Crochet Summer sunflower

Crochet Summer sunflower

I’ve been thinking of a quick and fun crochet project as a cute gift. Guess nothing says summer like a sunflower coaster with its’ vivid colors. Just a few modifications, you would have a lovely flower applique or embellishment, too.

crochet sunflowers

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Materials: ( I used )
5mm crochet hook
Light weight/ DK yarn: yellow,  dark brown and green
Yarn needle
Scissors

Abbreviations

Note: You can use any hook size for this crochet Summer sunflower pattern, just choose a yarn type that matches.

Special stitch used: double sc ( double single crochet )

Insert hook into indicated stitch, yarn over and draw through one loop, you’ll have 2 loops on hook.

Yarn over again and insert the hook back into the same stitch. Yarn over draw another loop through the stitch, you’ll have 4 loops on hook.

Yarn over and draw through 4 loops at one time.

Skill level: Intermediate

Flower: ( big one: coaster )

Pistil: using dark brown yarn

R1: make a magic ring ( adjustable loop ), crochet 6 sc into ring, total 6 sts, sl into 1st st to join.

R2: ( 2 double sc tog in each st ) x 6 times around, total 12 sts, sl into 1st st to join.

R3: ( double sc, 2 double sc tog in next st ) x 6 times around, total 18 sts, sl into 1st st to join.

R4: ( 2 double sc tog, double sc in each of next 2 sts ) x 6 times around, total 24 sts, sl into 1st st to join.

R5: ( double sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 double sc tog ) x 6 times around, total 30 sts, sl into 1st st to join. ( fasten off )

Petals: using yellow yarn

Insert hook and join yarn into the 1st stitch of R5 of the pistil part.

Crochet * ( sc, hdc, dc, tr, dtr ) in one st, ( dtr, tr, dc, hdc, sc ) in next st * repeat ** 15 times around, total 15 petals. ( fasten off )

Weave in ends.

 

Flower: ( small one: embellishment )

Pistil: using dark brown yarn

R1 to R4: same as big flower

Petals: using yellow yarn

Insert hook and join yarn into the 1st stitch of R5 of the pistil part.

Crochet * ( sc, hdc, dc, tr, dtr ) in one st, ( dtr, tr, dc, hdc, sc ) in next st * repeat ** 12 times around, total 12 petals. ( fasten off )

Weave in ends.

 

Leaf: using green yarn

Ch14, sl into 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, tr in next ch, ( 2 tr tog in next ch ) x 3 times across, tr in next ch, dc in next ch, hdc in next ch, sc in next ch, sl in last ch, ch1.

Continue at the other side, sl in 1st ch, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, tr in next ch, ( 2 tr tog in next ch ) x 3 times across, tr in next ch, dc in next ch, hdc in next ch, sc in next ch, sl in last ch, sl in 1st st. ( fasten off, weave in ends )

Attach to flower.

crochet sunflower

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Happy crocheting!

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