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Easy Crochet Flower Patterns and Tutorials

All these patterns are so easy that once you make one, there will be no stopping you. Learning how to make a flower is easy when you use these applique patterns ideal for headbands, hats, scarves, bags. In fact I can attach a flower to most of my crochet projects.

My daughter was looking for a headband with a flower design on it. I made a head band with no problem but I had no clue how to crochet a flower. It looked complicated, and as I only really had the basics of crocheting I was a little nervous to attempt these but knew they would finish off some of my projects just perfectly.

These crochet flowers looked so cute and dainty to me, but very advanced for a beginner like me.

I can't believe how easy they were to make, though.

To my delight I have found plenty of crochet flower patterns that are easy and collected them here for you too.

Small crochet flower

Small crochet flower

Teeny Tiny Flower with Leaf Pattern

This pretty little primrose flower would look gorgeous used on a hair slide for little girls, or sewn onto a bag or purse.

Use:

Cotton thread, small amounts of a main color and a contrasting color for flower and green for leaves

Size 2 or 1.75mm steel hook, or size preferred

Flower pattern:

Rnd 1: With contrasting color thread, ch 2, 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. Cut off thread.

Rnd 2: Attach main color, [ (ch 2, 3dc, ch 2, sl st) in the same sc, sl st to the next sc], 5 times, making 5 petals. Cut off.

Leaves pattern:

Rnd 1: With green, ch 10, slip stitch into 3rd stitch from hook, sc, hdc, hdc, dc, dc, trc, trc, chain 3 slip into last chaning on hook. DO NOT TURN, working back along the foundation chain.

Ch 3, trc, trc, trc, dc, dc, sc,sc, ch 1 and slip into top point of leaf (row 1s 2nd ch.)

Sew leaves to the back of flower.

Layered flower

Layered flower

My Favourite Flower Pattern With Layered Petals

This is my favourite because I can make it any size I want using larger or smaller hooks and just keep adding on a back round for the amount of layers you want.

People ask me for an easy crochet pattern for dummies! This is it! Honestly!

Layered crochet flower

Layered crochet flower

How to Crochet a Two-Layered Flower

One of the easiest ways to make a double layer crochet flower!

Larger Outside Flower:

4.00mm Hook

Pink yarn

Ch 5, sl st to create a ring

Rnd 1: ch 1, do 10 sc in the center of the ring, join with beginning chain with sl st

(An alternative start: Magic ring chain 1, 10 sc slip into 1st, pull ring to tighten)

Rnd 2: *ch 3, skip one chain, slip st into the next stitch, * repeat ** until you have 5 total loops, sl st in the beginning stitch

slip into the 1st loop

Rnd 3 *ch 1, do 6 dc in the chain 3 space, ch 1, sl st in the loop you are working on , slip into the next loop to start another petal, *Repeat, ** (6dc petals)

Small Middle Flower:

Ch 2, slip stitch in the 2nd chain from the hook, this creates a ring. *ch 2, 2 half double crochet in the ring , ch 2, slip stitch in the ring, *repeat 5 times to create a small flower

Centre and attach flowers together

Easy Tutorial

These flowers have only used basic crochet stitches

Basic crochet abbreviations used in patterns:

ch - chain stitch;

sl st - slip stitch;

sc - single crochet;

dc - double crochet;

tr - triple (treble) crochet.

After our success with knitting a hooded scarf last year, the children at my daughter's school were getting bored knitting squares. When she arrived with her headband and crocheted flower, we made a deal that if they learned how to knit the headbands, I would make small flowers for them! It is a great motivator! And great to see the children engaged in such a fantastic craft.

This is their favorite design: Watch the easy-to-follow video!

Flower crochet headband

Flower crochet headband

Easy Free Patterns

As a beginner at crochet I wanted to try each of the patterns out to see if they really were that easy. I have included photos of my finished flowers following each pattern. I will also add more patterns as I find them and add photos as I make each one.

Video Tutorials

I have found these easy to follow crochet videos to accompany the patterns.

Free Crochet Flower Patterns- Crochet Rose

Free Crochet Flower Patterns- Crochet Rose

How to Crochet a Rose

Undoubtedly one of the most popular flowers to make is a rose, but many shy away from it thinking it is more advanced.

If you can chain, single crochet, double crochet and skip a few stitches, then you can make this.

I love how it can also be transformed by the different colors used, or rolled more tightly to give it a tiny rosebud effect or loosely.

Small crochet flowers

Small crochet flowers

Three Small Flowers

These small flowers are all made slightly differently using two new techniques: the magic circle and the invisible join. And create cute little flowers for those special projects.

Beautiful flowers and applique

Beautiful flowers and applique

Crochet Pillows: So Much More Than a Granny Square!

Pillow with flower

Pillow with flower

I love granny squares. You can create so many things with them. My recent project was this crocheted pillow adorned with Crochet flowers. It is so easy to make, and I have made a few for gifts this year.

Have You Crocheted a Flower Before?

Small Star Flower

White star

White star

Granny's crochet pattern:

Chain: 17

Row 1: DC in 5th ch from hook *ch 1, skip next ch, in next ch following skipped ch DC, ch, DC* Repeat till end of row

Row 2: Ch 3, turn. DC 5 in ch 1 space *SC in the ch 1 sp, 6 DC in next ch 1 space* Repeat till end of row.

5 or 6 petal flower Really EASY flower crochet

1. Ch 6. Sl st into 1st ch to form a ring.

2. **Ch 3, 2 tc into ring, ch 3, sl st into ring** 6 times for six-petal (OR only 5 times for five-petal). Fasten off

Easy flower:

Ch 5, join with sl st in first ch.

Ch 1, sc 9 into ring (crocheting over tail as you go), join with sl st in first sc. (9 sts)

Ch 1, *sc 2 into st, sc 1 into next st, rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc. (14 sts)

Ch 3, *dc 3 into st, continue around; join with sl st in first dc. (42 sts)

Picot edge: *sc into st, ch2, sc into same st, rep from * around; join with sl st in first picot and finish off.

Sew a button or large bead in the center of the flower.

Note: If you want a smaller flower, simply sc in each round instead of dc.

Another easy flower:

CH 5. Form a loop.

1) sc ch 3, 5 times in loop.

2) Sl st in loop. Ch 3, 9 dc, sc in previous round. 10 dc in next loop, sc in previous loop. Continue around three more times, sc and s; st in beg ch. If desired, sc all the way around in contrasting color, sc in row underneath to separate flower petals.

Crochet headband with flower

Crochet headband with flower

Headband Patterns

I made this headband by:

60 chain st. (enough to go round my daughters head comfortably) and used 1/2 double crochet st.for 8 rounds.

And then simply attach our chosen flower.

With each of our flowers we have kept long ties, and used these to thread the flower to the headband. My daughter likes to change the flowers so we also used a pin to attach them.

How to crochet a Sunflower Headband

How to crochet a Sunflower Headband

free crochet flower patterns-crochet flowers

free crochet flower patterns-crochet flowers

3D Pattern

Perfect 3D flower with tw layers, fantastic and easy to make for your hats, headbands and all your projects that need that finishing touch.

What do you think of our Crochet flowers? - ....we love it when you say hello

Sandra on October 08, 2019:

thank you so much for the lovely flowers.

Belinda G Sutton on February 06, 2019:

Love your patterns. Very simple to folliw and they turn out exactly as pictured. There's so many things that can be done with these flowers and this makes them priceless to me!

Thank you for your generosity.

Sincerely,

Belinda Sutton

AAA MINE AAAAACELL on February 05, 2019:

Flowers look lovely & looks like I wood enjoy crocheting them, my neighbor will be thrilled if I could contribute crochet flowers to many items we crochet to various charities

Peggy on January 24, 2019:

I like your flower patterns. But, I didn’t find the pattern for the Rose. I am very interested in the Rose pattern.

kay Bruggeman on January 14, 2019:

would love to download and use your flowers. however no matter what I do I am unable to download your designs. they are really lovely and dis appointed I can not get the patterns

Marian Piddock on October 31, 2018:

My Daughter wants crochet hat with flowers added so I want to surprise her for Christmas.

Raye Phelps on June 07, 2018:

thank you so much you have given me some new ideas for flowers

Rita on March 04, 2018:

Thank you very much!

Loraine on March 04, 2018:

Love the flowers give me insperation to get crochering again many thanks

Tammydkenny@gmail.com on February 24, 2018:

By far the best flower tutorial ever...

Lynne on October 13, 2017:

I am just starting to crotchet. What would be a first project in your opinion for a beginner

Carole on July 22, 2017:

Nice I'm going to have a go at these lovely flowers

Sharron Robertson on March 04, 2017:

I have read numerous patterns for crochet flowers and yours is absolutely the best. The video helped so much ! I also never, ever leave comments, but felt I had to for this because this helped me, greatly !Thank you !

Randi Dale on April 15, 2016:

Thank you for sharing your flower patterns they are great and very easy instructions. I did the pink rose and it came out beautiful.

Cynthia. Thompson on October 16, 2014:

Thank-You for. These beautiful pattern

Virginia Allain from Central Florida on July 08, 2014:

I can see why this page is so popular. The crocheted flowers are adorable and can be used in so many ways on clothing or on pillows or quilts.

VioletteRose LM on April 16, 2014:

Wow they look so pretty, thank you :)

AnonymousC831 from Kentucky on April 10, 2014:

Great lens, very cute ideas.

lorna-j-walton on March 27, 2014:

This is a great video I have been looking for a while, and this is the one that im sure i can try and have succuss. thank you for sharing :} Lorna

Ruthi on November 20, 2013:

I used to cover my throw pillows with granny squares to match the season. Now, I'll try again with a floral addition!

SantiagoPadilla on July 19, 2013:

Loved the patterns...

anonymous on July 03, 2013:

love them all

anonymous on June 27, 2013:

I haven't crocheted in years and wasn't sure I could make a flower. But I found the written instructions very easy to follow and the video was the clincher. It was great fun and my flower turned out beautiful. So glad I found this sight.

anonymous on June 10, 2013:

I love your flowers

anonymous on May 30, 2013:

I love this Bee Happy Flower. The tutorial was so easy to follow and this flower is a nice change from the usual petal flowers, which I love also but this is something I'm going to do a lot of. Thank you.

anonymous on May 28, 2013:

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity. After many months of searching for different flowers I stumbled across such a wonderful variety and its "free". Thanks so much..

anonymous on May 15, 2013:

OMG, I love them.

I have been looking for a Flower pattern, for ever,

and now I have found a whole site.

Thank you so much

Bev in Ohio

ConvenientCalendar on May 03, 2013:

Very informative! Like the pictures!

annayjo on April 25, 2013:

I'm a cross stitcher and never really got into crocheting, but this is just too cute. It's small so I think it maybe a very doable first project, I'll let you know how it looks after! thanks

Carol Fisher from Warminster, Wiltshire, UK on April 05, 2013:

What lovely crocheted flowers. Now I've seen them I have a real urge to find my crochet hooks and make them - that's after a break from crochet of several years.

gemjane on March 11, 2013:

They're gorgeous! Thanks for sharing!

diy_fun on February 14, 2013:

Pretty flowers! I loved them too. I had used them to make a spring wreath last year!

Sheilamarie from British Columbia on January 05, 2013:

Very pretty crochet flowers! Thanks!

Stephanie from Canada on December 26, 2012:

These are so pretty! I wish I had the patience for these.

mrdata on December 25, 2012:

Great lens! Congrats! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Wishing you big success for 2013...:)

Barbara2659 on December 10, 2012:

I really enjoyed this lens...and as an advanced crocheter I still learned a lot!

PatriciaJoy from Michigan on November 22, 2012:

Beautiful collection. Angel blessings.

bookdrawer on October 25, 2012:

One of my favorite to crochet is flowers ... great tips!

fathomblueEG on August 15, 2012:

Simply beautiful, lovely and so wonderful. You are a gifted creative mind and I am blessed that you've shared part of your creativity with me and the world:-)

anonymous on July 20, 2012:

THE FLOWERS ARE VERY PRETTY ILOVE THE COLORS THANKE

travelerme on June 26, 2012:

I squid liked this lens and squidoo and squidoo poped down saying I should tell you that that squidlike was my 900th

sandi_x on June 24, 2012:

Thanks for this lens

mumsgather on June 13, 2012:

You're really good at this. I wish I had more time to try out some of your patterns.

earthybirthymum from Ontario, Canada on May 21, 2012:

I've been having fun learning how to crochet flowers, the leaf tutorial is great. I need some green cotton. Great lense.

Laura Brown from Ontario, Canada on May 04, 2012:

Nice to find your post today. I love crocheted flowers. So far my only crochet work is the plain granny square.

JoyfulReviewer on April 23, 2012:

Thanks for providing thorough and easy-to-understand instructions, along with helpful video tutorials. Blessed!

anonymous on April 07, 2012:

Lovely flowers - can't wait to get started on some of them.

Adele Jeunette on April 02, 2012:

Wow, what a thorough lens. Thanks for providing video instructions.

girlfriendfactory on March 18, 2012:

These are terrific, Lisa! Thanks for putting tutorials in this and instructions and not just a bunch of links to other pages and such! Well done and more than worthy of a Flyby Winging and it can be found among the other blessed lenses for today at Have Wings Will Bless More!

They may call me an aimless wanderer, but not all who wander are aimless and I'm glad my aim was good when I wandered upon this. ~Ren

Joanie Ruppel from Keller, Texas on March 18, 2012:

Wish I could do this! Sure fun to look at.

btoteva on March 18, 2012:

I love crochet flowers

btoteva on March 18, 2012:

I love crochet flowers

Michey LM on March 16, 2012:

Love the flowers, they can be applied on hat but also sweaters, robs ...

You have good resource collection here!

Thanks

BlogsWriter on March 16, 2012:

These crochet flowers look amazing and simple, they are very cute.

anonymous on March 16, 2012:

I think crochet flowers are cool. Thanks for the great information.

Wednesday-Elf from Savannah, Georgia on February 22, 2012:

These crochet flowers are lovely and look really easy. I've crocheted a lot of things in my crafting life, but never flowers. Guess it's time I picked a pattern here and gave it a try! Thanks for the list.

anonymous on February 04, 2012:

beautiful lens...... good job

jimmyworldstar on February 03, 2012:

These crochet flowers look great, seems hard to knit together though.

sheezie77 on January 25, 2012:

Very interesting lens! Well done!

sheezie77 on January 25, 2012:

Very interesting lens! Well done!

anonymous on January 20, 2012:

You have taught me so much! I love your tutorials!

KarenCookieJar on January 14, 2012:

I was looking for a tutorial on how to do this so I could make a flower pin to wear on jackets. Thanks!

JoshK47 on January 13, 2012:

These are so pretty - love 'em! Blessed by a SquidAngel.

Eighteen18 on January 12, 2012:

Lovely! I AM going to learn to crochet this year! How hard can it be??!

anonymous on January 09, 2012:

Hi,

I am a beginner in crochet, I made a dress for my little daughter and now she wants another one with flowers. You've explained very easily how to make a crochet flower. I am sure now my daughter will be even happier with her new dress with flowers.

Thank you so much.

JoyfulReviewer on January 02, 2012:

Thanks for sharing the instructions for making these beautiful crochet flowers.

anonymous on December 27, 2011:

This is a beautiful flower crocheting lens, Lisa. My goodness, and a Squid Blessing!

Tamara14 on December 20, 2011:

You might not believe this Lisa, but I was introduced to some very similar cute little flowers just the other day at my hairdresser who does that as a part time job/hobby and sells them to us customers. She even made them into little rings to put on your finger by knitting a small ring and then stitching it on the reverse side of the flower. Super cute and so nice to do with kids. Thanks for making such a nice lens out of it. Blessed!

C A Chancellor from US/TN on December 19, 2011:

I can recall my Mom teaching me some basic crochet when I was a child but I've forgotten how to do it now. I keep thinking that I'd like to get the tools and learn these skills again. Someday...

Tjoedhilde on December 19, 2011:

Very cool and so creative. I wish I could create stuff like this, but crochetting always makes me angry. I just don't have the patience. After seeing these beautiful crochet flowers I might try and control my temper and give it another go though, they are amazing!

Close2Art LM on December 18, 2011:

really fantastic and fun, Blessed..:)rob

julieannbrady on December 18, 2011:

Well, I have been a fan of crochet literally all my life ... the flowers are truly amazing.

gottaloveit2 on December 15, 2011:

How adorable! I've been looking for a project to do for the seniors at the local rehab center. I think they're LOVE wearing crochet flowers. Thanks so much. The video is great too!

Ann from Yorkshire, England on December 14, 2011:

these look great Lisa - I don't crochet but I wish I did

NYtoSCimjustme on December 14, 2011:

I've started crocheting again recently - I never learned more than granny squares and straight rows... I may just have to add a flower or two to the blanket I'm making for Sammi... :)

Lisa Auch (author) from Scotland on December 14, 2011:

@nightbear lm: thanks Susan she loves the encouragement for you

Lisa Auch (author) from Scotland on December 14, 2011:

@Nancy Hardin: Now thats a great idea for her little business

Lisa Auch (author) from Scotland on December 14, 2011:

@clouda9 lm: Thanks Coreen!

Peggy Hazelwood from Desert Southwest, U.S.A. on December 13, 2011:

I love the crochet flowers in your intro photo. So pretty! Maybe I'll have to try this. I've never caught on to knitting or crochet before.

rewards4life info on December 13, 2011:

I'm not a knitting person, but I'd love to have one of these. Wonderful work and thanks for sharing!

clouda9 lm on December 13, 2011:

Your daughter is an inspiration to go for it, do things you love and are passionate about. *Blessed today because I love this story and I know it will encourage others to get out the crochet needles and create.

Nancy Carol Brown Hardin from Las Vegas, NV on December 13, 2011:

Very cute idea, these should sell like hotcakes on Etsy don't you think? Thanks for sharing!

Lynne Schroeder from Blue Mountains Australia on December 13, 2011:

I should try to get my girls to have a go at these

Heather Burns from Wexford, Ireland on December 13, 2011:

Brings back memories of when my grandmother taught me how to crochet everything including flowers. Still miss her. Can't wait to see the rest of the flowers. Merry Christmas Lisa!

burntchestnut on December 13, 2011:

I don't crochet, but it's a neat idea. I see such neat yarns and fancy threads in craft and fabric stores. Maybe I'll try it some day.

Joan4 on December 13, 2011:

I must learn to do this!! My granddaughter would be thrilled!

Jack-in-the-Box on December 13, 2011:

These are adorable. I am going to have to try them myself. Thanks for another great lens!

Nathalie Roy from France (Canadian expat) on December 13, 2011:

Beautiful crochet flowers, I should learn how to crochet.My mom is good at it, I am not!

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