Four Petal Flower – design from Easy Beaded Crochet by Carol Meldrum
Choose two colors or can go even with single color. Can be made with beads or without.
If with beads, then thread 16 beads of your choice into the second color thread for the border. Keep aside.
With primary color, ch 6, sl st to form a ring.
R1 – Ch 1, 16 dc into ring, sl st into first dc
R2 – Ch 1, dc into same st, dc in next st, *(dc, ch 9, dc) into next st **, dc into next 3 sts; repeat from * twice, then from * to ** once more. Dc into next st, sl st into first dc
R3 – Ch 1, dc into same st, *skip 2 dc, work (2 htr, 17 tr, 2 htr) into next ch 9 lp, sk next 2 dc, dc into next dc, rep from * 3 more times, omitting 1 dc at end of last rep and sl st into first dc of round. Change yarn
R4 – Ch 1, dc (or beaded dc) over first st, *ch 5, sk 5 sts, dc in next st, ch 1, bch 1, ch 1, sl st into dc just worked. (Ch 5, sk 4 sts, dc into next st, ch 1, bch 1, ch 1, sl st into dc just worked) twice. Ch 5, sk 5 sts, bdc over next st, rep from * 3 times, omitting the last bdc at end of last rep and sl st into first bdc of round. Fasten off