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20 Free Patterns for Crochet Flowers & What to Do with Them

When I started crocheting, some of my favorite things to make were crochet flowers. They were quick, easy, and they gave me a chance to try different techniques in bite-sized patterns. If you’re not seeing the image you came for, it might be because I’ve updated this post! This has been one of my favorite poets, but some of the patterns were no longer available. So I’ve updated it with even more free crochet flower patterns, new images, and better-written patterns that you’re going to love!

P.S. All these patterns and images belong to their original owners (linked). I didn’t create these; I just wanted to share their lovely work!

20 fee crochet flowers patterns

20 Free Patterns for Crochet Flowers

Small projects like these are great for using up scrap yarn! If you have a messy stash and need to sort and organize, here’s a handy inventory printable I created to make it easier.

These patterns aren’t in any kind of order, but they are all ones that I love and always come back to. Go ahead and click on the pictures or the titles to go to the patterns. Stay until the very end of this post to see how you can get a free ebook full of patterns and tutorials perfect for beginners. Now, onto the flowers!

1. Crochet Poppies Pattern

2. Easy Crochet Rose + Video

3. Sweet Daisies Pattern

4. Origami Rose Pattern

5. Cherry Blossoms

6. Large flower applique

7. Small Layered Flowers

8. Crochet Flower Pot

9. Gerbera Crochet Flowers

10. Crochet succulents

11. Autumn Berry Flower

12. The Neverending Wildflower

13. The Loopy Little Flower

14. Marigolds Pattern

15. Forget me Nots

16. Puff Stitch Flower

17. African Flower

18. Simple Daisy

19. Delia Flower Crown

20. Crochet Tulip Pattern

Related: 25+ Free Crochet Patterns for Summer

The Beginner’s Guide to Crochet FREE Ebook

I love crocheting flowers and these are some of my favorite patterns, especially for beginners. Before you go, though, I want to share some tips with you. When you’re just starting out, there are a few things I always like to recommend and one of them is to find simple patterns that you can complete in a day or two.

It’s more difficult to stay motivated and encouraged when you start with big projects, so smaller ones like flowers or baby items make it so much easier to learn and get the “instant” gratification. And, as I said earlier, bite-sized patterns like this help you learn new techniques and skills without committing to something that’ll eat up your time.

I put together an ebook to teach anyone how to crochet called The Beginner’s Guide to Crochet. It’s filled with tutorials, written instructions, and videos, to show you the basic steps you need to know. With 12 basic tutorials and 12 beginner-friendly patterns (also with video!), you’ll have it down in no time. There are also some handy resources in the book too! You can get your free copy of it by clicking the image above.

Use the RIGHT tools!

The second thing I like to recommend is a set of really good crochet hooks. Now, this doesn’t mean you have to shell out a ton of money to get top-of-the-line hooks, but it is important to work with quality tools. These are my favorite budget crochet hooks. I love the quality of them and they’re so comfortable to use. Because I crochet so much, I eventually upgraded to a set of Clover Amour Hooks that are a bit more expensive, but totally worth it. Choose whichever set works with your budget!

To help you keep track of all your crochet hooks and the different sizing methods, I created a free printable cheat sheet! Click below to grab it.

I hope you enjoyed this roundup. If you did, please share it with others! And if you subscribe using the box below, you can get blog updates delivered to your inbox once a week with new free patterns, tips, and access to the subscriber-only resource library!

Thanks for reading, and I’ll see you all soon 🙂

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Shazia Noreen

Tuesday 5th of October 2021

So much nice 👍👍👍

Irena Cornwell

Friday 12th of March 2021

What brilliant patterns, thank you


Saturday 16th of January 2021

Thank you for the patterns. I will enjoy them!

Carmalyn Montgomery

Thursday 26th of March 2020

I would like to make the little flower pot, but your pattern does not have any instructions on how the "soil" is supposed to attach to the pot. Would you please clarify? Thank you!

Shehla Ahmed

Friday 27th of March 2020

Hi! The pattern is from Sewrella and it seems she just sewed the flower/soil part to the pot. I would take a matching color and stitch it on with a tapestry needle. I hope that helps!

becky derry

Sunday 8th of March 2020

Loving this flower round up. Thank you so very much for all you bring to us.