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Triple Threat Flower Pattern November 13, 2012

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Triple Threat

This unique flower is easy and fun to work up and would be a great addition to any hat.
It would also make a great pin, flower barrette or headband.

          Materials:

4.0mm hook
Caron’s Simply Soft
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

                                                                                             

Pattern:

Chain 5, 4 triple crochet into first stitch on chain, chain 4, slip stitch into first stitch on chain, Repeat 4 more times to create 5 petals.  *Be sure to stitch into first stitch of each chain and not into the center of flower as it is being created.  (this pattern can also be transformed into a bow- two petals with yarn wrapped around center.  Or a 3-4 leafed clover- just make 3-4 petals and add a stem)

    

It will get a little tricky holding it all together for the first couple times you make this flower but I promise you it will all come together nicely.

From front to back insert hook into loop of first petal and slip stich, continue to slip stitch all the way around through each petal and finish by slip stitching nto first slip stich in center.

    

Pull up on loop and pull out hook leaving loop.  Insert hook from back to front through hole in center , pull loop through and secure between set of petals with a slip stich.

Chain 6 and slip stitch between next set of petals, repeat all the way around back of flower.  (5 chain loops)

Into the first loop- *slip stitch, chain 4, 5 triple crochet, chain 4, slip stitch- Repeat from * 4 more times to create 5 petals.  Slip stitch into the base of 1st petal to complete round.

Secure loop between set of petals with slip stitch and create a chain 6 loop behind each petal.

Into the first loop- *slip stitch, chain 4, 6 triple crochet, chain 4, slip stitch- Repeat from * 4 more times to create 5 petals.  Slip stitch into the base of 1st petal to complete round.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Have fun and Happy Hookin’

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