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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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.
Example of the Eight Petal Flower Motif. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)
Example of the Eight Petal Flower Motif. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)