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Free Flower Brooch Crochet Pattern

This pretty crochet flower brooch pattern is the perfect handmade Mother's day gift.

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Published: February 16, 2021 at 9:00 am
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If you're for a quick handmade Mother's day gift, then you'll love making this pretty layered crochet brooch by Sara Huntington. The crochet flower looks fancy but is so simple to make, and you can have fun experimenting with different colour sequences to achieve a variety of vibrant effects – you could even raid your stash for scraps of bright DK yarns, or if you want your Mother's day gift to be super special you could even try incorporating beads with our how to do beaded crochet tutorial.

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You will need

Small amounts of any DK yarn (we'd recommend the Paintbox Yarns Simply DK)

  • Yarn A Yellow
  • Yarn B Light Pink
  • Yarn C Dark Pink
  • Yarn D Red
  • Yarn E Green

A 3.5mm (US E/4) hook

Brooch back

Measurements

10cm (4in) in diameter

Abbreviations

Ch-3 picot Ch3, ss into the first of those ch.

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.

Free Flower Brooch Crochet Pattern

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Crochet Flower

Using Yarn A, ch4 and ss into the first ch to make a ring.

Round 1 Ch3 (counts as tr), 11tr into the ring, ss to top of the ch-3. [12 tr]

Change to Yarn B.

Round 2 *Ch3, skip 1 tr, ss in next tr; repeat from * 5 more times. [6 ch-3 sps]

Round 3 (Dc, ch1, 3tr, ch1, dc) in each ch-3 sp around, ss to first dc. [6 petals]

Change to Yarn C.

Round 4 Working behind the previous round: dc around stem of any ss from Round 2, *ch4, dc around next ss; repeat from * 4 more times, ch4, ss to first dc. [6 ch-4 sps]

Round 5 *(Dc, htr, ch1, 2tr, 1dtr, 2tr, ch1, htr, dc) in next ch-4 sp, dc into the ss from Round 2; repeat from * 5 more times, ss to first dc. [6 petals] Change to Yarn D.

Round 6 Working behind the previous round: dc into back of dc (between petals) from Round 5, *ch4, dc into back of dc (between petals) from Round 5; repeat from * 4 more times, ch4, ss in the first dc. [6 ch-4 sps]

Round 7 *(Dc, htr, ch1, tr, 3dtr, tr, ch1, htr, dc) in next ch-4 sp, dc into top of joining dc from Round 5; repeat from * 5 more times, ss to first dc.

Fasten off.

Crochet Leaves

With WS of Flower facing, join Yarn E into centre back of any petal.

Round 1 (WS) Ch1 (does not count as st), dc into centre back of same petal, ch4, dc into centre back of next petal, ch4, dc into centre back of next petal, turn. [2 ch-4 sps]

Round 2 (RS) *(Dc, htr, tr, 2dtr, ch-3 picot, 2dtr, tr, htr, dc) in next ch-4 sp; repeat from * once more.

Fasten off.

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To finish

Sew brooch back onto back of flower.

Authors

Sara HuntingtonEditor, Simply Crochet magazine

Crochet designer, teacher and Editor of Simply Crochet magazine, Sara Huntington is a legend in the crochet community. Sara started as a crochet designer for Simply Crochet before becoming the editor in 2015. She still regularly designs for the magazine as well as teaching crochet in her spare time. You can keep up to date with Sara on Instagram at @crochetdeli

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