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Crochet Flowers

Hello

I have some little crochet flowers to share today which I make using any odd scraps of yarn and cotton.  I always find them a useful thing to have as a standby for any project which may need an embellishment.  I particularly like using the paler colours as these can always be coloured using pens or inks to co-ordinate with whatever I need.  Very useful indeed.

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I would like to share my top tip regarding the size of crochet hook to cotton/yarn. Obviously the size of hook is important to the weight of yarn or cotton but it’s also a nice idea to experiment with different sized hooks with the same yarn to create a mixture of sized flowers, some will turn out tight and full and others loopier, but together they will all co-ordinate.

It’s also a lovely idea to combine 2 threads together with a larger hook to create an even larger flower.

Here I have used each thread individually with a co-ordinated sized hook and combined them to create a third flower.  I think they will look stunning all used together on a project.

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I hope you have liked todays post, please visit again soon for more inspiration.

TTFN.

Mezzy

Crochet Poppy Pattern

Hello

I apologise for my absence over the last couple of weeks but I have experienced many problems regarding broadband … in that I didn’t have any, however, I am back and will play catch up over the coming days.

I have obviously missed Remembrance Day and I always donate to the Poppy Appeal and collect the metal badges every year.  However, this year I also decided to crochet a poppy to wear in the hope that it would be longer lasting than the paper alternative.

This is what I ended up with.

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If you would like to have a go, this is my pattern.  I used a 3mm hook.

ch 4

1st Round

19 tr into 4th chain (3 ch count as 1st tr)
sl st to top of starting 3 ch

2nd Round

3 ch (counts as 1st tr)
2 tr
3 ch sl st into same stitch as last tr
sl st to next tr and into same tr 3 ch, 1 tr
2 tr
2 tr into next tr
3 tr into next tr
2 tr into next tr
3 tr
3 ch sl st into same stitch as last tr
sl st to next tr and into same tr 3 ch, 1 tr
2 tr into next tr
2 dtr into next tr
3 dtr into next tr
2 dtr into next tr
2 tr into next tr
sl st to top of starting ch 3

Be sure if you have a go to send me pictures and to give me a little courtesy credit and link.  Thank you!

Anyway must go have much to catch up in Blog Land.

TTFN.

M.