About Caucasian Crane’s-bill
Flowering in summer time, Caucasian Crane’s-bill (Geranium ibericum) is a herbacious perennial plant native to Western Asia. It grows as a wild flower or cultivated in gardens for its colourful display. The violet-blue flowers are cup-shaped with darker veins and notched petals.
How to Crochet a Caucasian Crane’s-bill flower?
Caucasian Crane's-bill Crochet Flower Pattern
- Embroidery cotton (6strands) colour A = violet-blue, colour B = purple.
- 1mm steel hook, 1.75 mm steel hook.
Details of components
- cup-shaped violet-blue flowers with darker veins and 5 notched petals.
Crochet Flower Pattern
Start: using A and 1.75mm hook make 3ch, join in ring with sl st, 1ch
R1: 5sc in the ring, join with sl st, 1ch
R2: (8ch, skip 1st 2ch, 1hdc, 1dc, 5ch, skip 1st 2ch, 1hdc, 1dc, 1tr in the 4th ch from ring, 1tr, 1dc, 1sc, sl st in the next sc in the ring) repeat 5 times.
Continue with the petals’ edge: *skip the first st close to the ring, make 4sc, 3hdc in the 2ch loop you’ve skipped in R2, make 1sl st on both sides of the petal’s notch, 3hdc in the next 2ch loop you’ve skipped in R2, 4sc. Repeat from * for each petal. Fasten off A.
Stitching the Veins
Thread a needle with colour B and make 3 stitch lines on each petal, starting from the ring and going up almost to the tip of the petal. Tip: make skipped stitch going up and skip back towards the ring to fill in the line.
Start: Using 1mm hook and 3strands of colour B, make (5ch, 1 clones knot, 4sl st) x 4 = 4 stamens. Fasten off.
Roll them, pull them through the petals' ring and stitch at the back.
This is it! The crochet flower pattern is ready!
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