Ruffly Big Bloom
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Ruffly Big Bloom

Use this flower to add a bit of ruffly style to hats, scarves, sweaters, backpacks and purses. Flower measures 6½" diameter.

Craft Time: 30 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Red Heart® Boutique™ Sashay™ Yarn – Salsa A (1 Ball)
  • Red Heart® Soft Yarn – Paprika B (1 Ball)
  • Crochet Hook, 5.5mm [US I/9]
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors
 

Project Instructions

ABBREVIATIONS:
A = Color A
B = Color B
ch = chain.

Note: The ruffle is crocheted with A and then sewn to a circular base that is crocheted with B.

Ruffled Chain
Stretch out a length of A (continue to stretch out area before you work it). Insert hook into edge of A without the metallic and form a chain that is 16" long using the Sashay™ crochet chain method in the video.
Row 1: Sc along side of the chain.
Place stitch holder in last stitch to keep it from unraveling, and set aside.

Circular Base
Ch 6; Join.
Round 1: 9 sc in center.
Round 2: 2 sc in each sc -- 18 sc. Join.
Round 3: 2 sc in each sc --36 sc; join, leaving 21" for sewing.
Thread an 18" length of yarn B into needle. Starting at outer edges, sew ruffled chain around circular base. Continue to spiral toward center, filling in all areas, and securing with small stitches as you go. Take small stitches to secure; weave in ends.