip st in next st, slip st into ch sp), repeat from * around; join with slip st in top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (8 petals) (32 dc)

Round 3: WORKING IN BACKLOOPS ON PETALS
Join color C with slip st in top right st of any petal, * ch 3, dc in BL of next 4 sts, tr in slip st between petals below) (See picture with blue needle showing where to place the stitch), * repeat * to * 7 times; join with slip st in top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (40 dc, 8 tr)

Round 4: Join color C with slip st in any tr, ch 4, (counts as tr here and in all rounds), (1 tr, ch 2, 2 tr in same st,) [corner made], dc in next st, hdc in next 9 sts, dc in next st, * (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr in next st), [corner made]; dc in next st, hdc in next 9 sts, dc in next st. * Repeat * to * 2 more times, join with slip st in top of beg ch-4. Finish off. (16 tr, 8 dc, 36 hdc)

Round 5: Join color B with slip st in any corner ch-2 sp, (ch 3, 1 dc, ch 2, 2 dc), in same sp, dc in next 15 sts, *( 2 dc , ch 2, 2 dc ) in next sp, dc in next 15 sts,* repeat from * to * 2 more times; join with slip st in top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (76 dc)

Created by Donna Mason-Svara aka SmoothFoxLover@yahoo.com ©2008

This pattern has not been tested. Please notify me of any pattern corrections. I will answer any and all questions you may have with the instructions. Do not plagiarize this pattern. All patterns are my original designs. Please do not re-sell my patterns or give them away for free or post my patterns on the Internet. You may sell items you make from my patterns at craft fairs, fund raisers or custom orders for friends and family but please do not sell finished items on the internet without my written permission. Do not claim designs as your own.

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3 comments:

Aurora said...

Hi This is Aurora, I have tested for you before on crochetville and this square is way too pretty!! Thanks for offering it. Found your blog through a link on Ravelry.

Shehnaaz said...

Wow, You look granny squares look so interesting! Amazing variety!

MLyle said...

I'm having a little difficulty with round 2, the white petals. It seems as if round one was 4 dc and 2 sc, then the next row of petals would place one right in the middle of the previoys petal and one in the space, but with 3 dc below, I can't get the petals centered up. Is there a chart?

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