How to Crochet the Catherine Wheel ~ Free Crochet Pattern

Catherine wheel crochet motif

In this pattern, I am using US crochet stitch abbreviation.

Crochet Materials

Crochet hook size 4.0 mm.

Crochet yarn 4 ply 100 % Acrylic: Blue.

Sewing needle.

Safety Pin.

Crochet Instructions

Wind yarn 20 times around your index finger. Slip loop off the finger and tie the ring off with a sl st.

Round 1. 21 sc in ring, sl st in 1st sc. Crochet the 1st ‘arm’ as follows: Ch 10, fasten a safety pin to ch 10 to secure work, turn, 20 sc back over 10 ch, sl st in next sc round 1. Turn. (ch 4, sk 4 sc on arm, sc in next sc) x 4. Turn. In each 4- ch sp on arm crochet 6 sc, sk next sc on round 1, sl st in next sc. Turn. Crochet 2nd ‘arm’ as follows: Ch 10, sl st in 3rd sc in 2nd loop from the centre. Turn. Crochet 20 sc in 10-ch sp, sl st in next sc of round 1. Complete arm as before. Crochet 5 more ‘arms’. Fasten off. Re-attach yarn in ‘arm 1’ where safety pin is, and attach with sl st in 3rd sc in 2nd loop from centre ‘arm’ 5, sl st in next st to secure it.

Fasten off and Weave in ends.