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CROCHET A BOUQUET OF FLOWERS
 article and image by Carole Terwilliger Meyers

These flowers are a snap to crochet.  They require little yarn so you can use up scraps.  I like to crochet them when I am visiting my grandchildren.  The flowers keep me busy when I get bored and when the kids ignore me.  Often they will check in with me to watch my progress.  I always give the flowers away, and sometimes just leave them laying around to be discovered.  Who doesn’t like a flower?

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materials:
●H crochet hook
●worsted weight/4-ply yarn
●buttons for centers
●needle and thread to sew on buttons
●tapestry need and scissors for finishing

directions:
     round one:
Leaving a 12-inch tail (use this to attach the flower to something else, or else just snip it off at the end and weave the rest in), chain 2.
Make 5 single crochets in 1st chain,
1 slip stitch into the first single crochet.
     round two:
In the first stitch:  chain 4, 3 triple crochets, chain 4, slip stitch.
In each of the remaining stitches:  slip stitch, chain 4, 3 triple crochets, chain 4, slip stitch.  When you have five petals.  Fasten off.
     finishing:
Sew a button to the center if you like--it does add extra interest.  Consider sewing the flower onto a shoe, a dress, a hair clip or . . .?


Carole Terwilliger Meyers blogs at Travels With Carole.
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