This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the eight petal flower motif. This stitch creates a lovely flower pattern. The eight petal flower motif would be great for afghans, dollies, and tablecloths!
Materials Used in this Tutorial
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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Foundation Chain: Ch 6, join with a Sl st to form a ring.
ch 3 (count as 1st dc now and throughout), 15dc in ring, Sl st in 3rd ch of the beg ch 3 (16 dc counting the beg ch 3).
ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2), 1dc in 1st st (V st made), *ch 1, skip next dc, [1dc, ch 2, 1dc] in the next dc, rep from * 6 more times, join with a Sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch 5 (8 V sts made).
Sl st in 1st ch 2 space, sh 3, [1dc, ch 2, 2dc] in same ch 2 space, *ch 1, skip next ch 1 space, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] in next ch 2 space, rep from * 6 more times, Sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.
Sl st in the next dc and 1st ch 2 space, ch 3, work 6dc in same space as last Sl st, 1sc in next ch 1 space, [7dc in next ch 2 space, 1sc in next ch 1 space] 7 times total, Sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch 3, fasten off.