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12 Pretty Crochet Flowers to Brighten Up Your Life

Crochet flowers are quick to make and amazingly versatile. They can be added to hair accessories, blankets, pillows, home decor, and gifts for a splash of color and a festive finishing touch.

This roundup includes patterns for both beginning and intermediate crochet enthusiasts. If you need help deciphering the instructions for any of the featured projects, the Craft Yarn Council has a How to Read a Crochet Pattern tutorial that you might find useful.

1. Easiest Crochet Flower Ever

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If you’re a beginner, this is the perfect place to start your crochet flower collection. This simple pattern makes small flowers that can be strung together for a cute party garland.  Everything Etsy has the details.

2. Easy Crochet Rose

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This pattern for an easy crochet rose uses crochet hook size I and worsted weight yarn to make a flower that’s perfect for a hat or headband. Visit Skip to My Lou to learn how to make your own DIY crochet roses.

3. Simple Six Petal Flower

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This simple six petal flower is a quick beginner level project that can be added to everything from hair accessories to throw pillows. Get the complete instructions at Yarn by Yarn Obsession.

4. Flower Cleansing Face Pads

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Here’s a super cute and practical idea: make crochet flowers that double as cleansing pads for washing your face and removing your makeup. Snappy Tots shows you how.

5. Never Ending Wildflower

VIEW IN GALLERYNever Ending Wildflower

The never ending wildflower stays flat instead of growing taller as you add the petals. This makes it perfect for adding to afghans & pillows. Visit All Free Crochet for the details.

6. Textured Flower with Button Center

VIEW IN GALLERYTextured Flower with Button Center

This reversible texture slouch and crocodile stitch flower is part of a hat that can be made in just a few hours. Head over to Bonita Patterns for the complete project instructions.

7. Sunflower Applique

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These unique sunflower appliques can be used to decorate a wide range of fabric or crochet items. Each flower uses four different yarn colors, giving you lots of opportunities to create a customized look for your project. Visit Zooty Owl to learn more.

8. Package Topper Flowers

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Make your gifts stand out from the crowd by decorating them with pretty crochet flowers. This pattern is ideal for Christmas, but could be used year round with a few minor color tweaks. Drops Design has the details.

9. Blue Bellflower Bookmark

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A pretty crochet flower makes a wonderful bookmark for the reader in your life. Be A Crafter has the instructions for this clever crochet project.

10. Spiral Flowers


These pretty spiral flowers are a little more abstract, but the free pattern lets you make them in small, medium, and large sizes to expand your creative possibilities. Head over to B Hooked Crochet to learn more.

11. Puffy Flower Blanket

VIEW IN GALLERYPuffy Flower Blanket

If you’re obsessed with crochet flowers, why not try making an entire blanket from pretty blooms? This puffy flower pattern would be a wonderful gift for someone special or a cozy coverup for your late night Netflix binges. Get the pattern over at The Whoot.

12. Crochet Flower Valance

VIEW IN GALLERYCrochet Flower Valance

This cute valance would be the perfect compliment to a room decorated with crochet blankets and flower embellished pillows. Visit Once Upon a Pink Moon for the pattern.