About Philadelphia Lily
Philadelphia Lily (Lilium philadelphicum), also known as Wood lily or Prairie lily is a perrenial bulbous plant native to North America.
The plant blooms in June and August and displays beautiful red or orange flowers with a spotted lighter centre. The flower has 6 tepals narrowing towards the base, which gives the flower an interesting see-through architecture.
How to Crochet a Philadelphia Lily flower?
Philadelphia Lily Crochet Flower Pattern
- Crochet cotton Size 5 colour A = orange
- Embroidery cotton colour B = yellow, colour C = purple, colour D = green.
- 1mm steel hook, 1.75 mm steel hook.
Details of components
- lily-shaped flower with 6 orange tepals narrowing towards the base
- orange stamens.
Crochet Flower Pattern
Start: using colour D and 1.75mm hook, make 4ch, join with sl st, 1ch,
R1: 5sc, join with sl st, 1ch; continue working in spiral for a few inches just enough to cover a toothpick, or as long as you’d like the stem to be. Increase to 6sc in the last row. Make a tepal in each of the 6sts from the last row.
Crochet Tepals (6 pcs.)
Start: tie in colour C, * make 6ch, skip 1st ch, make 3sc, 2hdc, sl st in next sc and repeat from * 5 more times; these will be the ends of the tepals connecting with the base.
R1: on WS, tie in colour A in the sl st on tip of the tepal’s stem make 15ch, skip 1st ch, 1sl st, 2sc, 2hdc, 6dc, 3tr, 2ch, 1sl st in the st where we tied in yarn, 2ch, turn and work on the other side of the 15ch
R2: 2tr, 6dc, 2hdc, 2sc, 1sl st, fasten off.
Start: Using colour A and 1mm hook, make 12ch, make a small Clones Knot and return with 11sl st = 1 stamen. Make 3 pcs.
Roll the stamens and pull them through the centre of the flower. Sew them in.
Thread a needle with colour C and sew in a tube the little stem of each tepal. Sew dots onto the tepals in the same yarn.
Crochet Philadelphia Lily
This is it! The crochet flower pattern is ready!
All photographs and crochet patterns instructions are the copyright of Meli Bondre. All patterns are for your personal use only.
If you have stumbled upon this page and you haven't heard about the 365 Crochet Flowers Bouquet Project, then feel free to check out the crochet patterns that I've designed so far!