CROCHET PATTERNS (Pattern #38 Primula Flower) – 365 Flowers Bouquet Project

Introduction

Primula is a flowering herbaceous plant blooming mostly in the spring. The word primula comes from the Latin primus meaning first… in other words flowers that are from the first to bloom in the spring.

The variety in Louise’s photograph seems to be a Primula kisoana. It is a woodland species producing clusters of pink flowers with yellow eyes on tall stems. Spring has obviously come to Australia!

Inspiration

Primula Flower Crochet Pattern

INSTRUCTIONS:

Yarn: tapestry cotton (6strands) colour A= pink, colour B= yellow, colour C= green.

Crochet hook: 2mm

Details of components:

–         Individual flowers have 5 pink heart shape petals, yellow to the centre and 5 green sepals on a narrow cylindrical calyx tube.

Calyx with Sepals

Start: using C, make 4ch, join with sl st, 1ch, continue work in round

R1: 5sc in ring, join with sl st

R2: work 10sc in round without joining

R3: (3ch, 1sc, 1hdc, make 1sl st in the ring)x5 = 5 sepals. Finish off C.

Petals

Start: using A, make 4ch, join with sl st, 1ch, continue work in round

R1: 5sc in ring, join with sl st

R2: work 25sc in round without joining. Change to colour B.

R3: work (1sc, 1sc)x5 = 10sc, join with sl st. Change to colour A, finish off colour B.

R4: (RS) 1ch, (1sc, 1sc), 1ch

R5: (WS) 3sc, 1ch

R6: (RS) 4sc, 1ch

R7: (WS) 5sc, 1ch

R8: (RS) 2ch, make a 2dc puff st working as follows: 1dc, 1dc – you should have 3 loops on the hook, yo and draw the yarn through all 3 loops, 2ch, 1 sl st at the base of puff st, repeat from beg of row and then make 3 sl st on the edge going down to the base of petal, sl st in next st.

Repeat (R4-R8) x 5 to make 5 petals in total. Finish off A.

 

Assembly

Pull the petals through the calyx and secure at the base. Voila!

The Primula Flower Pattern is ready!

 

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If you have stumbled upon this page and you haven't heard about the 365 Crochet Flowers Bouquet Project, then feel free to check out the crochet patterns that I've designed so far!

Happy Crocheting!

_Camelia

 

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