CROCHET PATTERNS (Pattern #46 Pink Diosma) – 365 Flowers Bouquet Project

Introduction

Pink Diosma bunch from Louise…

Pink Diosma or Confetti Bush, (botanical name Coleonema pulchellum), is an evergreen plant native of South Africa. It is a dense shrub with needle-like leaves and masses of flowers during spring and autumn.

Inspiration

Pink Diosma Flower Crochet Pattern

Pink Diosma Crochet Flower

INSTRUCTIONS:

Yarn: embroidery cotton floss (6 strands) colour A= light pink, colour B= dark pink, colour C= green

Crochet hook: 2mm

Details of components:

–                 tiny pink flowers with 5 oval petals each marked with a distinctive central vein.

METHOD:

Crochet Flower and Leaf

Start: using C, make 4ch, join with sl st, 1ch,

R1: make 4sc in ring, join with sl st, 1ch,

R2: work in spiral without joining 12sc.

Make leaf:

R1: 10ch, skip 1st ch and make sc in each of the remaining 9ch, sl st in the back loop o the next st, 1ch

R2: working on front loops only, make sc in the next 7 sts, sl st in the next 2sts, 3ch, skip 1ch, sl st in the next 2ch, st st in the next 2sts, and finish leaf with sc in the next 7 sts on the front loops only, sl st n front loop of next st. Finish off C.

Leaf

Change to colour A, pick up 5 sts and work sc in spiral another 15sc.

Make petal _ 3ch, 1tr,  change to colour B and make 1dtr, change to colour A (finish off B) and continue with 1tr, 3ch, sl st in the next st. Repeat from _ 4 times = 5 petals. Finish off A.

Diosma Crochet Petal

The Pink Diosma Crochet Flower is ready!

Diosma crochet flower 

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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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3 Responses to CROCHET PATTERNS (Pattern #46 Pink Diosma) – 365 Flowers Bouquet Project

  1. Elvia says:

    Hello Camelia. I hope you are well.

    I’m very impressed with your project. I would like to see all of your flowers from day one. Is this possible? I was also wondering if a you’re planning or if you already may have crocheted a peony as part of this project.

    • Camelia says:

      Thanks, Elvia.
      I added a Calendar as Widget on the Right Hand side of the window. Goto June and click on 2nd June – you will find the first post there.

  2. Camelia says:

    Hi Elvia,

    The landing page http://www.melibondre.com/blog contains links to all the crochet patterns in the 365 Crochet Flowers Bouquet Project.

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