Daffodils Bouquet


By: Lily Sugar’n Cream

Daffodils Bouquet-1Crochet a lasting bouquet of cheerful daffodils with this flower crochet pattern. Display in a glass vase anywhere you want a bit of color. Floral wire helps keep the flowers sturdy enough to arrange.

Materials:

  •  Yarn: 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

  • Crochet Hook: Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  •  Light green floral wire
  • Hot glue gun.

Size: Daffodil: Approx 2½ ins [6 cm] wide.

Gauge: 15 sc and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

Instructions: Daffodil (make 6). With A, ch 3. 1st rnd: (RS). 6 hdc in 3rd ch from 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.

2nd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc to end of row. 4 sc. Turn.

3rd to 5th rows: 1 sc in each sc to 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: Ch 1. 2 sc in back loop of same hdc as 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.

Trumpet: 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.

4th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. 7 sc. Turn. 5th and 6th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.

7th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. 9 sc. Turn.

8th and 9th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.

10th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 4 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. 11 sc. Turn.

11th to 14 rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 15th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn. 16th to 18th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in 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.

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