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How to Crochet a Flower – Video Tutorial & Free Crochet Pattern

Learning to crochet a flower can be tricky, but I made this video tutorial to show you exactly how to make a basic 6-petal crocheted flower.  Follow along and you’ll be crocheting flowers in no time!  You will need  a few basic crochet stitches, but with a little practice you’ll get it!  Written instructions for the crochet flower are also included below.

How to crochet a flower

Free Crochet Flower Pattern

Materials

  • Any size crochet hook (I used size “J”)
  • Small amount of any yarn (~20 yards).  I used Vanna’s Choice Solids.

Directions

Chain 4, join with sl st to form circle.

Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), 11 more dc into circle (12 dc).  Join to first dc with sl st.

Round 2: Ch 4 (counts as first sc + ch 3).  *skip 1 st, sc in next st, ch 3*  Repeat around until beginning.  Join by making a sc in first ch-3 stitch. (Six, ch-3 spaces).

Round 3: Ch 3.  4 more dc in first ch-3 space.  Sc.  In next ch-3 space work *1 s, 5dc, 1sc*  Repeat around until beginning.  Join to first sc with sl st.  (6 Petals)

Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

Tada – You’ve made a flower!