Materials: Worsted Weight 4 ply cotton yarn:
Small Amounts of Red, Green, White, and Yellow;
hook sizes I.
with yellow, chain 4, join to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, work 11 dc in ring (12 dc)
Join with slip
stitch in 3rd chain of beginning ch-3.
End off yellow.
Rnd 2: Join red with sl st in any dc, * ch 7, sc in 2nd ch from
hook, hdc in next chain, dc in each of the next 2 ch,
in next chain, sc in last chain, sc in next dc. Repeat from
* around until a total of 12 petals are made. End last
repeat with sl st to the 1st sc, end off.
Rnd 3: Join green with a sl st in any sc between the petals of
last round. * Ch 3, working behind petals, skip
petal, make 1 dc in the next sc between petals. Repeat
from * around, ending with ch 3. Join with sl st in the
3rd ch of beginning ch-3.
Rnd 4: * Ch 8, sc in the 2nd chain from hook, hdc in next ch,
dc in next ch, tr in
next chain, dc in next chain, hdc next
ch, sc in last chain. Make 3 sc in the next ch-3 space.
Repeat from * around making 12 total petals; join with
sl st at the base of 1st petal. End off.
Rnd 5: Join white with sl st in the 1st sc of any 3 sc group of
previous rnd. Make 2 sc in the same sc, sc in middle sc;
make 2 sc in the next sc. * Holding green petal
forward, make 2 sc in the 1st sc of next
group, sc in the
middle sc, 2 sc in the last sc of the same group. Repeat
from * around, ending with sl st in 1st
Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in the next sc, YO hook, insert hook in top of
next red petal and in next sc at the same time, YO, draw
loop thru st and petal, complete as for dc, dc in the next
sc, * ch 1, skip next sc, dc in the next 2 sc, work next dc
and catch the tip of next red petal as before and make
dc in next sc. Repeat
from * around, ending with ch 1,
skip 1 stitch, join with sl st to top of beginning ch-3.
Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in every dc and dc in every ch-1 sp around. join
with sl st to top of beginning ch-3.
Rnd 8: Ch 10 or more (for hanging thingie), join it with a sl
st in the same st, make a dc
in next dc, * dc in next dc and catch the tip of the next green petal as before, dc in the next 4 dc. Repeat from * around, joining
to the base of the hanging loop. End off and weave in ends.