Free Crochet Daffodil Pattern

Say hello to Spring with this Free Crochet Daffodil pattern!

Free Crochet Daffodil Pattern

No flower says “hello March” better than the daffodil, so we couldn’t resist sharing this free daffodil flower pattern designed by Kath Webber. Hook up a bunch to brighten your day or someone else’s. They’d make a perfect handmade gift for Mother’s Day!


This pattern is written in UK metrics but it’s really easy to convert, just check out our yarn weight conversion chart and beginner’s guide.

You will need

  • Phildar Phil Coton 4 (100% Cotton, 50g/85m), 1 ball of  Citron (63)
  • A 3mm (US C/2 or D/3) hook
  • Stitch marker(s)

New to crochet? Then check out our guide to crochet kit for beginners  


Finished daffodil measures approximately 10cm (4in) across


Picot = Ch3, ss into 3rd ch from hook

You can find a full list of all abbreviations we use in our abbreviations and conversions guide. This pattern is written in UK terminology but you can easily convert it to US terms using this handy chart.
Simply Crochet UK-to-US conversion chart

Pattern notes

The daffodils are worked using the amigurumi method. Work in a continuous spiral without closing off each round with a slip stitch. You may find it helpful to place a marker in the first st of each round and move it up as you work.

Crochet Daffodil Pattern

Make a magic loop.
Round 1 (RS) Ch1 (does not count as st), 6dc into loop. [6 sts]
Round 2 2dc into each st around. [12 sts]
Round 3 (2dc into next st, 1 dc into next st) 6 times. [18 sts]
Round 4 (Ch8, ss into second ch from hook, 1dc into next ch, 1htr into next ch, 1tr into each of the next 2 ch, 1dtr into next ch, 1tr in final ch, skip next dc, ss into back loop only of each of next 2 dc) 6 times. [6 petals]
Round 5 *Working up the opposite side of the ch of the petal, work (1tr, 1dtr, 1tr into each of next 2 ch, 1htr, 1dc, ss in next ch, picot), ss into each of next 7 sts down the other side, skip 1 ss, 1dc into next ss. Repeat from * five times more.
Fasten off.

Centre of daffodil

Round 1 (RS) Rejoin Yarn B in front loop only of any dc in Round 3, ch1 (does not count as dc), 1dc into each dc around. [18 sts]

Rounds 2-4 1dc into each st around.

Round 5 (Picot, ss into st at base of ch and next 2 sts) 6 times.

Fasten off and weave in ends.


Block daffodil to shape.

easy crochet daffodil pattern

This pattern was originally featured in issue 28 of Simply Crochet. Don’t forget to check out the rest of our free patterns here.