Coreopsis Lanceolata from Louise…
Another ornamental plant, Coreopsis is native to US. In Australia, probably because of the spreading habit along the roadside, they call it a weed.
Coreopsis Flower Crochet Pattern
Yarn: embroidery cotton floss (6 strands) colour A= yellow, colour B= yellow&orange mélange, colour C= orange
Crochet hook: 2mm
Details of components:
– Yellow petals with a frilled edge.
– Raised centre.
Crochet Flower Petals
R1: make 10ch, skip 1st ch, make sc in the next 6ch, sl st in the next 3ch, 1ch
R2: sl st in the next 3ch, sc in the next 3sts, 4ch
R3: skip 1st ch, make sc in the next 6sts, sl st in the next 3ch, 1ch
R4: : sl st in the next 3ch, sc in the next 3sts, 4ch
R5: skip 1st ch, make sc in the next 6sts, sl st in the next 3ch = 1 petal.
Make 9 petals.
Overlap the petals slightly and using colour B pick up 18sts making 2sc in the base of each petal. Join with sl st in ring, 1ch. Continue working in round on the RS.
R1: 18sc, join with sl st, 1ch
R3: (skip 1sc, make sc in next 2sc) x 6= 12sc, join with sl st, 1ch
R4: (skip 1sc, make 1sc) x6 = 6sc, join with sl st, 1ch
R5: (skip 1sc, make 1sc) x3 = 3sc, join with sl st, 1ch
R6: 3sts – sc decrease. Finish off.
Thread a tapestry needle with colour C and make French knots on top of the raised centre.
That’s it! Coreopsis Crochet Flower is ready!
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