Spiderwort (Tradescantia) is a perennial plant native to the New World from Canada to Argentina. Tradescantia virginiana, the variety I’ve chosen, has blue flowers, with three petals and six stamens with yellow anthers and hairy blue filaments.
Spiderwort Crochet Flower
How to Crochet a Spiderwort Flower?
- Stranded embroidery cotton colour A = blue, colour B = yellow.
- 1mm and 1.75mm steel hook.
Details of components
- 3 petal flower with a blue puff of filaments finishing with yellow anthers.
Start: using 1.75 mm hook and colour A, make 5ch, join with sl st, 1ch
R1: 6sc in the ring, join with sl st, 1ch
R2: [(1sc, 5ch, 2sts-trtr cluster) in next sc, (2sts-trtr cluster, 5ch, 1sc) in next sc] repeat 3 times = 3 petals. Fasten off A.
Start: using 1mm hook and colour A, make 5ch, change to colour B, fasten off A and make a small clone’s knot. Fasten off B. Make 6 pieces.
Wrap colour A around tumb 6 times, pull off the loops and tie them together. Cut the loops open and trim them, so that they’ll be shorter than the filaments we just made.
Position the stamens around the puff and fasten off.
Pull them through the petals’ ring. Hide all tails.
This is it! The crochet Stitchwort flower is ready!
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