Do you ever get distracted from what you are working on? This is happening a lot to me right now. I went to put something away and came across a half spool of peach gauzy ribbon. I made a rose out of it. Then the idea came to write out the calyx for it. I spent an hour trying to figure it out from photos to recreate it.
At first, I tried drawing it up on the computer. I quickly got frustrated, so I just pulled some paper and my pencil out and got to work. I'm not really into written patterns, so I just did the main scheme and left off when you do repeats. After drawing up the three different layers of the calyx, I did a combined graphic of it for my pattern book. I can follow it just fine but left notes on the side on the order of the pattern.
Would this be considered an advance pattern? Maybe...just because it can be tricky when you join round 2. Potentially confusing, I should say.
I'm going to have to make one for a smaller rose bud. This is good for a full rose but too loose for a tight rose bud.
Isn't this just so pretty to look at?