How to make colourful crocheted flowers
These tiny flowers are sweetly adorable, totally thrifty and really easy to do. In mere minutes, you can whip up a rainbow bouquet from scraps of your leftover yarn. And when you're done growing flowers you can gift them to all the crafty folk you know. Although we bet they'll be making them too … Materials:• Cotton DK yarn in various colours• 3.5mm (UK9/US E4) crochet hook• Tapestry needle AbbreviationsUK terms are used in this pattern:ch – chaindc – double crochethtr – half treble crochettr – treble crochetdtr – double treble crochetrep – repeatsl st – slip stitchst – stitch If you'd like to use a different weight of yarn, just check the label for the recommended crochet hook size and use that. Row 1: ch 3 Round 2: 11 tr into 3rd ch from hook, join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3 (12 tr made) Round 3: Join 2nd colour into top of any tr st from last round. Round 5: sl st into 1st ch space. (2 ch, 3 tr, 2 ch ) over each 4 ch loop space.