Zinnia is a popular garden flower from the daisy family. It is an annual or perennial plant native to southwest US to South America.
Zinnia grandiflora, also known as Rocky Mountains zinnia has a single row of bright yellow ray florets and a cluster of tubular disc florets at the centre.
How to Crochet a Rocky Mountains Zinnia?
Rocky Mountains Zinnia Crochet Flower Pattern
- Embroidery cotton colour A = yellow, colour B = orange.
- 1mm steel hook, 1.75 mm steel hook.
Details of components
- 3-6 bright yellow ray florets and a cluster of darker tubular disc florets at the centre.
Crochet Flower Pattern
Crochet Ray Florets
Start: using colour A and 1.75mm hook make 6ch, join with sl st, 1ch
R1: 10sc, join with sl st, 1ch
R2: (1sc, 6ch, 5sts-trtr cluster, 6ch, 1sc in the next sc) x 5, join with sl st. Fasten off.
Crochet Disc Florets (3pcs.)
Start: using colour A and 1mm hook make 2ch, skip 1st ch, make 2sc in the next ch, join with sl st. Work in spiral 6sc, change to colour B, 1ch
R1: make 2sc in each sc = 4sc, join with sl st, 1ch
R2: 4sc, join with sl st, 1ch
R4: (skip 1sc, 1sc) x 2, fasten off. Make 3 florets.
Pull the 3 disc florets through the flower centre and sew at the back.
Cut 8-10 pcs. of colour A, 2 inches long. We’ll place these pieces around the disc florets: pull each piece half way and tie a knot. Trim them shorter than the florets.
Crochet Zinnia grandiflora
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