Talking Crochet with Carol Alexander

click here for larger sizeShamrock Motif

Design by Dot Drake

Skill Level
Intermediate

Finished Size
5 inches across

Materials

  • Medium (worsted) weight yarn: Small amount green
  • Crochet hook size H or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle

Pattern Notes
Join with a slip stitch unless otherwise stated.

Motif
Ch 5, join (see Pattern Notes) in beg ch to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, *work 3 sc in ring, ch 12, draw lp through last sc made, in ch-12 lp just made, work (sc, hdc, 15 dc, hdc, sc), rep from * twice, join in beg sc. (3 petals made)
Rnd 2: Sl st in next sc, *working around next petal, sc in next hdc , sc in each of next 5 dc, [2 sc in next dc, sc in next dc] 3 times, sc in each of next 4 dc, sc in next hdc, sc in next sc, dec sc in next 2 sc worked in ring on rnd 1, rep from * twice, join, for stem, ch 12, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch, fasten off. Weave in ends.

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