Blue Bells

 

Blue bells are fantastic flowers and crochet flowers never die?! So let’s remember the summer by making some.

MATERIAL

Hook: 2,5 mm.
Yarn: Scheepjes Cotton 8 in colors:  light blue (651), light green (642),

light yellow (508) and mustard yellow (722).
Other: Scissors and a needle

 

US CROCHET TERMS

st – stitch
sl st – slip stitch
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
tr – treble crochet
dtr – double treble crochet
picot – ch 3, make a sl st in first ch made

DESCRIPTION

Flower body:


Start with a magic ring.

Round 1.
12 sc in the magic ring. (12)
Round 2.
sc in next st, [2sc in next stitch, sc in next st] repeat 5 times, sc in next st. (17)
Round 3-4.
sc in each 17 st’s. (17)
Round 5.
2 sc in next st , 1 sc in next  16 st’s. (18
Round 6.
sc in next 9 st’s , 2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 st’s. (19)
Round 7.
2 sc in next st,  sc in next 18 st’s. (20)
Round 8.
sc in next 10 st’s, , 2 sc in next st,  sc in next 9 st’s. (21)
Round 9. 
2 sc in next st, sc in next 20 st’s. (22)
Round 10.
sc in next 11 st’s, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 10 st’s. (23)
Round 11.
2 sc in next st, sc in next 11 st’s, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 10 st’s. (25)
Round 12.
[sl st in next st, (hdc, dc) in next st, (tr, dtr) in next st, picot, tr in next st, (dc, hdc) in next st] repeat 5 times. Finish with a sl st.

Green leaves on the back:

Start with a magic ring.
Round 1  –   5sc in the magic ring. (5)
Round 2  –  [ch 4, sl st in second ch from hook, sl st in next 2 ch, sl st in next st] x 5

Stamen and pistil:

Before sewing the green leaves and the blue flower body together, make a stamen and pistil with the light yellow and mustard yellow yarn. Fasten the yarn on the bottom of the flower body.

Sew the green leaves to the back of the flower body and then you are finished!

If you’ve got questions, or find any errors in this pattern, please tell me!
It would be very nice to see your flowers, so please tag images with #intheyarngarden or feel free to leave a comment with a link to your picture.  🙂

Happy crocheting!

 

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