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Crochet 8 petal Flower Afghan Square

Create a beautiful Afghan square featuring an intricate design of an 8-petal flower using the art of crochet. This project will allow you to showcase your skills in crocheting while also adding a touch of elegance to your home decor. The 8-petal flower motif adds a charming and unique element to the overall square, making it a standout piece in any room. The combination of colors and textures you choose for your yarn will further enhance the beauty of the flower motif, making it a versatile square that can be used in various ways, such as a blanket, pillow cover, or even a wall hanging. Let your creativity shine as you work on this project and enjoy the satisfaction of completing a handmade piece that is both functional and visually appealing.

Finished Size: 12” square

Materials: Caron Simply Soft (or any ww yarn)

  • ½ oz. Soft Pink
  • ½ oz. Watermelon
  • Size “H” crochet hook

with Soft Pink, ch8, slip stitch to 1st ch to form a circle.

Round 1: ch2, (3dc in ring, ch6, slip stitch to post of last dc made) 8 times, slip stitch to 1st changing to color B.

Round 2: ch1, slip stitch in next dc, 12dc in next ch6 sp, * skip next dc, slip stitch in next dc, 12dc in next ch6 sp, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st slip stitch, changing back to color A.

Round 3: ch1, sc in same slip stitch, working behind petals, * ch5, sc in next slip stitch, ch3, sc in next slip stitch, repeat from * around.

Round 4: slip stitch in 1st ch5 sp, ch2, (3dc, ch3, 3dc) in same sp, 3dc in next ch3 sp, * (3dc, ch3, 3dc) in next ch5 sp, 3dc in next ch3 sp, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st dc.

Round 5: ch2, dc in same dc as ch2, ch1, skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch1, * (dc, ch3, dc, ch1) in next ch3 sp, (dc, skip next dc, ch1) across, dc in next dc, ch1, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st dc.

Round 6: ch2, dc in 1st dc, (dc in ch1 sp, dc in next dc) repeat across to corner, (dc, ch3, dc) in next ch3 sp, dc in next dc, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st dc.

Round 7: ch2, dc in same dc as ch2, ch1, (skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch1) 2 times, * (dc, ch3, dc, ch1) in next ch3 sp, (dc, skip next dc, ch1) across, dc in next dc, ch1, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st dc.

Round 8: ch2, dc in 1st dc, (dc in ch1 sp, dc in next dc) repeat across to corner, (dc, ch3, dc) in next ch3 sp, dc in next dc, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st dc.

Round 9: ch2, dc in same dc as ch2, ch1, (skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch1) across to corner, * (dc, ch1, dc, ch3, dc, ch1, dc, ch1, skip next dc) in next ch3 sp, (dc, ch1, skip next dc) across, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st dc.

Round 10: ch2, dc in 1st dc, (dc in ch1 sp, dc in next dc) repeat across to corner, (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in next ch3 sp, dc in next dc, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st dc.

Round 11: ch2, dc in same dc as ch2, ch1, (skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch1) across to corner, * (dc, ch1, dc, ch3, dc, ch1, dc, ch1) in next ch3 sp, (dc, ch1, skip next dc) across, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st dc.

Round 12: ch2, dc in 1st dc, (dc in ch1 sp, dc in next dc) repeat across to corner, (2dc, ch3, 2dc) in next ch3 sp, dc in next dc, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st dc changing to watermelon.

Round 13: ch1, hdc in 1st dc, hdc in each dc across to corner, * (hdc, ch3, hdc) in next ch3 sp, hdc in each dc across, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st hdc. Fasten off.

Block to 12” square.

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