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2019 Stash Busting CAL Block 8: Tiny Flower Crochet Stitch

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Block #8 of the 2019 Stash Busting Sampler Afghan Crochet Along features the Tiny Flower Crochet Stitch. This unique crochet stitch pattern I developed features little puff stitch flowers on a half double crochet base. 

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Learn To Crochet the Tiny Flower Crochet Stitch

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I found a stitch in one of my crochet stitch dictionaries that used this half double crochet and puff stitch combination but instead of little flowers it formed a faux braid all the way up. As I got going inspiration struck and I thought that those little puff stitches would make perfect little flowers. Boom, the tiny flower crochet stitch was born. 

This is a relatively easy stitch and would be a great one for a crochet blanket or scarf. You need to know how to chain, half double crochet, skip stitches and make a puff stitch (which is a half double crochet 3 together all in one stitch). When you get to a flower in the pattern you will: 

Tiny Flower Crochet Stitch Step 1 | The Unraveled Mitten

Step 1: Ch 1, skip 1 stitch, make a puff -aka: hdc3tog (see notes below for explanation)- in the next stitch, ch 1, skip 1 stitch and continue on with the pattern to the end of the row.

Tiny Flower Crochet Stitch Step 2 | The Unraveled Mitten

Step 2: On the next row when you get to that ch-1 space, make a puff, ch 1, skip the puff stitch from the row below and puff stitch in next ch-1 space. Continue on with the pattern to the end of the row. 

Tiny Flower Crochet Stitch Step 3 | The Unraveled Mitten

Step 3: The next row is just like step 1, When you get to a puff stitch, ch 1 and skip it, puff in next ch-1 space, ch 1 and skip the next puff stitch. Continue on with the pattern to the end of the row and beyond. 

Pattern information and notes

Tiny Flower Crochet Stitch Tutorial | The Unraveled Mitten

Materials

125yds #4/Worsted weight yarn (Bernat Super Value used in sample)

5mm crochet hook

Needle to weave in ends

Scissors

Gauge and Sizing

Gauge: 7 hdc x 5 rows in pattern = 2 in 

Finished: 12in. x 12in.

Abbreviations

I use US Terminology

Ch(s): chain(s)

Hdc: half double crochet

St(s): stitch(es)

Hdc3tog: half double crochet 3 stitches together (puff stitch)

Sc: single crochet

Sl st: slip stitch

Notes

Ch 1 does not count as a stitch

To make this square bigger or smaller chain a multiple of 8 + 6 more (5 extra stitch and 1 for the turning chain)

Puff/hdc3toginstructions: Yo, insert hook into st indicated, pull up loop, *yo, insert hook into same st and pull up loop, repeat from * 1 more time. yo pull through all 7 loops on hook. 

If you follow the pattern as written, each row will have 37 stitches this includes, hdc, hdc3tog and ch-1’s.

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Tiny Flower Crochet Stitch Tutorial | The Unraveled MItten

Tiny Flower Crochet Stitch 12″ Square crochet PATTERN

Ch 38 to start

Row 1: Hdc in 2nd ch from hook an in each ch across. Turn (37)

Row 2: Ch 1, hdc in same st as ch 1 and in next 4 sts, *ch 1, skip 1 st. hdc3tog in next. Ch 1, skip 1 st. hdc in next 5. Repeat from * across. Turn

Row 3: Ch 1, hdc in same st as ch 1 and in next 4 sts. *Hdc3tog in ch-1 space, ch 1, skip next st, hdc3tog in ch-1 space, hdc in next 5 sts. Repeat from * across. Turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, hdc in same st as ch 1 and in next 4 sts, *ch 1, skip 1 st. hdc3tog in ch-1 space. Ch 1, skip 1 st. hdc in next 5. Repeat from * across. Turn

Row 5: Ch 1, hdc in same st as ch 1 and in each st and ch-1 space across. Turn

Row 6: Ch 1, hdc in same st as ch 1 and in each st across. Turn.

Row 7: Ch 1, hdc in same st as ch 1, *ch 1, skip 1 st, hdc3tog in next, ch 1, skip 1 st. Hdc in next 5, repeat from * across until 4 sts remain. *Ch 1, skip 1 st, hdc3tog in next, ch 1, skip 1 st. hdc in last. Turn

Row 8: Ch 1, hdc in same st as ch 1. *Hdc3tog in ch-1 space, ch 1, skip 1 stitch, hdc3tog in ch-1 space, hdc in next 5 sts. Repeat from * across until 4 sts remain. *Hdc3tog in ch-1 space, ch 1, skip 1 stitch, hdc3tog in ch-1 space, hdc in last. Turn.

Row 9: Ch 1, hdc in same st as ch 1, * ch 1, skip 1 st, hdc3tog in ch-1 space, ch 1, skip 1 st. Hdc in next 5, repeat from * across until 4 sts remain. *Ch 1, skip 1 st, hdc3tog in next ch-1 space, ch 1, skip 1 st. hdc in last. Turn.

Row 10: Repeat row 5

Row 11: Repeat row 6

Row 12-29 (or until your block is square): Repeat rows 2-11. After last row, do not turn. Continue to border.

Border

Ch 1, sc evenly around placing 3 sc in each corner stitch. Join to top of 1st sc with sl st. Finish off, weave in ends.

-Add more border rounds as necessary to get to 12” square.

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5 comments

  1. Corinne says:

    Will there be a planned method of joining all the blocks at the end? All my squares are not finished with the same number of single crochets.

    • Heather says:

      Yes I will do a joining tutorial. As long as your squares are all 12×12 or the same size, they should join together great.

  2. Helen says:

    I have been saving the squares as each was published,,, but have not yet begun to make them,,, coming up shortly. Let me say how generous and thoughtful it is of you to share these little treasures which will make for an outstanding afghan. Much thanks to you SMILE Helen A fan in Dixie

  3. Linda says:

    This square calls for a 5.0 mm hook while the previous ones called for a 5.5? Is that a typo or do we use a smaller hook?

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