crochet flowers in pink and red colors

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A free pattern for two layer crochet flowers that only take a couple of minutes to make! All you will need are some small scraps of yarn to make these crochet flowers, and you will be whipping up a bunch of them to share in no time!

Even a beginner can enjoy this easy 7 petal flower crochet pattern. You will find written instructions and a helpful photo tutorial below.

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pink and red two layer crochet flowers

How to Crochet a Flower in Layers

You will first create the flower centre. Add your first layer of petals. (You could stop here and use this small crochet flower as it is!) Holding this layer forward you will work behind the back of the petals from round 2, to create a chain loop between each petal.

For your final round, you will use each chain space to create another layer of petals to form your double layer flower.

Center of the Two Layer Crochet Flower

You will start by crocheting 4 chains which you will join together to form a ring, and then work single crochets into this ring.

You can use a contrast color for the centre which changes the look of the flower and use different colors for the petals if you wish.

double layer crochet flowers

How to use Crochet Flowers

The Free pattern for these pretty flowers only takes minutes to make, and are perfect embellishments to your projects.

  • A simple crochet flower or two can look beautiful added as an accent to a baby blanket.
  • Add a beautiful flower to a hair clip
  • You can add a pin to the back of a pretty crochet flower to make a brooch
  • Attach a small flower in bright colors to a child’s hat
  • Add some cute flowers to a Crochet Pillow

You may like this free pattern for Bramble Flowers

Best Yarn for Crochet Flowers

I use scraps of DK weight yarn for my flowers, but you can use any yarn weight you wish – just use a matching hook. My favourite yarn for making flowers is a cotton yarn as it washes well, keeps its shape and comes in a huge selection of colors!

With excellent stitch definition, cotton yarn is perfect for smaller projects like these crochet flowers.

double layer crochet flowers and leaves on a white background

More Free Crochet Flower Patterns

You can find lots of free crochet flower patterns here on my blog. Anyone who follows me on Instagram knows how much I love creating flowers in all the colors!

I adore the colors in this beautiful large flower crochet pattern and these rainbow crochet flowers are so cheerful! Or you may enjoy these cheerful crochet sunflowers.

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

Easy Crochet Leaves

Skill Level

Only basic stitches are used in this pattern. With a little practice, even an adventurous beginner can make this crochet flower.

Pattern is written in US crochet terms


Each flower measures approx 3in [7.5cm] across in DK weight yarn used

Gauge is not important for this project.


  • Small amounts of DK weight Yarn. I used King Cole Cottonsoft DK
  • 4mm crochet hook (use a 4.5mm hook if you crochet tightly)
  • Yarn Needle to weave in threads
  • You can use any yarn weight you choose and a matching hook


US Crochet terms

sc      single crochet

dc     double crochet

ch     chain

st      stitch

sl st   slip stitch

sp     space

rep   repeat

Two Layer Crochet Flower Pattern Instructions

Using first color, chain 4, sl st into 1st ch to form into a ring

Round 1: Ch 1 (does not count as a st) work 14 sc into ring, join with a sl st to first sc. Fasten off yarn (Pic 1)

Round 2: Using next color, join in any sc, ch 2, 1 dc in same st, [1 dc, ch 2, sl st] in next st, * sl st into next st, ch 2, 1 dc in same st, [1 dc, ch 2, sl st] in next st; rep from * 6 times – 7 petals (Pic 2)

With right side of flower facing you, you will now work behind row 2. Hold the petals forward so you can see your work (Pic 3)

Round 3: Working behind round 2, sl st into sp between 2 petals (insert hook into 2 loops to create a stable base to work from), ch 3, *sl st into sp between next 2 petals, ch 3; rep from * 6 times, sl st to 1st sl st – 7 x ch-3 loop spaces

Round 4: Sl st into first ch-3 sp, (ch 2, 3 dc, ch 2, sl st) in same sp, (sl st, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 2, sl st) in each ch-3 sp around. Fasten off yarn and weave in all threads – 7 petals (Pic 4 & 5)

crochet flowers picture tutorial

Check out more of my popular free Crochet Flower Patterns!

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If you make this pattern, don’t forget to follow me on Instagram and be sure to tag me in your photos so I can see it too, @anniedesigncrochet or #anniedesigncrochet – I can’t wait to see what colours you use with this pattern!

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You are welcome to use this pattern to make items to sell,  and I would appreciate that you include a link to the free pattern with credit for the designer, thank you!
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  1. Hi Annie;
    I live your crochet creations and am hoping to download and try to make your free 2 layer crochet flower pattern. Where do I find the download link for the free double layer flower and leaf crochet pattern? I am wanting to try making this but simply cannot find the pattern download link for it.

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