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50 Free Patterns on Crochet Flowers

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Flowers are the universal language of love, whether it is as a gift for a romantic dinner, congratulations on an achievement, or a peace offering after a fight. However, I’m sure we all want such lovely flowers to last and to be a symbol of those memories for all time. These crochet flowers are evergreen gifts that keep on giving.

To give you some inspiration on the types of flowers you can crochet, we have compiled an amazing list of crochet flower patterns. Simply make the flowers that you like from the list and assemble them into a bouquet. You will find these flowers suitable for every occasion! From Mother’s Day, Teacher’s Day, Graduation Day, Weddings, and any romantic dates, these lovely yet free flower crochet patterns will definitely make your receiver smile.

We've handpicked these 48 crochet flowers pattern for you, and each one comes with a free pattern. Whether you are looking for simple crochet flowers to make or crochet flower bouquet patterns for any occasion, we've got you covered.

How to crochet flowers?

Crocheting a flower is not the hardest thing to pull off. You can pick and decide the difficulty of the flower crochet pattern according to your skill level.

Beginners may start with easy flower patterns. With just a couple of materials and some basic knowledge of crocheting (check out the complete guide to crochet for beginners if you need some guidance). With some patience, you’ll be able to create beautiful crochet flowers or bouquets of your own.

If you are an experienced crocheter, try making a larger flower bouquet as a new challenge. Simply combine them with other flowers, crochet leaves, and crochet plant patterns.

Here are some of the supplies you will find in a crochet flower tutorial:

  • Yarn
    The tutorial patterns you see in curated lists use a wide range of yarn weights, so remember to read the pattern and follow the type of yarn used to ensure the sizing won’t go off a lot.
  • Crochet Hook
    The thickness of the yarn used determines the crochet hook size. Always refer to the patterns for the best results. If needed, here is more information on crochet hooks.
  • Stitch Markers
    These handy markers help mark important stitches, such as the first stitch in a round. They are also available in a variety of colors and styles.
  • Yarn needle or Tapestry Needle
    In some crochet patterns, you may need this needle to stitch parts together or close up the gap to form the flower.
  • Scissors
    This is essential to help you cut off your yarn.
  • Floral Wire
    This is usually used to assemble your bouquet at the end.
  • Other Supplies
    These are just a few common tools used to crochet flowers and bouquets. Some other tutorials require materials such as floral tape, floral wire cutters, glue, etc. When in doubt, be sure to refer to the tutorial for the specific pattern.

FAQ For Crochet Flowers

1. What yarn type should I use to crochet a flower?

You should use the yarn specified in the pattern.

Cotton yarn is a great choice for crocheting flowers because it creates a smooth surface and doesn’t stretch much.

However, if the tutorial specifies certain kinds of yarn, it’s best to follow that for the best results.

2. What yarn weight should I use to crochet a flower?

It’s important to use the yarn weight recommended in the pattern.

Generally, crochet flowers will look more delicate when made with lighter-weight yarn, such as fingering/lace or light/DK yarn.

Keep in mind that a flower crocheted with DK yarn will be slightly smaller than one made with worsted-weight yarn.

If the tutorial doesn’t specify yarn weight, you can choose depending on how big you want your flowers to be.

For more information, you can read about Yarn Weight and Why It Matters.

3. What Crochet Basics do I need to make these beautiful flowers?

Most of the crochet patterns listed here are beginner-friendly. The preliminary knowledge you need to know are:
1. How to hold yarn and crochet hook
2. How to make a slip knot or a magic ring to begin crochet
And some of the basic crochet stitches, such as:
3. Chain Stitches, (ch)
4. Slip Stitches, (sl st)
5. Single Crochets, (sc)
6. Half Double Crochet, (hdc)
7. Double Crochet, (dc)
8. Treble Crochet, (tr)

4. How many crochet flowers should there be in a flower bouquet?

Based on the various flower crochet patterns in this list, you can easily opt to DIY your own flower bouquet. Hence, the number of flowers to add is entirely up to you (and how many you can or have the time to crochet!)

If you’re unsure about what type of flowers match, a brief tour on Pinterest will definitely give you inspiration. Or, simply pick out a crochet flower bouquet pattern that you like from this huge list of flower crochet patterns.

What’s Next:

50 Free Crochet Flower Patterns Just For You

I’m sure there will come a time when we have to give someone a flower bouquet. Choose from this collection of crochet flowers and bouquets; they are good for as long as you want to keep them.

We’ve handpicked these 50 free patterns on crochet flowers for you. Whether you are looking for simple flowers or flower bouquets to crochet for any occasion, we’ve got you covered.

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Joanne Loh

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Born into a creative family, Joanne Loh has over 40 years of experience in knitting and crocheting. Well-known for her creative approach to yarn crafts, her creations demonstrate a strong dedication to quality and spreading her enthusiasm among the crafting community.
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