On the 1st of March it is St Davids day the Patron Saint of Wales! I feel he always gets a little over shadowed by good old St Patrick whose day is two weeks later. So to celebrate my Welsh heritage I decided to create a little Daffodil pattern, the national flower of Wales, for you all to enjoy! Use it in bunting, as an appliqué, in the middle of a granny square or how ever you like.
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What you will need
I used Lily Sugar n Cream DK yarn, as cotton is a little stiffer and holds it shape more, and a size 4mm hook.
In orange start with a magic ring, CH 1, then 15 SC in the ring, SL ST to first SC and fasten off.
Attach yellow on any SC in the ring and *CH 2. Then in the same stitch do 1 DC and 1 TRC. Next the tip of the petal is a picot so CH3 and SL ST back into the front loop and the first loop of the post of the TRC to secure creating a point. In the next stitch 1 TRC and 1 DC then CH 2 and SL ST in to the same stitch creating the full petal. Skip 1 stitch * then repeat from * to * all the way round the ring for the remaining 4 petals.
For the trumpet
Back in the orange SL ST around the post of one of the orange SC’s in the beginning circle.Then SC around the next 2 posts skip 1 post an repeat so you have 10 SC in total. SC in the round building the trumpet up in SC until you have your desired height, I did 3 rows. Once you have your height, SL ST into the next few SC to level the trumpet off.
CH 8, SC in 2nd CH from hook, then SC in the next 2 stitches, HDC in next 2 stitches, DC in next 2 stitches, then 7 DC in last chain.
Now working on the other side of the chain, DC in next 2 stitches, HDC in next 2 stitches, SC in last 2 stitches (do not join yet), CH 2, join to first SC.
I attached the Leaf with a little touch of fabric glue, but you could sew it on to attach just as easily.
As you can see here I experimented with differences sizes and shapes of trumpets and decided the middle one looked the best and so that is the pattern I have chosen above.
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