Sunday, October 11

CROCHET: MAY DAISY PATTERN

                                                                                   
MAY DAISY

A colourful motif for lots of projects


MOTIF PATTERN
US Terms in black UK Terms in red brackets

DK 4mm hook
Aran 5mm hook 5.5" 


Ch 8 and sl st into a circle or a two finger 4wraps circle.
NOTE: A finger wrap gives a cleaner finished, no knot showing....wrapped 4 times around 2 fingers should give the correct size for 24dc [24tr].

Round 1:ch2 counts as first dc [tr], 23dc [23tr], into the circle keeping a large hole in the centre if you use the finger wrap, sl st to complete round. 
(24dc [24tr])


Round 2: ch2 counts as fisrt dc [tr], 1dc [1tr], in first st, 2dc [2tr], in second st, miss a st and repeat 2dc [2tr], in next 2sts, miss a st, until you have 8 'petals' sl st to finish round. (8'petals')



missed st, every 3rd st, picture below 

 Round 3: Long stitch, more often known as Spike stitch today.
sc [dc], Spike st, into the 1st empty st of round 1,

spike stitch, also know as Long stitch is a long loose sc [dc] st. 

 ch 4, spike st into the next empty st, repeat until round complete, sl into first st to finish.

Round 4: continue in the same colour, sl into chain space,
3dc [3tr], ch 3, 3dc [3tr], in the first ch sp, ch1, 2sc [2dc], ch1, 2sc [2dc], in the next space ch1, repeat until round is complete and now  square.
(4 Corners, 4 sides)



Round 5: Start in a corner sp, 3dc [3tr], ch3, 3dc [3tr],  3dc [3tr], in next 3 side spaces, repeat until round complete, finish with sl st to complete.

Use join as you go on round 5.



for Cushions

 Square Stool Cover
 Chair seat cover

great as a blanket too...

HAPPY HOOKING


12 WEEKS OF GIFTING LINK TO YARN PACKS HERE

UPDATE JULY 2016
It looks fab in the new July release BATIK too



8 comments:

  1. I love these daisies and made my first one last night by following your pattern. (it was very clear and easy to understand by the way) Am now attempting a blanket, or at least the centre part of a blanket made up entirely of daisies! :) xx

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    1. Hi Janet, i will look forward to seeing your blanket...good luck and glad you are enjoying the pattern

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  2. Love your designs and have ordered your book through Amazon. How does one download the daisy pattern?

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    1. Hi Brenda, thanks hope you enjoy it....may daisy just copy and paste or book mark so you can return easily thanks xx

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  3. Olá,
    Thanks Susan. Is very pretty pattern. Love your job.

    hugs,

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    1. Hi Marcia, thanks hope you enjoy it x

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  4. Great tutorial. Thank you. I will try it.

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