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3D Crochet Flower with Stamens

Updated on January 28, 2012

Motif Description

My most successful pattern ever remains to be my 3D Scalloped Flower. In my efforts to top that record, I created this 3d flower motif. This pattern has two variations for the stamens. (This photo shows the Swirled Stamen.) Even though the pattern calls for plarn (plastic bag yarn), you can still use any other yarn you desire.

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What You Need

Materials

two colors of plarn* or any other yarn you prefer

Crochet Hook

size appropriate for the plarn* or yarn you are using

Others:

Tapestry needle

*Plarn - yarn derived from plastic bags. Click here to learn the methods of making plarn. and conditioning it for crochet.

Abbreviations

ch = chain

sl st = slip stitch

sc = single crochet

hdc = half double crochet

dc = double crochet

tr = treble crochet

dtr = double treble crochet

sp = space

Crochet Instructions

Choose between these two stamens

Open Stamen

Ch 5, sl st to from ring.

(Ch 6, sl st into ring, ch 1, sc in ring, sl st in ring) 5x.

Weave in ends.

Swirled Stamen

Ch 5, sl st to form ring.

Ch 6, 5 sc starting with the 2nd ch from hook. Insert hook in the first sc made and into ring, the pull yarn through. Ch 1, sc in ring, sl st in ring) 5x.

Weave in loose ends.

Now attach the petals

Attach plarn in sc of stamen as shown in picture.

(This photo shows an Open Stamen.)

(Ch 2, sl st in next sc of stamen) 5x.

The picture shows how it should look.

Ch 1. (In ch-2 sp, work 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 tr, 1 dc, 1hdc, and 1 sc. TURN. Ch 2, 1 dc in sc of previous row, 1 dc and 1 tr in hdc, 1 tr and 1 dtr in dc, 2 dtr in tr, 1 dtr and 1 tr in dc, 1 tr and 1 dc in hdc, and 1 dc and 1 hdc in sc. Sl st to the nearest sc in stamen. TURN. 14 sl st across petal, sl st to the nearest sc in stamen.) 5x.

Weave in ends.

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    • MoiraCrochetsPl profile imageAUTHOR

      MoiraCrochetsPl 

      6 years ago

      @gradientcat: Thank you. It really is pretty. I made a lot of these.

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      gradientcat 

      6 years ago

      Pretty pattern.

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      MoiraCrochetsPl 

      6 years ago

      @Lady Lorelei: I am very honored that you appreciate my lens. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment. ",)

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      Lorelei Cohen 

      6 years ago from Canada

      Thank you for such a wonderful crochet flower pattern article. I visited so many articles and so many did not contain patterns. I was very disappointed until I found your article. Thank you for doing everything just right :)

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      MoiraCrochetsPl 

      6 years ago

      @bikerministry: Thanks you for stopping by and leaving a blessing and an uplifting comment!

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      bikerministry 

      6 years ago

      Congrats on the Purple Star - it just keeps getting better. Keep up the great work. Blessings.

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      MoiraCrochetsPl 

      6 years ago

      @arfrancis lm: Good luck! It won't be a stroll in the park but all beautiful things are born out of perseverance and love. I hope you get hooked with crochet too.

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      Amy M-F 

      6 years ago from Northamptonshire, UK

      Great lens. New to crochet but am off to give it a try.

    • MoiraCrochetsPl profile imageAUTHOR

      MoiraCrochetsPl 

      6 years ago

      @Blackspaniel1: Thanks BlackSpanielGallery! It feels really good when a high-level squid takes notice of my humble lens.

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      MoiraCrochetsPl 

      6 years ago

      @JoshK47: Thanks JoshK47 for leaving a nice comment. I'm glad this lens entertained you.

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      Blackspaniel1 

      6 years ago

      Nice lens.

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      JoshK47 

      6 years ago

      How lovely - very much enjoyed this. :)

    • MoiraCrochetsPl profile imageAUTHOR

      MoiraCrochetsPl 

      6 years ago

      @anonymous: Hi Tammy! I'm glad you took the time to make this pattern. What I mean as the previous row is this "In ch-2 sp, work 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 tr, 1 dc, 1hdc, and 1 sc". I now know where all this confusion is coming from because I forgot to write, "TURN".

      Thanks for your comment Tammy!

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      I think it is really creative, not only the pattern but the thread that had been used. Really amazing

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      This is very creative. Excellent work, but I'm confused with the petal part. I understand the first part but not ... "Ch 2, 1 dc in sc of previous row, 1 dc and 1 tr in hdc, 1 tr and 1 dtr in dc, 2 dtr in tr, 1 dtr and 1 tr in dc, 1 tr and 1 dc in hdc, and 1 dc and 1 hdc in sc. Sl st to the nearest sc in stamen. TURN. 14 sl st across petal, sl st to the nearest sc in stamen.) 5x." ..... What previous row?

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      @MoiraCrochetsPl: You're welcome, but it's really my opinion

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      MoiraCrochetsPl 

      7 years ago

      @anonymous: Thanks Renee...

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      chgreen 

      7 years ago

      had no idea what plarn was til I came here. interesting.

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      This is so cute. I have lots of plarn (from making shopping bags) left so could easily use it for these. Thanks.

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      MoiraCrochetsPl 

      7 years ago

      @anonymous: Can you specify which part is difficult to understand so I can address your concern?

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      That is a great flower. I am having a hard time reading the part to make the petals, tho.

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      jessicahoward 

      7 years ago

      what a wonderful lens...great use of plarn.....Thank you so much for sharing your creative ideas....:)

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Another awesome lens. Love your work! :)

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      Heather Burns 

      7 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      very cool to use plarn. love the flower too!

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      MoiraCrochetsPl 

      7 years ago

      @happynutritionist: I'm glad you like it!

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      Jeanette 

      7 years ago from Australia

      I love the way you have used plarn (I learned a new term today). Lovely design too. I've added this lens to my crochet flower patterns lens.

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      happynutritionist 

      7 years ago

      Such a delicate use for plarn...pretty too. I have blue and yellow bags I've been saving from the supermarket...no pink ones year...but imagine a yellow stamen would work well. Will have to try this!

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      MoiraCrochetsPl 

      7 years ago

      @Sylvestermouse: Thanks for the blessing... I'm just trying to come up with great content so I can do this for a living.. ^^,

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      MoiraCrochetsPl 

      7 years ago

      @GonnaFly: Thanks for the link... ^^,

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      7 years ago from United States

      Fabulous! I have never used plastic bag yarn. I just may have to try your pattern just so I can "play" with it :) Angel Blessed and added to "Squid Angel Mouse Tracks in Crochet"

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      BubblesRFun 

      7 years ago

      Awesome flowers....Thanks for helping me come up w/ a flower for a hat I've been making. Great lens:)

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      MoiraCrochetsPl 

      7 years ago

      @anonymous: I'm glad it helped you. ",)

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      Thanks for the pattern. Works out perfectly : )

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      MoiraCrochetsPl 

      7 years ago

      @AbigailsCrafts LM: Thank you! Your comment feels like my first paycheck. You can use the picture if you like. ",)

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      AbigailsCrafts LM 

      7 years ago

      Adorable! Adding it to my 'stash-busting patterns' lens :D

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