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Quilt block flowers afghan

27 oz Main color-white
10 oz Green -a
5 oz Lt green-b
11 oz Rose-c
9 oz Lt rose-d
1 Size i cro hook

size 56 x 71
gauge: 4 blocks=4", rows 1-5=4' x 4' x 5 1/2(triangle)
each squ= 7 1/2"

pattern stitches
beg block:ch5, turn;3dc in 4th ch from hk
block:slst in ch3sp of next block, ch3, 3dc in same sp, unless otherwise instructed

square:make 48
note:square is worked diagonally from corner to corner

row 1:rt side:with color a, ch5, 3dc in 5th ch from hk(first block made)
note #1:Loop yarn around an st to mark right side
note #2:when chaninging colors keep unused color to wrong side of work;do not cut yarn till color is no longer needed. do not carry colors on wrong side;use a sep. skein or ball for each color change

row 2:work beg block, slst around beg ch of prev block, ch3, 3dc in same sp, changing to mc in last dc:2 blocks

row 3:work beg block, with color a, sslst in ch3sp of first block, ch3, 3dc in same sp;with mc work last block:3 blocks

row 4:work beg block;with color a, slst in ch3sp of first block, ch3, 3c in same sp, work block, with mc, work last block;4 blocks

row 5:work beg block;with color a slip st in ch3sp of first block, ch3, 3dc in same sp;with color b work block;with color a work block;with mc work last block;5 blocks

row 6:work beg block, slst in ch3sp of first block, ch3, 3dc in same sp;with color b, work 2 blocks;with mc work 2 blocks;6 blocks

row 7:work beg block, slst in ch3sp of first block, ch3, 3dc in same sp;with color b work 3 blocks;with mc work 2 blocks;7 blocks

row 8:work beg block, slst in ch3sp of first block, ch3, 3dc in same sp;with color c work 4 blocks;with mc work 2 blocks;8 blocks

row 9:work beg block, slst in ch3sp of first block, ch3, 3dc in same sp;with color c work 2 blocks;with color d work block;with color c work 2 blocks, with mc work 2 blocks;9 blocks

row 10:work beg block, slst in ch3sp of first block, ch3, 3dc in same sp;with color c work 2 blocks;with color d work 2 blocks;with color c work 2 blocks;with mc work 2 blocks;10 blocks

row 11:turn;slst in first 3dc and in first ch3sp, ch3, 3dc in same sp;with color c, work 2 blocks, with color d work 3 blocks;with color c work 2 blocks;with mc work block, slst in ch3sp of last block;9 blocks

row 12:turn;slst in first 3dc and in first ch3sp, ch3, 3dc in same sp, work block;with color d work 4 blocks;with mc worrk 2 blocks, slst in ch3sp of last block;8 blocks

row 13:turn;slst in first 3dc and in first ch3sp, ch3, 3dc in same sp, wok 2 blocks; with color c work block; with mc work 3 blocks, slst in ch3sp of last block;7 blocks

row 14-17:turn;slst in fist 3 dc and in first ch3sp, ch3, 3dc in same sp, work blocks across to last block, slst in ch3sp of last block;3 blocks row 18:turn;slst in first 3dc and in first ch3sp, ch3, 3dc in same sp, work block, slst in ch3sp of last block;2 blocks

row 19:turn, slst in first 3dc and in first ch3sp, ch3, 3dc in same sp, slst in ch3sp of last block;finish off

Joining: whipstitch 4 squares into on large block working through one strand of each piece. join remaining squares in same manner.
whipst 4 large blocks into 3 vertical strips, then whipst strips together.

Border:
Foundation rnd:with right side facing, join color a with slst in ch3sp of any corner block;; ch3, 3 dc in same sp, (skip next 3dc, work block)5 times, skip next dc, work block in next dc, skip next dc, work block, *(skip next 3dc, work block)4 times, skip next dc, work block in next dc, skip next dc, work block, rep from * 25 times, (skip next 3dc, work block)3 tims,skip next dc, work block in next dc, skip last dc, slst in same sp as first block;do not finish off. 168 blocks.

First triangle:
row 1:turn;slst in first 3dc and in first ch3sp, ch3, 3dc in same sp, wok 4 blocks, slst in ch3sp of next block;5 blocks
row 2:turn;slst in first 3dc and in first ch3sp, ch3, 3dc in same sp, wok 3 blocks, slst in ch3sp of last block;4 blocks
row 3:turn;slst in first 3dc and in first ch3sp, ch3, 3dc in same sp, work 2 blocks, slst in ch3sp of last block;3 blocks
row 4:turn;slst in 1st 3dc and in 1st ch3sp, ch3, 3dc in same sp, work block, slst in ch3sp of last block;2 blocks
row 5:turn;slst in first 3dc and in first ch3sp, ch3, 3dc in same sp, slst in ch3sp of last block;1 block

second triangle:row 1:slst across side of triangle just made to next block of round. rnd, slst in next 3dc and in next ch3sp, ch3, 3dc in same sp, work 4 blicks, slst in ch3sp of next block;5 blocks row 2-5: work same as first triangle. rep second triangle 26 times more, finish off.

Corner flower: make 4
row 1:rt side-mark with yarn)with color b ch5, 3dc in 5th ch from hk
row 2:work beg block, slst around beg ch of prev block, ch3, 3dc in same sp, 2 blocks
row 3:work beg block, slst in ch3sp of first block, ch3, 3dc in same sp, work block, change to color c in last dc;3 blocks
row 4:work beg block, slst in ch3sp of first block, ch3, 3dc in same sp, work 2 blocks;4 blocks
row 5:work beg block, slst in ch3sp of first block, ch3, 3dc in same sp;with color d work block with color c work 2 blocks;5 blocks
row 6:work beg block, lst in ch3sp of first block, ch3, 3dc in same sp;with color d work 2 blocks;with color c work 2 blocks;6 blocks
row 7:wok beg block, slst in ch3sp of first block, ch3, 3dc in same sp;with color d, work 3 blocks, with color c work 2blocks;finish off;7 blocks
row 8;with wrong side facing, skip first block and join color d w/slst in ch3sp of next block;ch1, 3dc in same sp, work 3 blocks,, slst in ch3sp of next block;finish off; 4 blocks
row 9:with right side facing, skip first block and juin colo r w/slst in ch3sp of next block;ch3, 3dc in same sp, slst in ch3sp of next block;finish off

flower: make 28
rows 1-6:work same as corner flower:6 blocks
row 7:work beg block, slst in ch3sp of first block, ch3, 3dc in same sp;with color do work 3 blocks;with color c work block, slst in ch3sp of last block;finish off
row 8:with wrong side facing, join color d w/slst in ch3sp of first block;ch3, 3dc in same sp, work 3 blocks, slst in ch3sp of next block;finish off;4 blocks
row 9:with right side facing, skip first block and join color c w/slst in ch3sp of next block;ch3, 3dc in same sp, slst in ch3sp of next block;finish off

Joining
whipstitch a flower between first 2 triangles on top right corner of any side, being careful to match rows.
note:the last block on right will be joined later to the corner piece whipst next flower bet the next 2 triangles, joining the last block on right to the prev flower
repeat along side

join flower in same manner to rem 3 sides

corner piece:make 4
with flower facing, and beg at row 1, whipst one flower and one corner flower together.
whipstitch bottom of each corner piece across each corner of afghan