Crochet flowers are among the best motifs to learn how to make. They can be used individually as appliqués or joined together to make any number of different types of projects from necklaces to garments and blankets. While crochet flower patterns are certainly perfect for springtime crafting, there are flowers that can be used all year long. There are hundreds of different ways to crochet flowers, many of which use up very little yarn and can be great for stash busting. Here are links to 60 of... the best free crochet flower patterns for you to get started!
Edited / updated by Kathryn Vercillo
01 of 09
There are so many simple ways to make crochet flowers. This collection of 12 free crochet flower patterns consists of primarily flat appliqués in different sizes, mostly worked in just a few rounds each. There are a few additional flowers here that are worked in layers, requiring slightly beyond beginner crochet skills but still considered to be easy patterns.
02 of 09
Crochet flowers can be worked into the center of different shapes such as squares. These shapes can then be used as motifs in other larger projects like blankets. This roundup of hexagon crochet patterns includes at least three that feature flowers at their center. Mix-and-match floral crochet hexagons with solid ones to create unique projects.
03 of 09
As noted, squares are another terrific shape that can have flowers at the center of the design. Squares are the easiest motif to join into other projects: a row of them makes a scarf, rows and columns make a blanket. This roundup of 35 free crochet square patterns includes at least 9 floral afghan squares.
04 of 09
Roses are arguably the most popular of all flowers, perfect to gift to friends and lovers alike. Crochet roses last forever, just like the best loves. They are great in a bouquet and perfect for accessorizing. This roundup features ten roses crochet patterns including individual roses and roses in projects such as a vintage crochet square.Continue to 5 of 9 below.
05 of 09
There are different crochet flowers popular at each time of year, During the Christmas season, poinsettias are the flower that everyone wants to crochet. There are a surprising number of different variations on the crochet poinsettia. This roundup brings together ten of those crochet flower patterns, all free, to add yarn delight to your holiday decor.
06 of 09
The bullion stitch is a very unique textured crochet stitch that is perfect for creating flower patterns. In fact, 7 of the 20 free patterns rounded up in this collection of bullion designs are flower patterns or patterns for floral projects (including a Valentine's heart, a vintage purse and a boho bag all featuring flowers). Practice this fun stitch while making flowers of all sizes.
07 of 09
Curtain tiebacks are an easy project to change the decor of your home from season to season. Floral crochet tiebacks are great for dressing up a home in the springtime. This roundup of 20 free patterns for crochet tie-backs includes five that have flowers in their design.
Want to make a full curtain in crochet? This roundup of 8 free crochet curtain patterns includes two that are filled with flowers.
08 of 09
Little flowers are perfect for making crochet bookmarks. A single flower can be used with a chain stem to create a bookmark or a row of flowers can be stacked atop each other to make a pretty marker. Take any small crochet flower pattern and make it a bookmark in this way.Continue to 9 of 9 below.
09 of 09
Filet Crochet Flower Patterns
Crochet flowers can be worked in such a variety of different ways. They can be created in virtually any technique of the craft. Filet crochet is great for displaying detailed flower designs using only very basic stitches. In a roundup of 20 free filet crochet patterns, you'll find one beautiful tulip crochet pattern. You can also find a free rose filet crochet chart.