Pattern for free crochet flower patterns Daisy 810 is as follows:
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1 ball each White and Yellow
3 artificial Leaves
3-6 inch strips of Wire
Green Crepe Paper.
Steel crochet hook No. 12
With Yellow, ch 5, join to form a ring, ch 3 and work 17 d c in ring, join, cut thread.
With White, ch 14, insert hook in any d c, pull loop through, ch 1, 1 s c in next st of ch, 1 sdc in each of the next 3 sts, (s d c: thread over hook, insert in st, pull loop through, thread over and work off all loops at one time), 1 d c in each of the next 9 sts, 6 s d c in end st, working on opposite side of ch, 1 d c in each of the next 9 sts, 1 s d c in each of the next 3 sts, 1 s c in next st, sl st in same d c, cut thread.
Work a petal in each remaining d c.
Work 2 more daisies in same manner.
Cover each wire with 1/2 inch strip of Green crepe paper.
Sew center back of daisy to one end of wire. Tie wires together and attach leaves. Cover tied section with crepe paper.
DIRECTIONS FOR STARCHING
Dissolve 1/4 cup starch in 1/2 cup of cold water. Boil about 1 cup of water, remove from flame, then slowly stir the starch mixture into boiling water stirring constantly. Place back on flame until it thickens.
As soon as starch is cool enough to handle, dip cup and saucer and squeeze starch through them thoroughly. Wring out extra starch. The article should be wet with starch but there should be none
in the spaces. Place saucer over a china saucer to curve slightly and cup over a small custard cup or tumbler and let dry.
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