The Dogwood Motif :: Crochet Stitch #83

Stitch Description

The Dogwood Motif is fairly straightforward and looks like a dogwood flower. This would be a great choice for coasters, embellishing, and tablecloths!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

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


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 3

  Pattern Repeat 
Ch 5

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

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

Swatch Photos

Example of the Dogwood Motif

Example of the Dogwood Motif (Click for Larger)


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