This is what my brain and hands compiled after reading through several vintage patterns on the internet.
Irish Rose, 2.5 in diameter
Unknown white crochet thread (I think it's Aunt Lydia N.10 or something similar)
Hook 2.25mm. I can't work with those tiny steel hooks :(
st, sts-stitch, stitches
sp, sps-space, spaces
sl st-slip stitch
ch7, join with sl st to form a ring
ch 1 ( doesn't count as sc), 16 sc around, join wit sl st in firs sc made [16 sc]
Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch3), *skip next sc, dc in next sc, ch 3* around, join with sl in 2nd st of beg ch
[8dc, 8 ch3 sps]
ch1, in each ch2 sp work: (sc, 5 dc, sc), join with sl st in beg ch1
TURN,*ch4, skip the petal, sl st in st between petals ( pin on the picture shows this place)* around, except on the last repeat: ch4, join with sl st in first ch made [8 ch4 sps behind 8 petals of previous row]
Ch1 and TURN, in each ch4 sp work: (sc, 6dc, sc), join with sl st with beg ch 1
As Round 4
ch1 and TURN, in each ch4 sp work: (sc, 7dc, sc), join with sl st in beg ch, fasten off
And the little rose is done!!
I did a 5 row test run with worsted weight acrylic and 4.25 mm hook. It worked nicely, too:
To be continued.....
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