Mountain Avens crochet flower
Mountain avens (Dryas octopetala) is an alpine evergreen flowering shrub with a widespread occurrence. It can be found throughout mountainous areas from Ireland where it occurs on the Burren, to North America. It is the national flower of Iceland.
The flowers, 2-3cm across have 8 egg-shaped creamy white petals and lanced-shaped sepals. The shrub grows up to 30cm in height has a trellis growth habit anchoring its roots to rocks and forming dense mats.
How to Crochet a Mountain Avens Flower?
Mountain Avens Crochet Flower
- Crochet cotton Size 5 colour A= white
- Embroidery cotton (6strands) colour B = yellow, colour C = green.
- 1mm steel hook, 1.75 mm steel hook.
Details of components
- white flower with 8 egg-shaped petals and lots of yellow stamens
- lanced-shaped sepals.
Flower Crochet Pattern
Start: using A and 1.75mm hook make 8ch and join with sl st in ring, 1ch
R1: 2sc, 1ch
R2: 3sc, 1ch
R3: 4sc, 1ch
R4: 5sc, 1ch
R5: 4sc, 1ch
R6: 3sc, 1ch,
R7: 2sc, 1ch; continue with 5sc on the edge of the petal towards the ring.
Repeat R1-R7 8 times to make the 8 petals. Fasten off A.
Start: using B and 1mm hook, make 8ch and join with sl st in ring
R1: (6ch, skip 1st st, sl st in the next 5ch, 1sc in the ring)x13. Fasten off B.
R1: using C and 1mm hook, make 2ch, 3sc in the first ch, join with sl st, 1ch,
R2: make 2sc in each 3sc = 6 sc and continue working 1sc in spiral
R3: (skip 1sc, make 1sc)x3. Finish off C.
Thread a needle with colour B and make a few French knots on the top of the stigma.
Place the stigma in the stamens’ ring and stitch together.
Place the stamens’ ring inside the corolla and stitch together.
This is it! The flower crochet pattern is ready!
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