2009-01-23

Crochet roses

I stumbled over this great piece by a etsy seller called Trendyknitting, and wanted to learn how to make these great crocheted roses myself. You can find the recipe for it below.

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Recipe for a large rose:
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Leaving a 10" length for sewing, chain 57.

Row 1 (Wrong side): (Dc, ch 2, dc) in sixth ch from hook (5 skipped chs count as first dc plus ch 2),*ch 2, skip next 2 chs, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch; repeat from * across: 36 sps.

Row 2: Ch 3, turn; 5 dc in next ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp, (6 dc in next ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp) 5times, (9 dc in next ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp) 5 times, (12 dc in next ch-2 sp, sc in next sp) 7 times;
finish off leaving a 10" length for sewing.

Thread yarn needle with yarn end from beginning chain. With right side facing and beginning with firstpetal made, refer to photo to roll Rose; sew to secure as you roll. Then thread needle with ending yarnand sew to secure.

A great way to finish off your knitting or crochet pieces, right? :)

20 comments:

rad-tastic said...

*gasp* so cute!

Anonymous said...

These are lovely! A small project to try and you can use up odd balls of wool, they tick all the boxes

Crazy Watching Neighbor said...

these are so beautiful !
I'm trying to make them but I'm a begginer and I'm having difficulties following the instructions... Do you have a diagram or pattern I could look at?

Kjersti said...

No Sorry, Neighbour.. :)

I haven't made them myself yet.
But the general idea is to make a long strip, and sew it in layers afterwards.. If you know how to make a crochet "shell", you've really have everything you need.
(Shell: Making several double chains in one chain, forming a half-circle..)

You can check out this guide.. :)

Good luck

Anjie said...

I have made a couple of the flowers and it was easy to follow the pattern. I have put them on my blog. I have mentioned and linked to your blog. Thanks for sharing.

Shropshire Suz said...

Hi thank you and Trendyknitting for this pattern made 5 since last night..real easy and very effective

Found you and it by accident while Googling for CHRISTMAS DEC'S...
added a link hope that was ok?
Suz x

donna said...

Thank you so much for making the recipe available. It took me awhile to figure out what ch2-sp meant...just had to google it and make a false tries! Once I counted the spaces from the first row and thought about how many petals I'd be making in the second row, it began to make sense. I also think it was easier to use thinner yarn. I love my rose!

Cheap Cosmetics said...

The roses are really look so natural.In which material it has made?I need it's preparation.can u give me some suggestion?

The Dark Knit said...

Cheap Cosmetics: They are probably a thick cotton yarn. I would perhaps suggest bying ordinary cotton skins, and using 2 threads in the pattern to achieve the same effect as in these pictures..

Good Luck! :)

Discounted cosmetics said...

Really the roses are so beautiful.I most like the large red one. It is so cute.

Elizabeth (Blue Clear Sky) said...

Thanks for sharing the pattern! They are adorable.

'Sunchi B' Knit & Purl said...

Thank you for sharing the pattern. I have searched the web for different rose patterns but this one I like the most because the rose petals are so distinguished. So, after many attempts, last night I finally produced a rose that was worth sharing, so I put it on my blog. For the written instructions on how to make it, I inserted a link to you blog, I hope that is ok.
Thank you!!!

Teri said...

Hey, I just made a pixie bonnet with your rose on it and posted it on my blog with a link to your pattern, hope you don't mind but I figured it was polite to let you know.

Stephanie said...

So beautiful! May I pin on Pinterest?
Shuttermom77 at gmail dot com

Flix said...

Hello,
I wonder if I could ask permission to use this pattern to embellish my baby blankets on my Etsy Shop, please? If yes, could you tell me what name you would like me to give full credit to in the listing?
Thank you for your help!

Irene Collison said...

Beautiful Rose thanks for the pattern, I am using to decorate a tea cosy.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful rose! Am trying t9 make it but don't understand the instructions - ch2-sp?

Anonymous said...

Thanks for sharing the pattern of your beautiful roses. Though I am a beginner and get confuse with the 1st row.
" Row 1:(Wrong side): (Dc, ch 2, dc) in sixth ch from hook (5 skipped chs count as first dc plus ch 2)"
What do you mean by "wrong side"? Does the first row begin with the V and end with the V? I have only 35 sps which are 18 V and 17 space in between V.
Hope someone can help me. Thanks

Lee Ann said...

What a pretty flower! Thank you very much! :)

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