This pattern expands on Perky Posy I, an applique worked in light weight (#3) yarn. Perky Posy II includes the flower, plus two versions of a background square, worked in medium weight (#4) yarn. The flower by itself can be used as an applique on other projects.
Size. Flower: 4.75” diameter (12 cm). Square: 6” x 6” (15.24 cm x 15.24 cm)
Skill level. Intermediate.
Stitches and techniques. Slip stitch, chain, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, treble crochet, picot, standing stitches, changing colors, needle join (aka invisible join), working in joined rounds, and joining in the corner of a square.
Tools. G/6 (4.25 mm) hook, scissors, and yarn needle.
Yarn. Approximately 1.1 oz / 57 yds (32 g / 52 m) medium weight (#4) yarn. In photos: Hobby Lobby I Love This Cotton.
This pattern has been given the expert attention of a professional technical editor and the skill and dedication of my faithful team of pattern testers. Please feel free to reach out to me with comments, suggestions, questions, or if you find any errors. We’re only human, after all!
Projects below were made by my esteemed and highly valued pattern testers: Nikki Broadus, Dawn Eckel, Kerry Harris, Claire Harrison, Paulina Smith-Maraboli, Priscilla Soto-DiNapoli, Rebecca Genereaux of Sweet Bee Crochet, Teryle Williams, and Maria Partington.