(Round 2 continued.)
(Ch 8, skip next sc and sc in following sc.) Repeat sequence in parentheses 6 more times. Ch 8 for last petal. Sc to join this petal to the ring in the stitch that is right beside the base of the first ch-8 petal. (View G.)
You should have 8 flower petals all together in this round.
Round 3: Sc into space formed by first petal of round 2. Work 5 more sc into the same flower petal for a total of 6 sc.
(Insert hook into next petal and work 6 sc.) Repeat sequence inside parentheses 6 more times, once for each remaining flower petal. Sl st to join. (View H.)
End off, cut the yarn, and weave in the loose ends.
Since you worked these petals into the back loops, the front loops are free to use for crocheting the upper layer of petals. View I shows a crochet hook inserted into one of the front loops.