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Flower of the day is water lily. Beautiful pink large multi-petal flowers floating on a lake…sorrounded by large green round shape leaves. Check out Louise’s amasing photos on http://louisedocker.com.au/ or on Louise Docker Photography Facebook page!
Pink Water Lily Crochet Pattern
Yarn: crochet cotton (Ne5/2) colour A= orange multicolour, colour B= white, colour C= dark pink multicolour, tapestry cotton colour D =pink
Crochet hook: 2.5mm
Details of components:
– large petals in 3 different sizes; lower row of petals in white, then changing into pink
– large orange centre.
Flower Centre (first section)
R1: using A, make 10ch, turn and continue with sl st in the 2nd ch from the hook; work 1sl st and 7sc until the end of ch row, 1ch Repeat R1 10 times.
Flower Centre (second section)
R1: using A, make 7ch, turn and continue with sc = 6sc, 1ch
R2: 6sc, 4ch, turn and continue with 3 sl sc and 6sc, 1ch
Repeat R2 6 times. Finish off.
Roll the orange petals with the short ones inside and thigh them together with a short piece of orange thread.
Petal style 1 (6pcs.)
R1: using B, make 14ch, skip 1st ch and work 13sc, 1ch
R2 working only in front loop: 12sc, pivot and work (1sc, 1sc, 1sc) on the tip of the petal and another 13sc on the other side of petal, 1ch
R3: 3sc, 1hdc, 8dc, 1hdc, (1hdc, 1dc, 1hdc), 1hdc, 8dc, 1hdc, 3sc, 3ch
Repeat R1-R3 6 times = 6 petals.
Petal style 2 (6pcs.)
Using D make petal same as style 1 but on 12ch instead of 14. You will also have to reduce the number of sc & dc by 2 and 1ch between consecutive petals.
Petal style 3 (6pcs.) R1: Using C make 12ch, turn and work in round 11sc, 1ch R2 working only in front loop: 1sc, 2hdc, 5dc, 1hdc, (1sc, 1dc, 1sc) turn and work 1hdc, 5dc, 2hdc, 1sc on the other side of petal, 1ch. Repeat R1-R2 6 times = 6 petals.
Roll the petals around the centre of the flower, starting with style 3 first.
Thread a needle with B and secure petals around the centre. Shape up the petals.
Water Lily is ready!
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