Crocodile Stitch Crochet Flower

An elegant and easy crochet flower to embellish your project.

Skill Level | Easy
Finished Size |4″ diameter; 2″ thick

This is our most popular crochet flower here at B.Hooked. Use it to embellish a special project or add a stem to create a gorgeous crochet flower bouquet. It has it all; height, depth and detail!

If you’re looking for a unique crochet flower to embellish a special project or to use in a bouquet of crochet flowers, this is the pattern for you. The Crocodile Stitch Crochet Flower is our most unique and beautiful flower pattern.

You will crochet this flower in a flat piece and roll it to create the many flower layers. It’s incredibly easy to crochet, even for a beginner. Pair it with your favorite medium weight yarn and don’t forget the stamens!

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We’ve prepared a list of recommended supplies, abbreviations and instructions to walk you through the entire process.

getting started

Recommended Supplies

  • Approx 15 yds; Any medium weight yarn (Pictured: Red Heart Soft seafoam, navy & off white)
  • 5.5 mm Crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

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  • Ch Chain
  • Dc Double Crochet
  • Hdc Half Double Crochet
  • Hk Hook
  • Rem Remaining
  • Sc Single Crochet
Finished Size

4″ diameter &
2″ thick


Use finished size to
measure gauge.

The Crocodile Stitch Crochet Flower consist of 20 petals that are crocheted in rows and assembled to create the three dimensional shape. Add the stamens with hot glue for a realistic touch.

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You’ll find the full pattern for free here on this page. However, if you’d like a PDF version of this pattern to print or save for offline use, you can purchase it from our PDF shop.

Row 1: Ch 81. Sc in 2nd ch from hk and each rem ch. (80 sts)

Row 2: Ch 7 (counts as dc and ch-4 space). *Sk 3 sts. 1 dc in next st. Rep from * to end of row.

Row 3: Ch 1. *In next ch-4 space (sc, hdc, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, hdc, sc). Rep from * to end of row.

Fasten off leaving an 8″ tail to use in stitching the flower together.


Step 1: Thread the flower piece end on yarn needle. Roll the work adding whip stitches to secure it as you go.

Step 2: Add the stamens with a hot glue gun.

Tip! The variation in your flower occurs in how you roll your work. If you want a smaller and taller flower, roll your flower tighter with the sc layers right on top of each other. If you need a larger, rounder flower, roll your flower more loosely with the sc layers stacked rather than right on top of each other.

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