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It is Show Your State Pride week! Start the tour at Infarrantly Creative and follow along all week for some awesome State Pride DIY tutorials.
It is easy to show my state pride! Kansas is the sunflower state and I love sunflowers. It is often the topic here on Skip to my Lou! You can find a tutorial on how to make a Twinkie Sunflower Cake, Fondant Sunflower Cupcake Toppers, Candy Sunflower Cupcake Toppers, Wool Sunflower Pins, Sunflower Cupcakes and now...... a crochet sunflower pattern!
Crochet Sunflower Pattern
Size J Hook, worsted weight yarn
Chain 5, slip stitch to join. insert hook in first chain from hook, yo pull up loop, ch 3 with first loop on hook (ignore second loop), yo pull through both loops on hook (this makes one bobble), do this in each chain (5 bobbles).join with slip stitch.
Next round make bobbles all the way around. (10 bobbles) Fasten off. A huge thank you to the Crochet Dude for teaching me his modified bobble stitch. It is perfect for the center of a sunflower!
Join on new color. Beside the raised bobble, single crochet, chain 2, treble, chain 3, slip stitch in third chain from hook, treble, chain 3, slip stitch all in same space (makes a petal). Chain 1, continue all the way around placing petals to the left of each bobble stitch. Chain 1 between each petal.
In chain 1 stitch between petals *sc, chain 2, treble, chain 3, slip stitch in third chain from hook, treble, chain three, slip stitch all in the chain 1 stitch* chain three behind first row petal, repeat between * all the way around, chaining 3 between each petal. Fasten off
I am so worried about this pattern. If anyone wants to help make it easier to understand please leave a comment! If you love crocheting flowers as much as I do you might like my big crochet flower pattern. I also have a simple crochet flower that can be made into a lovely crochet flower garland. Here are 10 beautiful crochet flower tutorials that I look to for inspiration. Of course, I am partial to the sunflower! Happy crocheting everyone!