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How to make Cheerful Crochet Flower

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How to make Cheerful Crochet Flower 
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Cheerful Crochet Flower

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Cheerful Crochet Flower
Video Tutorial:Cheerful Crochet Flower Left Hand

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials
Size G/4.0mm Hook
4 Ply Yarn
Red Heart Classic Yarn #249 Orange 190 yd. 
Red Heart Super Saver yarn SPRING GREEN.

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
SL ST - Slip Stitch
CH - Chain

Extended Single Crochet - This is working a loose and taller single crochet so everything is not all squashed together.

Loop Behind Stitch - If you look at the top of a stitch, you will see a "V" shape. Right behind each stitch is another loop on the back side. This is what is meant by "Loop Behind Stitch" or "Loop in Back of Stitch". By working in the back of the stitch, the top "V" portion of the stitch is pushed to the front to create a unique effect. This is the …

Flower Power - Large Crochet Flower

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Flower Power - Large Crochet Flower 
This tutorial will provide instructions on how to make a large crochet flower. It is made with four play worsted weight yarn and a size H, five millimeter crochet hook.

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Flower Power - Large Crochet Flower

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Flower Power - Large Crochet Flower

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
DC - Double Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
EA - Each

Materials
Size H/5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn - 3 Color choices
Tapestry Needle


Foundation Stitch Video Tutorials:
Chainless Single Crochet Foundation
Chainless Half Double Crochet Foundation
Chainless Double Crochet Foundation

Attach the slip knot to the crochet hook.


Petal: Work 3 Foundation Single Crochet, 3 Foundation Half Double Crochet, 2 Foundation Double Crochet, 1 Foundation Triple Crochet, Work 6 triple crochet at the base of the triple crochet. This will be working down the opposite side of the petal.  Work 1 DC in ea of the…

Crochet Rose by Crochet Geek

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Crochet Rose
Chain 25.

DC in the 4th chain from the hook, 2 DC in each chain across.
Leave about a 14" tail for sewing.
Weave yarn through chain and start shaping into a rose and secure in to place.

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Crochet Flower WaterColors Crochet Geek Free Crochet Patterns

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Crochet Flower WaterColors

Written by Teresa Richardson

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Video Tutorial:  Crochet Flower WaterColors

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Flower WaterColors Left Hand

Skill Level - Advanced

Abbreviations
DC - Double Crochet
TC - Triple Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch

Materials
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Cluster -  There will be 6 on round 1.

Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert hook through the ring, yarn over pull through two, leave to two remaining loops on the hook.Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert hook through the ring, yarn over pull through two,  leave to three remaining loops on the hook.Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert hook through the ring, yarn over pull through two,  leave to four remaining loops on the hook.Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert hook through the ring, yarn over pull through two,  leave to five remaining loops on the hook.Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert hook through the ring, yarn ove…

Crochet Pansy Symbol Chart Crochet Geek

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This is a crochet pansy symbol chart.  The flower can be made with yarn or thread.  Work in extra stitches on the petals or less stitches.  Modify and try out different stitches.

What type of flower would you like to see in the future?

Here is the video tutorial for this flower. Crochet Pansy Flower This was one of the early videos before I was making left hand so there is not a left hand version at this time but I will keep it in mind for a future tutorial.







How to make Flower Laurel - Thread Crochet by Crochet Geek

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Flower Laurel - Thread Crochet

Crochet Geek will demonstrate a crochet flower. This flower is worked with thread and a steel crochet hook.  Subscribe Today for free crochet lessons - http://goo.gl/DxXpTr and hit the like button. 

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Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Flower Laurel - Thread Crochet

Video Tutorial: Left Hand Flower Laurel - Thread Crochet

Skill Level - Intermediate

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
TC - Triple Crochet

Materials
Size 1 steel crochet hook
Size 5 Thread
Tapestry Needle

Stitch Instructions and Definitions:  

Triple Crochet: Wrap the thread around your hook twice,  insert through the top loops of the previous stitch or below the chain, wrap the thread over, pull through.  Wrap the thread over the hook, pull through two loops, wrap the thread over the hook, pull through two loops, wrap t…

Small Crochet Flower 1

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Showing how to make a small crochet flower.   

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Small Crochet Flower 1

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Small Crochet Flower 1

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Small Crochet Flower 1

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch

Materials
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Chain 4, join with the beginning chain.



*CH 2, 2 HDC through the loop, CH 2, SL ST through the loop. Complete 5 times total from *.






Crochet Poinsettia Flower Crochet Geek

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CROCHET POINSETTIA FLOWER 

Written by Teresa Richardson
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Video Tutorial:  Crochet Poinsettia Flower

Video Tutorial: Crochet Poinsettia Flower Left Hand 

Skill Level -  Advanced Beginner

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
SC DEC - Single Crochet Decrease

Materials
Size __/__ mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

With the tutorial, I made 3 small red petals, 4 large red petals for the large leaves and 5 greenish leaves. 

Small Petal
Work a magic circle

Row 1: SC, CH 1, SC, CH 2, SC CH 1, SC, turn.
working in each single crochet
Row 2:SC, CH 1, SC, CH 1, in the ch 2 space work, SC CH 2, SC, CH 1, SC CH 1, SC, turn.
Row 3: SC, CH 1, SC, CH 1, SC, CH 1, in the ch 2 space work, SC CH 2, SC, CH 1, SC, CH 1, SC CH 1, SC, turn.
Row 4: SC, CH 1, SC, CH 1, SC, CH 1, (in the ch 2 space work, SC CH 2 sl st down the chain and through the top of the single crochet, SC,) CH 1, SC, CH 1, SC CH 1, SC, turn.

Cut the yarn, pull through a little extra.  Thread th…

How to Crochet Flower Primus

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Crochet Flower Primus

Written by Teresa Richardson
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Video Tutorial:  

Video Tutorial: 

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
DC - Double Crochet
SC - Single Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch

Materials
Size H/5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn - 9-14 WPI 
Scrap yarn will work
Tapestry Needle

Chain 5, join
Round 1: Work 12 Double Crochet through the chain. This is working around the chain.  Join with the beginning stitch.

Round 2: Work a single crochet around the post of the previous double crochet. *Chain 3, skip a stitch, Work a single crochet around the post of the next stitch.  Continue around from *.  There will be a total of 6 chain 3 loops.

Round 3: *Work 7 DC through the chain,  SC in the next stitch(single crochet on previous round), continue around from *, join with the beginning stitch.  (6 petals with 7 double crochet in each petal)

Round 4: *Work 2 SC in the first stitch, work 2 DC in each of the next 5 stitches, 1 SC in the next stitch , slip stitch between continue around from *, join…

Crochet Flower Marlow

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Crochet Flower Marlow 

Written by Teresa Richardson
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Video Tutorial:  Crochet FlowerMarlow

Video Tutorial: Crochet Flower Marlow Left Hand

Skill Level - Intermediate

Abbreviations
DC - Double Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
BPDC - Back Post Double Crochet
WK - Work

This set of instructions apply to both left and right hand, working in the direction you work.
Back Post Double Crochet - Insert your hook between the stitches, around the front post of the stitch and to the back.  Pick up the yarn, pull through.  Wrap the yarn over, pull through two loops, wrap the yarn over pull through two loops to complete the stitch.  

Materials
Size G/4.25 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn - 2 colors
Tapestry Needle

Work a chain 4, join.

Round 1: CH 1, *SC through the chain. CH 3. Complete six times from *. 
Round 2: *SL ST in to the  next CH space. CH 1, WK 4 DC through the chain. CH 1, SL ST in the same CH. Complete six times from *. Join with the beginning stitch.  (6 petals with …

Crochet Daffodil

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Crochet Daffodil

This set of instructions will teach you how to make a crochet daffodil.

Written by Teresa Richardson

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Video Tutorial:  Crochet Daffodil

Video Tutorial: Crochet Daffodil Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
DC - Double Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch

How to Make
Single Crochet Decrease:Put the hook through the first stitch, wrap the yarn over pull through. There will be 2 loops on the hook. Leave both loops on the hook.  Put the hook through the next stitch, wrap the yarn over pull through.  There are 3 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over and pull through all three loops.

Materials
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

We will be making 6 petals and 1 center.  Since this crochet, you can work in extra petals and use an odd petal count to customize and put your own unique spin on the flower.  

Attach a slip knot to the crochet hook.  There are many different techniques. Find which one works bes…

Crochet Flower Julia

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Crochet Flower Julia

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Flower Julia

Video Tutorial:  Crochet Flower Julia Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
DC - Double Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch

Materials
Size I/5.5mm crochet hook
4 ply worsted weight yarn
Tapestry Needle

Petals - Make 5
Work a chain 4, join.
Row 1: Work a chain 1, this will not count as a stitch. Work 10 HDC through the chain. Turn
Row 2:Work a chain 1, this will not count as a stitch. Work 2 HDC in each stitch around.  Work a slip stitch with the first stitch.
We will have a slightly curved up teardrop shape. 

Slip stitch all the flower petals together at the base. Sew in all the tails.

Flower Center
Chain 3, join.
Row 1:Work a chain 1, this will not count as a stitch. Work 9 HDC through the chain.  Join.
Row 2:Work a chain 1, this will not count as a stitch. Work 1 HDC in each stitch around.  Join. It will curl up.  Sew in the center tail.
Place the flower center over the center o…

Tiny Crochet Blossom

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Tiny Crochet Blossom

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  Tiny Crochet Blossom

Video Tutorial:  Tiny Crochet Blossom Left Hand Version

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations

HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch

Materials
Size H/5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Work a chain of 10.
Work 3 HDC in each chain.
The stitches will start to curl.  This is what we want to happen.

Knot and cut a long length of yarn. Weave the yarn through the foundation chain and pull so it curls more.  Once the flower is adjusted, knot and secure everything in place.

The chain can be made longer for a longer flower.


If you are a beginner, you can find a playlist for the basic crochet stitches by clicking on this link.  Beginner Crochet Stitches

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Irish Rose Crochet Flower

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Irish Rose Crochet Flower




If you are a beginner, you can find a playlist for the basic crochet stitches by clicking on this link. Beginner Crochet Stitches

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Irish Rose Crochet Flower

Video Tutorial: Irish Rose Crochet Flower Left Hand Version



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Skill Level - Intermediate

Abbreviations
DC - Double Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SC - Single Crochet
SL ST - Slip Stitch
TC -Triple Crochet

Materials
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle







Popcorn Stitch - Work 5 double crochet in the same space or stitch, work a slip stitch to the beginning double crochet. The stitches will bulge to the front.




Work a chain 5, join

Round 1: Work a chain 3, this will count as the first stitch. * HDC, CH 1, 7 times total, join with the beginning stitch. (8 half double crochet, chain 1 total)




Round 2: Slip stitch to the chain 1 spac…

Crochet Flower - Made from Plain Old Circles

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Crochet Flower

You will need to create 5 small circles (2 rounds)I am including the third round for this circle, even though the example is made with only two rounds.You can make this project with thread.
Written by Teresa Richardson



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Size H Crochet Hook
4-Ply Worsted Weight Yarn

Chain 3, Join

Round 1: CH 1, 12 DC in the loop, join in the first double crochet.

Round 2: CH 1, 2 DC in ea DC around. ( 24 Double Crochet Total)

Round 3: CH 1, *2 DC in next ST, 1 DC in next ST. Repeat around from * ( 36Double Crochet Total)

You have a choice of two edgings to choose from. You can also use an edging of your own if you would like to.

Edging 1: Reverse Single Crochet

Edging 2: SL ST between stitch, *CH 3 SL ST in same sp, SL ST in next SP, Repeat around from *, join.

You will want to cut a length of yarn to attach the circles together.




The first frame shows the circle, in preparation to…

Crochet Loopy Granny Square and Flower

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Loopy Granny Square and Flower

Pattern by Teresa Richardson

Crochet Video Tutorial:

Loopy FlowerLoopy Granny Square - Part 1Loopy Granny Square - Part 2
Size G crochet Hook
4-Ply Worsted Weight Yarn

Loopy Flower

Chain 6, join

Round 1: CH 1, 16 SC in loop, join

Round 2: CH 3, 3 DC in same SP, CH 3, SL ST in same SP. SL ST over next 2 spaces. Continue around for 8 petals.

Round 3: CH 1, SC in same SP, CH 5, SK 2 Petals, SC in next SC; Continue around.
SL ST in BEG SC. (4 - CH 5 Loops)

Round 4: CH 4, 5 TC in loop, CH 4, SL ST in loop, repeat twice in each loop. SL ST to next loop. (8 Petals)

Loopy Granny Square

Round 5: Attach new color. * SC around the post of SC on the flower, CH 7, Repeat 4 times total from *. Join in beg SC. (There will be 4, chain 7 loops)

Round 6: SL ST in CH LP CH 3, 4 DC, CH 2, 5 DC in same loop. *5 DC, CH 2 5 DC, Repeat 3 time total from *, join

Round 7: SL ST back 1 stitch, CH 2 for the beginning HDC, QC in the next st. HDC, In this order, ea stitch will be worked in an …

Slinky Crochet Flower

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Slinky Crochet Flower

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Slinky Crochet Flower

Video Tutorial: Left Hand Slinky Crochet Flower

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
DC - Double Crochet
TC - Triple Crochet
QC - Quadruple Crochet

Materials
Yarn
Hook
Tapestry Needle

This flower curls right around like a curly cue. You can make it as full/long as you want to while using any combination of petals.

Make a chain of 31.

Row 1: work a single crochet in the second chain from the hook, chain 2, skip 1 chain, work a single crochet in the next chain. Continue across. This is not a project that has to be precise. If you end up with an extra chain at the end, go head and make the last chain 2 and single crochet right next to the last single crochet. With this chain amount you will have about 15 chain 2 loops.

There is a variety of ways to make the petals. You can make your petals all the same or make them all different.

Petal 1: CH 1, 4 HDC, …

Embossed Crochet Flower - Circle to Square 4

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Embossed Crochet Flower - Circle to Square 4

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:Embossed Crochet Flower - Circle to Square 4

Video Tutorial:Left Hand Embossed Crochet Flower - Circle to Square 4

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
DC - Double Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
SC - Single Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch

Materials
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle


Chain 5, join.


Round 1: CH 1, *SC through the center of the chain loop. CH 8, Complete from * 6 time total.  Join with the beginning stitch.


Round 2:  CH 1, SC in the same stitch *Working through the chain 8 loop. 2 SC, 2 HDC, 4 DC, 2HDC, 2SC, SC in the next SC.  Continue around from *, join with the beginning stitch.


Round 3: CH 1, *SC in the stitch between petals, Ch 5, SC between stitch 6 and 7 on round 2, CH 5, Continue around from *, join with the beginning stitch.


Round 4: SL ST to the chain. Work 4 double crochet in each chain around.  Join with the beginning stitch.


Round 5:  Chain for the step up. …