Beginner Crochet Rose

A beautiful crochet rose even a beginner can make.

Skill Level | Beginner
Finished Size | 2.5-3″ diameter

Embellish your project or make a bouquet of crochet roses with this quick and easy pattern and tutorial that’s easy enough for beginners.

If you’re looking for a quick an easy way to add a finishing touch to a project our beginner crochet rose is a great option. It works up in less than 30 minutes with only 30 yards of yarn.

With this project you’ll learn one basic method of crocheting a flower which involves crocheting in rows, rolling it and securing it into shape. They’re great to stitch onto a project or hot glue on a stem with floral tape to make a unique bouquet of crochet roses.

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We prepared a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations you’ll need to get started, and, of course the pattern and tutorial to crochet a crochet rose step-by-step.

getting started

Recommended Supplies

  • Approx 30 yds; Any medium weight yarn (Pictured: Caron Simply Soft Victorian rose)
  • 5.5 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

FAQ: Can I use any yarn weight?
Yes, this pattern is versatile enough to work with various yarn weights and textures. You will, however, need to choose a hook size that coordinates with the new yarn. Also note that changing yarn or hook size will change the size of the finished project.

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  • Ch Chain
  • Sc Single Crochet
  • Dc Double Crochet
  • Hk Hook
  • Rem Remaining
  • Sk Skip
  • St(s) Stitch(es)
Finished Size

2.5 – 3″ diameter


Use finished size to measure gauge.

Since this crochet rose is worked in rows and rolled to finish the shape, there is some variability in the finished size based on how tightly the work rolled.

Need to Print this Pattern?

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 62. 1 dc in 4th ch from hk and in each rem ch. Turn. (60 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in first st. *Sk next st, 8 dc in next. Sk next st, sc in next. Rep from * to end of row. (15 scallops created)


Step 1: Fasten off leaving a tail that measures at least 8 inches long. Starting from the opposite end of tail, loosely roll to form the rose.

Step 2: Thread tail on yarn needle and whip stitch from one side to the opposite, catching as many rolled layers as possible. Repeat several times until rose feels secure.

see how it’s done

Crochet Rose Tutorial

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