41 crochet flower patterns and what to do with them

We've rounded up our fave free crochet patterns for flowers for your viewing (and making) pleasure.

Free crochet flower patterns

Crochet flowers need not explain themselves. We know they’re beautiful, versatile and look pretty darn glam as wedding bouquets. So the next time someone asks you why you’d want to make crochet flowers, send them a link to this post – our list is all the justification you’ll need.

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Not only have we found 40 crochet flower patterns for you to try but this list of (mostly) free crochet patterns also includes ideas and ways for how to use them. Embellish a swimsuit or create a crochet paper clip, but be warned, crochet flowers are almost as addictive as granny squares. Happy hooking!

For more crochet projects, check out our free crochet patterns blog post which includes +50 free patterns!

And don’t forget your poppy for Remembrance day, check out our free crochet poppy pattern and our free knitted poppy pattern.

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How to make a crochet flower

Want to learn the basics of how to make a crochet flower? We’ve got a free tutorial from the lovely Carmen Heffernan that shows you how to make colourful crochet blooms just in time for spring.

How to make a crochet flower

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Pretty crochet flower paper clips

Paperclips, they’re useful but a teeny bit boring. Well, not anymore. This super easy tutorial from Petals to Picots shows you how to whip up some flowers to add to your clips and give everyone serious stationery envy. Bonus: she’s got a tutorial for crochet flower push pins as well, so you can extend your love of crochet to a noticeboard too.

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Image courtesy of Petals to Picots
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Spring crochet daffodil pattern

Is there any more cheery a flower to crochet than the daffodil? Luckily we’ve got a free pattern for you to get stuck into tonight to hook up instant Spring cheer.

Free daffodil crochet pattern

Free Crochet Daffodil Pattern

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Wedding bouquet made of crochet flowers

Planning flowers for your big day? Go crafty and crochet the most stunning wedding bouquet, to wow your guests. Warning: You probably won’t want to throw it when you can keep if for yourself instead.

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Image courtesy of Maize Hutton
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Spring crochet flower scarf pattern

We’ve gone through the Mollie archives and found this little beaut from issue 52 — a crochet scarf that’s going to be our go-to spring accessory. Download the digital edition of the mag to get the pattern.

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Mini crochet flower earrings

Sweeeeet! These mini flower earrings are the ideal gift for a gal pal you want to treat. Make them with this tutorial from idea ivana and present them on a piece of yarn-trimmed bright card for I-can’t-believe-you-made-them amazement.

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Image courtesy of idea ivana
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Crochet plumerias

You could be forgiven for thinking that these plumerias were real but they’re not, which is great as it means we’ve finally got a houseplant that we can’t kill. Huzzah.

Camellia crochet pattern
Image courtesy of Happy Patty Crochet
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Crochet flower and bead necklace

Heart eyes, all the heart eyes. We’ve fallen hard for this crochet flower necklace, with its bright florals and luminous pearl beads. We’re crafting it as we speak. Want to join our fan club? Get the tutorial from Created in AWE and give it a go yourself.

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Image courtesy of Created in AWE
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Appliqué crochet flower swimsuit

We’ve added crafty touches to pretty much everything we can get our hands on, but we’ve never embellished a swimsuit — until now, that is. This tutorial from Kipi is sure to leave you the star attraction at the beach this summer.

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Image courtesy of thekipiblog.com via Buzzfeed
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Crochet flower bunting

Brighten up any room of your home with these quick-to-hook crochet flowers – find the pattern free in our sister post. How to make crochet flower bunting

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Craft a crochet flower bloom

Another freebie, and this time from Rescued Paw Designs. What we really love about this crochet flower — other than its delicate petals — is its calming shades of blue and turquoise.

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Image courtesy of Rescued Paw Designs
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Crochet flower crown

We’re already planning outfits for this summer’s festivals (too soon?) and intend to make this for every event we go to. Create it in Ultra Violet for a nod to Pantone’s Colour of the Year, or craft it in whichever shade takes your fancy.

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Image courtesy of Hopeful Honey
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Crochet pansies

If we had to pick a favourite flower (after peonies) we’d probably choose pansies. These ones are particularly impressive, with their perfectly formed petals and embellishments. You can find the crochet pattern for flowers over on Little Monkey’s Crochet.

Crochet pansie flower pattern
Image courtesy of Little Monkey’s Crochet
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Spring crochet flower coasters

Don’t just plonk your cuppa anywhere, put it on one of these crochet flower coasters from Tanya at little things blogged. They almost seem too pretty to cover up.

Crochet flower patterns spring coasters
Image courtesy of little things blogged
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Mini crochet flower garland

Mini crochet flowers, all delicately strung together. This crochet garland from Ingthings is giving us all the feels. NB, translation required for this website, which is in Dutch.

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Image courtesy of Ingthings
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Crochet rose

Roses are red, and also several shades of pink. You’ll be able to crochet your own bunch of blooms in no time with this easy tutorial from Skip to my Lou.

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Image courtesy of Skip to my Lou
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Rose purse

We can’t wait to make this crochet rose purse from Mama In A Stitch and to feel every so slightly smug when we head out swinging it from our arm.

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Image courtesy of Mama In A Stitch
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Tiny crochet flowers

Sometimes things are just better in miniature — pygmy hedgehogs, Mini Eggs, and now tiny crochet flowers. Check out earl grey‘s blog for the crochet pattern for flowers.

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Image courtesy of earl grey
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Girls’ crochet flower collar

Treat your favourite little love to this crochet flower collar, made with a tutorial from Simply Tale. Keep it simple or add extra flowers if you fancy.

Crochet flower collar
Image courtesy of Simply Tale
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Five petal crochet flower

Crochet a selection of these flowers from One Dog Woof and then scatter them round your home to bring a touch of spring indoors.

Five petal crochet flower pattern
Image courtesy of One Dog Woof
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Hook up a summer posy

This sweet crochet bouquet pattern includes the patterns to make a collection of different flowers, from Dogwood to Clematis and Forget-me-knots. Find the full set of free flower crochet patterns in our free crochet flower bouquet pattern

Free flower crochet patterns

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Single crochet flower necklace

Make this delicate floral necklace, complete with leaves and a sweet button centre, then wear it to add a touch of greenery to your outfit.

Flower crochet necklace
Image courtesy of Creativeyarn
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Little doily crochet flower corsage

You could crochet some of these little doily flower corsages for a wedding, or just make them to pin to your outfit every day. After all, why save your best makes for special occasions when you can admire them all the time?

Crochet doily flower coursasge
Image courtesy of Penny Peberdy
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Tunisian crochet leaf and flower

We’re big fans of this unusual pattern, which focuses on leaves, with flowers added on for good measure. This crochet pattern for flowers and leaves is by Annette Bak.

Crochet leaves pattern
Image courtesy of Annette Bak
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Crochet daisies

We’re going to make these, add some stems and create our own crochet daisy chain. Want to join us? The free tutorial is right here.

Crochet daisies pattern
Image courtesy of Caught on a Whim
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A crocheted sunflower in a pot

Bring a bit of sunshine indoors with your own crochet sunflower, complete with pot. Get the tutorial from Joyce Overheul.

Crochet sunflower
Image courtesy of Joyce Overheul
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Crochet rose with pom pom leaves (clever!)

Notice anything different about these crochet flowers? Their leaves are made with pom pom trim. Good shout, Mama In Stitch.

Crochet rose pattern
Photo courtesy of Mama In Stitch
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Popcorn stitch crochet flower brooch

Little Doolally created these nifty flower brooches for Mother’s Day, but we reckon they’re just as good at any time of the year. We might crochet one to wear as a brooch and make some more to hang in a garland (we like the look of the above).

Popcorn stitch flower brooch
Image courtesy of Little Doolally
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Crochet cacti (with flowers)

Can’t choose your fave? Us neither, so we’re going to make them all. Yarn Plaza’s got tutorials for four types of cacti, each with their own colourful crochet flower.

Crochet cactus pattern
Image courtesy of Yarn Plaza
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Delicate crochet flowers

There’s something strangely mesmerising about these crochet flowers by Maria Manuel, we just can’t stop staring at them. You too? She’s got a free crochet pattern for the flowers to create them so you make some for yourself.

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Image courtesy of Maria Manuel
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Crochet tulip bouquet

Crochet some spring tulips using a tutorial from the talented little things blogged. Make them in one colour or go for a selection of hues for a bit of variation. We’re imagining holding a bunch in our hands while we take a leisurely stroll along Amsterdam’s canals.

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Image courtesy of little things blogged
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Crochet flower card

Could this be any prettier? We think not. If you fancy making your own you can get the free tutorial from She Knows. Send it to some of your pals to give them extra happy post.

Crochet flower card
Image courtesy of little things blogged
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Crochet flower and bees wreath

Those flowers, and those bees! Crochet Queen RedAgape excelled herself when she created this pattern for Mollie Makes, which is available on Ravelry. Planning to craft it? Don’t forget to show your finished make to us on social media using #molliemakers.

Crochet flower patterns spring wreath

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Crochet flower headband

Make & Do Crew’s created a free tutorial for this pretty crochet flower headband. And the best part? You can make it for babies, toddlers, children or adults so you can get everyone in on the action and be the family that matches.

Crochet flower headband
Image courtesy of Make & Do Crew
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Flower crochet pillow

What could be better than snuggling down into a handmade crochet pillow? We’ll have this one from the lovely The WHOot, please. Chill time just got a whole lot prettier.

Blooming flower free crochet cushion pattern
Image courtesy of TheWHOot
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Here comes the sun(glasses case)

Summer’s still a way off but that doesn’t mean we can’t start preparing for warmer months. Our craft project of choice? A bright crochet sunglasses case to store our shades in for the beach. We might even just make one now and pop our glasses in instead.

Crochet sunglasses case
Image courtesy of Persia Lou
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Appliqué crochet flowers

We’ve got free patterns for the two crochet flowers marked out above (hurrah!). Make several of both for a knock-out spring floral display. Head to our British blooms crochet patterns to get started.

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Crochet a poinsettia

OK so we’re a bit early for Christmas but get ahead and whip up a batch of these festive flowers to get ready for the holiday season!

Poinsettia crochet pattern

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Simple crochet flower

Crochet newbie? Get started with this simple crochet flower tutorial from Happy Berry Crochet, you’ll have a meadow of crochet flowers in no time.

Simple crochet flower pattern
Image courtesy of Happy Berry Crochet
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The neverending wildflower granny square

We’re always looking for new ideas for granny squares so were as pleased as the proverbial punch when we came across this. Get the free pattern from Little Monkey’s Crochet.

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Image courtesy of Little Monkey’s Crochet
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Double-layer corsage crochet pattern

They’re not the most practical but we love them all the same. These barefoot baby sandals will make the sweetest addition to a wee one’s wardrobe.

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