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14 Gorgeous Free and Easy Crochet Flower Patterns

If you’re looking for a fun and easy crochet project, then one of these free crocheted flowers may be it! 

A crochet flower is a great way to add a touch of color to projects like crochet hats, crochet blankets and more. Plus, these easy crochet flowers are simple to make, and can be made in various sizes and colors. 

You’ll find that this collection of free crochet flower patterns are easy to follow and great for all levels of crocheters to make, from beginners to more advanced.

To begin, let’s learn a bit more about the yarn and the stitches you’ll want to know to make crochet flowers, as well as ideas on how to use flowers and some tips to crochet the perfect flower too.

What is the Best Yarn for Crochet Flowers?

There are many types of yarn that can be used for crocheting flower patterns, but the best is a four weight yarn since it is easy to work with.

Some of the most popular types of yarn for crocheting flowers include acrylic yarn and cotton yarn. Each type of yarn has its own unique benefits and drawbacks.

  • Acrylic yarn is a synthetic fiber that is soft, durable, and easy to work with.
  • Cotton yarn is a natural fiber that is soft, absorbent, and easy to care for.

The Yarns

Below are a few of my favorite yarns to use in my patterns.

Vanna’s Choice

This yarn is made by Lion Brand, and is a Weight 4 – Medium yarn.

Vanna's Choice

Fiber: 100% Acrylic
Yardage: 156m / 171 yds
Hook: 5.5 mm (I-9)
Substitute: Lion Brand Heartland

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24/7 Cotton

This yarn is made by Lion Brand, and is a Weight 4 – Medium yarn.

24/7 Cotton

Fiber: 100% Mercerized Cotton
Yardage: 186 Yards 3.5 oz
Hook: 4 mm (G-6)
Substitute: Cascade Paradigm Shift

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Lily Sugar’n Cream

This yarn is made by Yarnspirations, and is a Weight 4 – Medium yarn.

Lily Sugar'n Cream

Fiber: 100% Cotton
Yardage: 645 meters / 706 yards (varies)
Hook: 5 mm (H-8)
Substitute: Bernet Handicrafter

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Crochet Stitches for Flowers

There are many crochet stitches that can be used to create flowers. Some of the most popular stitches are the single crochet, the double crochet, and the half double crochet.

However, the technique in how and when you turn, chain or switch to a new stitch matters more than the main stitch in a flower crochet pattern.

The Stitches

Single Crochet

Single Crochet Crochet Stitch

Abbreviation: sc
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Double Crochet

Double Crochet Crochet Stitch

Abbreviation: dc
Difficulty Level: Easy
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Half Double Crochet

Half Double Crochet Crochet Stitch

Abbreviation: hdc
Difficulty Level: Easy
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These stitches can be used to create a variety of different flowers, from simple blooms to more intricate flower designs that are great for flower bouquets.

Ideas & Uses for Crochet Flowers

Crochet flowers are a beautiful decorative item that can be used in various ways.

Crochet flowers can be used to decorate clothing and accessories, or to add a touch of nature to home decor. They bring a touch of beauty and creativity to any project.

  1. Decorating clothing, bags, hats, and scarves. Take a look at our free flower hat pattern to see a flower on a hat!
  2. Embellishing home decor items such as blankets, curtains, and cushion covers
  3. Adding a touch of nature to wedding, event or birthday decorations
  4. Creating crocheted brooches and pins
  5. As a finishing touch on gift wrapping or as gift in itself
  6. Making a crochet flower garland or wreath
  7. As a scrapbooking or card making embellishment.

Tips for Crocheting the Perfect Flower

  1. Use the correct size crochet hook: This will ensure the flower comes out the correct size every time.
  2. Tension: Using the correct tension will ensure your crocheted flower is the correct size.
  3. Counting Stitches: Make sure to count and recount stitches to make sure your flower turns out perfectly.

For even more in-depth tips about crocheting a flower, browse through our post about how to crochet the perfect flower in the link.

Ready to make an easy crochet flower? If so, any of these free patterns will show you the steps to learn how to crochet a flower in no time!

Free Crochet Flower Patterns

This collection of my favorite crochet flower patterns are easy to crochet and look great. From the basic beginner flower to the simple daisy to the more intricate rose, there is a crochet flower pattern for everyone to make.

Beginner Crochet Flower Pattern

To learn how to make a crochet flower as a beginner, you will need to know how to crochet a basic chain stitch and single crochet stitch. You will also want to know how to make a magic ring. This small crochet flower pattern is perfect for a beginner.

This beginner flower pattern works up quickly and is a great way to use up scraps of yarn. The finished flower measures about 3 inches across.

Find the free pattern from easycrochet.com.


6-Petal Crochet Flower Pattern

If you love easy but beautiful crochet patterns, then this simple six-petal flower is for you!

This is one of my favorite crochet flowers to make since it is the perfect size to use as an appliqué and is easy to work up.

Find the free pattern from easycrochet.com.


Blooming Crochet Flower Pattern

This blooming flower pattern is perfect for any springtime project. The soft petals are perfect for adding a touch of color to any pattern, and the simple construction makes it a quick project.

Crochet this spring flower with a four weight yarn and a 6 mm crochet hook.

Find the free pattern at easycrochet.com.


Pinwheel Flower Pattern

You are going to love this unique flower pattern since it has the shape of a pinwheel.

You will need sport weight yarn, a size 3 mm crochet hook, and a yarn needle for weaving in ends. This is a smaller flower, so it would be perfect for an added embellishment for a hat or scarf.

Free pinwheel flower pattern from Ana Morais Soares.


Daisy Crochet Flower Pattern

This daisy crochet flower is easy to make and looks great as an embellishment on hats, headbands, scarves, and more.

You will need a worsted weight yarn in white and a small amount of white and yellow yarn (Vanna’s choice), a size G crochet hook, and a yarn needle for weaving in ends.

Free daisy pattern from repeatcrafterme.com


Sunflower Crochet Flower Pattern

This crochet sunflower is a beautiful flower that is perfect for Fall. The pattern is easy to follow, and the finished flower makes for a big flower.

You will need a worsted weight yarn and a size I 5.5 mm crochet hook. Free sunflower crochet pattern from easycrochet.com.


Rose Crochet Flower Pattern

This rose crocheted flower pattern is perfect for adding a touch of spring to any project!

The crochet rose pattern is easy to follow, and the finished flower varies depending on how many starting chains that are used. Find the free rose pattern at skiptomylou.org.


Lily Crochet Flower Pattern

This lily crochet flower is perfect for springtime! The delicate petals are easy to make and look beautiful when finished.

You can use this flower as a decoration on a headband, hat, or bag, or simply place it in a vase as a beautiful addition to your home decor.

Free lily crochet pattern from moogly.com.


Tulip Crochet Flower Pattern

This crocheted tulip is perfect for adding a pop of color to any project! The pattern is easy to follow, and the flower can be made in any color you choose.

Since the tulip crochet flower can be made in various colors, so you can create a different looking flower every time!

Free poppy pattern from planetjune.com.


Poppy Crochet Flower Pattern

A poppy crochet flower is a simple flower made with single crochet stitches as well as other basic crochet stitches.

It’s a great project for advanced beginners and can be made in any color you like.

Free poppy pattern from Spinayarncrochet.com.


Petunia Crochet Flower Pattern

This easy crochet flower pattern is perfect for beginners! The tiny petunia is made up of five petals and a center.

You can use any color yarn you like, and the finished flower measures about .75 inches in diameter.

Free mini petunia pattern from craftinghappiness.com.


Carnation Crochet Flower Pattern

This crocheted carnation flower is a simple crochet flower pattern. Which makes it a great project for a beginner crocheter to try.

The whole flower is worked in a row, and you create the petals by increasing and decreasing stitches. There are also instructions for making a stem as well.

Find the free pattern at planetjune.com.


Puff Stitch Flower Pattern

This puff stitch flower is made with leftover yarn and simple stitches.

These flowers can be attached to hats, sewn to the back of a pin, or hang them as a garland for a spring party. You can also join them together to form a scarf or blanket.

Find the free pattern at sprucecrafts.com.


Rippling Crochet Flower Pattern

The rippling crochet flower pattern creates a stunning 3D effect that brings the petals to life.

It’s perfect for adding a unique touch to blankets, hats, or even as a standalone decor piece.

Find the free pattern at easycrochet.com.


More Free Crochet Patterns You May Enjoy for the Home

If you liked all the easy crochet flower patterns above, then you may like some of our other free home decor patterns as well!

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