Lily pads are rounded, waxy leaves inhabiting bodies of water. It is a flowering plant which thrives in shallow areas of lakes and ponds.
Create your yarn version of the lily pad using this pattern.
8 PLY / DK COTTON YARN
4 MM CROCHET HOOK
Begin by creating a Magic Ring (MR).
ROUND 1: Hook in 7 Single Crochets (SC) inside the MR. Total stitches: 7
ROUND 2: Hook in 2 SC or Single Crochet Increase (SC INC) in every stitch ( ST ) in the round. Total stitches: 14
ROUND 3: * SC in the first stitch, SC INC in the next stitch. Repeat * 7 times. Total stitches: 21
ROUND 4: * SC in the next 2 stitches, SC INC in the next stitch (Photo 1). Repeat * 7 times. Total stitches: 28
ROUND 5: * SC in the next 3 stitches, SC INC in the next stitch. Repeat * 7 times. Total stitches: 35
ROUND 6: CH 1, SC INC in the first stitch, SC in the next 32 stitches (Photo 2), SC INC in the next stitch Turn your work. Total stitches: 36
ROUND 7: 7. CH 3 (Photo 3), Double Crochet Two Together ( DC2TOG ), Half Double Crochet ( HDC ) in the next 2 stitches, SC in the next 26 stitches, HDC in the next 2 stitches, DC2TOG, DC in the next stitch. Total stitches: 34
Fasten off and weave in any loose ends (Photo 4).