Swirly Rose - Free Pattern

Swirly Rose
           by Christina Ramirez


Notes: I used a H (5.0 mm) needle and worsted weight yarn. This is worked in a continuous round.

Swirly Rose
2.5"(*3.25")across
To start, form a magic ring.
   Round 1: Ch 2. Dc 10 times into magic ring. Tighten loop.
   Round 2:  Skip starting chain. Bpdc into first dc of round 1 twice. Continue 2 bpdc in each dc around (20bpdc)
   *SKIP for the smaller flower  Round 3: Just like the previous row, do 2 bpdc in each of the previous rounds stitches.  (40 bpdc)
   Round 4: Bpdc in next 10 stitches.  Bpsc in next st. Sl st. in next stitch. Tie off.

Finishing
With the same or an alternating color, find the first st on the center of the flower.  Attach yarn and ch 1 and then sc in same st.  Continue to sc in each st. all the way around the flower.  Tie off.  The tail from where you attached the new yarn can be pulled through to the back.

Leaf
Ch 10
  Row 1: Sc in second st from hook. Hdc in next. Dc in next. Trc in next 3 sts.  Dc in next. Hdc in next and sc in last.
  Row 2: Starting on the other side of the ch in first st, repeat row 1.
Turn and work sl sts through the middle of the leaf until the end.  Leave a long tail for sewing.



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