How to Crochet the Celtic Flower Motif


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This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the celtic flower motif. This gorgeous motif is a great alternative to the traditional granny square. It will add a new dimension to your afghans and is also great for coasters.

Skill: Intermediate
Foundation Chain: Ch 5, join with a SI st to form ring

TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Chain Stitch – ch
Single Crochet – sc
Double Crochet – dc

Instructions:

Round 1: Ch 1, *(1 sc, ch 1, 5 dc) in ring, ch 1, rep from * 3 times, join with a Sl st in first sc (4 petals)
Round 2: Sl st to first ch-1 sp, Sl st in each of next 2 dc, ch 1, 1 sc in same st, *ch 10, 1 sc in center of next petal, rep from * twice, ch 10, join with a Sl st in first sc
Round 3: Ch 1, *15 sc in next ch-10 sp, Sl st in next sc, rep from * around, join with a Sl st in first sc (60 sc)
Round 4: Sl st in each of the next 2 sc, ch 1, starting in same sc, *1 sc in each of the 9 sc, ch 5, sk next 6 sc, rep from * 3 times, join with a Sl st in first sc
Round 5: Ch 1, sk first sc, *1 sc in each of 7 sc, ch 5, (1 dc, ch 5, 1 dc) in 3rd ch of next ch-5 sp, ch 5, sk next sc, rep from * 3 times, join with a Sl st in first sc (12 ch-5 sps). Fasten off

Here is what the finished motif should look like:
Example of the Celtic Flower Motif

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