Easy Crochet Flower for beginners

Crochet flowers can add a floral embellishment or applique to your crochet projects! You can add crochet flowers to crochet headbands, beanies and blankets. You could also make them to add to Mothers Day gifts! This step by step tutorial will show you just how easy this crochet flower is to make!

Easy Crochet  flower for beginners

Free Crochet Flower Pattern | Free Crochet Patterns

This easy crochet flower is very easy to make and uses a minimal amount of DK (size 3) cotton and a 4mm crochet hook. If make a bigger flower, you can simply use a bigger yarn and the corresponding hook size.

There are only 2 rounds of crochet to make this flower, you start with creating a ring with your starting chain before working your 1st round of stitches into the centre of the ring. A quick colour change for round 2, and you can crochet the petals and finish your flower.

This crochet flower is used in the Mothers Day Frame CAL which is detailed below along with the leaf pattern which you can find by clicking here.

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You can download and print your own PDF copy of this crochet flower pattern which includes the crochet leaf pattern (pictured) too, from either my Etsy or Ravelry Shop

Elizabeth Stitch Beanie Pattern

Skill Level: Beginner


  • 10m (12 yds) DK (size 3) Cotton or Cotton Blend yarn in 2 colours
  • 10m (12 yds) DK (size 3) Cotton or Cotton Blend yarn for the leaves
  • 4mm crochet hook
  • Darning needle
  • Scissors

Finished Size:

  • 5cm across


  • gauge is not essential for this pattern

Stitch Abbreviations: US terms (UK in brackets)

St(s)                 Stitches

Ch                     Chain

Sl St                 Stitches

Sc (Dc)            Single Crochet (Double Crochet)       

HDc (HTr)      Half Double Crochet (Half Treble Crochet)

Dc (Tr)            Double Crochet (Treble Crochet)

Tr (DTr)           Treble Crochet (Double Treble Crochet)

Pattern Notes:

  • Whatever your skill level with crochet, I would always recommend reading through this pattern before beginning. Get in touch if you need any help completing the pattern.
  • This flower is worked in the round.

Special Stitches

Treble Crochet (Tr) – UK Double Treble Crochet (DTr)

  • Yarn over hook 3 times
  • Insert hook into stitch
  • Draw up a loop, yarn over hook & pull through (5 loops on hook)
  • Yarn over and pull 2 loops
  • Repeat 4 times.

How to Crochet this Easy Crochet Flower


Sl St into 1st Ch to create a ring.

Chain 4, Insert your hook into the 1st chain made

(as indicated with needle), slip stitch to create a ring

Round 1: Ch1. Working into the centre of the ring, work 15 HTr. Slip Stitch to the top of the 1st St to join the round.

Ch1, working into the centre of the ring,

HTr (HDc) 15 times,

Slip Stitch to the top of the 1st stitch to join the round.

Click here for the Left Handed Tutorial

Change to 2nd colour.

Round 2: Ch2. In the same stitch as Ch2, *Work HTr, Tr, Ch3, Sl St into 1st Ch.

Change to colour 2

In the same stitch as the chain (as indicated by needle)

Work HTr, Tr into the same St. Ch3, Sl St into 1st Ch (as indicated by needle)

Round 2 continued: In the next St, work Tr, HTr into the same St. Ch2, Sl St into same St. Sl St across next 2 Sts*.

Repeat between * and * 4 more times to make 5 petals.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Make 2 Leaves – CLICK HERE for pattern

In the next St, work Tr, HTr,

Ch2, Sl St into same St.

Sl St across next 2 Sts*

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