For a pretty, yellow crochet project, create the aconite flower. You'll love the bright color and the fact that you made it yourself! It would also make a great gift. An Aconite is a 6 petal yellow buttercup-like flower with large yellow and green stamens.
- Red Heart Yarn, Center and Petals – Yellow #230 10 yds.
- Stamens – DMC #307 and #987
- H hook
- J hook
Center and Petals:
Rnd 1 – With H hook and yellow [leave 30” for behind petals], ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join to beg sc.
Rnd 2 – With J hook (sc, ch 3, trc, dtrc, trc, ch 3, sc) in each sc around, join to beg sc and fasten off.
With 6 strands each DMC #307 and #987 wrap strands around needle 4 times and fill in center of the flower with french knots.
(Continue with Rnd 1 as established in general instructions.)
- If sewing flower directly to crocheted item omit instructions between [ ].
- If continuing a pattern behind the petals of a flower, use all instructions for the flower then crochet the following:
Rnd 1 – (Behind Petals)
With H hook and 30” strand of yarn (left behind flower) work in center of the
flower *sc between any 2 sc, ch 3, cont from * around evenly spacing 3 more
ch 3 sps, join to beg sc and fasten off. (4 ch 3 sps)
Continue with your pattern.