Wagon Wheel Crochet Flower

A three dimensional crochet flower to embellish your projects.

Skill Level | Intermediate
Finished Size | 3.5″ diameter

introduction

About this Pattern


If you’re looking for a unique way to finish your project, a three dimensional flower like the Wagon Wheel Crochet Flower is the perfect way to go! Each one works up incredibly fast and requires very little yarn.

This quick project will open your eyes to a new way of hook placement that will allow you to crochet in three dimensions. Although it looks advanced and perhaps difficult to crochet, hundreds of beginner crocheters have successfully made a Wagon Wheel Crochet Flower using the video tutorial you’ll find below.

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 need to get started as well as a beginner-friendly video tutorial with written instructions to walk you through the entire process.

getting started

Recommended Supplies


  • Approx 15 yards; Any medium weight yarn (Caron Simply Soft pictured)
  • 5 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

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pattern details

Abbreviations


This pattern is written using standard US crochet terminology.

  • Ch Chain
  • Dc Double Crochet
  • Hk Hook
  • Sc Single Crochet
  • Sk Skip
  • Slst Slip Stitch
  • St(s) Stich(es)
pattern notes

Additional Notes


Finished Size

3.5″
diameter

Gauge

Use finished size
to measure gauge

Additional Notes: Chain 1 at the beginning of rounds 1 and 2 do not count as a stitch.

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the pattern

Written Instructions


Blanket

Round 1: Ch 4. Join with a slst to first ch. Ch 1. 7 sc in center of the ring. Join with a slst to the first st. (7 sts)

Round 2: Ch 1. 2 sc in every stitch. Join with a slst to the first st. (14 sts)

Round 3: Ch 7. Sk 2 sts, dc in next. *Ch 4. Sk 2 sts, dc in next. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Ch 4 and join with a slst to the third ch. Remove crochet hk from loop, but continue to hold it with your opposite hand.

Round 4:  Insert hk in open st directly to the right of the ch 3 in previous round. Keep hk in front of the ch and pick up loop from your hand. Pull this loop through the st. 12 dc in ch-4 space. Wrap hk around front of dc from previous round and slst to secure the petal to the back. (Tutorial minute mark: 06:47)

*Ch 3. Remove hk from loop. Insert hk in st to right of dc (near join from previous petal) in previous round. Keep hk behind the petal and pick up loop. Pull loop through st. 12 dc in ch-4 space. Wrap hk around front of next dc from round below and slst to secure petal to the back. Rep from * three more times for a total of 5 petals. (Tutorial minute mark: 09:15)

To secure last petal, wrap hk around front of next dc from previous round and through the first stitch of the first petal and slst to secure. (Tutorial minute mark: 12:13)

Round 5: Fold first layer of petals down. Slst one st to the left in round 2. Ch 9 and sk to next petal. 1 dc in right st of the two in the middle of the petal. *Ch 6 and sk to next petal. 1 dc in right st of the two in the middle of petal.* Rep from * to last petal. Ch 6 and join with a slst to third ch. (Tutorial minute mark: 13:15)

Round 6: Remove hk from loop. Insert hk in open st to the left of the last dc from round 5. Keep hk in front of ch and pick up loop. Pull loop through st. 16 dc in ch-6 space. Wrap hk around front of next dc and slst to secure the petal to the back. (Tutorial minute mark: 16:03)

*Ch 3. Remove hk from loop. Insert hk in st to left of dc from round 5. Keep hk behind petal, pick up loop and pull through st. 16 dc in ch-6 space. Wrap hk around front of next dc from previous round and slst to secure the petal to the back. Rep from * three more times for a total of 5 petals. (Tutorial minute mark: 17:43)

To secure the last petal, wrap crochet hk around front of next dc from previous round and through the first st of the first petal and slst to secure. (Tutorial minute mark: 18:24)

Finishing

Your flower will look best if you finger block the petals. Stretch and pull on the petals so they lay in the best position. Use the photos here for reference if you’re not sure!


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