An easy to crochet flower.

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To make a crochet flower you will need the following items. Some yarn of  your choice and a crochet hook of any size. A ruler or tape measure  a darning needle and some scissors.

To begin take the hook and the yarn and make a slipknot.  If you have trouble making a slip stitch just tie the yarn around the hook and practice the slip stitch later.

slip stitch

Now it is time to make some chain.chain

Once you have the hang of chain keep going until your work measures 14 inches or 30 centimetres and leave a long tail.

row of chain

Now it is time to roll!

sew

Thread the darning roll with the tail and sew the flower as you roll it up.

needle through

Continue to roll the length of chain and put the darning needle through the flower each  time you roll.

turning and sewingAlmost finished. Roll and shape the length of chain into a flower (circular) shape and use the darning needle to catch.

variation

For variation use a thicker yarn and larger hook and any colour yarn

Your flower is now completed and you can use it as an embellishment on its own or put it together with another flower. Make one, make many. Enjoy. Post me any questions.

two together

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19 Responses to An easy to crochet flower.

  1. Pingback: A slightly harder crochet flower part one. | gentlestitches

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  3. Well done! I would love to see them. The wallpaper flowers are easy too. I will post a tutorial very soon. You will pick them up in 5 minutes.

  4. Wilhelmina says:

    Ok, I whipped up TWO flowers last night. I’ll show them to you one day. Now I’d like to learn how to make the kind of flowers that are in your blog wallpaper.

  5. Anonymous says:

    very cute they also look good with a button centre love deb

  6. I’m getting ready to *relearn* how to crochet, so I can’t wait to try this! I also love the heart you sent me in my birthday card. Have you or will you be posting a tutorial for it, too? THANK YOU! Hugs, Katherine

    • Thank you Katherine and I am glad you liked the little heart. I am planning to post a tutorial for it in the next “collectively creative” post which I believe is all about LOVE!
      You picked the very best crochet project to relearn crochet. It is quick and lovely and you get something to show for your work very quickly. Feel free to use it in any way on your page. I love encouraging people to crochet. :)

  7. Thank you Janette. A great way to introduce crochet to the beginner.

  8. Wilhelmina says:

    So you stop chaining at about 30 cms and tie it off? Is that right? And I stop using the crochet hook and start using the darning needle? Did you make two different-sized flowers and then place one on top of the other in that last photo? I reckon I could actually do this (despite the fact that crochet is, um, the work of the devil herself).

    • Yes. Tie off at 30 cm but leave a long tie or “tail”. Stop using the hook and start and finish with the darning needle. Yes the bottom flower is composed of two different sized flowers, one on top of each other. The darning needle works as hard if not harder than the hook in this pattern. It is a very relaxed pattern and you just sew all the bits you don’t want at the front onto the back! Best of luck and I would love to see one. You can vary by yarn thickness or hook size and no rules. :)

  9. I look forward to it. The darning needle at the end gets to sort out any thing you are not happy with like loose bits or loops not where you want them etcetera. Nothing like a hand made flower (or two) to add colour to a hat, scarf or jacket.

  10. dogfordavid says:

    :D:D:D Looks like fun :) Can’t wait to give this a try :D :) I will post my adventures with my first flower on my side blog so you can see :) Just promise to not expect greatness from the first round or two lol

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