CROCHET PATTERNS (Flower Crochet Pattern #89 Kerry Lily) – 365 Crochet Flowers Bouquet Project

Introduction

Kerry Lily (Simethis planifolia), native to Co. Kerry in Ireland is a bulbous plant which favour dry coastal places.

The beautiful white flowers are similar to the lilies, hence the name, but smaller in size. They have 6 tepals and 6 stamens with prominent yellow anthers.

How to Crochet a Kerry Lily Flower?

 

Inspiration

Kerry Lily Crochet Flower

Kerry Lily photo from Wikimedia

Kerry Lily flower crochet pattern

Crochet Yarn

  • Crochet cotton Size 5 colour A = white,
  • Embroidery cotton (6strands) colour B = yellow, colour C = green.

Crochet Hook

  • 1mm steel hook, 1.75 mm steel hook.

Details of components

  • pink tubular corolla with 5 notched lobes, the upper 2 lobes narrower than lower ones.

Crochet Flower Pattern

Crochet Corolla (3-tepal piece style 1)Kerry Lily tepals style 1

Start: using A and 1.75mm hook, make 4ch, join in ring with sl st, 1ch

R1: 6sc in the ring, join with sl st, 1ch

R2: 1sc, *6ch, skip 1st ch and make 5 sc, sl st in the next sc on the left, 2ch, turn

R3:  3hdc, 1sc, (2sc, 1picot, 1hdc) in the next sc on the tip of petal, pivot and continue with 2sc, 3hdc, 2ch, sl st at base of tepal, sl st in the next 2sc in the ring, turn. Repeat from * twice more to make 3 tepals.

Crochet Corolla (3-tepal piece style 2)Kerry Lily tepals style 2 in progress

Start: using A and 1.75mm hook, make 4ch, join in ring with sl st, 1ch

R1: 6sc in the ring, join with sl st, 1ch

R2: 1sc, *7ch, skip 1st ch and make 6 sc, sl st in the next sc on the left, 2ch, turn

R3:  4hdc, 1sc, (2sc, 1picot, 1hdc) in the next sc on the tip of petal, pivot and continue with 2sc, 4hdc, sl st at base of tepal, sl st in the next 2sc in the ring, turn. Repeat from * twice more to make 3 tepals.

Stamens (6pcs.)Kerry Lily crochet stamen

Start: using 1mm hook and colour A, make 6ch, change to colour B, fasten off A and make a small clone’s knot. Fasten off B. Make 6 pieces.Kerry Lily crochet stamens

StigmaKerry Lily stigma

Start: using 1mm hook and colour C, make 2ch, 1 clone’s knot, 2sl st. Fasten off C.

AssemblyKerry Lily assembly

Place 3-tepal piece style 1 on top of 3-tepal piece style 2 and stitch together, such that you will have a 6 vertices star. Place the stigma in the middle of the 6 stamens, secure together and pull them through the central ring. Stitch them at back of flower.

Conclusion

This is it!  The flower crochet pattern is ready!

Crochet Kerry Lily flower Kerry Lily flower crochet pattern

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

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

About Camelia

Irish based knitwear designer
This entry was posted in Crochet Patterns and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to CROCHET PATTERNS (Flower Crochet Pattern #89 Kerry Lily) – 365 Crochet Flowers Bouquet Project

  1. frances moloney,co limerick says:

    I’m tryn to crochet christmas hollie,would u have a pattern”my email is franmo101@gmail.com,id be grateful for ur help .thank you .frances

Leave a Reply