Thursday, July 11, 2013

Summer Flower Pillow and another Free Crochet Pattern

I've been experimenting with my Summer Flower Motif Pattern and came up with a larger version to decorate a pillow with......
Crochet Flower Pillow
Crochet Flower Motif
Crochet Flower Pillow
Crochet Flower Pillow

The first part of this pattern is identical to my last flower motif, but I added two extra rounds on the end. You can download a PDF of this pattern for free here......
                          (Copyright Elise Engh 2013:  Please do not distribute this pattern as your own)

Or you can check it out below.....

Materials:                     Any yarn of choice
                                      Any size crochet hook
                                      Darning needle
Abbreviations:          ch = chain
         sl st = slip stitch
                                      sc = single crochet
                                      hdc = half double crochet
                                      dc = double crochet
         st = stitch
         sts = stitches

Round 1: ch 12, sl st into first ch to form a ring.
Round 2: ch 1, work 18 sc into ring, sl st in first sc to join.
Round 3:  ch1, sc in same st as last sl st, *ch 3, skip next sc, sc in next sc, repeat from * around 8 more times, ending in ch 3, sl st in first sc.  (9 loops for petals)
Round 4: sl st into next ch 3 space, ch 1, work (sc, hdc, dc, hdc, sc) in same space for petal.  *(sc, hdc, dc, hdc, sc) in next ch 3 space, repeat from * around 7 times (work in new color of yarn before the join, if desired), join with sl st in first sc. (9 petals)
Round 5:  *ch 6, skip next 4 sts, sc in next st (space between petals).  Repeat from * around 8 more times.   (9 petal loops)
Round 6:  sl st in next ch 6 space, ch 1, work (sc, hdc, 3dc, hdc, sc) in same space for petal.  * (sc, hdc, 3dc, hdc, sc) in next ch 6 space.  Repeat from * around 7 times,  (work in new color of yarn before the join, if desired) join with sl st in first sc. (9 petals)
Round 7:  *Ch 8, skip next 6 sts, sc in next st (space between petals).  Repeat from * around 8 more times.  (9 petal loops)
Round 8:  Sl st into next ch 8 space, ch 1, work (2sc, 2 hdc, 3 dc, 2 hdc, 2 sc) into same space for petal.  *(2 sc, 2 hdc, 3 dc, 2 hdc, 2 sc) into next ch 8 space.  Repeat from * around 7 times.  Join with sl st in first sc.  (9 petals)
Round 9:  *Ch 10, skip next 10 sts, sc in next st (space between petals), repeat from * around 8 more times.  (9 petal loops)
Round 10:  Sl st into next ch 10 space, ch 1, work (2sc, 2hdc, 8dc, 2hdc, 2sc) into same space for petal.  *(2sc, 2hdc, 8dc, 2hdc, 2sc) into next ch 10 space.  Repeat from * around 7 times.  Join with st st in first sc. (9 petals)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Crochet Flower Motif

15 comments:

  1. I love it, and I love the colors you used too. Thanks so much for the free pattern :)

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  2. That is so beautiful!!! I can't wait to try it...definitely putting it on my "Craft Itinerary" board on Pinterest.
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  3. makes me wish I could crochet

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  4. So beautiful!!! Love the crocheted rosette and their colors!
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft
    www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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  5. A very pretty flower, beautiful colours! Thanks so much for sharing your pattern:)

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  6. Ooh I love this! So pretty! Thanks so much for the pattern!

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  7. Gorgeous! I am in love with the to colors you picked!

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  8. You do such beautiful work.

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  9. This is so pretty! I've been on the hunt for great pillows, but can't ever find much I like in my price range. I love this idea, and can't wait to try one out. Thanks so much for sharing. Have a wonderful day!

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  10. Pinned! Such a cute pillow. Thanks for sharing the pattern.

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  11. Beautiful! Do you think it would work in an afghan?

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  12. Great blog! I like every your tutorial, and i LOVE the ones with abstract art with watercolors (and the watercolor portrait too)!

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