Viola is an annual or perrenial herbacious plant with 400-500 species spead all around the world. The plant has heart-shaped leaves, the flowers have 5 petals, 4 fan-shaped 2 on each side and a lower petal pointing downward.
Viola sororia, also known as the Common Blue Violet is native to eastern North America and it is the state flower of Wisconsin, Illinois, Rhode Island, and New Jersey.
How to Crochet a Blue Violet flower?
Blue Violet Crochet Flower Pattern
- Embroidery cotton colour A = blue, colour B = yellow, colour D = dark blue
- Crochet cotton Size 10 colour C = white.
- 1.75 mm steel hook.
Details of components
- 5 blue petals flower, 2×2 fan-shaped petals mirrored and a lower petal with darker veins.
Crochet Flower Pattern
Start: using colour B, make 3ch, join with sl st, 1ch,
R1: 5sc, join with sl st, 1ch,
R3: make 2ch in each of next 2sts, 1sc in the next 3sts, join with sl st, 1ch,
R1: 3sc, 1ch, turn
R2: 2sc, 2sts-sc inc, change to colour C, 1ch, turn
R3: 2sc in next sc, 1dc, 1tr, 2sc in the last sc, change to colour A, 2ch, turn
R4: 1tr, 1dtr, 2tr cluster, 1tr, 3ch, sl st in the last st from R3 = 1petal
Make a second petal in next st.
Using colour B make 3sc in next sc, 1 sl st in next sc, 3sc in next sc, change to colour C, turn and continue with the small petals.
R1: use colour C and make 2sc in next st, 1dc in next 2sts, change to colour A, 2ch, turn
R2: 1tr, 2tr cluster, 3ch, sl st in the last st from R1. Fasten off all yarns.
Working on the WS, tie colour C and make 2dc in the next sc, 2sc, change to colour A, 3ch, turn
R3: 2tr cluster, 1tr, 2ch, sl st in the last st. Fasten off all yarns.
Working on the RS tie in colour A in the sl st between the small petals, make 2sc in the sl st, 1ch, turn
R1: make 2sc in each sc, change to colour A, 2ch, turn
R2: 4dc, 2ch, turn
R3: 2dc in next dc, 2dc, 2dc in next dc, 1ch, turn
R4: 3sts-sc dec, 1 picot, 3sts-sc dec.
Thread a needle with colour B and sew the large petals to help them stay close to each other.
Thread a needle with colour D and sew back stitch from the centre of the flower to half way on the lower petal and a couple of concentrical circles in the centre of the flower.
Crochet Blue Violet
This is it! The crochet flower pattern is ready!
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