Simple Crochet Flower

Depth, dimension and color. This simple crochet flower has it all.

Skill Level | Easy
Finished Size | 3.5″ diameter

Our simple crochet flower is a great first flower project for you to dive into. It’s the perfect addition to hats and totes (or anything else that needs a special something).

If you’re looking for a fun way to finish your crochet or knitting project, look no further than our simple crochet flower. It’ll bring the right amount of depth and dimension.

This quick little flower will give you great practice working in different loops to create a three dimensional effect, a great skill to know as a crocheter. With only 10 yards of yarn and less than 20 minutes, you’ll have the perfect addition for your recently finished project.

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 as a video tutorial and written instructions to complete this flower from start to finish.

getting started

Recommended Supplies

  • Approx 10 yds; Lion Brand Landscapes Yarn (Colorway pictured: Rainforest)
  • 6 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors
  • Optional: buttons, beads or stamens

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  • BLO Back Loop Only
  • Ch Chain
  • Dc Double Crochet
  • FLO Front Loop Only
  • Hdc Half Double Crochet
  • Ps Puff Stitch **
  • Rep Repeat
  • Sc Single Crochet
  • Slst Slip Stitch
  • St(s) Stitch(es)
  • YO Yarn Over

**Puff Stitch (Ps): [YO and insert hook in designated stitch. YO and pull up a loop] 4 times. YO and pull through all 9 loops on your hook. Ch 1.

Finished Size

3.5″ diameter


Use finished size to measure guage

This flower is worked in four rounds that build on one another to achieve the layered 3D look.

This pattern uses puff stitches. There are different ways to work this stitch to determine different thicknesses. Please refer to the stitch description for instructions of the puff stitch for this pattern.

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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.

Round 1: Ch 2. 8 hdc in first ch. Join with a slst to the FLO of the first hdc.

Round 2: Ps in the FLO of each hdc. Join with a slst to the top two loops of the first Ps. Flip the work over and locate the back loop (from round 1) at the base of your second Ps (Minute Mark 2:08). Slst there. (8 Ps)

Round 3: [Ch 4. Slst to next BLO (from round 1)] 6 times. Ch 4 and join with a slst to the slst from the last step of round 2.

Round 4: [In next ch-4 space (sc, hdc, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc, hdc, sc)] 7 times. Join with a slst to first sc of this round.


Fasten off and finger block your flower to open up the puff stitches in the center. Work tail to the center of flower with a yarn needle and use that to secure it to your project.

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