About California Poppy
California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica) is a perennial plant, a native wildflower to the United States and also the official state flower of California since 1903. The plant has blue-green foliage and flowers blooming at the end of long stems. The flowers have 4 broad petals with colours ranging from cream to orange. They close at night or in cold weather, opening again in the morning.
How to Crochet a California Poppy flower?
California Poppy Crochet Flower Pattern
- Crochet cotton Size 5 colour A = orange.
- 1.75 mm steel hook.
Details of components
- 4 petals orange-coloured flower and a bunch of orange stamens.
Crochet Flower Pattern
Start: using A and 1.75mm hook make 4ch, join in ring with sl st, 1ch
R1: 8sc in the ring, join with sl st, 1ch,
R2: 1ch, make dc in the next 2 sts, 2ch, turn
R3: 2sts-dc inc, 2sts-dc inc, 2ch, turn
R4: 2sts-dc inc, 2dc, 2sts-dc inc, 2ch, turn
R5: 6dc, 1ch, turn
R6: 1sc, 1hdc, 2dc, 1hdc, 1sc, sl st on the edge of petal back to the ring = 1 petal. Repeat from R2 to R6, 3 times to make 4 petals in total.
Make sc on the edge of the petals (3sc in each corner) and fasten off when finished.
Wind the colour A yarn 5 times around the tip of the little finger. Pull the loops off and tie them together. Pull the bunch through the centre of the flower and sew at the back. Cut the loops open.
Crochet California Poppy
This is it! The crochet flower pattern is ready!
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