Crocheted Irish Rose Motif

Jean Bowman © 2005

   
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Materials:
Use #20 lightweight/bedspread cotton or #20 – 30 tatting thread
#10 steel crochet hook.
An appropriate size needle with finer tatting thread.

The #20-30 thread makes about a 1 inch flower.

Legend:
Ch – chain
Sl st – slip stitch
Hdc – half double crochet
dc—double crochet
bpdc – back post double crochet
sp – space

Ch 4; join with a sl st to form ring.

Round 1: Ch 4 to count as the first dc and the first ch 1, (dc in ring, ch 1) 7 times; join with a slip st in the 3rd ch of the beginning ch 4.

Round 2: (Ch 1, 3,dc in the next ch 1 sp, ch 1, sl st in the next dc) 8 times; join with a sl st in the joining sl st.

Round 3: Ch 1; from the back, sl st around the post of the first dc on round 1. Ch 4 to count as the first hdc and the first ch 2, (bpdc around the next hdc on round 1, ch 2) 7 times; join with a sl st in the 2nd ch in the beginning ch 4.

Round 4: (Ch 1, 5 dc in the next ch 2 sp, ch 1, sl st in the next dhc) 8 times; join with a sl st in the beginning joining.

Fasten off and work in thread ends.

Resource:
Altin Basak Turkish Crochet/Tatting thread

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