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Friday, June 26, 2015

Sunflower Applique {Free Crochet Pattern}

Does this Sunflower Applique look familiar? You may have already seen it on my Sunflower Stethoscope Cozy. I like this sunflower so much, that I felt it is worthy of it's own post!


This sunflower applique is similar to my other sunflower appliques, but this one has a larger center and a fuller appearance. Once made, you can hand shape the petals, alternating one to the front, and one to the back. It givews the sunflower a nice, layered look.
The petals of the sunflower can be spritzed with a water/cornstarch mixture, hand-shaped, and left to air dry overnight, if you wish. This will help them to hold their shape better.


Crochet Sunflower Applique


Supplies:
Sizes H crochet hook
Worsted weight yarn (I used 100% cotton) Yellow, & Brown



Pattern:
Center: 
With your H hook, and brown yarn, ch 4, join with slip stitch (sl st) to form a ring.
Round 1: Ch 2, hdc 8 in ring, Join to first hdc with sl st. (8)
Round 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in same as join, 2 hdc in each st around. Join to first hdc with sl st. (16)
Round 3: Ch 2, starting in same st as join, [hdc, 2 hdc in the next st] repeat around. (24)
Finish off
Join Yellow yarn to first st in round.
Petals: [Ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc 2, dc 2, join to next st of center with sl st.] Repeat around for 24 petals.
Finish off and weave in ends.

What would you use this sunflower applique for? Leave a comment and share your ideas!


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4 comments:

  1. How cute! I'm going to make the brown center bigger and then put the petals on to make coasters!!!! Love it.

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    1. Great idea, Anne! I would love for you to share your finished project on my Facebook page! :)

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  2. I'm using this cute pattern to make refrigerator magnets! Thank you for sharing!

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    1. How fun!!! I would love for you to share them on my Facebook page! :)

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