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30+ Free Crochet Flower Patterns for your Next Project

In this collection, you’ll find free crochet patterns for beautiful flowers to add to bouquets and for your stylish accessories.

Easy-to-follow, the patterns I’ve chosen will give you a chance to try different techniques on smaller projects as well as offering inspiration for your projects.

Montage of four photos 1) purple and pink crocheted roses 2) crocheted bouquet 3) crocheted lilies in pink and white 4) brightly coloured crocheted tulips in a jug

As well as easy crochet patterns for individual flowers, I’ve also included these projects to give you ideas on how to use the flowers:

  • Crochet Flower Earrings
  • Flower Market Bag
  • Crochet Flower Greeting Card
  • Crochet Flower Paper Clips
2 large blue crochet daisies surrounded by smaller white daisies on a pink background
Sustainable and eco friendly, crochet flowers don’t wilt!

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If you know someone who has allergies or loves a certain flower but doesn’t like the scent, crocheted flowers are a fabulous alternative!

Maybe you’re in a crocheting rut? Challenge yourself to try these different techniques. These crochet flower patterns are quick makes meaning you’ll see the results in no time!

Best of all, you’ve probably already got the yarn in your stash keeping your costs down.

Crochet flowers with an amigurumi mum and baby

Free Flower Crochet Patterns

Learn how to crochet a flower and practise your skills at all levels.

Click on the numbered title or image to go to the crochet pattern.

Most of these patterns are written in US Crochet Terms.

For my UK crocheters, the table below is a conversion of basic crochet stitches from US to UK.

US Crochet TermsUK Crochet Terms
single crochet (sc)double crochet (dc)
half double crochet (hdc)half treble crochet (htr)
double crochet (dc)treble crochet (tr)
treble (tr)double treble (dtr)
double treble (dtr)triple treble (trtr)

Free crochet flower patterns in this collection include:

  • 5 petal flower
  • Crochet Bouquet – English Rose, Honeysuckle, Violet, Delphinium, Foxglove, Cornflower, Sweet Pea, Peony, Forget-me-Knot, Hydrangea, Gypsophila, Dusty Miller, Lisianthus
  • Cactus
  • Carnation
  • Daisy
  • Daffodil
  • Hyacinth
  • Lavender
  • Lily
  • Orchid
  • Pansy and Voila
  • Peony
  • Poinsettia
  • Popcorn flowers
  • Poppy
  • Puff flowers
  • Rose
  • Christmas Rose
  • Snowdrops
  • Sunflower
  • Tulip

1. Simple Crochet Flower

crochet tablet cover showing measuring length of chain loop
easy 5 petal crochet flower

A very easy pattern is my one-round crochet flower free pattern.

I’ve used this five petal crochet flower as a button on my tablet cover

I’ve also used the same pattern as an alternative for pompoms on the end of a crochet poncho neck fastening.

Use your scrap yarn from your stash and make a few at a time to dip into when needed for embellishments.

Simple Crochet Flower (UK crochet terms)

Instructions

Round 1: With Yarn B, start with a magic ring, ch3 (counts as first tr), 9tr into the magic circle, pull to tighten, join Yarn A and sl st to ch3 to join

Round 2: Ch1, dc in same sp, [tr, ttr, ch1, ttr, tr] in next st, *dc in next st, [tr, ttr, ch1, ttr, tr] in next st.  Rep from * 3 more times

Simple Crochet Flower (US crochet terms)

Instructions

Round 1: With Yarn B, start with a magic ring, ch3 (counts as first dc), 9dc into the magic circle, pull to tighten, join Yarn A and sl st to ch3 to join

Round 2: Ch1, sc in same sp, [dc, dtr, ch1, dtr, dc] in next st, *sc in next st, [dc, dtr, ch1, dtr, dc] in next st.  Rep from * 3 more times

Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew on to your project.

2. Daisy Crochet Flower Pattern

3d crochet daisy on a wooden board
Crochet Arcade

I love this 3D Crochet Daisy Flower. 

If you struggle with starting with a magic ring, this free pattern has instructions for starting with a slip stitch too. 

The pattern is easy to follow with a photo tutorial in case you get stuck.  And did I mention it’s 3D 🙂

Skills needed to make this pattern:

  • Working in rounds
  • Increasing stitches

3. Daisy Granny Square

daisy in a square granny square crocheted in multiple colours
The Daisy in a Square granny square is the central motif of this boho shawl – Jera’s Jamboree

My crochet boho shawl uses the daisy granny square as the central motif.

I share photos for the rounds as well as written instructions for each round of the square. 

Use it as a motif in a granny square bag or give my shawl a go (it’s easy!).

You might also like:  crochet daisy cushion

4. Sunflower Crochet Flower Pattern

crochet sunflower head on a wooden background
Ellan Aria

I like the size of this sunflower applique with its diameter of 3.75 inches.

This crochet flower pattern includes a very clear photo tutorial making it easy for a beginner to crochet.

5. Sunflower Coaster Crochet Pattern

crochet sunflower worked as a coaster
Hooked on Patterns

These sunflower coasters are a fabulous addition for any home décor.

Stitches and techniques:

  • (mr) Magic Ring
  • (sl st) Slip Stitch
  • (sc) Single Crochet / UK (dc) Double Crochet
  • (inc) Increase – 2sc in the same stitch
  • (hdc) Half Double Crochet / UK (htr) Half Treble Crochet
  • (dc) Double Crochet / UK (tr) Treble Crochet
  • (trc) Treble Crochet / UK (dtr) Double Treble Crochet
  • (blo) Back Loop Only
  • Picot

You might also like:  crochet sunflowers in a pot

6. Carnation Crochet Flower Pattern

two white crochet carnations and one pink being held by their stems
Planet June

Not only will you learn how to crochet a carnation with this crochet flower pattern free, you have the option of adding a stem to create your own stunning flower arrangement.

You can use any weight yarn and corresponding hook. 

Materials you need:

For a life size carnation

  • Aran/Worsted yarn
  • 5mm hook

To use the flower (without the stem) for an embellishment or a brooch

These carnations look great in a bouquet and would make fabulous quick and easy crochet gifts (think Mother’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries).

7. Easy Crochet Poppy

There are lots of free crochet poppy patterns so why this one?

This crochet poppy free pattern is my favourite because it closely replicates the classic Remembrance Day poppy (plus there are other gorgeous poppy crochet projects on the page).

Materials you need:

  • Any Dk yarn in Dark Red and Black
  • A 3mm (US C/2 or D/3) hook
  • Stitch marker
  • Brooch bar (optional)

8. Tulip Crochet Flower Pattern

Red, pink, yellow and mauve crocheted tulips in a white jug
Pippa Pattern Crochet

If you’re an advanced beginner, this tulip pattern is perfect.

With easy to follow written step-by-step instructions plus a detailed photo guide with 100 + high resolution images, each step on how to crochet and assemble every part of the flower and leaves is explained.

Materials you need:

The finished flower head size is approximately 5 x 3cm.

9. Crochet Tulips on Canvas

pink and yellow tulips crocheted and mounted on a canvas and frame
Repeat Crafter Me

The tulips and stems are crocheted in cotton yarn and hot glued to a canvas.  A Mason Jar zipper bag finishes this off perfectly.

How unique is this!  You could use this technique on different crocheted flowers (not just tulips).

Materials you need:

  • Lily Sugar ‘n Cream yarn in Sunshine Yellow, Rose Pink, and Hot Green
  • 4mm/G Crochet Hook
  • Mason Jar Zipper Bags
  • 11 x 14 inch Canvas panel
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Tapestry needle
  • 11 x 14 inch frame (optional)

You’ll make 8 tulips, 5 leaves, 5 long stems and short stems.

Easy written instructions to follow for crocheting the tulip petals, the tulip leaves and the stem and there’s a photo tutorial too.

Have fun!

10. Amigurumi Daffodil

green crocheted watering can with crochet daffodils and a fairy
K and J Dolls

This makes me smile!

Not only will you learn how to crochet a daffodil flower with this pattern but you’ll also learn how to crochet a watering can and fairy.

This is the best daffodil flower pattern I’ve found – it’s realistic and well proportioned.

You could change the flowers in the watering can to suit the season!

Materials you need:

  • 3.25mm crochet hook
  • 5mm crochet hook
  • 4 ply yarn (light yellow, dark yellow, cream, green and red)
  • Chunky yarn (green for watering can)
  • Two Black 4 mm beads

Finished sizes:

  • Fairy: 2 inches (sitting).
  • Daffodil flower: 1.5 inches tall (excluding stem).
  • Watering can diameter: 3 inches, tall: 3 inches.

14 pages long with very detailed instructions and 43 images, this intermediate crochet pattern is whimsical and so very cute!

11. Daffodil Granny Square

3 granny squares with a raised daffodil in the centre
Linda Nelson

Crochet a granny square daffodil with this free crochet pattern.

The flower is built so that there is no sewing parts together (music to my ears!).

The trumpet is made first, then the petals are crocheted onto it.

A series of chain loops crocheted onto the back are used to begin working the background square.

The petals are “loose” so that the bloom is above the fabric of the square making this granny square 3D.

Instructions are included for crossed double crochet, V-stitch, treble, and double treble crochet stitches. Other stitches used are single crochet, double crochet, half double crochet, slip stitch, and chain stitch.

Materials you need:

There are so many projects you could use this granny square for as well as an afghan).

12. Crochet Hyacinth Pattern

This hyacinth is simply beautiful.

Follow the video tutorial and you won’t go wrong!

Tip: Take note of the abbreviations at the start.  This will help you follow the text overlay on this video.

Click here for Part Two

13. Peony Flower Free Crochet Pattern

crochet peony in pink and yellow
Emma Leith

The written instructions and step by step photo tutorial in this free crochet pattern will have you learning how to crochet a peony flower in no time.

Have a play with different yarn weights, hooks and colours to see what affects you get!

Add stems for a bouquet of flowers or learn how to turn a crochet flower into a brooch.

14. Easy Crochet Rose Pattern

4 roses crocheted in different sizes in different shades of pink and red
Skip To My Lou

This is the easiest rose crochet pattern I’ve found. 

The pattern teaches how to crochet a rose flower step-by-step AND in different sizes.

To crochet a mini rose you simply need to reduce your foundation chain.  Or for a larger rose, increase your foundation chain. 

As long as you keep your chain count to odd numbers, you can crochet a rose of any size.  Simple!

Materials you need:

Check out a crochet gnome with roses on his hat and holding a rose in this collection of crochet gnome patterns.

15. Rose Crochet Flower Pattern

5 crochet roses in different pinks and purple made from folding over the crochet fabric using the origami technique
Naztazia

If you’re looking for a rose that looks like it’s in bud, this is the free pattern for you. 

This pattern shows how to crochet a simple origami rose.

It’s a fabulous project for beginner to advanced crocheters.

First you crochet a circle (4 rounds) and then fold your circle in a simple way that forms a rose flower.  And because you only need small amounts of yarn, it’s a great way to use up your stash!

Using a 5mm hook will make your rose larger, a 3.75 hook will make your rose smaller.

This crochet flower pattern is a free PDF download and there is a video tutorial available as well.

16. Crochet Popcorn Flower

popcorn crochet flower in pink and orange with a ladybird in the middle
The Stitchin Mommy

This easy free crochet pattern for crochet popcorn flowers has written instructions and a photo tutorial.

Materials you need:

  • 5mm (I) Crochet Hook
  • Small amounts of Aran/Worsted weight yarn in 3 colours
  • Tapestry or darning needle, for weaving ends

You could stop at the first layer or continue with more rounds to make a fuller flower. 

These flowers would look fabulous used on cards as embellishments.

17. Puff Stitch Flower Pattern

crochet puff flowers in pastel purple, pink and white
Bella Coco Crochet

Learn how to make these gorgeous puff flowers and join them together to make a scarf, add to a flower headband, make a brooch or use as embellishments on blankets and to personalise cards.

Stitches you need to know:

  • ch – Chain
  • ss – Slip Stitch
  • dc – Double Crochet   /   US single crochet
  • dtr – Double Treble  /  US treble crochet

Once you’ve made your puff flowers, follow the video tutorial for how to turn your puff flowers into a square which you can then use as building blocks for other (larger) projects.

18. Bouquet Crochet Flower Pattern Collection

different crochet flowers to arrange into a bouquet
West Yorkshire Spinners/Anna Nikipirowicz

This 16-page PDF download has free crochet patterns for flowers and leaves that you can make into a bouquet.

Crochet flowers pattern free in this e-book include:

  • English Rose
  • Honeysuckle
  • Violet
  • Delphinium
  • Foxglove
  • Cornflower
  • Sweet Pea
  • Peony
  • Forget-me-Knot Crochet Flower Pattern
  • Hydrangea
  • Gypsophila
  • Dusty Miller
  • Lisianthus

Whether you want to crochet a bouquet or are looking for embellishments, this really is the perfect collection!

19. Crochet Orchid Flower Free Pattern

I’ve tried to grow orchids in the past and as you probably know, they’re really hard to keep alive!  I have one that’s not real but a crocheted orchid would be even better!

Supplies needed:

  • Cotton Yarn
  • 1.75mm crochet hook
  • Wire
  • Green floral tape

For part two click here.

Straightforward to crochet, you’ll be proudly displaying your orchid in no time.

20. Lavender Crochet Pattern

crocheted lavender in a glass bottle
Moara Crochet

Crochet this gorgeous lavender using popcorn stitches.

This beginner friendly lavender crochet pattern also includes a photo tutorial.

You can use any yarn and hook size of your choice but keep in mind that the lighter the yarn weight and smaller the hook, the less floppy and sturdy your lavender flowers will be.

Materials recommended for this project:

  • 10 metres of purple fingering weight yarn
  • 1.75mm crochet hook
  • Stitch marker
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
  • 50cm florist wire

The finished size using this crochet lavender written pattern using the recommended yarn and hook is 6cm tip to base and 1.5cm wide.

21. Stargazer Lily Crochet Flower Pattern

stargazer lily crocheted in pink displayed in a white vase
Pippa Patterns Crochet

If (like me) you find the scent of lily’s overpowering, this pattern is perfect for achieving a fabulous floral arrangement … without the scent!

Included in this pattern is easy to follow, step-by-step instructions and a detailed photo guide that explains each step on not only how to crochet, but also to assemble every part of this Stargazer Lily Flower, Buds and Leaves.

Materials you need:

  • 3ply cotton
  • crochet hook 1.50mm
  • OR
  • 4ply cotton
  • crochet hook 1.75mm

The finished lily is approximately:

  • 50″(38cm) tall
  • Flower Head 8” (20cm)
  • Flower Petal 4.5”(11CM)

Skill level easy, give it a go to brighten up your home or give as a gift.

22. Crochet Pansy and Viola

crochet pansy and viola in a terracotta pot and green pot
Pippa Patterns Crochet

This advanced beginner project has easy instructions to follow and a detailed photo guide.

The pattern includes 2 sizes of flowers and 3 sizes of leaves.

Materials you need:

  • 3 ply cotton
  • 1.50mm crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors

Finished sizes:

  • Pansy 2.5”x 3”(6.5 x 7.5cm)
  • Viola will measure approx. 1.5 x 2”(4 x 5cm)

23. 10 point Flower

This free Ravelry download has been a popular pattern in a crochet group I belong to.

The centre is worked in a continuous spiral so you do not need to count rounds, only stitches.

Materials you need:

  • Worsted/Aran yarn (use your scrap yarn left over from finished projects)
  • 4mm crochet hook
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle

If you’re going to use this as a hotpad, I recommend you use cotton yarn instead of acrylic as it will stand the heat better!

I’m thinking if a lighter weight yarn is used and a smaller hook, these would look fabulous joined together as a floral bunting!

24. Cactus Crochet Pattern

For this easy cactus pattern, you’ll also be crocheting the soil.  I like that this is a flower cactus!

If you prefer written instructions, there’s a link for the free crochet pattern in the description of the video.  Use it as you follow along with the video tutorial.

Youtube thumbnail showing a crochet cactus

25. Crochet Christmas Rose

Using only basic crochet stitches, this video will have you crocheting a pot of Christmas Roses in no time.

Every part of the flower is well presented and has text overlay so the instructions are great for all needs.

If you want to slow down or speed up the video and don’t know how, I have a crochet tip to help.

26. Crochet Poinsettia Pattern

The base of a Christmas tree with wrapped presents and crocheted poinsettias
Happy Patty Crochet

Make your gift giving at Christmas unique by crocheting this poinsettia flower instead of a ribbon bow! 

You could crochet several flowers and string them together to make bunting as part of your Christmas décor.

With a flat back, you can easily attach any clip or clasp to wear.

This is such a versatile pattern!

The crochet flower pattern include diagrams, instructions (in American standard terms) and details step by step photo guides that will show you how to crochet this flower.

27. Poinsettia Crochet Pattern

There are so many projects you can use the poinsettia flower for:

  • crochet wearables
  • bags
  • Christmas tree ornaments
  • pillow decorations
  • hair accessories
  • home décor

This video will take you step-by-step on how to crochet the different flower parts and how the separate parts come together to make your flower.

Youtube thumbnail showing a crochet poinsietta

28. Crochet Snowdrops Free Crochet Flower Pattern

A posy of crocheted snowdrops is being held in a hand
Moara Crochet

Make a posy with these cute crocheted snowdrops.

You will need:

  • 2 meters white yarn per flower
  • 2 meters green yarn per flower
  • 2 meters of green yarn per leaf
  • Matching crochet hook to your yarn
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors
  • 25cm florist wire per flower or leaf
  • Cutting pliers

This free crochet pattern includes a photo tutorial to take you through the process.

29. Snowdrop Granny Square

granny square with a crochet snowdrop embellishment
Lisa Hooper

This free Ravelry download is written in UK and US crochet terms.

Materials needed:

  • Crochet hook 4.5mm
  • Yarn: Stylecraft Special DK in Grass Green, White, and Spring Green

The block granny square is crocheted first, followed by the snowdrops, stems and leaves.

A clear photo tutorial shows you how to bring this project together.

30. Crochet Cyclamen Pattern

crochet cyclamen plant in pink
Gonkui Crochet

This crochet cyclamen flower is in two video parts:

  • Petals
  • Leaf

If you prefer to read the instructions rather than watch, both videos also have text.

Click here to watch Part 1

Click here to watch Part 2

31. Crochet Cornflower Pattern

crocheted cornflower in different shades of blue
Mari-Liis Lille

This stunning crochet cornflower is a free pattern PDF download (it also includes a pattern for a daisy and a poppy).

Materials needed:

  • Yarn – Sport / 5 ply weight Steinbach Wolle Capri (50 g / 125 m; 100% cotton) – a small amount of dark blue and blue
  • Crochet Hook – 2mm or 2.50mm
  • White (iris) thread for stitching the core of cornflower
  • Yarn needle

There are photos to guide you, a stitch diagram and the written pattern is easy to follow.

Cornflowers are one of my favourite flowers. What’s your favourite?

Related Summer Crochet Patterns

Ideas for using crochet flowers

There are so many things you can make! Here are some ideas:

  • Flower arrangements to replace cut flowers – perfect for people with allergies. Crochet flowers throughout the season and switch your display up
  • Wedding bouquets and accessories – headbands, garters, shawls and more
  • Crocheted Flower Cards – scroll for a free crochet pattern
  • Brighten up scrapbooks – embellish to add more texture
  • Embellishments on garments and accessories – brighten up bags, scarves and more
  • Embellishments for your seasonal crocheted wreaths – Easter, Autumn/Fall, Christmas. Adding crocheted flowers gives projects that final touch
  • Use as buttons – secure a flap on a bag, use as buttons on garments and so much more
  • Pretty up your paperclips – scroll for a free crochet pattern
  • Flower headbands – not just for children but look great on adults too!
  • Floral crochet jewellery – necklace, earring, brooch, bracelet – scroll for a free flower crochet earrings pattern
  • Flower bunting – alternate flowers for each season to hang on your fireplace or outside on the decking
  • Wall hanging – crochet your favourite flower and add to a crocheted background to brighten up your wall space
  • Coasters and hot pads – keep your surfaces safe
  • Floral doily – stand your bouquet of crocheted flowers on your doily
  • Flower granny squares as the building blocks for other projects – blankets, garments, bucket hats, bags
  • Tapestry/filet flower as part of a larger project – look fabulous on blanket borders and applique sewn on to blankets and garments

What else can you think of that can be made with crochet flowers?

Patterns that include Crochet Flowers

Crochet Flower Earrings

3 pairs of crochet flower earrings in pink, purple and turquoise
Naztazia

These crochet flower earrings would make a fabulous gift wouldn’t they!

You can make them in any colour and use any metal wire findings, such as gold, silver, brass, or antique.

This flower is easy and suitable for beginners.

Written in US Crochet Terms, you’ll need to know:

  • how to crochet a chain
  • single crochet
  • half double crochet
  • double crochet
  • slip stitch

The pattern is easy to remember, as all petals follow the same format.

A free PDF download is available for this pattern.

Flower Market Bag

market bag crocheted in stripes of pink, lilac, orange, yellow, cream and turquoise with flowers around the top
DROPS Design

Although this pattern is for children, I would use it!

I love how bright and fun this market bag is.

The project is worked in the round, bottom up, with stripes and flowers.

  • Recommended yarn: DROPS Paris
  • Measurements: Circumference: approx. 54 cm = 21 1/4” / Height: approx. 24 cm = 9 1/2”

Use the basic bag pattern and decorate with any flowers.

How to Crochet a Flower Greeting Card

crochet flower greeting card and envelope with three crocheted flowers and three green buttons

This video tutorial is easy to follow and you’ll finish with a beautiful greeting card for any occasion.

Crochet Flower Paper Clips

3 purple crochet flowers attached to paper clips
Petals to Picots

If you love stationery, you’ll love this small crochet flower transformed into paperclips!

Brighten up your office space with this quick and easy pattern (each flower is only three rounds).

Materials you’ll need:

Once you’ve crocheted your flowers you’ll use a hot glue gun to add a dab of glue to the pad of the paperclip and stick the flower on.

Easy!

Related Home Décor Crochet Patterns

These crochet projects will spruce up your home décor:

Flower Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

In this section I’ve included a pattern for crocheting stems and some tips on how to stiffen your crochet flowers.

What can I use to crochet flower stems?

Follow my easy instructions to crochet flower stems that you can add to any flower:

Materials you need:

  • 3mm crochet hook
  • Small amount of DK yarn in green
  • Pipe cleaner

Instructions

Chain 36

Row 1:  1dc in the 2nd chain from the hook, dc across, turn

Row 2:  1 chain (does not count as a stitch), dc across, turn

Row 3:  repeat row 2

Fasten off.

Fold the pipe cleaner in half, folding the sharp ends inwards.

Sew the crocheted fabric around the pipe cleaner.

Join row ends at base of the stem, leaving the other end open to sew onto the flower head.

Sew your flower head to the stem.

How to stiffen crochet flowers?

There are several ways you can stiffen crocheted flowers:

  • Cornstarch mixed with water – soak and then pin out to dry
  • Starch spray – follow instructions on the spray
  • 1 part PVA glue to 3 parts water mixed well. Drop the crochet into the pot of solution, allow to soak for a few seconds, squeeze or press out excess with fingers. Reshape and leave to naturally dry on flat card. You can pin the pieces to hold the shape. Leave to dry for about 36 hours
  • Mod Podge – diluted
  • Fabric stiffener
  • Hairspray – not the best but if you don’t have anything else it will work!

Happy crocheting!

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