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Monday, March 9, 2015

Sunflower Appliques {Free Crochet Pattern}

The sunflower is my favorite flower. Have you seen my Sunflower Sun Hat pattern?
I wanted a sunflower applique for a couple of different projects, so I came up with these.


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On Wednesday, I will show you how to make an adorable sunflower headband , using the smaller flower. Come back Friday, and I will show you what I did with the larger sunflower applique.
What would you use these sunflower appliques for? Leave a comment to share your ideas.

Sunflower Appliques
Supplies:
Size G Crochet Hook
Worsted Weight Yarn (I used Red Heart Super Saver Yarn) Bright Yellow, and Coffee


Pattern:
Smaller Sunflower:
(Small sunflower measures approx. 3 1/3 inches across.)
Make the center (base):
Using Coffee, ch 4, join with sl st to first ch to make a ring.
Round 1: ch 2 (counts as first hdc), work 7 hdc in ring, join with sl st to top of ch 2.
Round 2: ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in same st, hdc in next st, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st*, repeat around. Join with sl st.

Form petals:
Join Bright Yellow to the first hdc of round 2, *ch 5, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in the next 2 ch, sl st in the next hdc of the base*, repeat around. Sl st to the first hdc st. Finish off and weave in ends.

Larger Sunflower- Approx. 5 inches across.
Make the center (base):
Using Coffee, ch 4, join with sl st to first ch to make a ring.
Round 1: ch 3 (counts as first dc), work 7 dc in ring, join with sl st to top of ch 3.
Round 2: ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around. Join with sl st. Finish off.

Form petals:
Join Bright Yellow to the first dc of round 2, *ch 7, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in the next 2 ch, dc in next 2 ch, sl st in the next hdc of the base*, repeat around. Sl st to the first hdc st. Finish off and weave in ends.






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