Lily of the Valley, also called Our Lady's tears (Latin Convallaria majalis) is a perenial woodland plant. The stems grow 15-30cm tall and have one or two leaves. The flowering stem has two leaves and carries an inflorencence of 5-15 flowers. The flowers are small, bell-shaped and have 6 white tepals.
Lily of the Valley Crochet Pattern
How to Crochet a Lily of the Valley Flower?
- embroidery cotton colour A = green, colour C = yellow
- crochet cotton Size #10 colour B = white.
- 1.5mm steel hook, 2mm steel hook.
Details of components
- shallow bell-shaped 6-tepals flowers on a stem
- white stigma and little yellow dots for the polen.
Lily of the Valley Crocheted Tepals
Start: using 1.5mm hook and colour B, make 4ch, join with sl st, 1ch
R1: 6sc in the ring, join with sl st, 1ch
R2: inc to 12sc, join with sl st, 1ch
R3: 12sc, join with sl st, 1ch
R4: 12sc, join with sl st, 1ch
R5: 12sc, join with sl st, 1ch, turn
R6: [(1sc, 1hdc, 1dc) in next sc, (1dc, 1hdc, 1sc) in next sc] x 6 = 6 tepals. Fasten off B.
Stigma and Stamens Centre Piece
Start: using cotton Size #10 colour B and 1mm hook, make 6ch, 1 small clone knot and return to first ch with 5sl st = stigma. Change to colour C, fasten off B.
Using colour C and 1mm hook make (2ch, 1 big clone knot)x4 = 4 stamens. Keep the stigma in the centre, roll and join with sl st.
Start: using A and 2mm hook, make 8ch, skip 1st ch, make sl st in next 9ch = 9sts. Fasten off A.
Start: using A and 2mm hook, make 3ch, join with sl st, 1ch
R1: work 3sc in spiral to cover a wire piece of 15cm (6inches). Dec to 2sts and continue for another 2cm (~1inch). Fasten off A.
Stitch the little stems to the tip of two bells and the third bell to the tip of the main stem.
This is it! The Crochet Pattern for the Lili of the Valley Flower is ready!
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