Sunflower Applique

Materials:

Minimal worsted weight brown yarn for flower center

Minimal worsted weight yellow yarn for petals

3.5mm hook

Tapestry needle

Abbreviations:

MR=magic ring

ss=slip stitch

sc=single crochet

hdc=half double crochet

BLO=back loop only

picot= ch 3, ss in 3rd ch from hook

ch=chain

FO=fasten off

Gauge Note: Gauge is not important for this pattern. Any appropriate combination of yarn and hook can be used. The sample pictured is made with worsted weight yarn and 3.5mm hook. Its diameter (from petal tip to opposite petal tip) measures 3.75 inches using the pictured gauge. 

Pattern: 

Rnd 1: (sc, picot) 5 times into MR, join with ss in BLO of initial sc. (5 sc, 5 picots) *SEE PICTURE 1*

Rnd 2: (sc, picot, sc picot) in the BLO of each stitch around, join with ss. (10 sc, 10 picots) *SEE PICTURE 2*

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Rnd 3: BLO sc in same stitch as join, 2 BLO sc in next stitch *BLO sc in next stitch, 2 BLO sc in next stitch,* repeat *to* around, join with ss. (15 sc) *SEE PICTURE 3*

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Rnd 4: *change to yellow*, BLO ss into same stitch as join, ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 4 ch, BLO ss in base sc, *BLO ss in next stitch, ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 4 ch, BLO ss in same base sc*, repeat *to* around, join with ss into initial base sc. (15 petals)*SEE PICTURE 4-6*

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Rnd 5: working up the side of the petal ss in next stitch, (sc, hdc) in next sc, 2 hdc in next sc, (hdc, sc) in next sc, ss in next sc, ch 1, working down the send side of the petal ss in next sc, (sc, hdc) in next sc, 2 hdc in next sc, (hdc, sc) in next sc, ss in next sc, ss in ss of base, *ss into next ss of base, working up the side of the petal ss in next stitch, (sc, hdc) in next sc, 2 hdc in next sc, (hdc, sc) in next sc, ss in next sc, ch 1, working down the send side of the petal ss in next sc, (sc, hdc) in next sc, 2 hdc in next sc, (hdc, sc) in next sc, ss in next sc,* repeat *to* around, join with ss in initial base ss, FO. (15 petals) *SEE PICTURE 7-8*

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This Sunflower Applique pairs beautifully with my 

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