Sunflower Center Piece

Sunflower Center Piece 

By: Miranda McFrederick of Crazy4CrochetMomma 

Crazy4crochetmomma@gmail.com

This pattern is copyrighted and property of Crazy4CrochetMomma. Distribution of this pattern is not allowed.

Materials:

6.00 mm J Hook

Bulky size (5) yarn in Brown and Yellow 

Scissors 

Tapestry Needle

Crochet Terms: 

MC- Magic Circle

HDC- Half Double Crochet 

CS- Cluster Stitch

BL- Back Loop

SC- Single Crochet 

SCDEC- Single Crochet Decrease 

Sl St- Slip Stitch 

FO- Fasten Off 

Special Stitches:

Cluster Stitch. (Yarn over insert hook in designated stitch, draw up a loop, yarn over, pull through 1st 2 loops, yarn over insert hook in same stitch, draw up a loop, yarn over, pull through 1st 2 loops, yarn over insert hook in same stitch, draw up a loop, yarn over, pull through 1st 2 loops, you will now have 4 loops on your hook, yarn over pull through all 4 loops. DO NOT CH 1 AFTER. 

Center of Sunflower:

Using Brown Yarn. 

Round 1: MC, 10 HDC in MC, sl st to 1st HDC. (10)

Round 2: Ch 1, *CS & HDC in same stitch,* repeat around, sl st to 1st CS. (20) (10 CS, 10 HDC) 

Round 3: Ch 1, CS, 2HDC in next, CS, 2HDC in next, repeat around, sl st to 1st CS. (30)

Round 4: Ch 1, CS, 1 HDC in next 2 stitches, CS, 1 HDC in next 2 stitches, repeat around, sl st to 1st CS. (30)

Round 5: Ch 1, 2HDC, 1HDC in next 2, 2HDC, 1HDC in next 2, repeat around, sl st to 1st HDC. (40)

Round 6: Ch 1, *2HDC, 1HDC in next 5,* repeat ** 6 more times, 2 HDC, 1HDC in next 2, 2HDC in last stitch, sl st to 1st HDC, FO, weave in ends, proceed to petal instructions below. (48) 

Petals:

Using Mustard or color of choice.

First Row of Petal instructions:

Directions for 1st petal of first row. 

Row 1: Reattach yarn to any BL of the last round of sunflower center, Ch 1, SC in the same st and in the BL of the next 7, ch 1, turn. (8)

Row 2-4: SC in each st across, ch 1, turn. (8)

Row 5: SCDEC, SC in next 4, SCDEC, ch 1, turn. (6)

Row 6: SC in each st across, ch 1, turn. (6)

Row 7: SCDEC, SC in next 2, SCDEC, ch 1, turn. (4)

Row 8: SC in each st across, ch 1, turn. (4)

Row 9: SCDEC, SCDEC, ch 1, turn. (2)

Row 10: SC, SC, ch 1, turn. (2)

Row 11: SCDEC, FO, weave in ends. 

2nd-6th petal instructions:

Reattach yarn to BL of the stitch beside the left of the last petal made repeat for each petal. 

Row 1: Reattach yarn to BL of the stitch beside the left of the last petal made repeat for each petal. Ch 1, SC in the same st and in the BL of the next 7, ch 1, turn. (8)

Row 2-4: SC in each st across, ch 1, turn. (8)

Row 5: SCDEC, SC in next 4, SCDEC, ch 1, turn. (6)

Row 6: SC in each st across, ch 1, turn. (6)

Row 7: SCDEC, SC in next 2, SCDEC, ch 1, turn. (4)

Row 8: SC in each st across, ch 1, turn. (4)

Row 9: SCDEC, SCDEC, ch 1, turn. (2)

Row 10: SC, SC, ch 1, turn. (2)

Row 11: SCDEC, FO, weave in ends. 

Second row of petals instructions:

Directions for 1st petal of second row.

Flip sunflower so wrong side of petals are facing you,  now find the 3rd loop of HDC of the last round of sunflower center, make sure it is in the 3rd stitch to the left of the center of front petal so it is centered and in between front petals like a real flower. Repeat for next 5 petals. 

**PATTERN  COPYRIGHT: Please do not  copy, redistribute or sell my pattern in  any way. You are very welcome to sell your finished center piece but please give me credit for the pattern. You may not use my pictures and pass them off as your own  for they are my property. Thank you so much!**

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to message me on my Instagram or my blog! Instagram name is Crazy4CrochetMomma and my website is www.crazy4crochetmomma.com

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