Thanks Wendy for showing me this Peony flower pattern!
I have attempted to make a big chunky one with a ginormous crochet hook and a huge roll of bias binding I found once on the "Swap shop". I thought it would make it easier to see in my photos.
This really is an easy pattern.
ch 4, slip stitch to form a circle.
Round 1: ch 1, 14 SC into ring, join.
Round 2: ch 3, 2 DC into same stitch as 3 chains. 3 DC into each stitch around. Join.
Round 3: ch 3, 2 DC into same stitch as 3 chains. 3 DC into each stitch around. Join. Weave in ends.
Now do it Diana's STEP-BY-STEP way... click "read more" to see the whole thing.
STEP 1: put a slip stitch on your hook.
STEP 2: chain 4