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Crochet Flower Patterns

Updated on May 24, 2013

Crochet Flower Patterns

I love crocheting. Sometimes it is very hard to find a some free time for this hobby. So, I enjoy making very small and tiny projects. Flower crocheting is a very good solution for busy people. Another reason for choosing flower crocheting is the ability to get rid of unfinished projects. Let's face it, that most crochet lovers have big ideas for many beautiful thing to make. Sometimes the ideas are much more bigger than the capabilities to handle. That is how the unfinished projects appear. Flower crocheting in many cases requires very short amount of time for finishing the work. So this is also the reason for trying this.

In this lens I will try to share the resources that I find on the Internet. This compilations has many patterns, tips, lessons, books and materials needed for flower crocheting. I hope that you find here everything you need for this hobby. I would appreciate if you could leave a feedback for me. Please share you experience and tips.

Crochet Flowers Ideas - Get some new crochet flower ideas

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100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet: A Collection of Beautiful Blooms for Embellishing Garments, Accessories, and More
100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet: A Collection of Beautiful Blooms for Embellishing Garments, Accessories, and More

Very nice and useful book. I have it myself. Many unexpected solutions and beautiful flowers can be find in it. I would recommend it for beginners. Book contains many illustrations, written instructions and graphical diagrams for crocheting flowers.

 

Understanding instructions

Sometimes it can be hard to understand crocheting instructions. For the experienced crocheters it should not cause any problems. Beginners may encounter problems while understanding the abbreviations used. There are several basic stitches you should know:

1. Chain stitch (ch). It is very basic stitch, usually used for foundations ring and making loops for petals.

2. Slip stitch (sl st). This stitch is used for joining and finishing rings, petals and other details.

3. Single crochet (sc). This is basic crochet stitch. This stitch is the main stitch for amigurumi making. You should learn it well.

4. Double crochet (dc). Basic stitch, that also must be learned. Use it for petals combining with single crochet.

Also you should learn half double crochet (hdc) and triple crochet (tc). With only 6 stitches many flowers can be crocheted. Many useful resources can be found on the Internet to learn basic stitches.

Double Layer Flower - Crochet it yourself

Double layer crochet flower
Double layer crochet flower

You will need: 2 colors, hook, needle, scissors

Start with color A.

Round 1. Begin with ch 4, join with a sl st to form a ring;

Round 2. Continue with ch 1, sc in a ring, * ch 4, sc in a ring *, repeat from * to * 3 more times, ch 3, join with the sl st.

Round 3. Make center petals: * sc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, sc*, repeat from * to * 4 more times, join with a sl st. Fasten off.

Continue with color B.

Round 4. Work behind the petals with color B. Insert the hook through the chain 3 space. Ch1, sc in the foundation ring, * ch 4, sc into the foundation ring through chain 3 space of the next petal*, repeat from * to * around 3 more times, ch 4, join with a sl st.

Round 5. *sc, hdc, 5 dc, hdc, sc*, repeat from * to * 4 more times, join with a sl st. Fasten off color B and finish the flower.

Linen yarns on eBay

In the country I live it is very easy to find 100% linen yarns. They can be bought on almost every yarn shop.And I like use linen yarns while crocheting. I tried looking for 100% linen yarns on the internet, and found some difficulties while doing this. I am not sure, if it is because linen is unpopular. These are many interesting yarns such as linen+cotton and others, but pure linen is hard to be found. I suggest you looking to these eBay products. Try yourself. Linen is very nice yarn to crochet. It gives very original results. Happy crocheting.

Learn How to Create Basic Flower

Learn to crochet

It is very easy to learn crocheting. The main idea is to learn some basic stitches and you will be able to crochet almost everything. In this Crochet Stitch Directory many stitches can be found. Use this link as a guide while reading your crochet instructions. More about crocheting instructions you can read on my lens about Types of Crochet Flower Patterns.

Please share your experience on flower crocheting. Do you like flower crocheting? What are your favorite patterns? What flowers do you like the most?

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    • Silwen LM profile image
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      Silwen LM 4 years ago

      Mujjen, I completely agree with you. Flowers are easy to crochet and look nice. That is why I so love them.

    • LouisaDembul profile image

      LouisaDembul 4 years ago

      I love crocheted flowers. They are so cute, and not too difficult to make for people like me.

    • KimGiancaterino profile image

      KimGiancaterino 5 years ago

      I don't crochet, but my grandmother made me many crocheted flowers, mostly roses. She made hundreds of them for her friends and family.