Gerbera Daisy Ornament Free Crochet Pattern!
Let's Crochet A Pretty Gerbera Daisy In 3 Sizes!
As far as I can recall, my little girl always begged me for a Gerbera Daisy when we went grocery shopping! Even as a young adult, they are still her favorite flower. I was wanting to make something special for her new kitchen and decided I'd design a Gerbera potholder for her. Now I'm putting the cart before the horse just a bit, because I ended up crocheting the Gerbera in #10 thread first! So we will start with the thread ornament which is the perfect size for a hair clip, a shoe ornament, or a pin.
This ornament is classified "Intermediate" skill because of the use of treble and double treble crochet stitches. If you need to add these stitches to your repertoire, check out the YouTube tutorials below for right or left handed crocheters.
I hope you enjoy crocheting lots of these happy little flowers in a bunch of colors! Happy crocheting!
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What You Will Need
For Smallest Thread Decoration
Small amounts size 20 thread in desired colors (I used some Perle cotton as well)
(I used Lizbeth size 20 in color 621 for the petals, black Lizbeth 20 for the center, and the black held with yellow perle cotton for the center edge. I used green perle cotton for the leaf accents).
Size 8 crochet hook or preferred
For Medium Decoration
Small amounts of size 3 crochet thread in black, green, and desired petal color(s).
Crochet hook size 0 or preferred
1 Ball Sugar n' Cream yarn in desired petal color, black, green; 1 ball solid color for potholder back. (You will use far less than 1 ball for each color).
Crochet hook size G or preferred
A Word About Yarn & Thread Selection...
You may use different yarns such as scrap yarns or threads with good results! Just make sure to keep them similar in weight and thickness so as not to throw off the pattern.
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Gerbera Daisy Motif/Decoration
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What You'll Need
Small amounts Perle Cotton or size 20 crochet thread in your choice of colors
Crochet hook of your size choice, I'm using a Clover Soft Touch Steel 10.
With Black, ch 6, join with sl st to form ring.
Ch 2, work 4 DC and complete 5-DCP. *Ch 3. Work 5-DCP in ring. Repeat two more times from * - total of four 5-DCP’s. End with ch 3, sl st in first ch 3 space.
Ch 2, work 4 DC and complete a 5-DCP. Ch 3, work a second 5-DCP in same space. *Ch 3, work (5-DCP, ch 3) twice in next ch 3 space. Repeat from * around. End with ch 3, sl st in first ch 3 space. Fasten off.
With Yellow and Black Perle Cotton held together, repeat round 2. Fasten off.
Attach Pink in any space between DC Popcorns. *Ch 3, SC in next space. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 3, join with sl st to first st.
Sl st into next ch 3 space. *Ch 8, work the following stitches into the chains: SC, HDC, DC. TRC in all but last chain. DTRC in last chain. Sl st in same ch 3 space. Sl st in next ch 3 space. (Petal made) Repeat from * around.
Sl st across to center back of next petal. *Ch 3, SC into “space” created by the DTR in previous round (see photo). Repeat from * around.
*Sl st into next ch 3 space. Ch 3, work 5 TRC in space. Ch 3, turn. Work TRC in first two TRC, work 2 TRC in 3rd TRC, work 1 TRC in last two TRC’s (6 TRC). Ch 3, turn. Work 6-TRC Cluster across all TRC. Ch 2, SC in tip of petal. Working down left side of petal, work 3 SC in each “space” and 1 SC in each TRC base (12 SC). Sl st in ch 3 space. Repeat from * around until all petals are completed. End with sl st in base of first petal.
Sl st across to center back of next petal. *Ch 4, flip next petal forward, SC through center back bottom of next petal. Repeat from * around. End with ch 4, sl st in first st.
*Sl st into next ch 4space. Ch 3, work 7 TRC in space. Ch 3, turn. Work TRC in first three TRC, work 2 TRC in 4th TRC, work 1 TRC in last three TRC’s (8 TRC). Ch 3, turn. Work TRC Cluster across all TRC. Ch 3, SC in tip of petal. Working down left side of petal, work 3 SC in each “space” and 1 SC in each TRC base. Sl st in ch 3 space. Repeat from * around until all petals are completed. End with sl st in base of first petal. Fasten off.
Back Before 2nd Round of Petals Added
Completing Second Round of Petals
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A Note From Your Designer...
Hi, I'm SheilaSchnauzies, also published as SheilaSparkles, and my life's passion is designing in Crochet! I also love to share gifts with friends, and this pattern is my gift to you! I give away about 95% of my pattern designs free. The other 5% are sold on my pattern store at Craftsy.com to benefit the vet expenses of my Miniature Schnauzer Rescue, Sheila's Schnauzies.
Just one little favor, please... I would appreciate it if you do not post this pattern anywhere on the Internet or in the 'real world.' Instead, you are most welcome to provide a link to this webpage.
I use a system I call the "Official Schnauzer Difficulty Rating" just for fun, to rate the difficulty of my patterns. If it's a 3/5 or more, I'll explain why I consider it more difficult. A few of my designs use techniques that are a bit unconventional! If it's one of those patterns, I'll warn you ahead of time. I do a lot of custom-fit patterns, for example. They are made to fit YOU, not a measurement from a chart. They're surprisingly easy to do and actually end up fitting. That's a good thing, yes?
So glad you found my patterns! I hope you really enjoy making whatever it is you're making! Crochet hugs, -Sheila
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