I love these pretty 3D Crochet Flowers and I can’t stop making them! They are the perfect relaxing little project and you can use them in so many creative ways. Once you have the pattern down (it is easy, I promise!) they will only take minutes to make, and just use scraps of cotton yarn.
My inspiration for these crochet embellishments are beautiful Peony Flowers and the lovely fluffy blooms they make!
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I designed this pattern to be suitable for everyone. Creating the chains behind the petals can seem a bit tricky at first but you will soon get the hang of it. The small flowers above are made using a sports-weight cotton and a 3mm hook. You could also use a heavier weight yarn and make larger flowers – experiment with whatever yarn you have and enjoy creating different colour combinations!
The flowers below are made with an Aran/Worsted weight yarn and a 4mm hook.
Add these to an Easter wreath in pastel colours, or they would be adorable sewn to a Baby Blanket. My favourite way to use them is to attach to a hair pin or clip for a cute hair accessory!
These pretty flowers only take minutes to make, and are perfect for adding as embellishments to your projects. You can add a pin to the back of the flower to make a brooch, or add one to a child’s hat. You could also make some crochet leaves to add to your flowers, and you can find a leaf pattern in this post below. Just click the link
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Instructions for the pattern is written in US Crochet Terms
Only basic stitches are used in this pattern
Small flower measures 2.25in [6cm] across in 4 ply/sports-weight yarn
Large flower measures 3in [7.5cm] across in aran/worsted weight yarn
Gauge is not important for this project.
- Small amounts of 4 ply/sports-weight cotton Yarn and 3mm hook (I used Scheepjes Catona) – or
- Small amounts of Aran/worsted weight cotton Yarn and 4mm hook (I used Rico Creative Cotton)
- Yarn Needle to weave in threads
- Hair Clips or Bobby Pins (optimal)
US Crochet Terms
Sl st slip stitch
Hdc half double crochet
Dc double crochet
UK Crochet Terms
Sl st slip stitch
Htr half treble crochet
Tr treble crochet
Instructions for 3D Crochet Flowers
US Crochet Terms
Using 1st colour make a magic ring
Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as 1st 1 hdc and ch 1), work [1 hdc, ch 1] into ring 5 times, join with a sl st to 2nd ch of beg ch 3. Pull ring closed and fasten off – 6 hdc, 6 x ch-1 sp
Round 2: Using 2nd colour, join in any ch-1 sp, [ch 4, miss next ch-1 sp, sl st into next ch-1 sp] 3 times, ending with a sl st into base of beg ch 4, do not fasten off – 3 x ch-4 sp
Round 3: Sl st into 1st ch-4 sp, *[ch 2, 5 dc, ch 2, sl st] into same ch-4 sp, sl st into next ch-4 sp; rep from * 2 more times, leaving out [sl st into next ch-4 sp] for last repeat, do not fasten off – 3 petals
Round 4: Fold petals forward and you will work into the back of the next petal, ch 2, * sl st into base of the centre of petal (push hook in and pull yarn through – see pic), ch 5; rep from * 2 more times, skip ch-2 sp and join with a sl st into beg ch-5 sp, do not fasten off – 3 x ch-5 sp
Round 5: *[ch 2, 6 dc, ch 2, sl st] into same ch-5 sp, sl st into next ch-5 sp; rep from * 2 more times, leaving out [sl st into next ch-4 sp] for last repeat, fasten off – 3 petals
Round 6: Using 3rd colour, fold petals forward and you will work into the back of the next petal, * sl st into base of the centre of petal (push hook in and pull yarn through), ch 7; rep from * 2 more times, join with a sl st into beg ch-7 sp, do not fasten off – 3 x ch-7 sp
Round 7: *[ch 1, 1 hdc, 7 dc, 1 hdc, ch 1, sl st] into same ch-7 sp, sl st into next ch-7 sp; rep from * 2 more times, leaving out [sl st into next ch-4 sp] for last repeat, fasten off and weave in threads – 3 petals
I hope you enjoy this little pattern and make loads of 3D Crochet Flowers in your favourite colours!
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