Irish Crochet: 2nd Leaf

Materials:

  • Metal Ring (6 mm)
  • Yarn (Lace (0) weight)
  • Cotton Cord
  • U.S. size 7 (1.65 mm) Crochet Hook

Instructions:

  1. Over a single cord: Sc 17 for the first leaf segment.
  2. Fold leaf segment over and anchor into the base with a Sl St.
  3. Over the foundation cord: Sc 17 for the second leaf segment.
  4. Once again, fold it over and anchor it back into the base with a Sl St.
  5. Make the final leaf segment with an additional Sc 17 over the cord.
  6. Sl St into the base.
  7. Ch 1 to turn.
  8. Run your cord back up the side of your last leaf segment: Sc 1 in each St, leaving the 3 St at the end of the segment free.
  9. Sk the first 3 St on the next (middle) leaf segment.
  10. Crochet over the cord up the sides and top of the middle leaf segment: Sc 1 in each St, leaving the 3 St at the end of the segment free.
  11. Sk the first 3 St on the last leaf.
  12. Crochet over the cord up the sides and top of the last leaf segment: Sc 1 in each St until you once again reach the base of the leaf.
  13. Crochet the stem:
    1. Crochet over the cord foundation: Sc 12
    2. Ch 1 to turn.
    3. Work your way back up the stem: Sc 1 in each St.  Hooking the hook though the two horizontal links in each St.
  14. Sl St the stem into the base.
  15. Fasten off the ends.
  16. Make central ring: Sc around ring. Fasten off the Round with a Sl St.
  17. Attach the ring to the rest of the leaf.

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