Perky petals, a puffy center -- this flower's got power. Anyone who sews will love this adorable and useful pincushion.
What you'll need:
Hook and Extras:
- Size J/10 (6 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
- Polyester fiberfill
- Blunt-end yarn needle
14 sc and 14 rows = 4 inches (10 cm). Take time to check your gauge.
CENTER (make 2: 1 with A; 1 with B)
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, place marker to mark beg of rnd.
Rnds 2-3: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 4: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 5: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around - 36 sc; fasten off B Center. Do not fasten off A Center.
Place B Center on top of A Center, lining up sts and with A, join the 2 centers with a rnd of sc worked through both thicknesses, stuffing with fiberfill before completing rnd - 36 sts around.
Next rnd: *Sk next st, 5 dc in next st, sk next st, sl st in next st; rep from * around - 9 petals; fasten off. Weave in loose ends.