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 Mary's Cottage Rose Square

by Mary J. Lind(c) 1998
Donated to Crochet Partners and Posted with Permission.
Please do not reprint this pattern in any form without the designer's permission.
(see note below)
Model by crocheted by designer

Pattern tested and edited by Vicky Linnell

Editor's suggestion: Turn this square into a potholder. Click

NOTES: Finished size: 5 1/2 inches

When working rows 6-9, make sure the right side of the square is facing you (petals up). Otherwise the border will be worked wrong side up.

MATERIALS
Worsted weight acrylic yarn
(suggest: Caron's Simply Soft or Wintuk)
Colors: Rose and Green
H hook

DIRECTIONS:

Rnd 1: (right side) With rose yarn, ch 4; sl st to first ch to form ring.

Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc throughout); 15 dc in ring; sl st to top of ch 3 to join. (16 dc).

Rnd 3: Working in front loops only of previous round, ch 4; *(2 tr in next dc) 3 times; ch 4 #; sl st in next dc; ch 4. Repeat from * around, ending at #. Sl st in back loop of first dc. (4 petals).

Rnd 4: Working in the unused back loops of round 2, ch 3; dc in same st; 2 dc in each dc back loop around; sl st in front loop only of starting ch 3. (32 dc).

Rnd 5: Repeat rnd 3. (8 petals). Finish off rose yarn.

Rnd 6: Join green yarn with sl st to any dc back loop. Ch 3; dc in next 2 dc loops; ch 2; skip 1 loop; *dc in next 3 loops; ch 2; skip 1 loop.

Repeat from * around; sl st to top of ch 3 to join. (8 3-dc groups and 8 ch-2 loops).

Rnd 7: Sl st in next 2 dc and into next ch-2 loop. Ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same loop; ch 1; *3 dc in next ch-2 loop; ch 1#; 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in next ch-2 loop; ch 1. Repeat from * twice. End from * to #. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. (12 3-dc groups).

Rnd 8: Sl st in next 2 dc and into next ch-2 loop; ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same loop; ch 1; *(3 dc in next ch-1 loop; ch 1) twice#; 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in next ch-2 loop; ch 1. Repeat from * twice. End from * to #. Sl st to top of ch 3 to join. (16 3-dc groups).

Rnd 9: Sl st in next 2 dc and into next ch-2 loop; ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same loop; ch 1; *(3 dc in next ch-1 loop; ch 1) 3 times#; 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in next ch-2 loop; ch 1. Repeat from * twice. End from * to #. Sl st to top of ch 3. (20 3-dc groups). Finish off; weave in ends.

TURN THIS FLOWER INTO A POTHOLDER

Use cotton yarn. Instead of using a traditional granny square around the flower, eliminate the spaces by making it a solid block. Then make a second solid block without the flower for the back side.


NOTE: This pattern is for personal use only. Please don't post it in any form without designer's express permission. This is an original design by Mary Lind and is posted at the CP Pattern Library with permission..

Please direct reprint requests to designer at MaryJLind@aol.com. (The designer's address was valid when this pattern was posted. If it is no longer valid, please check one of the internet search engines for an updated address.)

 

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