Grandma's Magic Crocheted Flower Pattern
Embellish afghans, sweaters, shawls and more with this Grandma's Magic Crocheted Flower Pattern. You could also use these colorful flowers to create a rug or table runner, or use them as coasters or dishcloths. This pattern is great for using up leftover yarn and you can easily create something beautiful out of all your leftover yarn scraps. Though this flower may look intricate, it's actually made using very simple crochet techniques.
- 1 skein of yarn in the color of your choice
- Crochet hook (any size will do)
Works is done in only five rounds. After round two, 8 petals begins with shell stitch and it repeats to end and you can use 2 colors, once for the 1 to 2 rounds, another can be use to crochet petals rounds.
Center ring: ch 5, sl st to first ch from hook.
Round 1: To start round 1, you have to crochet ch 5, first ch 3 count as dc, other ch 2 count as ch 2. After [1 dc, ch 2]7 times, sl st to ch 3. ( include first ch 3, there should be 8 dc in the ring) Do not turn.
Round 2: ch 1 and 2 dc in next ch-2 space. ch 2 again, another 2 dc in that ch-2 space. ch 2, *2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch-2 space, ch 2 * repeat * to* across. sl st to first dc of the round.
Round 3: in this round, 8 petals of the flower begins. ch 1, sl st to next ch-2 space, ch 2 (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc shell stitch)in same ch-2 space, ch 3 again. *skip next ch-2 space and shell st in next ch-2 space, ch 3* repeat to end, sl st to first dc of the shell.
Round 4: ch 1, sl st to ch-3 space of the shell, ch 2, *shell st in ch-3 space, ch 3, sl st to next ch-3 space, ch 3 again *repeat across, sl st to first dc of the shell.
Round 5: ch 2 and sl st to next ch-3 space, * shell st in ch-3 space, in this round we add two more ch to ch 3, so its going with ch 5 now, sl st to the same place that sl st in previous round, ch 5 again* repeat this across, sl st to first dc of the shell st.
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Aug 08, 2018
I'm thinking that these flowers would be really cute made into a panel to use as a curtain, wall divider or hanging art. They are so cute and multiple colors would be adorable for a little girls' room. They could also be made up in her favorite colors. Crochet cotton thread would also be nice textures to make them from.
Apr 02, 2017
I do like the idea of using bunches of these to create a table runner. It would be so very pretty in the spring and summer months. Use the same flower to create your coasters to add to the table dressing. I appreciate that it allows us to use whatever hook size and yarn that we want and it doesn't matter!
Feb 01, 2017
Magic Crocheted Flower is easy and fun to make. You can make them in all colors. I use them to put on hats, scarves and almost anything you knit or crochet. There are a lot of different flower patterns out there, but this one is one of the cutest I have seen. I have made quite a few of these and have enjoyed doing them.
patricia5147 07786 46
May 23, 2016
Could you just up the number of chains by two and do more rows to make a larger flower and perhaps layer them to make a cluster flower?
May 23, 2016
@patricia5147 07786 46 that should work! I would suggest finding a larger pattern instead, however, since sometimes upping the chains on rounded patterns incorrectly can cause projects to bunch up. Hope that helps! -Kaylee, Editor of FaveCrafts.com
emydaylight 321905 1
Dec 31, 2016
Yes, you could. In fact, this pattern can be adjusted a lot and changes to doilies or cluster flowers and lot of projects. Perfect for wall decor or dream catcher, or put few of them together can be great as a table centerpiece. So simple and so many ways to use it.
Jan 15, 2016
sharonpruett 08490 15
May 04, 2014
HELP!! This is very simple until I get to Step 6, round 5. I have ripped this back several times and made sure I do each step as directed, but it looks nothing like the picture! Its the chain 5 that is messing me up...is anyone else having a problem with round 5? Or have I lost the ability after all these years to read a pattern? Please help...I love the look of this flower.
bobbylonardo 50143 99
May 04, 2014
To Sharon: It looks like round 5 is just like the previous one except you chain 5 rather than 3 between "flower petals". Hope that helps.
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