The Flemish Motif :: Crochet Stitch #214

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the Flemish motif. This stitch creates a beautiful flower design. The Flemish motif would be great for pillows, curtains, and afghans!

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet
sl st
Slip Stitch
dtr
Double Triple Crochet
hdc
Half Double Crochet


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 3

  Pattern Repeat 

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: 8ch, Join in round.

  • Round 1: 1ch, 16sc into ring, sl st to 1st sc.(16sts).
  • Round 2: 12ch (count as 1tr and 8ch), skip 2 sc, [1tr into next sc, 8ch, skip 1sc] 7 times, sl st to 4th of 12ch.
  • Round 3: 1ch, *[1sc, 1hdc, 1dc, 3tr, 4ch, insert hook down through top of tr just made and work a sl st to close, 2tr, 1dc, 1hdc, 1sc] into next 8ch sp; rep from * 7 mores times, sl st to 1st sc. Fasten off.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Flemish Motif. (Reversible)

Example of the Flemish Motif. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)


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