Crochet Patterns

Blue Lotus Flower Pattern

I’m a great fan of all flowery motives. When used in different color combinations, they bring joy and happiness into the household. This particular pattern will lighten up any bedroom. It is suitable for a vast number of projects such as cozy blankets or decorative pillows.

Pattern: by Tally’s Crafts

Recommended yarn: Scheepjes Stone Washed XL

Recommended hook size: 5mm
Finished size: approx. 17cm

Abbreviations (US terms)

sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
tr – treble 
fpsc –front post single crochet
fphdc – front post half double crochet
fpdc – front post double crochet
fptr – front post treble
ch – chain
st(s) – stitch(es)
sk- skip
st – stitch
sl st – slip stitch
pop – popcorn stitch (5 dc in same st and close with a ch)
sp – space

Round 1

start with a magic ring, ch4 (counts as 1st dc and ch1 sp), dc, ch1, dc…repeat till you have 12dc, join with a sl st 
[12dc, 12ch1 sp]

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Round 2

standing dc in any ch1 sp, pop in the next ch1 sp, ch1, dc in the next ch1 sp, ch1, pop in the next ch1 sp…repeat, join with a sl st
[6 pop, 6 dc, 12ch1 sp]

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Round 3

(standing sc in any ch1 sp, 1sc in the same ch1 sp), sc in the pop st, (2sc inthe next ch1 sp), sc in the next dc, (2sc in the next ch1 sp)…repeat, join with a sl st
[36sc]

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Round 4

standing sc in any sc made in pop from the previous round, sc in the next 2 sc. Fptr around 2dc from round 1 (grab those 2 dc together by making fptr around them), sc in the next 5 sc…..repeat, join with a sl st
[6fptr, 30sc]

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Round 5

fpdc around any fptr from the previous round, sc in the next 2 sc, (5dc in the next sc) sc in the next 2 sc…repeat, join with a sl st
[6fpdc, 24sc, 6 petals]

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Round 6

fpdc around any fpdc from the previous round, dc in the next 8 dc…repeat, join with a sl st
[6fpdc, 48dc]

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Round 7

fpsc around any fpdc from the previous round, chain 7, fpsc around fpdc from the previous round, chain 7…repeat, join with a sl st, push the chain behind the petals
[6fpsc, 6ch7 sp]

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At this point, you may notice that your work is not entirely flat. Don’t worry, it will straighten up after round 9.

Round 8

(start by making a standing dc in any ch7 sp, make 9 more dc in the same ch7 sp), fptr around fpdc from round 6, (10dc in the ch7 sp)…repeat, join with a sl st
[6fptr, 60dc]

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Round 9

fphdc around any fptr from the previous round, sc in the next 4dc, sc in the next sc to attach the top of the petal (join the petal from round 6 with the next sc, the petal has 8 dc in total, the connection should be made through the middle st, you should have 4 dc on each side), join with a slst
[6fphdc, 48sc]

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If your work is still not flat, try to stretch it a bit by pulling the edges in different directions.

Round 10

fpdc around any fptr from round 8 (skip the st behind), hdc in the next 4 sc, chain3, hdc in the next 4 sc, fpdc around the next fptr from round 8…repeat, join with a sl st
[6fpdc, 48hdc, 6ch3 sp]

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Round 11

Before you start round 11 make sure you have enough pieces as you will be joining them together while making round 11 by joining the picots together.

fphdc around any fpdc from the previous round, sc in the next st, (5tr, picot, 5tr in the ch3 sp), sc in the st before fpdc from the previous round, fphdc around the next fpdc, sc in the next st…repeat, join with a sl st
[6fphdc, 12sc, 6 petals, 6 picots]

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To make a full-size blanket connect all the pieces by joining picots. Use the join-as-you-go method.

This is a free pattern designed by Tally’s Crafts. You may use the photos as long as you credit me and link to my website https://www.tallyscrafts.com/ or Instagram @tallyscrafts. You are not allowed to post the pattern and the photos as your own.

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