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Small Flat Flower Applique -- Easy Free Crochet Pattern

A Quick, Easy Crocheted Flower With Six Petals

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Small Flat Crochet Flower Applique

Small Flat Crochet Flower Applique

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Project Description

Want to whip up a simple, quick, pretty little flower that can be used for decorating just about any type of craft project? If so, take a look at this one. You can use this pattern for crocheting a small flower applique that lies flat. It could adorn small projects such as hair clips, headbands and gadget cozies, or you could crochet bunches of these flowers to stitch onto larger projects.

Crochet Skill Level: Very Easy. The pattern is suitable for advanced beginners -- anyone who has learned and practiced the basic stitches enough to be comfortable with using them together.

Project Photo:

Check out a large photo of this flower.

Supplies Needed:

  • Yarn or Crochet Thread: You can try making this project using any yarn or crochet thread. I recommend smooth yarns but it could also be interesting if crocheted in textured novelty yarns if you want to experiment. I used Pale Blue Bernat Softee baby yarn to crochet the sample flower.


  • Crochet Hook Size / Finished Flower Size:
    Flower measures a bit shy of 2 inches when crocheted with Bernat Softee and a size F hook.
    Flower measures about 2 1/4 inches when crocheted with Bernat Softee and a size H hook.
    Your finished flower sizes will vary based on the yarn and hook you use (plus other factors such as your unique way of crocheting.)


  • Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Design Note:

Brackets [] denote a set of instructions within the pattern that should be repeated.

Crochet Abbreviations Used in This Pattern:

Flower Instructions:

Ch 6. Join with a sl st to form a ring.

Round 1: Work 12 sc sts in ring. Join the work to the beg of the round with a sl st.

Round 2: [ch 3, work 2 dc sts in the sc st that touches the ch-3, ch 3, sl st in same sc st, sl st in next st, sl st in next st.] Rep sequence in brackets 5 more times for a total of 6 flower petals.

End off. Weave in Ends.

Use the flower however you like! I think it's lovely on its own, but even prettier when layered on top of this easy flower motif. There are many possibilities for interesting things you can do with it.

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