How to Make a Crocheted Flowers
If you like to decorate your accessories – hats, bags, belts, scarfs… – or put a nice detail on your dress or jacket, or make your cushions cute and warm, then crochet flowers are the must to learn.
For making crocheted flowers, certain knowledge of crochet technique is required. And you can feel free to use different yarns and colours to make your own design. Since they are handmade flowers, embellishments and decorations are entirely left up to the creator.
The crocheted flowers can be incorporated on pillows, wall hangings, lampshades, clothing, various centerpieces and so on. Also, many people crochet flowers as a jewellery – broaches, hat or hair pins, even rings or necklaces. You can be really surprised how they can make your appereance impressive and unique.
How to Make Crocheted Flowers
Right below are some simple steps in learning how to crochet flowers. Once you learn this method and its basics properly, later on you can indulge yourself to crochet a variety of patterns for crocheted flowers.
Cotton thread- 70.9 gm (2.5 oz) – 4 ply, worsted weight cotton, 1 ball will make many, at least enough for the elusive poncho.
Size 5mm crochet hook
Gauge – finished flower measures approximately 9cm (3.5″)
Round 1 – ch 10, join with slst to 1st ch.
Round 2 – * ch 3, sc in ring. repeat from * 8 times.
Round 3 – Slst in first ch3 space, ch1, 3 sc in same space and in each ch3 space around, slst in beg ch1.
Round 4 – *[1sc, 1dc, in first sc][2 trbc in second sc][1dc, 1sc in third sc]. repeat from * in each set of three sc. join with slst to first sc. Fasten off.
Well, when your crochet flower is completely crocheted, make some more and get ready for utilization. You can now put the flowers together in different style and order, or use them as decoration. It is great to use small buttons, beads, sequins… or whatever you find interesting, and stitch onto the flowers.
Crochet Flower Patterns
3-D flower granny square
3-in-1 flower pattern
5 petal flower
Breaded crochet flower brooches
A rose for mother
Bellefleur crocheted flowers
Chain stitch flower
Cluster flower small motif pattern