Forever Fabulous Flowers
Full of texture, these pretty crochet flowers make perfect embellishments or stand alone decorations.
The sad truth is that flowers wilt, and you will have to throw out that special bouquet some time. With crochet flower patterns, though, that day never comes, and you get to enjoy the lively freshness of flowers all year long! These easy crochet flowers will be a delight to work up, and you will have forever fabulous decorations that will not disappoint.
The layered petals and leaves have a solid, dimensional look that highlights each perfect, individual bloom. Plus, if you've been looking for a chance to try out different crochet stitches, this design features the crochet popcorn stitch and picot stitch, which give the pattern that exciting texture. With this pattern, you can create crochet flowers that never lose their charm.
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge In sc: Flower = 3 ½ inches in diameter (use any size hook to achieve this gauge)
Finished Size3 ½ inches in diameter
- Red Heart With Love: 1 skein each 1704 Bubble Gum (A) and 1601 Lettuce (B)
- 5.5 mm crochet hook [US I-9]
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- ch: chain
- sc: single crochet
- st(s): stitch(es)
- : work directions given in brackets the number of times specified
- * or **: repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated
Beg popcorn = Ch 3, 4 dc in same space, drop loop, insert hook, from front to back, in top of beg ch-3, pick up dropped loop and pull through.
Cluster = Yo, insert hook in next st or space, draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook, (yo, insert hook in same st or space, draw up a oop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice, yo and draw through all 4 loops on hook.
Picot stitch = Ch 3, slip st in 3rd ch from hook.
Crochet Flower Pattern
With A, ch 5, join with a slip st to form a ring.
Round 1: Ch 1, [sc in ring, ch 1] 6 times, join with a slip st in first sc – 6 sc; 6 ch-1 spaces.
Round 2: Beg popcorn in first st, ch 1, *popcorn in next st, ch 1; repeat from * around, join with a slip st in top of first beg popcorn – 6 popcorns; 6 ch-1 spaces.
Round 3: (Ch 3, cl, ch 3, slip st) in same space, (slip st, ch 5, slip st) in next ch-1 space, *(slip st, ch 3, cluster, ch 3, slip st) in top of next popcorn, (slip st, ch 5, slip st) in next ch-1 space; repeat from * around, join with a slip st in first slip st. Fasten off.
Crochet Leaves Pattern
With right side facing, join B with a slip st in any ch-5 space, *[ch 3, cluster, picot, ch 3, slip st] twice in same space, ch 1, (slip st, ch 3, cluster, picot, ch 3, slip st) in next ch-5 space, ch 1, slip st in next ch-5 space; repeat from * around, placing last slip st in same space as first leaf. Fasten off.
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