Free Blooms For The Hair from RedHeart.com

Blooms for the hair

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Blooms For The Hair Free Crochet Pattern

Pattern Number:     LW5049
Designed By:     Michele Wilcox

Skill Level: Easy

Required Supplies:

RED HEART® Soft Baby Steps®: 1 ball each 9590 Lavender A and 9700 Baby Pink B
Note: Only small quantities of A and B are needed for this project.
Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 3.75mm [US F-5]
Yarn needle

Additional Supplies Needed:
2 hair combs

When her hair is in an up-do, it helps to have a pretty crocheted flower to hold the ends in place. Perfect for young ballerinas or anytime she’d like to add a flower to her hair.

Gauge/Tension:     GAUGE: Gauge is not critical for this project

Flower measures 3” (7.5 cm) in diameter.

FLOWER (make 2)
First Petal Layer
With A, ch 4.
Round 1 (right side): Work 11 dc in 4th ch from hook (beginning ch count as first dc); join with slip st in top of beginning ch—12 dc.
Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in same st as join and in each dc around; join with slip st in first sc—24 sc.
Round 3: Ch 1, hdc in same st as join, 2 dc in next 2 sc, hdc in next sc, ch 1, slip st in next sc (petal made), *hdc in next sc, 2 dc
in next 2 sc, hdc in next sc, ch 1, slip st in next sc (petal made); repeat from * around, ending with last slip st in last slip st of Rnd 2—6 petals. Fasten off.

2nd Petal Layer
With B, ch 4.
Round 1 (right side): Work 11 dc in 4th ch from hook (beginning ch count as first dc); join with slip st in top of beginning ch—12 dc.
Round 2: Ch 1, hdc in same st as join, 2 dc in next dc (petal made), *ch 1, (slip st, ch 1, hdc) in next dc, 2 dc in next dc (petal
made); repeat from * around; join with slip st in beginning ch—6 petals. Fasten off.

3rd Petal Layer
With A, ch 2.
Round 1 (right side): Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with slip st in first sc—6 sc.
Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in same st as join (petal made), *ch 1, (slip st, ch 1, 2 sc) in next sc (petal made); repeat from * around; join
with slip st in first sc—6 petals. Fasten off.

Centerpiece
Leaving a long beginning tail, with B, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join with slip st to first sc. Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Weave ending tail through back loop of each st; pull gently but tightly to close.

FINISHING
Stack layers of petals with first petal layer on bottom and 3rd petal layer on top. Pull tails of centerpiece though center of Round 1 of all layers, tie a knot and secure on wrong side of first petal layer. Sew to top bar of comb between teeth.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS
A, B = Color A, Color B;
ch = chain(s);
dc = double crochet;
hdc = half double crochet;
sc = single crochet;
st(s) = stitch(es);
( ) = work directions in parentheses into same st.

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