22 June 2015

Daffodil Monday

Daffodils

Daffodils are among the first flowers to pop up in my garden each spring.

Other flower flakes in this series include:

Mother's Day Snowflake Motif
Sunflake III
Daisyflake
Picotee Snowflake
Chamomile Snowflake
Lobelia Snowflake
Hoyaflake

Daffodil

You may do whatever you'd like with snowflakes you make from this pattern, but you may not sell or republish the pattern. Thanks, and enjoy!

Daffodil

Finished Size: flowers, 1.5 inches across; snowflakes, 5.5 inches from point to point
Materials: Size 10 crochet thread in 2, 3 or 4 colors, size 8 crochet hook, empty pizza box, wax paper or plastic wrap, cellophane tape, water soluble school glue or desired stiffener, water, glitter, small container for glue/water mixture, paintbrush, stick pins that won't be used later for sewing, clear thread or fishing line

Daffodil Instructions

With yellow or daffodil corolla color, make magic ring.

Round 1: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 11 dc in ring; sl st in 2nd ch of starting ch 2, turn. Pull magic circle tight.

Round 2: Ch 3 (not a typo, counts as 1 dc), working in back loops only, one dc in each of 11 dc around, sl st in 3rd ch of starting ch 3.
If you're not reading this pattern on Snowcatcher, you're not reading the designer's blog. Please go here to see the original.

Round 3: Ch 2 (counts as one dc), 1 dc in each dc around, sl st in 3rd ch of starting ch 3; bind off.

Round 4: With peach or corolla contrast color, * 1 dc in any dc (or next dc in repeats), 2 sc in bottom loops of dc just made (inc made); repeat from * around 11 times; sl st in starting dc, bind off. Weave in ends.

Round 5: With light yellow or petal color and working on bottom of motif, sl st in front loop of any Round 1 dc (or next front loop in repeats), in next front loop work 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc; repeat from * around 5 times.

Round 6: * 1 sc over next sl st into Round 1 dc front loop, sk next sc, 1 sc in next hdc, 1 hdc in next dc, 3 dc in same st, ch 1, sl st in top of dc just made (picot tip made), 2 dc in same st as previous 3 dc, 1 hdc in same st, 1 sc in next hdc, sk next sc; repeat from * around 5 times; st st in starting sc; bind off. Weave in ends.

Finger shape flower.

Daffodil Snowflake

Daffodil Snowflake Instructions

Work Rounds 1-6 as above.

Round 7: With white (or green if making leaves) and working in back of motif, * 1 dc in back loops of any Round 5 middle dc (or back loops of next Round 5 middle dc; ch 5; repeat from * around 4 times; 1 dc in back loops of next Round 5 middle dc, ch 2, 1 tr in 2nd ch of starting ch 2 to form 6th ch 5 sp of Round.

Round 8: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc over post of tr directly below, 2 hdc in same sp, 1 sc in same sp, * 1 sc in next ch 5 sp, 2 hdc in same sp, 2 dc in same sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, 2 hdc in same sp, 1 sc in same sp; repeat from * around 4 times; 1 sc in next ch 5 sp, 2 hdc in same sp, 2 dc in same sp, ch 1, 1 dc in 2nd ch of starting ch 2 to form 6th ch 3 tip of Round.
NOTE: If making leaves, bind off green here and work next Round with white.

Round 9: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc over post of dc directly below, * ch 3, 1 dc in gap between next 2 sc, ch 3, 2 dc in next ch 3 tip, ch 3, 2 dc in same tip; repeat from * around 4 times; ch 3, 1 dc in gap between next 2 sc, ch 3, 2 dc in next ch 3 tip, ch 1, 1 dc in 2nd ch of starting ch 2 to form 6th ch 3 tip of Round.

Round 10: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 2 dc over post of dc directly below, * ch 3, 1 sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 5, 1 sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 3, 3 dc in next ch 3 tip, ch 3, 3 dc in same tip; repeat from * around 4 times; ch 3, 1 sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 5, 1 sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 3, 3 dc in next ch 3 tip, ch 1, 1 dc in 2nd ch of starting ch 2 to form 6th ch 3 tip of Round.
If you're not reading this pattern on Snowcatcher, you're not reading the designer's blog. Please go here to see the original.

Round 11: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 3 dc over post of dc directly below, * ch 3, [1 sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 5] 2 times, 1 sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 3, 4 dc in next ch 3 tip, ch 3, 4 dc in same tip; repeat from * around 4 times; ch 3, [1 sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 5] 2 times, 1 sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 3, 4 dc in next ch 3 tip, ch 1, 1 dc in 2nd ch of starting ch 2 to form 6th ch 3 tip of Round.

Round 12: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 4 dc over post of dc directly below, * ch 3, [1 sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 5] 3 times, 1 sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 3, 5 dc in next ch 3 tip, ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (picot made), 5 dc in same tip; repeat from * around 4 times; ch 3, [1 sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 5] 3 times, 1 sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 3, 5 dc in next ch 3 tip, ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (picot made), sl st in 2nd ch of starting ch 2; bind off. Weave in ends.

Finish: Tape wax paper or plastic wrap to top of empty pizza box. Pin snowflake to box on top of wax paper or plastic wrap.

If using glue, mix a few drops of water with a teaspoon of glue in small washable container. Paint snowflake with glue mixture or desired stiffener. Sprinkle lightly with glitter. Wash paintbrush and container thoroughly. Allow snowflake to dry at least 24 hours. Remove pins. Gently peel snowflake from wax paper or plastic wrap. Attach 10-inch clear thread to one spoke, weaving in end. Wrap fishing line around tree branch (or tape to ceiling or any overhead surface) and watch the snowflake twirl freely whenever you walk by! Snowflake also may be taped to window or tied to doorknob or cabinet handle.

just daffy

6 comments :

  1. I wish I had the patience and dexterity to do that.

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  2. Bright as can be just like daffodils at your sea

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    1. Nothing brighter in spring than a bed of daffodils, Pat!

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  3. Ooh, the peachy-centered one is especially gorgeous!

    These are so ruffly and beautiful. :)

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    1. They were really fun to make, Sue!

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