Irish Crochet: 2nd Floweret

Materials:

  • 3 Metal Rings (8 mm)
  • Yarn (Lace (0) weight)
  • Cotton Cord
  • U.S. size 7 (1.65 mm) Crochet Hook

Instructions:

  1. Over a metal ring: Sc 18 for the 1st ring.
  2. Sl St the ring together.
  3. Ch 1 to link into the next ring.
  4. Over the 2nd metal ring: Sc 18 for the 2nd ring.
  5. Sl St the ring together.
  6. Ch 1 to link into the next ring.
  7. Over the 3rd metal ring: Sc 18 for the 3rd ring.
  8. Sl St the ring together.
  9. Ch 1 to link the 3rd ring to the 1st ring.
  10. Sl St the rings together.
  11. Sc around the rings: Sc 15 over each ring with Sc 1 between each ring.
  12. Make the stem (attached to the base of the 1st and 3rd ring):
    1. Over the foundation cord: Sc 16.
    2. Ch 1 to turn.
    3. Return over the cord: Sc 16, hooking into both horizontal loops of each St.
  13. Sc 7 over the cord and along the bottom of the nearest ring.
  14. Sc 15 over the cord, without hooking back into the ring st – working loosely.
  15. Sc 1 into the first gap between the two rings to form the 1st loop.
  16. Sc 15 over the cord, working loosely.
  17. Sc 1 into the top of the middle ring to form the 2nd loop.
  18. Sc 15 over the cord, working loosely.
  19. Sc 1 into the next gap between the rings, forming the 3rd loop.
  20. Sc 15 over the cord, working loosely.
  21. Sc 1 into the 7th St along the ring from the stem base, forming the 4th loop
  22. Ch 1 to turn.
  23. Over the cord, but working loosely: Sc 7.
  24. Tr 1 into the 4th St of the 4th loop.
  25. *Loosely over the cord: Sc 1
  26. Tr 1 into the next St of the 4th loop.* Repeat 5x. (7 Tr in total)
  27. Loosely over the cord: Sc 4 to transfer to the next loop.
  28. Tr 1 into the 4th St of the 3rd loop.
  29. Repeat the * sequence 6x until the top of the 3rd loop matches the 4th loop.
  30. Continue on to work your way over the 2nd and 1st loop, repeating the pattern.
  31. After the 7th Tr on the 1st loop: Sc 7 over the loose cord.
  32. Sc 1 into the base of the 1st loop.
  33. Ch 1 to turn.
  34. Over the cord: Sc 1 hooking into both horizontal loops of each St.
  35. Continue until you reach the Tr: Sc 6 over the loose cord to form a small half ring.
  36. Sc 1 into the next St, hooking into both horizontal loops of the St.
  37. Continue to work your way around the top of the floweret making the small half rings on the first, middle, and last Tr of each Tr sequence and a single Sc into each St.
  38. When you arrive back to where the loop hooks into the ring: Sc 1, over the cord, into each St until you reach the stem’s base (7 Sc total).
  39. Fasten off.

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