CROCHET PATTERNS (Pattern #67 Spring Gentian) – 365 Flowers Bouquet Project

Introduction

The Spring Gentian, latin name Gentiana verna is a flowering wild plant found on low mountain ranges throughout Europe, including some locations in western Ireland. The plant has short stems and beautiful vibrant blue flowers revealing a white deep throat.

Inspiration

Spring Gentian Crochet Pattern

How to Crochet a Spring Gentian Flower?

Crochet Yarn

  • embroidery cotton colour A = green, colour B = white, colour C = blue.

Crochet Hook

  •  2mm steel hook.

Details of components

  • deep bell-shaped 5-petal corolla.

Crochet Pattern

Gentian Calyx (4 sepals)

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

R1: 4sc, join with sl st, 1ch, 1sc in the next sc

R2: 10ch, skip 1ch, 2sl st, 7sc, 1sl st in the next sc in the ring, 1ch, turn

R3: in front loops only, skip 1sc, 7sc , 3ch, turn

R4: 2sl st, 1sl st in the next sc in the ring, 1ch, turn.

Repeat R3-R4 3 more times. Continue working in front loops only, skip 1sc, 7sl st.

Fasten off A.

Gentian Flower Corolla (5 petals with fringes)

Start: using colour C and 2mm hook, make 4ch, join with sl st, 1ch

R1: 5sc, join with sl st, 1ch. Repeat 5 more times.

R7: change to colour B and make 5sc, join with sl st, 1ch,

R8: 5sc, join with sl st, 1ch,

R9: change to colour C and make:

R10: 4ch, turn, skip 1ch, 2sl st, 1sc, sl st in next sc in ring. Repeat 4 more times.

Work on the back of the little fringes, make _1sl st at back of fringe, 7ch, turn, skip 1ch, 1sc, 2dc, 1tr, 1dc, 1sc. Repeat from _ 4 more times = 5 petals. Fasten off colour B.

Assembly

Insert the corolla into the tubular calyx and secure them together.

Conclusion

The Spring Gentian crochet pattern is ready!

 

All photographs and crochet patterns instructions are the copyright of Meli Bondre. All patterns are for your personal use only.

Feel free to post any comments and/or feedback about this crocheting pattern in the comments section. I do read them frequently and it helps me improve the quality of my future crochet patterns.

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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Irish based knitwear designer
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3 Responses to CROCHET PATTERNS (Pattern #67 Spring Gentian) – 365 Flowers Bouquet Project

  1. Hi there, How ccan I get your earlier flower patterns starting at number 1. I think they are fantastic.

  2. Camelia says:

    Hi Carol, thank you very much.
    To go to the first pattern, click onto JUNE PATTERNS, just above the photo ad on the right hand side of page. Next step is – select Pattern 1.

  3. kathy says:

    I love how you give an introduction to the flower and pictures of the flower to show the transformation from life to crochet. I definitely have to have this book when it comes out.

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