Spider mums, a species of the chrysanthemum genus, have long, tubular petals making them a fine addition to bouquets. In wedding bouquets, they mean liveliness. Make white spider mums to express purity and truth. Wish someone peace by including spider mums in sympathy bouquets.
Use these flowers to embellish your clothes and accessories. They add style to hats, scarves, headbands and clutches.
They also look like sea anemones and would liven up your underwater crochet adventure.
Crochet pattern is written following the Craft Yarn Council Standards.
Materials needed for spider mum flower
- Knit Picks® Comfy™ Worsted Yarn (75% Pima Cotton, 25% Acrylic, 1.76 oz/50 g, 109 yds/100 m): 23 yds (21 m). Shown in Peapod (#6315) and Pomegranate (#2138). Machine washable, tumble dry low.
- One size US H-8 (5 mm) crochet hook, or size to obtain gauge.
- Yarn needle
- Stitch markers (optional)
When flat this flower measures 5 in (12.7 cm) in diameter. Its longest petal stands 2 in (5 cm) tall.