Flower of the day is a Pink Water Lily Bud.
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|Inspiration||Pink Water Lily Bud Crochet Pattern|
How To Crochet a Water Lily Bud?
- embroidery cotton colour A =pink, colour C =green
- crochet cotton (Ne5/2) colour B= dark pink multicolour.
- 2mm steel hook.
Details of components
- large petals
- small petals towards the centre.
- green sepals.
- gardening wire piece, length 1 1/2inches.
Large Petal (3pcs.)
_Start: using A and 2mm hook, make 6ch
R1: skip 1ch, 5sc, 1ch
R2: 2sc, 3sc in next sc, 2sc, 1ch
R3: 2sc in next sc, 5sc, 2sc in next sc, 1ch
R4: 9sc, 1ch
R6: 2sc in next sc, 2sc, 3sts-sc dec, 2sc, 2sc in next sc, 1ch
R7: 9sc, 1ch
R10: 2sts-sc dec, 5sc, 2sts-sc dec, 1ch
R11: 7sc, 1ch
R12: 2sts-sc dec, 3sc, 2sts-sc dec, 1ch
R13: 5sc, 1ch
R14: 1sc, 3sts-sc dec, 1sc, 1ch
R16: 3ch, skip 1sc, 1sc, skip last sc. Continue with 15sl st on the edge of the petal = 1 petal.
Repeat from _ twice to make 3 large petals in total.
Small Petals (3pcs.)
_Start: using B and 2mm hook, make 4ch
R1: skip 1ch, 3sc, 1ch
R2: 1sc, 3sc in next sc, 1sc, 1ch
R3: 2sc in next sc, 3sc, 2sc in next sc, 1ch
R4: 7sc, 1ch
R6: 2sc in next sc, 1sc, 3sts-sc dec, 1sc, 2sc in next sc, 1ch
R7: 7sc, 1ch
R8: 2sts-sc dec, 3sc, 2sts-sc dec, 1ch
R9: 5sc, 1ch
R10: 2sts-sc dec, 1sc, 2sts-sc dec, 1ch
R12: 3ch, skip 1sc, 1sc, skip last sc. Continue with 11sl st on the edge of the petal = 1 petal.
Repeat from _ twice to make 3 small petals in total.
Start: using C and 2mm hook, make 4ch
R1: make 6sc in the ring, 1sl st, 1ch. Continue working in spiral 40sc.
_R2: 1ch, 6sc, 1ch
R3: 2sc, 1ch
R4: 2sc in each of the next 2sc, 1ch
R5: 1sc, 2sc in next sc, 2sc, 1ch
R6: 5sc, 1ch
R7: 2sc, 3sc in next sc, 2sc, 1ch
R8: 7sc, 1ch
R9: 7sc, 1ch
R10: 7sc, 1ch
R11: 2sts-sc dec, 3sc, 2sts-sc dec, 1ch
R12: 5sc, 1ch
R13: 5sc, 1ch
R14: 2sts-sc dec, 1sc, 2sts-sc dec, 1ch
R15: 3sc, 1ch
R16: 3sc, 1 picot
R17: 3sts-sc dec, 1ch. Continue with 13sl st on the edge of the petal = 1 sepal.
Repeat from _ twice to make 3 sepals in total. Finish off and hide all tails.
Push the wire through the sepals' cylinder. Roll the petals starting with the small ones first. Thread a needle with A and secure petals. Position them inside the sepals' holder and stitch together.
So, that's about it. Pink Water Lily Bud is ready!
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Here is the link to a previous Pink Water Lily Crochet Pattern that I've designed in DAY 16.
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