Monday, April 19, 2010



Water Lily
Designed by: Katheryn Garner ©July 2006
Materials:
Size 10 crochet thread
Colors pink and yellow
Size 7 hook
Basic stitches
ch, sl st, dc, hdc, sc
Special instructions: work in front loop of each
petal.
Rnd 1: With pink: Chain 4, sl st in first ch to form a
ring, ch 1, 8 sc in ring, join in first sc. *ch 12, sc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in
next 6 chains, hdc in next ch st, 1 sc in last ch, sl st in next sc on ring.* repeat from * to
* 8 more times, sl st in base of last half Petal made (9 half Petals) Do not turn
Rnd 2: * Sc in first sc on first half Petal, hdc in next hdc, dc in next 6 dc, hdc in next
hdc , 1 sc in next sc, then sc in top of Petal, ch 2 and sl st in same st, sl st down side and
into base of Petal, *repeat from * to * 8 more times Do not turn, working on back of
Petals.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, *sl st in center of first Petal near the base of the Petal, ch 3 *, repeat from
* to * all around, sl st in first ch 1.
Rnd 4: Sl st in ch 3 space, chain 12, 1 sc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next
6 chains, hdc in next ch, 1 sc in last ch, sl st in same ch 3 sp as beginning ch 12, repeat
all around.
Rnd 5: *Sc in first sc on first half Petal, hdc in next hdc, dc in next 6 dc, hdc in next hdc,
1 sc in next sc, then sc in top of Petal, ch 2 and sl st in same st, sl st down side, and in st
between Petal, * repeat from * to * 8 more times. Do not turn, working on back of Petals
Rnd 6: ch 1, * sl st in center of first Petal near the base of the petal, ch 3 *, repeat
from * to * all around, sl st in first ch 1.
Rnd 7: Sl st in ch 3 space, chain 12, 1 sc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next
6 chains, hdc in next ch, 1 sc in last ch, sl st in same ch 3 sp as beginning ch 12, repeat
all around.
Rnd 8: * Sc in first sc on first half Petal, hdc in next hdc, dc in next 6 dc, hdc in next
hdc, 1 sc in next sc, then sc in top of Petal, ch 2 and sl st in same st, sl st down side and
in st between Petal, repeat from * to * 8 more times
Finish off.
Stamen
Rnd 1: With yellow, ch 4, join to make a ring.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 7 sc in ring, join.
Rnd 3: Ch 10, make 2 joined dc in 3rd ch from hook, (2 joined dc: thread over pull
through ch, thread over then pull through two loops leaving the last loop on the hook,
repeat this once again, then thread over and pull through all 3 loops on hook,) sc to close
the joined 2 dc, sl st in same st, continue to sl st in each remaining st to base of ch. sl st
in next sc, repeat around, sl st in last sc, finish off. (you should have 7 stamen stems.)
Attach stamen in center of Water Lily.
Note: I leave about 2 inches at my beginning chain, and finish off with about 2 inches
then center the stamen in the Water Lily pull the thread through and tie off in back.
NOTE: The motif was not designed by Katheryn Garner, only the Water Lily.
The Motif is from the Rambler Rose design.

3 comments:

glor said...

Oh, how pretty!!! Thank you.

Thread N Stitches said...

Hi glor,
your welcome,

T's Daily Treasures said...

Wow! What an amazing piece. So very lovely. You are always creating beautiful things. Many blessings, Tammy