Beginner Crochet Rose

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Beginner Crochet Rose

Crochet Pattern by B. Hooked Crochet, Copyright 2013.

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This pattern is written in US crochet terms

Gather Your Supplies:

More Color Options:

Caron Simply soft has many colorways that are perfect for roses! I also recommend these colorways:

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  • ch – Chain
  • sc – Single Crochet
  • dc – Double Crochet

To print a list of all crochet abbreviations to keep in your crochet notebook, check out my quick guide here:

Crochet Abbreviations Quick Guide

Beginner Crochet Rose Video Tutorial


This tutorial is also available in a left-handed version. Click the link below to be directed to the left-handed video on my YouTube channel.

Beginner Crochet Rose – Left Hand Tutorial with Brittany

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Written Instructions:

Row 1: With your Simply Soft yarn, create a slip knot and Ch 63. Dc in the fourth chain from the hook and in each ch. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 1 (does not count as st). Sc in first st. *Sk next st, 8 dc in next. Sk next st, sc in next. Rep from * to end of row. Bind off


At this point you should have a long strand of work with scallops for flower petals. Fasten off leaving a tail that measures at least 8 inches long. You will use this extra yarn to stitch the flower together in the end. Starting from the opposite end of your long tail, roll your flower and form the rose.

The variation in your flower depends on how you roll your work. If you want a smaller and taller flower, you will want to roll your flower tighter with the layers right on top of each other. If you need a larger, rounder flower you will want to roll your flower more lose.

Once your flower is rolled up, use your darning needle and long tail to secure the layers. Run your darning needle from on side to the opposite, catching as many rolled layers as possible. Repeat several times until your flower feels secure. Tie a knot with the remaining long tail and the tail from the start of the first row. You can use these tails to secure it to your project!

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