This collection of crochet flower patterns will let you create some gorgeous crochet flowers, and the best part is they'll remain gorgeous. No wilting, no petals falling-off, just a lasting beauty. Treat yourself to a lovely bunch of crocheted flower patterns and surprise a loved one today.
Crochet Flower Patterns Tutorial
I feel this article requires a disclaimer saying that you must not take the order of the crocheted flower patterns as a preferential because they are all just so charming and delightful. You will agree with me once you realize you've got all the crochet flower patterns opened in different tabs.
Supplies for Making Crochet Flower Patterns
- Crochet hook size to match the yarn
- Stitch markers are used for some of these flower patterns that are crocheted in the round.
- Yarn needle or tapestry needle for weaving in the ends.
Best Yarn for Crocheting Flowers
Most of these crocheted flowers can be used with any yarn. The best type of yarn is cotton due to the low fluff, so the stitches and petals stand out well.
Crochet flowers are usually made with either a DK weight yarn and 4mm hook or worsted weight yarn and a 5mm hook. Check the pattern recommendation and the hook size on the yarn label.
Save up all the scraps from your crochet projects in flower colors of pinks, reds, and purples. Green scraps can be used for the leaves and stems.
- Cotton yarn - Offers a smooth texture ideal for crisp, well-defined stitches.
- Acrylic yarn - A versatile choice suitable for a wide range of projects.
- Wool yarn - Provides warmth and can be felted for unique designs.
- Specialty yarns - Chenille, silk, or variegated yarns can add a special touch to your flowers.
Stitches Used for Crochet Flower Patterns
Most crochet flower patterns use basic crochet stitches in different lengths to make the petals. The taller stitches are in the middle and surrounded by shorter stitches, such as single crochet.
Here are the basic stitches and abbreviations used in crochet flowers:
- Ch = chain crochet stitch
- sl st = slip stitch crochet
- sc = single crochet
- hdc = half double crochet stitches
- dc = double crochet stitches
- htr = half treble crochet stitch
- tr = treble crochet stitch
As well as the basic crochet stitches, you will need a few crochet techniques.
- Magic Ring: A popular starting technique for crochet flowers as it allows you to work multiple stitches into a central ring, resulting in a tight circle.
- Increasing and Decreasing: Techniques to add or reduce stitches shaping your flower petals.
Gauge for Crochet Flowers
The good news is that you don't have to worry too much about crochet gauge when crocheting flower patterns. If they are slightly smaller or larger, it really doesn't matter.
Best Uses for Crochet Flowers
There are so many things you can do with crochet flowers.
- Add them to clothing items either directly or by hot gluing them to a brooch you can attach.
- Decorate your house with beautiful flowers that don't wilt or cause allergies. Add stems if you would like to put them in a vase or put them in a flower pot with the tops just sticking up.
- Crochet flowers can be added to crochet headbands or hairpins. Read my articles on how to crochet a headband and how to line alligator clips.
- Elevate your gift wrapping by adding crochet flowers.
Tips for Making Crochet Flowers
- Use different colors for the center and the rounds of petals so that the design stands out.
- Most crochet flowers look best with tight crochet tension. You can achieve this by choosing a crochet hook 1 size smaller.
- Count the stitches carefully, as most patterns have varying heights of stitches in the petals.
Free Crochet Flower Patterns
1. Easy Crochet Flowers Patterns
These interesting, decorative flowers would serve as a statement-making embellishment, so this pattern is a must-try. Also, this pattern is super simple, and these everlasting beauties are so quick to craft. Adding a couple more colors to the pattern would accentuate the center. Mixed crochet flower patterns by Treasurie.
2. Simple Crochet Flower Pattern (Free)
3. Rose Crochet Flowers
Learn how to crochet a rose with this easy pattern for 4 different styles. Stitch these onto a monochrome handbag, string them into a dainty bracelet, or even pin a couple in your hair. It’s an easy and quick project, and for this, you can put to use any leftover red yarn scraps. Rose crochet pattern by Treasurie
4. Large Crochet Flower Pattern Free
These large crochet flowers can be attached to jackets as brooches, and even use these as fridge magnets with some crochet leaves! They use chain stitches and single crochet, so they are great crochet flowers for beginners. Large crochet flower pattern by Treasurie.
5. Sunflower Crochet Pattern
Learn how to crochet a sunflower with this free crochet flower pattern that uses the popular picot stitch for the points of the petals. You can use this beauty as an applique for your beach hats and summer bags. This can even be used as a coaster or strung into an elegant bunting. Sunflower crochet pattern by Treasurie
6. Easy Flower Crochet Pattern
Crochet lots of these double treble flowers and turn them into bunting. Festivities are incomplete without a cheery bunting brightening up the background. You’ll only need to master one basic crochet flower pattern, make a bunch of those in your favorite colors, and then string them up to brighten up your living space. Pattern by Treasurie.
Puff Stitch Flowers
Crochet simple flowers with the puff stitch. These smaller flowers are perfect for adding as an applique or on jewelry and brooches. Puff stitch flowers by Treasurie.
Popcorn Stitch Flowers
Popcorn stitch can make beautiful dense crochet flowers as well as be the center of a flower granny square. Pattern by Treasurie.
7. Small Flower Crochet Pattern
Create the loveliest forget-me-nots with this flower crochet pattern. You will be making use of the double crochet technique for this pattern with a magic ring, and you’ll close the ends off with the slip stitch. These forget-me-nots are so gorgeous, and you can applique or stick them onto your clothes. Flower crochet patterns from Moois Van M(i)e
8. Cute Flower Crochet Patterns
Pale pink and white dogwood flowers are beautiful. This pattern will help you create the coolest springtime floral décor for your table linen, your clothing, and your accessories. You can attach some magnets to these and use them as magnetic embellishments for your home appliances. Flower crochet patterns from Golden Lucy Crafts
9. Crochet Pattern for Flowers
If there’s one catch to real flowers, it is the looming nostalgia that comes with the wilting petals. What could be better than a bunch of your favorite crocheted flowers that you can keep for ages? All you need to freshen them up is a quick wash. These crocheted Hydrangeas presented in a brown wrap or a porcelain vase will surely put a smile on your beloved’s face. Crochet flowers from Moara Crochet Designs
10. Crochet Flower Bouquet Pattern
I am so excited to make this bouquet. The colors chosen in this pattern are a beauty, but you can, of course, try it in a different palette too. More importantly, anyone avoiding flowers due to their bad luck with pollen allergies can also be treated with these. Crochet flowers from Repeat Crafter Me
11. Easy Crochet Rose Pattern
Have you ever seen something so beautiful? These crochet roses are so stunning. These can be kept in a vase to add a cute flair to your living space. Also, these would make such a gorgeous wedding bouquet, one that you can keep for years to come and be surrounded by the sweet smell of loving nostalgia, if not the original rosy fragrance. Rose crochet flower patterns from She's Crafty
12. Puff Flower Crocheting Pattern
These tiny puff flowers are such a cute reminder of the floral crafts our grandmothers used to create. The crochet puff flowers are very popular and can be used as an embellishment as well as for blankets and throws. You can attach a single puff flower to a hairpin and make a lovely, personalized hair accessory to match your outfit. Crochet flower patterns from Bella Coco Crochet
13. Crochet Flower Pattern for Tulips
Crochet tulips on canvas make a wonderful wall hanging that you can hang in your living space. These tulips are made of cotton yarn, so they have a really smooth texture. These particular tulips are made with three crochet petals, but you can always add a fourth one for volume. Patterns from Repeat Crafter Me
14. Crochet Flower-Pot Pattern
Crochet flowers in a crochet flowerpot? What a treat! You can make this cute flower pot with the Amigurumi crochet method, pop in the crochet flowers, and surprise someone special with this lasting reminder of your thoughtful gesture. This would also look great perched on a window sill or your bookshelf. Flower crochet patterns from Sewrella
15. Tiny Crochet Flower Patterns
I must say our crafting community has exceeded all expectations by creating the most elegant and timeless tiny peonies. What cuties! Would you have the heart to make these for a giveaway? I doubt I’d have the heart to share these with anyone else. Put everything on hold and follow the link to create some for yourself. Small crochet flower patterns from Picot Pals
16. Origami Rose Crochet Pattern
Do your loved ones suffer from plant and pollen allergies? Here are the perfect origami roses for next Valentine’s Day. Even if you’re new to the art of crochet, you can try this project. You’ll be making the petals with the double crochet technique and then rolling them up. Crochet Rose patterns from Naztazia
16. Cherry Blossoms Crochet Patterns
The cherry blossom is a sight you can’t get enough of. Sadly their blooms don’t last long, so for those of us wanting to capture their beauty, we can crochet some cherry blossoms with this amazing pattern. Add them to some branches for a more realistic look. Crochet flower patterns from Golden Lucy Crafts
18. Free Crochet Patterns for Flowers
The Tahiti Bloom is a unique crochet pattern, and it gives astounding results. If you’ve just gotten back from a fun holiday in a tropical place, making these will always serve as a beautiful reminder of the fun times there. This pattern is for intermediate or pro crochet skills. Patterns from 6ichthusfish
19. Pinwheel Crochet Flower Patterns
A big bloom in lilac and deep purple? Isn’t that majestic? The pinwheel pattern is a bit of a time-consuming project since it requires seven rounds of crochet. Otherwise, it is easy to crochet flowers and its textured petals make it more dimensional and life-like. Patterns from Ravelry
20 More Free Crochet Flower Patterns
How to Crochet Leaves for the Crochet Flowers
Learn how to crochet leaves with this free crochet leaf pattern.
Tips for Perfect Crochet Flowers
Achieving Symmetry in Petals
- Consistent Tension: Maintaining a consistent yarn tension ensures that each petal is of the same size and shape.
- Counting Stitches: Always count your stitches for each petal. Even one extra or missed stitch can alter the petal's shape.
- Using Stitch Markers: If a flower pattern has multiple rounds, stitch markers can help keep track of starting points and ensure symmetrical petal placement.
- Blocking: Wet or steam blocking can help in shaping petals. By pinning the flower to a foam board and allowing it to dry in the desired shape, you can achieve crisp and symmetrical designs.
Adding Depth and Texture to Your Flowers
Creating multiple layers of petals or leaves can give a three-dimensional look. This is especially effective for flowers like roses. Using a combination of short and tall stitches (e.g., single crochet and treble crochet) within the same petal can create interesting textures.
Popcorn and bobble stitches add a raised texture, ideal for the centers of flowers or to mimic the natural variances in some petals.
Making Crochet Flower Last
When finishing off, weave in the yarn ends securely so they don't unravel with wear and tear. Invest in good quality yarn, which tends to pill less and withstands wear better than cheaper alternatives.
For flowers used as décor items, starching can provide rigidity. This ensures the flower maintains its shape over time.
Crochet Flower Patterns – In Conclusion
Spray your signature fragrance on a bunch of your crocheted flowers, and present them to a special someone. It will be such a unique and classy gift. I'm wondering why I haven't done that so far.
Using these crochet flower patterns to make crocheted flower bouquets are timeless, lasting, and perfectly safe for allergic people. Your flowers will carry a magical beauty crocheted into those twists and knots, and your gift is definitely going to be a hit, but first - treat yourself.