WHAT YOU'LL NEED
ch = chain, Rnd = round, st/s = stitch/es,dc = double crochet, sl st = slip stitch, tr = treble crochet,
dtr = double treble, sk = skip, lp = loop, sp = space
Magic Circle (used when you want a tight circle with no hole in the middle) = wrap yarn twice around your finger, work a sl st into the lp, slip the lp off your finger and work the first round into the ring (over the two strands), pull the yarn tail to tighten the loop to create an invisible centre. (ie: sl st into lp, work 6dc into lp, sl st into 1st dc, then pull tail to close centre.)
MC = gold, worked as the centre for all flowers
C1& C2 = colours of your choice. Using MC and 5.5mm hook work 6dc into a magic circle, sl st into 1st dc to form a ring.
Rnd 1: [(1dc, 2ch, 1dc, 3ch) in next st] 6 times, sl st into 1st dc. Fasten off. Join C1 into any 2-ch lp with a sl st.
Rnd 2: *(1dc, 2ch, 3tr, 2ch, 1dc) in same 2-ch lp, sk 3-ch lp, repeat from* 5 times, sl st into 1st dc. Fasten off. Join C2 into any 3-ch lp with a sl st.
Rnd 3: *(1dc, 3ch, 5dtr, 3ch, 1dc) in same 3-ch lp, move to next 3-ch lp, repeat from* 5 times, sl st into 1st dc. Fasten off. Make 25 flowers in as many colour combinations as desired and sew to front of
Tip - make these flowers to sew onto bags, hats, throws, etc. sew to a brooch back, headband or hair clip.
K = knit, P = purl, sts/s = stitch/es
Using Shiver and 9.00mm needles cast on 35 sts. Work in stocking st until piece is square (approx 35cm). Cast off.
Work same as for front.
With right sides facing, sew back to front along 3 sides using a whip stitch. Turn right side out and place insert into cover. Sew the final side closed.