No flower says “hello March” better than the daffodil, so we couldn’t resist sharing this free crochet daffodil pattern designed by Kath Webber. Hook up a bunch to brighten your day or someone else’s. This crochet daffodil pattern is the ultimate project to celebrate St. Davids Day on the 1st March, but it would also make a perfect handmade gift for Mother’s Day too, or you always could combine it with any of our other free crochet flower patterns to make a beautiful bouquet!
You will need
- Any Yellow DK Cotton yarn – we’d recommend Deramores Studio Cotton DK
- A 3mm (US C/2 or D/3) hook
- Stitch markers (optional)
New to crochet? Then check out our guide to crochet kit for beginners
Finished crochet daffodil measures approximately 10cm (4in) across
Picot = Ch3, ss into 3rd ch from hook
Dtr (double treble crochet) = yrh twice, insert in stitch, yrh, pull through stitch (4 loops on hook), yrh, pull through 2 loops (3 loops on hook), yrh, pull through 2 loops (2 loops on hook), yrh, pull through remaining 2 loops. You can find out more in our how to crochet double treble stitches and beyond guide.
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 the guide.
This free crochet daffodil pattern is 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.
If you just can’t get enough of beautiful daffodil flowers, then why not try getting crafty and learn how to make paper daffodils! There’s even a handy video to help you make these cute flowers too!
Free Crochet Daffodil Pattern
Make a crochet 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.
Centre of daffodil
Round 1 (RS) Rejoin yarn 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.
This pattern was originally featured in issue 28 of Simply Crochet. Don’t forget to check out the rest of our free patterns here.