DAFFODIL BOUQUET (TO CROCHET)
MEASUREMENTS Daffodil: Approx 21⁄2 ins [6 cm] wide.
MATERIALS Lily® Sugar’ n Cream (Solids: 2.5 oz/70.9 g/109 m/120 yds) (Ombres: 2 oz/56.7 g/86 m/95 yds)
Main Color (MC) (01712 Hot Green) 2 balls Contrast A (00073 Sunshine) 1 ball Contrast B (00001 White) 1 ball Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
Light green floral wire.
Hot glue gun.
Approx = Approximately.
Beg = Beginning.
Ch = Chain(s).
Dc = Double crochet.
Hdc = Half double crochet.
Rep = Repeat.
RS = Right side.
Sc = Single crochet.
Sl st = Slip stitch.
Sp(s) = Space(s).
St(s) = Stitch(es).
Tog = Together.
Tr = Treble crochet.
WS = Wrong side.
INSTRUCTIONS Daffodil (make 6). With A, ch 3. 1strnd:(RS).6hdcin3rdchfrom hook. Join with sl st in back loop of first hdc.
First Petal: 1st row: Ch 1. 2 sc in back loop of same sp as last sl st. Ch 1. Turn.
2ndrow:Ch1.2scineachsctoend of row. 4 sc. Turn.
3rdto5throws:1scineachscto end of row. Ch 1. Turn.
6th row: (Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through 3 loops on hook – sc2tog made) twice. Turn.
7th row: Ch 3. Miss first sc. Sl st in next sc. Sl st in side of each of next 5 rows of petal. Sl st in last sc worked on 1st row and in back loop of next hdc. Do not turn.
Second to Sixth Petals:
1st row: Ch1.2scinbackloopofsamehdcas last sl st. Ch 1. Turn.
2nd to 7th rows: Work as given for 2nd to 7th rows of First Petal. At end of Sixth Petal, fasten off.
Join B with sl st to any front loop of 1st rnd. 1st rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in same sp as sl st. *2 sc in next front loop of sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc.
2nd and 3rd rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc.
Fasten off at end of 3rd rnd.
Leaf (make 3). With MC, ch 6.
1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. 5 sc. Turn.
2nd and 3rd rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
4throw:Ch1.1scineachoffirst 2sc.3scinnextsc.1scineachscto end of row. 7 sc. Turn.
5thand6throws:Ch1.1scin each sc to end of row. Turn.
7throw:Ch1.1scineachoffirst3 sc.3scinnextsc.1scineachscto end of row. 9 sc. Turn.
8thand9throws:Ch1.1scin each sc to end of row. Turn.
10th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 4sc.3scinnextsc.1scineachscto end of row. 11 sc. Turn.
11thto14rows:Ch1.1scineach sc to end of row. Turn.
15th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2sts.1scineachsctolast2sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.
16thto18throws:Ch1.1scin each sc to end of row. Turn.
Rep 15th to 18th rows until 3 sts rem. Fasten off.
Stem (make 6).
Cut floral wire each 7 ins [18 cm] long. With MC, ch 27.
1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Align floral wire with chain made. Working over floral wire, 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Fasten off.
Daffodil bouquet: Glue Daffodil to folded end of stem. Holding 2 stems tog, Wrap leaf around stems. Wind MC around wrapped leaf at base of bouquet. Secure yarn.