CROCHET PATTERNS (Crochet Flower Pattern #155 Blue Vanda Orchid) – 365 Crochet Flowers Bouquet Project

 

About Vanda Orchids

Vanda is one of the most evolved genus in the Orchid family. Vanda has beautiful, fragrant flowers blooming every few months and lasting a couple of weeks. Some varieties have flat, broad leaves, others have cylindrical leaves.

The Blue Vanda (Vanda coerulea) has flat, deep blue flowers with 3 sepals, 2 petals and a purple lip with a small yellow column and a small spur.

 

How to Crochet a Blue Vanda Orchid flower?

 

Inspiration

Blue Vanda Orchid Crochet Flower Pattern

Blue Vanda Orchid

Blue Vanda Orchid crochet flower pattern

Crochet Yarn

  • Crochet cotton Size 5, colour A = deep blue multi, colour B = white
  • Embroidery cotton colour C = yellow, colour D = purple.

Crochet Hook

  • 1mm steel hook, 1.75 mm steel hook.

Details of components

  • flat flower with 3 deep blue sepals, 2 petals, a lip and a short spur.

Crochet Flower Pattern

Crochet Sepals (3pcs.)Blue Vanda crochet sepals

Start: using colour A and 1.75mm hook, make 5ch, join with sl st, 1ch,

R1: (1sc in ring, 2ch) x 3, join with sl st in 1st sc, 1ch,

R2: work each sepal in the 2ch loop from previous row: (1sc, 5ch, 3sts-trtr cluster, 1picot, 3sts-trtr cluster, 5ch, 1sc) x 3 = 3 sepals. Fasten off A.

Crochet Column, Petals and LipBlue Vanda petals and column

Start: using colour C and 1mm hook, make 2ch, skip 1st ch, make 4sc in the next ch, join with sl st, change to colour B, 1ch

R1: make 4sc, join with sl st, change to colour A, 1ch

R2: 4sc, join with sl st, change to 1.75mm hook

R3: (1sc in next sc, 2ch,) x 2, 1sc in next sc, 4ch, join with sl st in 1st ch, 1ch,

R4: work each petal in the 2ch loop from previous row: (1sc, 5ch, 2sts-trtr cluster, 2sts-trtr cluster, 5ch, 1sc) x 2;

  • Work the spur and lip in the 4ch loop from previous row:Blue Vanda petals, column and spur

R1: change to colour D, make 4sc in the 4ch loop, and pick 3sc from the ring’s side, join with sl st, 1ch

R2: 7sc, join with sl st, 1ch

R3: skip 1st sc, make 6sc, join with sl st, 1ch

R4: skip 1st sc, 5sc, join with sl st, 1ch

R5: skip 1st sc, 4sc, join with sl st, 1ch

R6: (skip 1st sc, 1sc) x 2. Fasten off.

  • Tie in colour D at right hand side of the spur, make 5ch, skip 1st ch, make 4sc, 1ch, turnBlue Vanda petals, column, spur and lip

R1: in the flo, work 4sc, 1ch, turn

R2: in the blo, 4sc, join with sl st at left hand side of spur. Fasten off.

 

AssemblyBlue Vanda assembly

Position the petals & lip over and between the sepals and sew together. The spur should point towards the back of the flower.                                   

 

Crochet Vanda Orchid flower

This is it!  The crochet flower pattern is ready!

Blue Vanda crochet flower pattern Crochet Blue Vanda Orchid

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