I tried to block this one with spray starch and it didn't work out very well. the picture is lousy, but I think the general idea is there. This pattern is suitable for a beginner.
I used size 3 thread and a C hook. My flake is about 4 inches from point to point.
ss slip stitch
dc double crochet
tc triple crochet
Ch 5, join with ss to form a ring.
Round 1: Ch 3, dc into ring, ch 2, *2 dc into ring, ch 2*, Repeat from * to* 4 more times, join to top of first ch3. (You should have 12 dc and 6 ch 2 spaces.)
Round 2: Ss to first ch 2 space, ch 3, dc, ch2, tc, ch2, 2 dc all into first ch 2 space, in each of the other ch 2 spaces work the following: 2dc, ch2, 1 tc, ch2, 2dc. Join to top of first ch 3.
Round 3: ss to first ch 2 space, *Ch 7, ss into fourth ch from hook, ch 4, ss into next ch 2 space. Ss in next 2 DC. Ss in space between the next 2 DC and ch 3, join with ss to same space. SS in next 2 dc and into next ch 2 sp.*, repeat from * to* until you get back to the beginning.
Finish off. Stiffen and block.
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