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Crochet Orchid

Flower pattern designed by Josi Hannon Madera
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Flower Photo

To work flower as in photo, change color after Rnd 3

Rnd 1 - ch 2, work 6 sc into 1st ch, join with sl st in front loop only (do not turn, work in rounds)

Rnd 2 - Working in front loops only, (ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, sc in next ch, sl st into next unworked front loop) x 6, join, ch 2, sl st in first unworked back loop.

Rnd 3 - Working in unused back loops only, ch 1, 2sc/st x 6, join with sl st in front loop only.

Rnd 4 - {ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, (dc in next ch) x 2, trc in next ch, skip 1 sc, sl st to front loop only of next sc} x 6, ch 2, sl st in first unworked back loop.

Rnd 5 - Working in back loops only, ch 1, (sc, ch 3) x 12, join with sl st to first sc.

Rnd 6 - sl st to loop, ch 1, sc, {in next loop work (2 dc, 2 trc, 1 quc, ch 3, sl st to 1st ch, 1 quc, 2 trc, 2 dc), in next loop work sc} x 6, ending with petal and join with sl st to 1st sc. Fasten off.

For instructions for the stitches 'trc' and 'quc' see Triples (tr) & Quadruples (qu).



Find some nice variations of this pattern designed by Moira Durano-Abesmo
at 5-Petal Crochet Orchid and Dr. Jeckyll's Crochet Flower Experiments

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