Friday, March 15, 2013

Spring Daffodil Granny Free Pattern

Spring Daffodil Granny Free Pattern

By AnnooCrochet Designs

Daffodils are the birthday flower of March, the same month as the spring equinox that heralds the beginning of a new season. 

Plant lore tells us that daffodils bring good fortune to the person who avoids trampling on them, so watch where you step!The daffodil is a symbol of rebirth - a sign of the new beginnings that come with spring. Daffodils are often found connected with Easter and Easter religious services because of their new birth significance. 




You will need:

Cascade Yarn Ultra pima color Pale yellow
Cascade Yarn Ultra pima color  Light olive green

Hook size 3.25 mm
Tapestry Needle

Stitches used:


ch: chain
sc: single crochet
dc: double crochet
sl st: slip stitch
tr: rebble
sk st: skip stitch


Pattern:

With yellow Yarn:
ch2
Round 1: in secind ch from hook sc 6 times (6sc), join with a sl st in the back loop only



Round 2: ch3, (counts as first dc),

working in back loops only, [in next sc, make 2dc, in next sc make a dc] twice,


2dc in last sc (9dc) sl st in first ch3 fasten off









Round 3: in the front loops left from round 2, and with the center of the flower facing you, sl st in any of the front loops,


 in same st, make 2 sc,

 make 2sc in each front loop, (12sc) sl st with firs sc.

Round 4: ch4, in same st,

[make 3tr, ch 4, sl st], sl st in next st, sl st again in next st ,ch4, in same st, [make 3tr, ch 4, sl st]


 make 6 petals fasten off.




Creating the Square for your Granny:


Place your flower, wrong side facing you and with Light Olive Yarn color
sl st in any st of round1,


create a square by, ch3 and sl s  4 times as shown in the pictures.






Round 1: with Flower right side facing you, [3dc in any of the 3ch space of the square you just made, ch, 3dc] repeat 3 more times, join with first dc












Round 2: ch1, 3dc in same sp, [3dc, ch, 3dc in next sp from previous round, 3dc in between the next sp, between the next 3dc from previous round] 3 more times, join with first dc.







Round 3: ch, 3dc in same sp, 3dc in next st, 3dc, ch 3dc in next sp from previous round, ([3dc in next sp] twice, 3dc, ch, 3dc in next sp from previous round) 3 more times.








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