Stop and Smell the Flowers by Marie Segares

Stop and Smell the Flowers

July 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
6.0 mm (J)
128 - 165 yards (117 - 151 m)
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This floral granny square combines different textures and stitches for a beautiful look. This project was designed for the Mini-Mystery Crochet Along #14 with A Crocheted Simplicity. If you’re new to these Mini-Mystery Crochet Alongs (MMCALs), get all the information you need in this MMCAL guide!

This pattern is available for FREE on my blog here.

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Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Crocheting flat in rows, crocheting in the round, increasing, crocheting in chain spaces, decreasing by skipping stitches
Special stitch patterns: cdc and FPdc (with written instructions and linked video tutorials)

Skill Level

Finished Size
Motif = 12” (30.5 cm) square.

Red Heart With Love yarn (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g/370 yd/338 m) – 1 skein in 1939 Papaya (CA), 1 skein in 1441 Light Grey (CB), and 1 skein in 1502 Iced Aqua (CC), or approximately 80 yd (73 m) in CA, 35 yd (32 m) in CB, and 50 yd (45.5 m) in CC in any medium weight yarn.

US Size J-10/6 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Locking stitch markers.

Yarn needle.

Through Rnd 7 = 5” (13 cm) square in pattern. Exact gauge is not required for this project.