Crochet in Common Designs©
“CIC Loopy Flower”
Designed by: Aurora Suominen, Georgeanne Altice, & Lee Ann Simpson Copyright © 2012 All rights reserved.
SPECIAL STS/NOTES: Bolded print: Repeat in pattern. “STS”=Stitches: Any st or chsps. PETAL =(sc, hdc, dc, hdc, sc,) in st specified.
Rnd 1: Ch 6 slst in first ch to form a ring. Ch 3, 4 DC in ring, ch 2. (5 DC in ring, ch 2) 3x. Join with slst in top of beg ch3. (20 dc, 4 ch2 sps)
Rnd 2: Ch3 (counts as dc) [*FPDC in next st, BPDC in next st, FPDC in next st, DC in next st, Ch2, skip-ch2sp*. DC in next dc] 3X. Repeat *to* once & join in top of beg ch3. (20sts, 4ch2sps)
Rnd 3: Ch1, In same st as joining work [*PETAL. (Sk next st, petal in next st,) twice.* 4SC in ch2 sp.]4X. Join w/slst in ch1. (12ch1, 12 petals, 16sc)
Rnd 4: [ (Ch4, working behind petal st, SC in the skipped st of rnd 3) twice. Ch 4, sk petal & SC in each of the next 4sc in corner.]4x. Join with sl st to the 1st ch of ch4. FO color. (24sc,12 ch4sps)
Rnd 5: Join new color, w/slst in any 2nd sc of 4sc corner. Ch3, DC in same st. Ch2, 2DC in next sc. [*DC in next sc, (2DC in ch4 loop, DC in sc)3X*. 2DC in next sc, ch2, 2DC in next sc] 3X. Repeat *to* once and join in top of beg ch3. (56dc)
Rnd 6: Slst in ch2sp & do a Ch3, DC, ch1 ,2DC. [ DC in next 14 sts, (2DC, Ch1, 2DC) IN ch2 sp ]3X. DC in last 14sts. Join w/ slst in top of beg ch 3 (72dc, 4ch1sps)
Measure your square before fastening off, and decide if you will need to add another round.