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Free Crochet Rose Blossom
Edging
Rose Blossom Edging

Materials: DMC Cebelia Size 10 - 1 ball white
Steel Crochet Hook Size 10
Spray Starch & Tapestry Needle

Finished Size Approximately 8”  at widest point

Note: When working pattern, 4 dc = 1 bl, 7 dc = 2 bl. For each attached bl add 3 dc.
When following chart, on right side rows, work from right to left, and on wrong side
rows, work left to right.

Edging:
Starting at one side edge, ch 55.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in each of next 2 ch, ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in each of
next 4 ch, (ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in next ch) 12 times, ch 5, sk next 5 ch, dc in each of last
2 ch (this is top edge). Ch 3, turn.
Row 2: Sk first dc (turning ch counts as first dc), dc in next dc, ch 3, sc in center st of
ch-5, ch 3, dc in next dc, (ch 2, sk sp, dc in next dc) 12 times, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in
next dc, 2 dc in sp, dc in next dc, ch 2, sk next 2 dc, dc in top of ch-3. To increase 1
bl at end of row work as follow: * yo hook and insert hook at base of dc just made, yo
hook and draw lp through, yo and draw through 1 lp only (yo and draw through 2 lps
on hook) twice (1 dc increased). Rep from * twice more (4 dc made for increased bl).
Ch 5 for inc at beg of next row, turn.
Row 3: Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next ch, dc in top of first dc of last row (1 bl
increased at beg of row), work 1 sp, 1 bl, 14 sp, ch 5, sk (ch 3, sc and ch 3), dc in
next 2 dc. Ch 3, turn.
Row 4: Sk first dc, dc in next dc, ch 3, sc in center st of ch-5, ch 3, dc in next dc, work
6 sp, 2 bl, 7 sp, 1 bl, 1 sp, then inc 1 bl (same as for row 2). Ch 5, turn. Starting with
row 5, follow chart for design and shaping, to end of row 12. Note that extra dc at top
edge does not show on chart. At end of row 12, ch 1 (instead of ch-5), turn.
Row 13: Sl st in each of first 4 sts of first bl (1 bl decreased at beg of row), ch 3, (for
first dc), 2 dc in sp, dc in next dc, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in sp, dc in next
dc. Work across to end of row following chart.
Row 14: Following chart, work across to within last bl. Do not work last bl (1 bl
decreased at end of row)l Ch 1, turn. Starting with row 15, follow chart, repeating
design for desired length. Break off.

Finishing: Lower Border:
Join thread at beg of row 1, at lower edge, * ch 3, sc in corner of next row, Rep from *
to longest row. In edge of longest row work (sc, ch 4, sc), then ** ch 3, sc in corner of
next row. Rep from ** to within shortest row. Sk shortest row, sc in corner of next row.
Rep from * along entire shaped edge. Break off. Spray starch and press, if desired.