Louise’s flower, the Wild Onion is an Allium triquetrum, a boulbous flowering plant native to south-western Europe, but also introduced in Australia and America.
The plant produces stems, 17–59 cm (7–23 inches) tall with an inflorescence of 4-19 bell-shaped flowers. The flower has 6 white tepals with a strong green line.
Wild Onion Crochet Pattern
How to Crochet the Wild Onion Flower?
- crochet cotton #5 colour A = white
- embroidery cotton colour B =green
- sewing thread colour C = yellow.
- 2mm steel hook.
Details of components
- 6 pointed white tepals with green veins running through the middle
- yellow stamens.
Start: using A and 2mm hook, make 6ch, join in ring with sl st, 1ch
R1: (1sc in the ring, 10ch, 1sl st in the 3rd ch, 1sc, 1hdc, 4dc, 1hdc) x3 = 3 tepals. Make 1 sl st in the first sc. Finish off colour A.
Make two groups of 3 tepals each.
Thread a tapestry needle with colour B, anchor the thread at the base of a tepal (WS), then anchor the thread on the tepal about 1cm from the tip. Work blanket sts all the way back to the tepals’ ring using the thread as a core. Poke into the tepal half way in order to make the vein stick to it. Make these veins on each of the tepals.
Cut 3 pieces thread in colour C and 5cm in length. Thigh a knot at each end.
Overlap the two tepals’ rings such that you will be able to see the 6 tepals.
Fold the stamens and pull them through the sepals’ rings. Fold the tepals in a bell shape and sticth everything together to keep it in shape.
This is it! The Crochet Pattern for the Wild Onion Flower is ready!
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