About the Oakleaf Hydrangea
Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) is a species native to the South-eastern US. It is the state wildflower of Alabama, a deciduous shrub bearing white flowers heads.
The leaves are long and wide and have 3, 5 or 7 pointed lobes. The flowers change colour with age, they are creamy white, later turn pink and by the time autumn settles they turn rusty brown. The Oakleaf Hydrangea’s flowers as well as the flowers of Hydrangea paniculata grow in cone-shaped clusters comparing to all the other hydrangeas which flower heads are ball-shaped or flat-topped.
How to Crochet an Oakleaf Hydrangea?
Oakleaf Hydrangea Crochet Flower Pattern
- Crochet cotton Size 5 colour A = white.
- 1.75 mm steel hook.
Details of components
- 4-petal white flowers that you can build in a cone-shaped cluster.
Crochet Flower Pattern (3pcs.)
dtr (double treble = yo three times)
trtr (treble treble, or triple treble = yo four times)
Start: using 1.75mm hook and colour A make 1ch, and 1 clone knot
R1: make 4ch, join in ring with sl st keeping the knot in the middle of the ring, 1ch
R2: make 4sc in the ring, join with sl st, 1ch
R3: work in next st: 1sc, 8ch, 6 trtr cluster, 1picot, 8ch, 1sl st, 1sl st in the next st, work in next st: 1sc, 8ch, 6 trtr cluster, 1picot, 8ch, 1sl l st = 2 large petals.
R4: 6ch, 4dtr cluster in the st between the large petals, 1picot, 6ch, 1sl st in the sc at right hand side at base of 1st large petal, 1ch, 1sl st at left hand side at base of 1st large petal, 6ch, 4dtr cluster in the 1st between the 2 large petals, 1picot, 6ch, 1sl st in the sc at right hand side at base of 1st large petal, 1ch, join with sl st at base of 1st small petal.
Crochet Oakleaf Hydrangea
This is it! The crochet flower pattern is ready!
If you liked this pattern, you might also check out pattern #75 Hydrangea macrophylla.
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