Flowers & Bees Wreath by Mandy O'Sullivan

Flowers & Bees Wreath

March 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
exact gauge is not important for this project
3.5 mm (E)
2.5 mm
4.0 mm (G)
both US and UK
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Burst into spring with this bright and colourful crochet flowers Spring wreath! Featuring 5 cheerful springtime flowers, 4 cute leaves, 1 miniature pom pom and an adorable crochet bee pattern, your front door will become the reason for many a high-spirited passer-by.

Once you’ve finished assembling your spectacular crochet wreath, don’t forget to share your pictures with us on social media using #molliemakers – we’d love to see what you’ve done with these sunny designs!

■ Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK in various colours
■ DMC Natura 4-ply in various colours
■ Stylecraft Classique Cotton DK in various colours
■ 3.5mm (UK 9, US E/4) crochet hook
■ 2.5mm (UK 12, US C/2) crochet hook
■ 4mm (UK 8, US G/6) crochet hook
■ Yarn needle
■ Small fork
■ 35cm wreath
■ Soft toy stuffing and pins

Abbreviations (UK)
st(s) stitch(es)
ss slip stitch
sp(s) space(s)
ch chain
ch-sp(s) chain space(s)
dc double crochet
htr half treble
dtr double treble
tr treble
dc2tog double crochet 2 together: (insert hook in next st, yarn over and draw through loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook
magic ring hold yarn in your hand and wrap working yarn around forefinger twice to create ring, slip ring off your finger and insert hook to pick up first st, ch1, then work the necessary sts for round 1 and close the ring tightly by pulling the loose end
pc popcorn stitch 5tr into the stitch, pull up working yarn from last tr and remove hook. Insert hook into top of first tr made and replace working loop onto the hook. Pull loop back through first st and pull together until 5tr cluster ‘pops’ up