Crocheted Roses

This craft is perfect for Valentine's day (instead of real roses which are expensive) or could be used as accessories, or to decorate anything.

Approximate Time: 30 minutes

Supplies:

  • crochet hook (3.25mm)
  • medium weight yarn
  • yarn needle

Instructions:

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Gauge: 17 sc = 3 inches 8 rows = 2 inches Gauge swatch:3 inches width x 2 inches height (7.5xm x 5 cm) ch 18

Row 1: sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across

Row 2: 8: ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across

Finish off.

Crochet Pattern:

Row 1:Ch 52, (dc, ch 2, dc) in fifth ch from hook, (ch 2, skip 2, dc in next ch, ch 2, dc in same ch)across, dc in next ch

Row 2: ch 3, turn, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in first ch-2space, (ch 2, skip 2, dc in next ch-2 space, ch 2, 2 dc in same ch-2 space) across, dc in next dc

Row 3: turn, (9 dc in next ch-2 space, sl st in next ch-2 space, ch 1, sl st in same ch-2 space, ch 1) across, finish off.

Using the picture as a guide, roll up the rose and sew with the yarn needle

Leaf (optional):

Row 1: Ch 13, sl st, sc, hdc, 2 dc, 2 tr, 2 dc, hdc sc, sl st

Row 2: ch 1, turn, sl st, sc, hdc, 2 dc, 2 tr, 2 dc, hdc, sc, sl st, finish off.

make 2 leaves

Abbreviations:

ch=chain

sc=single crochet

dc=double crochet

hdc=half double crochet

tr=treble

sl st=slip stitch

By Esther from Balt., MD

Comments

February 21, 20100 found this helpful

I'll have to share this with my daughter--she's making her dress for prom and this would make a nice corsage :)

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