Crochet Gerbera Daisy
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Louise has posted a pink gerbera on her page Louise Docker Photography. I love these flowers. Wikipedia says it is the fifth most used cut flower in the world and guess what?… I believe them. Their vibrant coloured petals are contrasting so beautifully against the black middle.
Gerbera Flower Pattern
Yarn: tapestry cotton thread in colour A= black, colour B=pink
Crochet hook: 2.5mm
Details of components:
- Lots of petals – pink, long and narrow
- Black centre.
Start: using A, make 3ch, join with sl st, 1ch
R1: make 8sc in the ring, join with sl st, 2ch
R2: (1sc, 1sc)x8 = 16st, join with sl st, change to B, finish off A
R3: using B, 2ch, (1sc, (1sc, 1sc))x8 = 24 st, join with sl st, 2ch
R4: (1picot, 1sl st in the front side of st)x24 , join with sl st, sl st onto the back side of st
R5: same Petals R6: (14ch, turn, 1sc, 1hdc, 8dc, 2hdc, 1sc, sl st behind a sepal) x24, join with sl st. Finish off.
The petals should be straight, so it could do with a bit of ironing…
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