Popcorn Stitch Flower

This flower has been a favorite in the community for years and is the go-to flower pattern for embellishing crochet and knitting projects.

Skill Level | Intermediate
Finished Size | 4″ diameter


About this Pattern

If you’re looking for a textured and versatile crochet flower to add a unique touch to your recently finished crochet or knitting project, look no further than the Popcorn Stitch Flower. It’ll bring the right amount of three dimension for a subtle pop of texture. Add a button in the center for even more personality.

This quick little embellishment will give you lots of practice working the popcorn stitch, an excellent stitch for bringing texture to your projects. You decide how big you want your flower to be with a single round of petals, two or three- it’s up to you!

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We’ve prepared a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations you’ll need to get started as well as a video tutorial and written instructions to complete the popcorn stitch flower from start to finish.

getting started

Recommended Supplies

  • Approx 40 yds; Any medium weight yarn (Caron Simply Soft pictured)
  • 5.5 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

FAQ: Can I use a different yarn?
Sure, as long as it’s in the same weight category. Check your gauge and adjust as needed so the sizing comes out right. The recommended yarn amount will likely be different too.

Yarn Substitution Resources:
3 Things You Must Do to Substitute Yarn

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pattern details


This pattern is written using standard US crochet terminology.

  • Ch Chain
  • Pc Popcorn Stitch**
  • Rem Remaining
  • Sc Single Crochet
  • Slst Slip Stitch
  • Sp Space
  • St(s) Stitch(es)
Popcorn Stitch Crochet Flower

** Popcorn Stitch (pc): 5 dc in designated stitch. Pull up on active loop after completing 5th dc and remove your hook. Insert hook through the first stitch, place the active loop on your hook and pull through the stitch. Ch 1.

pattern notes

Additional Notes

Finished Size

4″ diameter


Use finished size to measure guage

The first round of the popcorn stitch crochet flower is a set up round for which your petals build upon. You may choose to crochet up to three rounds of petals as shown in the photos or if you’d like a smaller flower, leave out the last round or two.

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the pattern

Written Instructions

Round 1: Ch 2. 8 sc in 1st ch. Join with a slst to first sc. (8 sts)

Round 2: Ch 3. 1 pc each st. Join with a slst to ch 3 of first petal. (8 pc)

Round 3: Ch 3. 1 pc in same ch-1 sp as ch 3. 2 pc in each ch-1 sp to end of round. 1 pc in same ch-1 sp as first pc of round. Join with a slst to ch 3 of first petal. (16 pc)

Round 4: Ch 3. 1 pc in same ch-1 sp as ch 3. *2 pc in next ch-1 sp. 1 pc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last ch-1 space. 2 pc in last ch-1 sp. Join with a slst to ch 3 of first petal. (24 pc)


Fasten off leaving and use tail to sew to your project.

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see how it’s done

Popcorn Stitch Crochet Flower Tutorial

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Left-Handed Tutorial on YouTube

Right-Handed Tutorial on YouTube


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