• Free Crochet Pattern: Dwarf Sunspot Sunflower


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This pattern is simple and would be suitable for a crochet beginner, it is worked in rounds. I use abbreviations according to
UK crochet language. The finished Sunflower is approximately 14cm (5.5") in diameter. This sunflower would be ideal to make as a large brooch or hairpiece or to decorate a bag or present.

Tools needed:
5.5mm (US size I) crochet hook
yarn needle

Yarn needed:
Chunky yarn in yellow (approx 9g) and dark brown (1g)


ch = chain

dc = double crochet

htr = half treble crochet

tr = treble crochet

sl st = slip stitch

sts = stitches

R = round

[…] = repeat instructions

in square brackets

Dwarf Sunspot Sunflower

Make a slipknot with the dark brown yarn. Ch 2.

R1- 6 dc into first ch. (6 sts)

R2- 2 dc into each st. (12 sts)

R3- [1 dc, 2 dc in next st] x 6. (18 sts)

Fasten off brown yarn. Join yellow yarn to any of the last round of dc.

R4- [6 ch, 1 dc in second ch from hook, 1 htr, 1 tr, 1 htr, 1 dc, sl st in next dc] x 18 to make petals.

Fasten off and weave in ends. Press.  

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