3D Crochet Flower

The perfect finishing touch for hats and headbands (or anything you want!)

Skill Level | Intermediate
Finished Size | 3″ diameter

A 3D crochet flower might just be the finishing touch you’re looking for. Each flower works up in less than 30 minutes and uses very little yarn.

If you’re looking for a unique finishing touch to a project, this 3D crochet flower is perfect for you. Each one works up in less than 30 minutes and uses less than 30 yards of yarn.

This project will show you creative ways to place stitches and turn the work to create a 3D crochet flower; skills you can use to create more unique shapes in the future. Ombre or self-striping yarn brings life to these crochet flowers but you can use any medium weight yarn in your stash and achieve a great result.

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 written instructions to walk you through the entire process.

  • Approx 25 yds; Redheart Unforgettable Yarn (Colorways pictured: echo, parrot, dragonfly, petunia, tidal)
  • 5 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors
  • Bead/button (optional)

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.


  • BLO Back Loop Only
  • Ch Chain
  • Dc Double Crochet
  • FLO Front Loop Only
  • Hdc Half Double Crochet
  • Rep Repeat
  • Sc Single Crochet
  • Slst Slip Stitch
  • Sp Space
  • St(s) Stitch(es)
Finished Size

3″ diameter

Gauge

Use finished size to measure gauge.

Additional Notes: Ch 3 at beginning of round counts as a double crochet.

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.

Round 1: Ch 4 and join with a slst to first ch to form a ring. Ch 1. 10 sc in center of ring. Join with a slst to first sc. Slst in back loop of same sc.

Round 2 : Ch 3. 4 dc in same back loop as ch 3. 1 sc in the BLO of next st. *5 dc in BLO of next st. 1 sc in BLO of next st. Rep from * to end of round.  (Five petals created)

Turn work so you’re looking at reverse side. Locate front loops of stitches from round 2. Round 3 stitches will be worked in these loops.

Round 3 : Slst in FLO of firs sc. *Ch 3. Skip 1 st and slst in FLO of the next st. Rep from * to end of round. (5 chain spaces created)

Round 4: Slst in first ch-5 sp. Ch 3. 9 dc in same ch-5 sp. Slst in next slst. *10 dc in next ch-5 sp. Slst in next slst. Rep from * to end of round. Join with a slst to 3rd ch.

Round 5: Ch 1. [1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 dc, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc, 1 dc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc] five times. Join with a slst to first sc.

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

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