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How to Crochet the Dogwood Motif

How to Crochet the Dogwood Motif

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the dogwood motif. This motif is fairly straightforward and looks like a dogwood flower. The dogwood motif would be great for coasters, embellishing, tablecloths and stoles!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.

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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Chain Stitch – Ch
Double Crochet – Dc
Single Crochet – Sc
Slip Stitch – Sl st
4-dc cluster – [yo, pick up a loop in next st] 4 times, yo, draw through all 5 loops on hook
5-dc cluster – [yo, pick up a loop in next st] 5 times, yo, draw through all 6 loops on hook

Pattern Instructions

    Skill: Intermediate

  1. Prep

    Ch 5, join with a Sl st to form a ring.

  2. Row 1

    Ch 3, (counts as first dc now and throughout), 4 dc in ring, ch 4, * 5 dc in ring, ch 4, rep from * twice, join with Sl st to top of beg ch-3.

  3. Row 2

    Ch 3 4-dc cluster over next 4 dc, *ch 7, 1sc in the next ch-4 space, ch 7**, 5-dc cluster over next5 dc, rep from * twice. rep from * to ** once, join with a Sl st to top of first cluster.

  4. Row 3

    Ch 1, *9 sc in next ch 7 space, rep from *around, join with a Sl st to beg ch-1, end off.

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Example of the Dogwood Motif

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    January 22, 2013

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